By PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 09/18 — A federal judge blocked the extradition of a man Wednesday accused of killing a police officer and injuring two others in the Dominican Republic in 2013 and ordered him released.
By LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 09/19 — A New Jersey man who allegedly photographed or recorded video of landmarks including the Statue of Liberty,
SAN DIEGO (AP) 09/19 — Federal authorities have charged 85 people with selling methamphetamine, heroin and fentanyl through drug networks linked to Mexico’s notorious Sinaloa Cartel.
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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 09/14 — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he is commuting the sentences of 21 inmates, most serving life terms and several who otherwise had no chance of ever leaving prison.
By DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 09/13 — A Houston police officer was hospitalized in stable condition after he was shot with his own gun in a struggle with a suspect who along with three others stole two vehicles and attempted to kill a priest in a crime spree that played out as Democratic presidential candidates debated just miles away,
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) 09/13 — A man trashed his pizza restaurant and ice cream shop near Atlanta to fake a racially motivated burglary so he could file an insurance claim,
By JAKE BLEIBERG, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 09/11 — The gunman who killed seven people in West Texas over Labor Day weekend was hospitalized nearly two decades ago at a psychiatric facility,
By JAKE BLEIBERG and CEDAR ATTANASIO, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) 09/12 — A man accused of gunning down people at a busy Walmart in El Paso last month was indicted Thursday for capital murder,
By JUAN A. LOZANO and MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 09/10 — A Texas death row inmate was executed Tuesday for fatally shooting a 61-year-old grandmother at her North Texas home nearly a decade ago during an eight-day spate of crimes that included thefts and another killing.
By ELANA SCHOR and JUANA SUMMERS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/10 — Every top Democratic presidential contender is touting a detailed overhaul of the criminal justice system to end rules and practices that have been blamed for the mass incarceration of a generation of African Americans.
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) 09/06 — A Colorado man with six previous drunken driving convictions will spend the rest of his life behind bars for crashing into and killing a driver waiting at a red light.
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 PAUL J. WEBER, JAKE BLEIBERG and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press ODESSA, Texas (AP) 09/03 — The gunman in a West Texas rampage that left seven dead obtained his AR-style rifle through a private sale,
By JULIET WILLIAMS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 08/30 — A California state appeals court on Friday threw out the sole conviction against an immigrant who fatally shot a young woman on the San Francisco waterfront in 2015 in a case that sparked a national immigration debate.
By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 08/28 — An attack on a bar in Mexico’s Gulf coast city of Coatzacoalcos killed 25 people and injured about a dozen,
DENVER (AP) 08/27 — A private security guard who officials say accidentally wounded a student during a Colorado school shooting that left one teen dead wasn’t supposed to be armed,
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 08/22 — The Ohio Attorney General is siding with media organizations suing for the school records of the gunman who killed nine people earlier this month.
PHOENIX (AP) 08/21 — A federal appeals court has upheld a man’s second-degree murder conviction but threw out another conviction based on the first while ruling that the murder isn’t always a crime of violence under federal law.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 08/16 — For the second time in a year, authorities in a south Florida community have used DNA evidence to identify and arrest a suspect in a decades-old rape case.