TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) 06/06 — Starbucks apologized after an employee reportedly asked six police officers to leave or change their location in one of the company’s shops in a Phoenix suburb because another customer reported feeling unsafe.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 »
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) 11/30 — “Operation Police Navidad” is underway in Pensacola, where police officers are handing out $50 gift cards to people they see doing good deeds.Read more »
By REGINA GARCIA CANO , Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 04/21 — A home invader wearing a ski mask is holding a woman hostage in her bedroom.
PITTSBURGH (AP) 04/17 — Dick’s Sporting Goods is destroying all the guns and accessories that it stopped selling earlier this year after the school shooting in Parkland,Read more »
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) 04/01 — A man was shot and wounded after police say he fired a revolver at an officer during an early-morning incident in Louisville,Read more »
By KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 03/31 — Calls for justice and charges against two police officers who fatally shot an unarmed black man aren’t abating in California’s capital city after an autopsy showed Stephon Clark was shot in the back,
By JOSEPH PISANI, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) 03/02 — Kroger and L.L. Bean said Thursday they will no longer sell guns to anyone under 21,
NEW YORK (AP) 02/28 — Dick’s Sporting Goods, a major U.S. retailer, will immediately halt sales of assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines at all of its stores and ban the sale of all guns to anyone under 21.Read more »
By JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans living in struggling communities say they have respect for and confidence in the police who patrol their neighborhoods,
By DON THOMPSON and JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) 11/16 — Police on Wednesday called the deadly shooting rampage in California a clear case of “a madman on the loose”
By ED WHITE , Associated Press DETROIT (AP) 10/19 — The director of the Michigan State Police will lose five days of pay for sharing a Facebook post that called NFL players who kneel during the national anthem “anti-American degenerates,”
LYNN, Mass. (AP) 10/19 — The owner of a Massachusetts coffee shop says she’s closing her business because of the firestorm created when her daughter, the store’s manager,Read more »
By AMY FORLITI , Associated Press 09/03 – The videotaped arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient has raised questions about how far officers can go to collect evidence and has led to policy changes within the Salt Lake City Police Department.Read more »
JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/22 — The fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in Minnesota isn’t by any means the first-time police in the U.S.
AMY FORLITI and STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 07/22 — Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau says she is “willing to step aside to let a fresh set of leadership eyes”
DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) 07/14 — A driver mows down six mailboxes, slurs her words and tells police she has a lizard in her bra.
TOM McELROY, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 06/12 — Delta Air Lines and Bank of America have announced that they are pulling their sponsorship of a Manhattan-based theater company’s portrayal of Julius Caesar as a Donald Trump look-alike in a business suit who gets knifed to death on stage.
JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 06/11 — Video from brand-new body cameras made it much easier to clear three officers who fired 23 shots and killed a man who fired a shot at them during a scuffle,
GARY D. ROBERTSON, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) 06/11 — A common sight for more than 100 years along North Carolina roads — prisoners picking up trash or clearing debris while guards keep close watch — could soon go the way of inmates smashing rocks with sledgehammers into gravel.