By CLAIRE GALOFARO and FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press PARMA, Italy (AP) 05/29 — Managers with Mundipharma, the international arm of Purdue Pharma, have been swept up in a corruption case in Italy alleging they and other pharmaceutical executives paid a prominent pain doctor to help push more opioids in this country long leery of the powerful painkillers.
CHICAGO (AP) 05/28 — A Chicago police officer, who in 2012, allegedly asked a 17-year-old girl for sex in return for getting her mother’s impounded car released by the city has been fired.Read more »
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) 05/28 — A vehicle-theft suspect who led police on a 60-mile chase in central Arizona jumped out of an SUV just before it flew over a cliff and into a canyon,Read more »
PHOENIX (AP) 05/28 — The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that medical marijuana cardholders are protected from arrest for possessing hashish and other cannabis extracts as long as they don’t have more of the drug than allowed.Read more »
By MARI YAMAGUCHI and JAE HONG, Associated Press KAWASAKI, Japan (AP) 05/28 — A man carrying a knife in each hand and screaming “I will kill you!”
By DAISY NGUYEN, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 05/25 — The union representing San Francisco police officers demanded Saturday that its chief resign, accusing him of blaming officers for raids that he ordered to determine who leaked a police report to a freelance journalist.
LOS ANGELES (AP) 05/26 — A former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.
Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona on an outstanding arrest warrant after being charged by Los Angeles County prosecutors earlier this month.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 05/25 — At least two gunmen fired into a crowd outside a bar in New Jersey’s capital city, wounding 10 people, two critically,Read more »
By DAISY NGUYEN and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 05/25 — A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency,
POMONA, Calif. (AP) 05/25 — Police pursuing a burglary suspect in a Southern California suburb found him living in an elaborate treehouse hidden on a hillside.Read more »
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) 05/24 — A police K9 in Georgia suddenly fell ill while chasing a suspect and died.
News outlets report the Gwinnett County police dog named Eli was working with his handler in Snellville on Thursday when he began to show symptoms believed to be heat-related.
By BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 05/24 — A longtime Utah judge has been suspended without pay for six months after making critical comments online and in court about President Donald Trump,
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/24 — An autistic man walks out of a store without paying for a toy he picked up.
WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) 05/24 — A University of North Carolina-Charlotte student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded military honors.Read more »
By WILSON RING, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 05/24 — A federal program that has helped thousands of police departments across the country buy 1.35 million bulletproof vests has been made permanent and named after the Vermont senator who helped conceive of the idea.
By AMY FORLITI and TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press BARRON, Wis. (AP) 05/24 — A Wisconsin man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents after the girl told the judge she that wanted him “locked up forever”
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON, ASSOCIATED PRESS STARKE, Fla. (AP) 05/23 — A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a murderous spree that claimed 10 women in 1984 was put to death Thursday,
CHICAGO (AP) 05/23 — A man who bragged about killing an off-duty Chicago police officer during an armed robbery was found guilty Thursday of first-degree murder.Read more »
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 05/20 — The Latest on the trial of man charged in a 2017 Tennessee church shooting (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A prosecutor says a black man charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church aimed to kill at least 10 white churchgoers and cited a 2015 massacre at a black church in South Carolina.Read more »