By BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 05/08 — More Florida teachers will be eligible to carry guns in the classroom under a bill Republican Gov.
By KATHLEEN FOODY, P. SOLOMON BANDA and NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) 05/09 — The three students who disarmed a gunman in a Colorado school shooting leapt up from their desks without a word and with no thought for their own safety when they spotted the gun,
By KATHLEEN FOODY and P. SOLOMON BANDA, Associated Press HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) 05/08 — Two high school students shot and killed a classmate and injured eight others at a charter school in a Colorado community that marked the 20th anniversary of one of the nation’s worst school shootings just weeks ago.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 05/07 — Tennessee police say DNA evidence led to the arrest of an Arizona man in a 22-year-old unsolved slaying.
Clarksville Police spokesman Jim Knoll said in a news release that DNA evidence from the autopsy of 23-year-old Christa Bramlitt was entered into a national database in 1996 in hopes of a possible match.
By JEFF AMY, Associated Press, 05/07 A Mississippi teenager accused of gunning down a uniformed officer in a police station parking lot was captured and returned in handcuffs,
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) 05/05 — A police officer conducting a weekend traffic stop was fatally shot in North Carolina, authorities said Sunday, adding the suspected gunman was found dead in his nearby apartment from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.Read more »
By ELANA SCHOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/06 — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is proposing that all gun owners be licensed by the federal government,
By JIM MUSTIAN, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 05/02 — A man who plotted to bomb New York City’s subways, then switched sides after his arrest and spent nearly a decade helping the U.S.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 05/02 — The then-Florida sheriff’s deputy assigned to protect the high school where 17 died in last year’s massacre has filed a rebuttal to a commission’s conclusion that he was “derelict in his duty,”
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 05/02 — Baltimore’s mayor resigned under pressure Thursday amid a flurry of investigations into whether she arranged bulk sales of her self-published children’s books to disguise hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks.
By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 05/02 — An air conditioning repairman charged with murdering a Chicago-area teenager and two California women,
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 05/03 — A pharmaceutical company founder accused of paying doctors millions in bribes to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray was convicted Thursday in a case that exposed such marketing tactics as using a stripper-turned-sales-rep to give a physician a lap dance.