By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 06/06 — A former Florida deputy charged with 11 criminal counts after failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre was released from jail Thursday after a judge reduced his bail and lifted some restrictions.
By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 05/05 — The arrest of a Florida sheriff’s deputy for not confronting the gunman in the Parkland school massacre represents a highly unusual use of the law — and a legally dubious one,
By CURT ANDERSON and TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 06/04 — The Florida deputy who knew a gunman was loose at the Parkland high school but refused to go inside to confront the assailant was arrested Tuesday on 11 criminal charges related to his inaction during the massacre that killed 17 people.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 05/02 — The then-Florida sheriff’s deputy assigned to protect the high school where 17 died in last year’s massacre has filed a rebuttal to a commission’s conclusion that he was “derelict in his duty,”
TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) 04/26 — Authorities say two police cadets in Texas were shot in the leg after a gun accidentally discharged in the middle of their law enforcement class.Read more »
By DAVID FISCHER, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 04/23 — The Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against a sheriff who fought his removal from office after the governor claimed he failed to prevent last year’s Parkland school shooting.
DETROIT (AP) 03/28 — Police believe a man charged with possessing 10 pounds of heroin and 4 pounds of cocaine has fled to Mexico after a Detroit-area judge required him to pay a bond of just $200.Read more »
By MARK SHERMAN and GRANT SCHULTE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/04 — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a rural Nebraska county’s appeal of a $28 million court judgment aimed at compensating six people wrongfully convicted of a 1985 slaying.
By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) 02/21 — A Colorado man and his mother will serve life in prison without parole for murdering a witness who had cooperated with police investigating a suburban Denver marijuana store robbery.
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 01/25 — A male St. Louis police officer was charged Friday with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a female officer during what was described as a deadly game with a revolver.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 01/23 — A Florida detective told investigators the former deputy entrusted to protect a high school where 17 people died in a mass shooting last year gave an initial statement filled with inaccuracies about his actions.Read more »
TERRY TANG, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 01/23 — A nurse who was looking after an incapacitated woman at long-term health care facility has been charged with raping her,Read more »
By MARY ESCH, Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) 01/16 — More than three months after 20 people died in a stretch limousine crash in rural upstate New York,
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 01/11 — New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on Friday over his handling of February’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School,
By TERRY SPENCER, FREIDA FRISARO and MIKE SCHNEIDER , Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 12/20 — Bodies. Chaos. The smell of gunpowder and blood.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 12/12 — The Latest on the commission that is investigating the Florida high school massacre (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The panel investigating the Florida high school massacre is recommending that teachers who volunteer and undergo extensive background checks and training be allowed to carry concealed guns on campus to stop future shootings.Read more »
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 »
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 11/30 — Another Florida deputy who responded to February’s Parkland high school massacre has been suspended.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday that Deputy Edward Eason had been placed on restricted duty,
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 11/20 — The Florida sheriff’s captain who oversaw the initial response to February’s Parkland high school massacre resigned Tuesday and the first sergeant to arrive at the scene has been suspended over what other law enforcement officials saw as their inaction during the initial minutes after the first shots were fired.