By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 01/03 — Missouri’s two biggest cities saw a jump in homicides in 2019, and if that wasn’t bad enough,
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) 01/05 — A deadly crash involving a passenger bus and multiple other vehicles on the Pennsylvania Turnpike left at least five dead and dozens injured early Sunday,
By JAKE BLEIBERG and JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) 12/31 — Alarms went off in Jack Wilson’s head the moment a man wearing a fake beard,
By JAKE BLEIBERG and JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 12/31 — The congregation at a Texas church where two people were fatally shot had repeatedly given food to the gunman,
WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) 12/29 — Congregants shot and killed a man who opened fire in a church near Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, killing the attacker,
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 12/28 — New York City’s annual homicide total has surpassed 300 for the first time since 2016,
NEW YORK (AP) 12/28 — A 60-year-old man who was kicked and punched while defending his partner during a $1 mugging on Christmas Eve has died.
By RYAN TARINELLI ,Associated Press MONSEY, N.Y. (AP) 12/29 — A man stabbed five people as they gathered to celebrate Hanukkah at a rabbi’s home in an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City,
By ED WHITE, DETROIT (AP) 12/27 — The family of a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died after he was shot with a Taser has reached a $12 million settlement in a lawsuit against state troopers,
TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 12/28 — For Florida, the 2010s were a decade of high-profile mass shootings: at a nightclub, a high school,
By LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press 12/28 – The first one occurred 19 days into the new year when a man used an ax to kill four family members including his infant daughter.
BALTIMORE (AP) 12/27 — Baltimore broke its annual per capita homicide record after reaching 342 killings Friday.
With just over 600,000 residents, the city hit a historically high homicide rate of about 57 per 100,000 people after recent relentless gunfire saw eight people shot — three fatally — in one day and nine others — one fatally — another day.
By DAVID PORTER, Associated Press JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) 12/17 — As rain poured down Tuesday, thousands of police officers lined the streets of Jersey City to honor a detective killed last week in what officials are calling a domestic terrorism attack that also left three civilians dead.
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 12/12 — A 21-year-old man has confessed to killing a Houston-area police sergeant during a traffic stop earlier this week and is charged with capital murder,
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) 12/12 — An Arkansas police officer who was fatally shot as he sat in his patrol car has been remembered for his integrity,
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) 12/13 — A 13-year-old suspect has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old Barnard College freshman,
By JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press LONDON (AP) 11/29 — A man wearing a fake explosive vest stabbed several people in London Friday in what police are treating as a terrorist attack before being tackled by members of the public and then fatally shot by officers on London Bridge,
WILLIS, Texas (AP) 11/19 — Authorities say a guard fatally shot a person suspected of trying to rob an armored truck at a bank north of Houston and another suspect remains on the run.
PLANO, Texas (AP) 11/18 — Officials say a 16-year-old high school football player was fatally shot in suburban Dallas when someone fired into a home after several people were kicked out of a party there.
By TERENCE CHEA and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. (AP) 11/19 — A close-knit Hmong community was in shock after gunmen burst into a California backyard gathering and shot 10 men,