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,
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 »
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) 01/31 — A judge has sentenced a 15-year-old boy to 22 to 48 years in prison in the fatal shooting of an Omaha teenager during a dispute that prosecutors say involved drugs.Read more »
By REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press GONZALES, La. (AP) 01/28 — A 21-year-old man suspected of killing his parents and three other people — including a girl he was dating — was arrested Sunday when he drove up with a gun to his grandmother’s house in Virginia,
By KEN RITTER and SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) 01/25 — A 19-year-old from El Salvador admitted killing a married couple in Nevada and used a handgun that he said he stole earlier from their Reno home to do it,
ORLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) 01/22 — A man identified by authorities Tuesday as the suspect in the fatal shooting of a teenager at a suburban Chicago mall was previously convicted of armed robbery and had been an acquaintance of the victim.Read more »
ORLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) 01/22 — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a teen at a suburban Chicago mall (all times local): 11:40 a.m. The fugitive suspect in the fatal shooting of a teenager at a suburban Chicago mall is a parolee who was released from prison after serving a little over a year for armed robbery.According to the Illinois Department of Corrections,Read more »
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) 01/12 — A man who shot and killed a rookie police officer in Northern California before taking his own life during a standoff with police was a 48-year-old convict who had been ordered to surrender a semi-automatic rifle.Read more »
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) 12/18 — A judge has sentenced two New Jersey men to 32 years in prison for a shooting that left a police officer partially paralyzed.
LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) 12/12 — A North Carolina prosecutor says authorities failed to act last year on evidence linking a 2016 rape to a released felon now accused of raping and killing a 13-year-old girl.Read more »
By LORI HINNANT, SYLVIE CORBET and JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press STRASBOURG, France (AP) 12/12 — A massive manhunt involving hundreds of police and soldiers was underway Wednesday for a suspected extremist who yelled “God is great!”
By ANITA SNOW, Associated Press, PHOENIX (AP) 11/30 — A deputy U.S. marshal serving a fugitive arrest warrant against a man accused of stalking a female police sergeant after she seized a handgun and ammunition from him last year has been shot and killed outside a Tucson house.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 09/29 — Authorities say a baggage handler at Portland International Airport stole six guns from checked luggage.
Court documents filed Friday show that 26-year-old Deshawn A.
By TODD RICHMOND and JAMES NORD, Associated Press MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) 09/21 — The gunman in a Wisconsin workplace shooting was taken to a mental health hospital and barred from buying firearms 14 years ago after telling South Dakota police that his co-workers were “talking bad about him”
By MORGAN LEE, Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) 09/01 — The FBI on Friday arrested five former residents of a ramshackle compound in New Mexico on firearms and conspiracy charges as local prosecutors dropped charges in the death of a 3-year-old boy at the property.
MILWAUKEE (AP) 07/26 — A Milwaukee police officer was shot and killed during an exchange of gunfire with a man wanted for drug and gun crimes,
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) 07/18 — A man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and a Florida police officer has been appointed the high-priced attorney he asked for last year.Read more »
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 07/12 — A white supremacist has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for illegally buying a gun authorities say he planned to use in a hate crime attack similar to the South Carolina church shootings.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) 06/22 — A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for a fatal robbery that earned him and an accomplice $4.The Florida Times-Union reports that 27-year-old Erron Coleman was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty last summer to second-degree murder.Read more »
By JOSH REPLOGLE and JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) 06/22 — A 22-year-old suspect has been arrested and charged with murder days after the killing of rising rap star XXXTentacion,