By MARTIN BENEDYK and KATE DePURY, Associated Press SALISBURY, England (AP) 03/06 — British counter-terror specialists offered expertise Tuesday to police in southern England Tuesday as they sought to unravel the mystery of why a former Russian spy fell critically ill following exposure to an “unknown substance.”
ROWLETT, Texas (AP) 03/02 — A Dallas-area teenager was being held on $1 million bond Thursday after a police officer encountered him sitting in his car outside of a high school sporting event with a semi-automatic rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) 03/02 — A judge has ruled that a Maine state trooper had a legitimate reason to stop a van full of immigrants that he described as the “ICE mother lode”Read more »
By ALICE YIN, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) 03/03 — Michigan legislators and the governor’s office are considering two gun-control proposals: arming trained teachers and removing guns from individuals with mental health symptoms.
By CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/03— In his quest to tackle gun violence, President Donald Trump has ricocheted between calling for tougher laws and declaring his fealty to the Second Amendment’s right to bear arms,
By JOHN SEEWER, The Associated Press, 03/01 – A seventh-grader who shot and killed himself inside an Ohio middle school restroom last week was planning to shoot others at the school before changing his mind at the last second,Read more »
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,
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 03/01 — About 800 “criminals” avoided immigration arrests because Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf alerted the public to the surprise operation,
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 »
DUMONT, N.J. (AP) 02/27 — A New Jersey high school student was taken into custody after a reported social media threat that prompted a lockdown and a SWAT team response.Read more »
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) 02/26 — Police say a Massachusetts high school student has been arrested for threatening to kill school resource officers, then return with an AR-15 assault rifle and shoot up the school.
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) 02/26 — A Massachusetts man charged with fatally stabbing a woman studying to become a doctor in a public library has a severe mental illness,Read more »
By The Associated Press 02/25 – The head of the Broward County Sheriff’s Office defended his leadership while insisting that only one of his deputies was on the scene of a shooting at a Florida high school that resulted in 17 deaths.
By KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/23 — An advocacy group for police officers assigned to secure the nation’s schools has a simple message about arming teachers: Don’t do it.
WASHINGTON (AP) 02/23 — President Donald Trump says the armed officer who didn’t stop the gunman who carried out last week’s Florida massacre was either a “coward”Read more »
By GARY FINEOUT, JENNIFER KAY and JOSH REPLOGLE , Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 02/23 — The Florida high school where a former student shot and killed 17 people with an assault-type rifle is reopening for teachers Friday as the community grappled with word that the armed officer on campus did nothing to stop the shooter.
LONDON (AP) 02/21 — Britain’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police can be held liable for failing to bring serious criminals to justice — a judgment that could open U.K.Read more »
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 02/22 — The Latest on the deadly Florida school shooting (all times local): 7:35 a.m.
For almost a half-hour after a school shooter dropped his assault-style rifle and escaped Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School,
By CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press 02/22 – In the aftermath of yet another mass school shooting, President Donald Trump says that if one of the victims,
By CATHERINE LUCEY and MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/21 — As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year’s Las Vegas massacre.