By MICHAEL BALSAMO, LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 11/19 — Two jail guards responsible for monitoring Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself were charged Tuesday with falsifying prison records to conceal they were sleeping and browsing the internet during the hours they were supposed to be keeping a close watch on prisoners.
By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 10/21 — The tragedy of the Parkland school massacre framed a developing political drama in Florida’s capital,
By KELLI KENNEDY and FREIDA FRISARO, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 09/25 — The sheriff suspended by Gov. Ron DeSantis over the Parkland high school shooting should be reinstated,
By LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press 09/07 – Most mass shooters in the U.S. acquired the weapons they used legally because there was nothing in their background to disqualify them,
DALLAS (AP) 07/22 — A lawsuit alleges a 90-year-old woman is another victim of a Dallas man who has been linked to 19 deaths.
The suit was filed Monday in Dallas County against The Tradition-Prestonwood,
By JANIE HAR, Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) 07/09 — The founder of an artists’ collective in a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse that caught fire two years ago,
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 07/01 — The Florida sheriff who was removed by the governor from his elected office after a school shooting that left 17 people dead is running for his old job in 2020.Former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel filed paperwork Monday stating his intention to run in the August 2020 Democratic primary.Read more »
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 »
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,
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 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.