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,
By JAKE BLEIBERG, Associated Press HASLET, Texas (AP) 08/16 — Acrid gun smoke clouded the sunny entrance of a Texas church on a recent Sunday.
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) 08/09 — The video is chilling. A man walks into an office, steps up to a woman at a desk and pulls two large knives and savagely attacks her.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) 08/09 — Five days after 22 people were killed at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, panicked shoppers fled a Walmart in Springfield,
EL PASO, Texas (AP) 08/06— The Latest on the mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas (all times local):
By MATT SEDENSKY and ASTRID GALVAN, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) 08/06 — Authorities in two U.S. cities scoured leads in a pair of weekend mass shootings that killed 31,
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) 08/05 — The Latest on the aftermath of the Ohio shooting (all times local):8:35 p.m. A Twitter account appearing to be from the gunman who killed nine people in Dayton,
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) 08/02 — A West Texas man whom investigators said was planning a mass shooting has been charged with making false statements to a firearms dealer.
By STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 08/03 — The gunman who opened fire on a California food festival killed himself after officers shot him multiple times,
By FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press ROME (AP) 07/31 — A plainclothes police officer had forgotten his gun the night he was fatally stabbed during a confrontation with two American teenagers in Rome,
By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 07/29 — Florida’s attorney general asked the state Supreme Court to disqualify a proposed ballot measure seeking to ban assault weapons,
By KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press GILROY, Calif. (AP) 07/31 — The 19-year-old gunman who opened fire at a Northern California food festival was “kind of a loner”
GILROY, Calif. (AP) 07/29 — The Latest on a shooting at an annual food festival in Northern California (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Edward and Jane Jacobucci said they were standing at their booth selling garlic graters when the shooting started Sunday afternoon at the Gilroy Garlic Festival.
By THOMAS BEAUMONT and ELANA SCHOR, Associated Press 07/23 – Joe Biden is proposing to reverse several key provisions of the 1994 crime bill he helped write in an acknowledgment that his tough-on-crime positions of the past are at odds with the views of the modern Democratic Party.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) 07/15 — Demonstrators returned to an immigration jail in Washington state a day after an armed man threw incendiary devices at the detention center and later died.Read more »
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 »
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) 07/11 — Authorities say a Tampa pastor held an intruder at his church at gunpoint until police arrived to arrest him.
Seminole Heights Baptist Church Pastor Brant Adams tells Fox 13 that the suspect broke a glass to get inside the church early Thursday morning.Read more »
The Associated Press, LOS ANGELES (AP) 07/11 — Police say they’ll release body camera footage from an officer who fatally shot a 17-year-old girl on a Southern California freeway.