By RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) 08/16 — A judge on Friday sentenced the mastermind of the largest known organic food fraud scheme in U.S.
By JIM MUSTIAN, MICHAEL R. SISAK and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 08/12 — The details of how Jeffrey Epstein died in his Manhattan jail cell over the weekend have yet to be released,
By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 08/02 — The two contract delivery drivers working for Amazon had a clear-cut assignment: They were supposed to bring packages from a warehouse south of Seattle to a post office for shipping,
By JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 07/26 — On the surface, it seemed like a simple task: Drive to a spot a few miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border,
By HERBERT G. McCANN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 07/18 — The Chicago Police Board on Thursday fired four police officers for allegedly covering up a white officer’s 2014 fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, MICHAEL R. SISAK, COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYS, Associated Press,
NEW YORK (AP) 07/16 — After years of silence, federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won’t bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner,
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 07/10 — Las Vegas police learned from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history to secure high-rise buildings overseeing open-air crowds and train more officers with rifles to stop a shooter in an elevated position,
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 07/01 — Florida’s largest sheriff’s office has lost its law enforcement accreditation after criticism over its handling of fatal shootings at a high school and airport.Read more »
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A construction contractor says the primary suspect in the killing of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck approached him in April about building a secretive and soundproof room under a front porch.Read more »
By CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 06/26 — Two additional deputies have been fired as a result of an internal affairs investigation into the response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17 people,
By ANITA SNOW, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 06/19 — Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change in her department after being booed by some of hundreds of people gathered to discuss a videotaped police encounter that has caused a national outcry.
CLEVELAND (AP) 06/19 — The city of Cleveland has settled a lawsuit against a man who attacked two women and was later sentenced to die for killing 11 women and hiding their remains in and around his Cleveland home.Read more »
By TERRY WALLACE, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 06/12 — A 33-year-old man has been arrested in the slayings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nationwide attention,
By CLAIRE GALOFARO and FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press PARMA, Italy (AP) 05/29 — Managers with Mundipharma, the international arm of Purdue Pharma, have been swept up in a corruption case in Italy alleging they and other pharmaceutical executives paid a prominent pain doctor to help push more opioids in this country long leery of the powerful painkillers.
CHICAGO (AP) 05/28 — A Chicago police officer, who in 2012, allegedly asked a 17-year-old girl for sex in return for getting her mother’s impounded car released by the city has been fired.Read more »
By DAISY NGUYEN, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 05/25 — The union representing San Francisco police officers demanded Saturday that its chief resign, accusing him of blaming officers for raids that he ordered to determine who leaked a police report to a freelance journalist.
By DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 05/16 — A Dallas man previously arrested in the death of an 81-year-old woman has been charged with killing at least 11 more elderly women whose jewelry and other valuables he stole,
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/14 — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was “lawful and appropriate,”
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 05/07 — Tennessee police say DNA evidence led to the arrest of an Arizona man in a 22-year-old unsolved slaying.
Clarksville Police spokesman Jim Knoll said in a news release that DNA evidence from the autopsy of 23-year-old Christa Bramlitt was entered into a national database in 1996 in hopes of a possible match.