By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press, WASHINGTON (AP) 03/04 — The FBI needs to improve how it handles tips and leads about people who may carry out violent acts,
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 02/25 — Having a few too many at home shouldn’t make handling one’s own firearm illegal, according to an Ohio man challenging his arrest on a charge of possessing a weapon while intoxicated.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 02/14 — A 23-year-old man who posted on Facebook, “I don’t know why I don’t go on a killing spree.”
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press, WASHINGTON (AP) 02/11 — The Justice Department ratcheted up legal pressure Monday on local governments over “sanctuary” policies that hinder federal immigration officers,
By DON BABWIN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 02/10 — Chicago recorded nine homicides between 6 p.m. Friday and midnight Sunday, a weekend police said was the deadliest of the year for a city that has seen the number of fatal shootings surge this year after a previous decline.
By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press YUMA, Ariz. (AP) 01/10 — Trump administration officials on Friday touted the 100th mile (161st kilometer) of border wall to be built since the president took office as crossings have continued to drop.
By CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press 11/08 – Three middle-school students have been charged with plotting to kill multiple people at their upstate New York school with guns and explosives,
By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/07 — Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was never reported,
NORTH HUNTINGTON, Pa. (AP) 10/22 — Police say a suspect wearing a mask left a note on the counter of a restaurant falsely claiming there was an active shooter at two nearby Pennsylvania high schools so that he could rob a bank.
By LISA MARIE PANE and STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 09/21 — It had all the makings of a massacre. Six guns, including a Colt AR-15 rifle.
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/19 — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is sending highway patrol troopers and other state workers to St.
By LISA RATHKE, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 09/06 — A teen who tipped law enforcement last year to a possible school shooting plot at a Vermont high school was honored by state police with a lifesaving award Friday.
By LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press 09/07 – Most mass shooters in the U.S. acquired the weapons they used legally because there was nothing in their background to disqualify them,
By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) 08/21 — Although mass shootings do happen in workplaces like the Walmart in El Paso,
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 »