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 »
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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 »
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,