By JIM SALTER, Associated Press CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) 03/06 — More than 170 firearms seized or recovered by police during an eight-month period last year were purchased from a single St.
By SOPHIA ROSENBAUM and DEEPTI HAJELA Associated Press, NEW YORK (AP) 02/09 — A gunman was arrested after he ambushed police officers in the Bronx twice in 12 hours,
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,
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 MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 11/10 — A surge in violent police clashes has left a trail of bodies across New York City,
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH and JOHN HANNA, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) 10/11 — Two convicted felons facing criminal charges over a Kansas bar shooting that killed four people and wounded five others had previous brushes with the law that could have kept them behind bars had judges and other officials made different decisions,
By COREY WILLIAMS and TAMMY WEBBER, Associated Press 09/28 Sandeep Dhaliwal carried a badge and a gun while devoting his life to a faith that teaches love and peace.
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 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 KRISTEN DE GROOT and MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) 08/15 — The criminal history of a man suspected of barricading himself inside a Philadelphia rowhome should have prevented him from legally owning the firepower he used Wednesday to wound six police officers in a standoff that carried deep into the night,
By JOHN SEEWER and DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 08/15 — The gunman in Dayton who killed nine people had cocaine, an antidepressant and alcohol in his system during the mass shooting,
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 07/19 — Authorities in Alabama have identified a man who was killed by police during a gun battle that left an officer critically wounded.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) 07/18 — A Guatemalan man who apparently entered the U.S. illegally after being deported twice has been charged with killing an Iowa woman and her two children.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) 07/11 — It took nearly four years to bring a man to trial and less than 15 minutes for a jury to convict him in the fatal shooting of a Louisiana State Trooper.Read more »
TULSA, Okla. (AP) 07/11 — An Oklahoma teenager has been sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole for fatally shooting a teacher, plus 290 years for raping an 81-year-old woman and other crimes.Read more »
By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 07/05 — Prosecutors can no longer seek the death penalty against a Mexican immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of a convenience store clerk in a Phoenix suburb because the accused is intellectually disabled,
KILLEN, Ala. (AP) 06/28 — An Alabama man who denied feeding methamphetamine to a so-called “attack squirrel” he considered a pet has been arrested on new charges.Read more »
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) 06/26 — Retired farmer Allan Phillips had been out of legal trouble for 40 years when he asked Iowa’s governor to restore the gun rights he lost in 1978.Read more »
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 06/22 — A rookie Sacramento police officer who died during a domestic violence call was ambushed by a gunman and had no chance of surviving after she was shot,
LOS ANGELES (AP) 06/20 — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on Thursday released video of the fatal shooting of an unarmed 24-year-old man that shows a reversing car’s door striking a deputy before he and another deputy open fire on the vehicle.Read more »