LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) 08/02 — A West Texas man whom investigators said was planning a mass shooting has been charged with making false statements to a firearms dealer.
By CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 06/26 — Two additional deputies have been fired as a result of an internal affairs investigation into the response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17 people,
By MICHAEL CASEY, Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) 06/25 — The head of the Massachusetts motor vehicle division has resigned after her agency failed to terminate the commercial driving license of a man whose collision with a group of motorcyclists on a rural New Hampshire road left seven bikers dead.
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) 06/14 — Authorities say police responding to a burglary at a Maryland gun store killed one suspect and arrested three others.
Montgomery County police also said in a news release Friday that one officer is on administrative leave pending review.
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) 06/09 — Virginia police are accusing a man of attempting an armed robbery at a convenience store gas pump, a move that sparked a shootout that put the alleged stickup man in a hospital and his underage sidekick in detention.Read more »
By MATT O’BRIEN and JANIE HAR, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 05/13 — San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies,
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 DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/26 — California’s attempt to ease inmates back into the community is coming at a price: more prisoners,
NEW YORK (AP) 04/18 — A New Jersey man was arrested after entering St. Patrick’s Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters,Read more »
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/10 — When a syringe-wielding drill thief tried sticking up a Home Depot near Yankee Stadium,
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,
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 02/05 — Police officers responding to a noise complaint at a motel weren’t justified in conducting warrant checks and physical searches of the room’s occupants,Read more »
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 01/31 — Increased efforts by California to change the behavior of prison inmates have not reduced the rate at which ex-convicts commit new crimes,
By TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 01/18 — A grand jury in Tennessee indicted a white police officer on a charge of first-degree murder for killing an armed black man who ran when he saw police,
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 12/30 — It’s an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year’s Eve celebration in New York’s Times Square.
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/29 — A man suspected of gunning down a California policeman was in the U.S.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 12/24 — Dispatch recordings show a University of Utah student grew increasingly concerned about the handling of her harassment complaint before her ex-boyfriend killed her on campus.Read more »
By DEEPTI HAJELA , Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) 12/18 — A 1974 New York state ban on nunchucks that was put into place over fears that youth inspired by martial arts movies would create widespread mayhem is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment,
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 »