NEW YORK (AP) 07/20 — New York City has started releasing about 100,000 pages of documents connected to the notorious case of the five men whose convictions for raping and beating a Central Park jogger were overturned after they served more than a decade behind bars.Read more »
By RYAN TARINELLI, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 07/19 — A 20-year-old man indicted in an alleged immigrant smuggling scheme was under federal supervision when he led authorities in Texas on a high-speed chase and crashed an SUV,
By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/14 — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S.
By JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/10 — President Donald Trump has pardoned two ranchers whose case sparked the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) 07/06 — A Texas teenager is in custody after authorities say his car careened out of control while racing another vehicle and struck three police motorcycles as officers stood nearby.Eighteen-year-old Melvin Valle was being held Thursday at the Galveston County jail on charges that include reckless driving.Read more »
By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press TENANTLA, Mexico (AP) 06/27 — Whoever wins Sunday’s presidential election will have to face not only Mexico’s drug cartels, but a new kind of crime involving whole neighborhoods defying police and military personnel.Read more »
BIG WELLS, Texas (AP) 06/18 — At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people during a suspected “smuggling event”Read more »
By JOHN MINCHILLO and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) 06/05 — More than 100 workers at an Ohio gardening and landscaping company were arrested Tuesday when about 200 federal officers descended on the business and carried out one of the largest workplace immigration raids in recent years.
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) 05/03 — Police across the country have responded to hundreds of paintball fights in recent weeks, a trend that authorities say began around the time an Atlanta rapper began posting YouTube videos encouraging people to trade real guns for paintball weapons.
By JONATHAN LEMIRE and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/27 — President Donald Trump insists he “won’t be involved” in any attempt to interfere with the investigation into Russian election meddling — unless he changes his mind.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) 04/23 — State wildlife officials say they have uncovered an international scheme in which thieves from Korea and China slip into wild landscapes in Northern California to pluck succulents to sell on the thriving black market in Asia.Read more »
By KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA, Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) 04/24 — A report by a British-based conservation group says rising Chinese demand for products made from elephant skin is driving poaching and posing an even greater threat to Asia’s wild herds than the ivory trade.
OCALA, Fla. (AP) 04/21 — A man accused of opening fire at a Florida high school was denied bond during his first court appearance Saturday.
The Ocala Star-Banner reported that Sky Bouche appeared before Judge Willard Pope via video conference at the Marion County Jail,
By JEFF AMY, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) 04/13 — A Mississippi high school senior was jailed without bail Friday after the FBI charged him with threatening a school shooting over social media,Read more »
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/13 — The chief executive of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to state and federal charges including conspiracy and money laundering,
By ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 04/12 — The Kansas police officer who fired the shot that killed a man during a hoax emergency call will not face criminal charges,
WASHINGTON (AP) 04/12 — A police officer defended his partner’s decision to shoot a black motorcyclist in Washington, D.C., and said that he believed the man drove directly at his partner.Read more »
By MICHAEL CASEY, Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) 04/12 — An international crackdown on illegal logging in tropical forests has ensnared the makers of some guitars and other musical instruments,
SAN DIEGO (AP) 04/09 — A horse trailer carrying at least 18 people who entered the country illegally overturned on a Southern California highway just north of the border with Mexico,Read more »
By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/05 — Asserting the situation had reached “a point of crisis,” President Donald Trump signed a proclamation directing the deployment of the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to fight illegal immigration and drug smuggling.