By ELANA SCHOR and JUANA SUMMERS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/10 — Every top Democratic presidential contender is touting a detailed overhaul of the criminal justice system to end rules and practices that have been blamed for the mass incarceration of a generation of African Americans.
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) 08/09 — The video is chilling. A man walks into an office, steps up to a woman at a desk and pulls two large knives and savagely attacks her.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) 07/02— The 16-year-old charged with manslaughter in the crash that killed Auburn radio announcer Rod Bramblett and his wife was driving more than 30 miles over the speed limit when his Jeep struck the rear of the couple’s SUV,
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 06/28 — A Utah college student missing 11 days was abducted and killed and her remains burned in the yard of a man now facing aggravated murder and other charges,
By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 06/06 — A former Florida deputy charged with 11 criminal counts after failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre was released from jail Thursday after a judge reduced his bail and lifted some restrictions.
By CURT ANDERSON and TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 06/04 — The Florida deputy who knew a gunman was loose at the Parkland high school but refused to go inside to confront the assailant was arrested Tuesday on 11 criminal charges related to his inaction during the massacre that killed 17 people.
DETROIT (AP) 03/28 — Police believe a man charged with possessing 10 pounds of heroin and 4 pounds of cocaine has fled to Mexico after a Detroit-area judge required him to pay a bond of just $200.Read more »
McALLEN, Texas (AP) 03/22 — A Mexican national suspected in a fatal 1998 shooting on a college campus in Texas has been extradited to face a capital murder charge.Read more »
ROCKINGHAM, Vt. (AP) 03/09 — Vermont State Police said Saturday a man shot by a state trooper during a manhunt has been jailed without bail.A state trooper shot John-Victor Wetherby at 12:30 a.m.Read more »
By TAMMY WEBBER, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 02/22 — Police tapped into Chicago’s vast network of surveillance cameras — and even some homeowners’ doorbell cameras — to track down two brothers who later claimed they were paid by “Empire”
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press GREENBELT, Md. (AP) 02/21 — A Coast Guard officer suspected of drawing up a hit list of top Democrats and network TV journalists spent hours on his work computer researching the words and deeds of infamous bombers and mass shooters while also stockpiling weapons,
MILWAUKEE (AP) 02/10 — A man who was charged Sunday with killing a Milwaukee officer during a drug raid on his home told investigators that he didn’t realize it was police trying to break down his door,Read more »
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 09/09 — The recently completed California legislative session continued a years long effort to lower criminal sentences,
LOS ANGELES (AP) 07/12 — A 92-year-old man beaten repeatedly in the face with a brick in Los Angeles on Wednesday thanked the passer-by who took video of the aftermath of the attack that may have helped lead to an arrest in the case.Read more »
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 04/27 — A Vermont teen accused of plotting a shooting with mass casualties at his former high school in a case that led to the first significant limits on gun ownership in Vermont was released Friday into the custody of his father.Read more »
By STEPHANIE MORALES, Associated Press 04/23 – Prosecutors have dismissed the four most serious charges against a teenager accused of plotting to shoot up his former Vermont high school and cause mass casualties in a case that has led to new restrictions in the state’s gun laws.
OCALA, Fla. (AP) 04/21 — A man accused of opening fire at a Florida high school was denied bond during his first court appearance Saturday.
The Ocala Star-Banner reported that Sky Bouche appeared before Judge Willard Pope via video conference at the Marion County Jail,
By LISA RATHKE, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 04/17 — A judge set bail at $100,000 Tuesday for a Vermont teenager accused in a school shooting plot that led to the first significant restrictions on gun ownership in Vermont history.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 04/17 — Vermont’s top public defender says he thinks the teenager accused of planning a school shooting that led to changes in the state’s gun laws should be released following a bail hearing.Read more »
By AMY FORLITI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 03/21 — A Minneapolis police officer was charged Tuesday with murder and manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in July minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home.