CANTON, Ill. (AP) 03/29 — A man convicted of murder as a suspected member of the notorious “Ripper Crew” that killed as many as 20 Chicago-area women in the 1980s has been released from prison,Read more »
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 03/03 — Two Sacramento police officers won’t face criminal charges for the fatal shooting of a black man following a chase that ended in his grandparents’
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 02/20 — Prosecutors will review more than 1,400 criminal cases that involved a Houston officer who the police chief has accused of lying in an affidavit justifying a drug raid on a home in which officers shot and killed two residents,
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 02/15 — A lead investigator lied in an affidavit justifying a drug raid on a Houston home in which two residents were killed and four undercover officers were shot and wounded during a gun battle,
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 01/07 — Activists praised Houston area law enforcement for pursuing a tip that led to the arrest of an African-American man in the fatal drive-by shooting of a 7-year-old black girl,
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) 11/30 — “Operation Police Navidad” is underway in Pensacola, where police officers are handing out $50 gift cards to people they see doing good deeds.Read more »
By ERRIN HAINES WHACK, AP National Writer 08/10 – When LaShell Eikerenkoetter cast her vote for Wesley Bell in the St. Louis County Democratic primary on Tuesday,
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) 08/08 — A gunman opened fire on two New Jersey police officers while they were sitting in their vehicle at a red light Tuesday night,
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 07/16 — A man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was shot multiple times as he ran away,
CHICAGO (AP) 07/15 — Chicago police say body cameras show that a man who was fatally shot by an officer was armed with what appeared to be a handgun.Read more »
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 07/09 — Community activists and relatives of a black man fatally shot by Minneapolis police officers are demanding that prosecutors file criminal charges against the two men.Read more »
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 06/24 — The Latest on a fatal police shooting in Minneapolis (all times local): 6:35 p.m. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says officials have recovered a black and silver handgun from the scene of a Minneapolis police shooting that left a man dead.Read more »
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) 05/30 — A Seattle-area company has removed a school shooting video game from its online platform following widespread backlash.
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POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) 05/26 — Law enforcement officials in eastern Idaho have issued a public safety warning after several parents responded to a recent school lockdown armed with AR-15 rifles and a pistol.Read more »
By DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 05/26 — More than 200 people turned out for a community meeting Saturday to protest the death of a young black man who was fatally shot by a Virginia police officer after he ran naked onto an interstate highway.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) 05/16 — About 70 law enforcement officers welcomed the five-year-old son of a slain police officer to a western Indiana school as he returned to class for the first time since his father was killed in a shootout.Read more »
By REGINA GARCIA CANO , Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 04/21 — A home invader wearing a ski mask is holding a woman hostage in her bedroom.
By ERRIN HAINES WHACK, AP National Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) 04/20 — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn’t use the restroom because he wasn’t a paying customer.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/20 — Police on Thursday arrested the brother of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by Sacramento officers last month,Read more »