By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 01/03 — Missouri’s two biggest cities saw a jump in homicides in 2019, and if that wasn’t bad enough,
By JAKE BLEIBERG and JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) 12/31 — Alarms went off in Jack Wilson’s head the moment a man wearing a fake beard,
By JAKE BLEIBERG and JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 12/31 — The congregation at a Texas church where two people were fatally shot had repeatedly given food to the gunman,
BALTIMORE (AP) 12/27 — Baltimore broke its annual per capita homicide record after reaching 342 killings Friday.
With just over 600,000 residents, the city hit a historically high homicide rate of about 57 per 100,000 people after recent relentless gunfire saw eight people shot — three fatally — in one day and nine others — one fatally — another day.
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) 11/18 — A former high school student in Arkansas has been sentenced to seven years in prison for devising a plan to shoot up a school.
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 DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer 09/21 – The arrest of an airline mechanic suspected of being sympathetic with terrorists and charged with sabotaging a jetliner has renewed fear about the “insider threat”
By LISA MARIE PANE and STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 09/21 — It had all the makings of a massacre. Six guns, including a Colt AR-15 rifle.
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/19 — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is sending highway patrol troopers and other state workers to St.
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 08/28 — Purdue Pharma and the thousands of state and local governments suing the maker of OxyContin over the nation’s deadly opioid crisis are negotiating a $10 billion to $12 billion settlement under which the Sackler family would give up ownership of the company,
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) 08/09 — Five days after 22 people were killed at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, panicked shoppers fled a Walmart in Springfield,
By STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 08/03 — The gunman who opened fire on a California food festival killed himself after officers shot him multiple times,
By KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press GILROY, Calif. (AP) 07/31 — The 19-year-old gunman who opened fire at a Northern California food festival was “kind of a loner”
GILROY, Calif. (AP) 07/29 — The Latest on a shooting at an annual food festival in Northern California (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Edward and Jane Jacobucci said they were standing at their booth selling garlic graters when the shooting started Sunday afternoon at the Gilroy Garlic Festival.
By MARC LEVY, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) 07/22 — At least three men recently paroled from Pennsylvania prisons have been arrested in unrelated homicides over the past two months,
By AMY FORLITI and MATT O’BRIEN, Associated Press 07/19 The woodsy community of Wolcott, Connecticut, doesn’t see a lot of crime. But when the police chief heard about an opportunity to distribute doorbell cameras to some homes,
By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 07/12 — A federal appeals court gave President Donald Trump a rare legal win in his efforts to crack down on “sanctuary cities”
TULSA, Okla. (AP) 07/11 — An Oklahoma teenager has been sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole for fatally shooting a teacher, plus 290 years for raping an 81-year-old woman and other crimes.Read more »
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 07/10 — Las Vegas police learned from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history to secure high-rise buildings overseeing open-air crowds and train more officers with rifles to stop a shooter in an elevated position,