By SHARON COHEN, AP National Writer CHICAGO (AP) 12/10 — Ke’Shon Newman’s daily routine is guided by guns — the hundreds of illegal pistols, revolvers and other firearms that torment his South Side neighborhood.
PROSPECT, Conn. (AP) 12/02 — Authorities have identified a Connecticut man they say was shot and killed by a bystander during an attempted robbery at a used car dealer.Police say 44-year-old Torrance Battle,Read more »
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) 11/27 — Faculty members at Oakland University in suburban Detroit have received hockey pucks and are being trained to use them to potentially thwart active shooters.WDIV-TV reports the American Association of University Professors distributed pucks to its 800 members.Read more »
NEW YORK (AP) 11/24 — A state lawmaker is proposing a change to New York’s gun laws to allow authorities to search social media for potential red flags before approving a handgun license.Read more »
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Crime is down in Atlantic City, and police are crediting several factors including technology that helps them monitor high-crime areas and identify potential risks.Read more »
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 11/16 — Florida State University’s president and board of trustees have committed $30,000 of their personal money to help cover law school costs for a man credited with confronting a shooter at a Tallahassee yoga studio and giving others time to escape.Read more »
By DAVID PORTER and HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. (AP) 11/09 — A man charged with killing three people in Missouri this month should have faced deportation proceedings after he was arrested last year for a separate offense in New Jersey,
JULIS, Israel (AP) 09/13 — An Israeli company says it has come up with a unique item to protect against the threat of school shootings — a bulletproof backpack that transforms into a bulletproof vest.
By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) 09/08 — A man suspected of being in the United States illegally ran a red light while drunk on a street in Oregon’s state capital and crashed into a motorcycle carrying a man and woman,
By YOUSSEF RDDAD, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 07/30 — Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video from two police officers in the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old black man,
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 07/28 — A federal appeals court on Friday allowed supporters of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump to proceed with a lawsuit alleging they were beaten after San Jose police steered them into a crowd of anti-Trump protesters.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) 07/15— Police say a Florida man who was facing eviction was planning to set his building on fire and “burn” Jews.
Miami Beach police said Friday that 72-year-old Walter Edward Stolper is charged with attempted murder after detectives found 28 containers with gasoline and explosive materials inside his storage unit.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) 07/13 — Florida’s gun and mental health laws likely could not have prevented school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz from buying the semi-automatic rifle authorities say he used to kill 17 people — even if the laws had applied to him,
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) 07/09— An Alabama man who authorities say took over a church pulpit during worship and talked about his pending divorce was tackled by congregation members and arrested after allegedly trying to pull out a gun.
PARIS (AP) 07/06 — France’s western city of Nantes has seen a third night of tensions, with dozens of cars being torched to protest a fatal police shooting of a driver who was apparently trying to avoid an identity check.No clashes,Read more »
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) 06/26 — A New Zealand man who traveled to the U.S. home of a 14-year-old girl he had communicated with online was shot by the girl’s mother,Read more »
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) 06/24 — Wisconsin schools bracing for the next mass shooting are turning to gunshot-detecting sensors that police across the country rely on,
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 06/09 — A retired Secret Service agent pointed out security vulnerabilities at a Florida high school two months before a gunman killed 17 people there.Read more »
By MICHAEL SOHN, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 06/03 — Berlin police shot and wounded a 53-year-old Austrian man who yelled and waved a knife inside the cathedral in the center of the German capital Sunday,