CANTON, Ill. (AP) 03/29 — A man convicted of murder as a suspected member of the notorious “Ripper Crew” that killed as many as 20 Chicago-area women in the 1980s has been released from prison,Read more »
By DON BABWIN and CARYN ROUSSEAU, Associated Press AURORA, Ill. (AP) 02/17 — An initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used to kill five co-workers and wound six other people,
By ALEX DEROSIER, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) 07/25 — Federal agents arrested an immigrant who is in the U.S. illegally after a North Carolina sheriff declined their request to keep the registered sex offender in custody,
By LORI HINNANT, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 04/04 — France has flagged more than 78,000 people as security threats in a database intended to let European police share information on the continent’s most dangerous residents — more than all other European countries put together — according to an analysis by The Associated Press.
By DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 03/03 — Before Jesse Matthew killed 18-year-old University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities say he left a trail of DNA evidence linking him to a 2005 rape and the 2009 slaying of another female student.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) 02/13 — An Ohio inmate who admitted taking part in three slayings with his brother in a killing spree that left nine dead during the 1970s and ’80s could soon be released.
By ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) 11/07 — The Pentagon has known for at least two decades about failures to give military criminal history information to the FBI,
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 05/20 — The family of a black 13-year-old boy fatally shot by a white Columbus police officer after a suspected robbery last year said it is “completely dissatisfied”
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the shootings of police officers in Paris (all times local): 3:55 p.m.
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MARC LEVY, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) 04/20 — Pennsylvania’s attorney general’s office on Wednesday charged a dozen people as part of an organized crime ring that it said had made millions of dollars renting out fraudulently obtained license plates,
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) 02/14 — The Latest on problems with an emergency spillway at the nation’s tallest dam (all times local):
CHICAGO (AP) 12/18 — A Chicago agency that investigates police shootings has determined that an officer was justified in fatally shooting a black man in the back two years ago.
KASEY JONES, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 12/14 — A police officer at Coppin State University in Baltimore shot and killed a man who had just fired at a moving car near the campus,
JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) 10/29 — In the desperate hours after a University of Toledo student disappeared while bicycling this summer, her friends scanned the state’s list of sex offenders and started knocking on doors.