By CONOR LOBB of Capital News Service, RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 03/06 — The General Assembly passed measures this session repealing restrictions on sex before marriage,
By MORGAN LEE, Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) 02/26— New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a red-flag gun bill Tuesday that will allow state district courts to order the temporary surrender of firearms,
By TERRY TANG, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 02/26 — Arizona’s most populous county on Wednesday joined a growing national movement in which areas are declaring themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries and proclaiming support for gun ownership rights.
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 02/25 — Having a few too many at home shouldn’t make handling one’s own firearm illegal, according to an Ohio man challenging his arrest on a charge of possessing a weapon while intoxicated.
By MARCELO DE SOUSA, Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) 02/14 — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro celebrated Friday after a crime index showed homicides fell to their lowest level in more than a decade during the first year of his term.
By ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer MUNICH, Germany (AP) 02/14 — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday defended his decision to divert billions of dollars in funding for Navy and Air Force aircraft and other military programs to help pay for President Donald Trump’s promised wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 02/14 — A 23-year-old man who posted on Facebook, “I don’t know why I don’t go on a killing spree.”
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) 02/11 — St. Louis County has agreed to a $10.25 million settlement with a gay police lieutenant who says he was passed over for promotion 23 times and was told to “tone down” his “gayness.”
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press, WASHINGTON (AP) 02/11 — The Justice Department ratcheted up legal pressure Monday on local governments over “sanctuary” policies that hinder federal immigration officers,
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST Associated Press, SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 02/10 — Polygamists have lived in Utah since before it became a state. Eighty-five years after plural marriage was declared a felony,
By PETER ORSI, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 01/31 — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday that he expects more caravans of Central American migrants and asylum seekers to emerge,
By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press, YUMA, Ariz. (AP) 01/19 — Adolfo Cardenas smiles faintly at the memory of traveling with his 14-year-old son from Honduras to the U.S.-Mexico border in only nine days,
By SONIA PEREZ D. and MARIA VERZA Associated Press, TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) 01/20 — Hundreds of Central American migrants began crossing the Suchiate River into southern Mexico Monday in a new test of U.S.
By ALAN SUDERMAN and SARAH RANKIN Associated Press, RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 01/20 — Thousands of gun-rights activists rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday under a heavy police presence,
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) 12/16 — Hours after the police chief in Vermont’s largest city resigned over using a fake social media account to heckle a critic,
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press 10/29 – A judge on Tuesday struck down gun restrictions that the Pittsburgh City Council imposed after last year’s synagogue massacre,
By KAREN MATTHEWS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 10/17 — New York City lawmakers are moving a step closer to closing Rikers Island, a massive jail complex notorious for violence and dysfunction that is increasingly seen as a relic.
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 09/24 — Thousands of people in Utah’s largest county would be able to clear their records of drug crimes under a push announced Tuesday that advocates say goes further than many similar efforts around the nation.
By CEDAR ATTANASIO and JULIE WATSON, Associated Press CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) 09/12 — A new level of despair spread among tens of thousands of migrants waiting on the Mexican border to seek refuge in the U.S.