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.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 04/20 — An Oregon county has agreed to pay $100,000 to a black employee who sued alleging she was harassed after asking that a Blue Lives Matter flag not be displayed in the office.Read more »
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) 04/13 — An American flag graphic on the side of freshly painted police cars is dividing a small coastal city in Southern California.Read more »
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) 04/11 — A federal judge has ruled that the East St. Louis Housing Authority’s rule prohibiting public housing tenants from owning a firearm is unconstitutional.
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 04/04 — The New York Police Department has all the latest crime-fighting tools: body cameras, algorithms,
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 03/22 — Four rural Nevada counties are balking at a new state law calling for strict background checks,
By RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) 03/13 — Police departments routinely withhold video of officer-involved shootings and other incidents from the public by using a broad exemption to state-open records laws,
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 03/10 — California’s first-in-the-nation attempt to track racial profiling complaints against police produced numbers so unrealistically small that the board overseeing the tally wants departments to make changes to encourage more people to come forward.
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 02/20 — Prosecutors will review more than 1,400 criminal cases that involved a Houston officer who the police chief has accused of lying in an affidavit justifying a drug raid on a home in which officers shot and killed two residents,
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 02/05 — Police officers responding to a noise complaint at a motel weren’t justified in conducting warrant checks and physical searches of the room’s occupants,Read more »
By TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 01/18 — A grand jury in Tennessee indicted a white police officer on a charge of first-degree murder for killing an armed black man who ran when he saw police,
By BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 01/17 — The mother of a University of Utah track athlete who was killed in October by an ex-boyfriend can be heard telling campus police that she was worried for her daughter’s safety in audio recordings released Thursday.
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 MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/01 — Preliminary numbers indicate that homicides in Chicago fell by about 100 last year compared to 2017,
By JIM MUSTIAN, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) Updated 01/01 — New York City could register the fewest number of homicides in several decades in 2018,
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 12/29 — The sheriff of a Florida county where a gunman killed 17 students and staff at a high school has outlined steps his agency has taken in response to the Feb.Read more »
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/29 — A man suspected of gunning down a California policeman was in the U.S.
By JIM MUSTIAN and MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 12/27 — The #MeToo movement is empowering victims of sexual assault to speak up like never before,
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 12/24 — Dispatch recordings show a University of Utah student grew increasingly concerned about the handling of her harassment complaint before her ex-boyfriend killed her on campus.Read more »
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 »