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.
BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) 04/10 — Police say a North Carolina mother exchanged gunfire with a burglar in her kitchen, forcing him to retreat through a window.Read more »
By CHRIS CAROLA, Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) 03/22 — New York state’s ban on personal ownership of stun guns is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Friday in the latest in a series of court decisions that have led to the loosening of restrictions on the weapons in several states.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) 02/28 — Three of five people wounded recently when a criminal suspect opened fire on police in downtown New Orleans may have been hit by officers shooting back,Read more »
By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 02/21 — An Islamic State follower asked a Phoenix-area sheriff’s sergeant during a violent encounter six weeks ago to shoot him after he threw rocks at the officer and walked toward him with a knife in hand,
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 01/31 — Three California men have been granted French citizenship for their role in thwarting a terror attack on a French train in 2015.Read more »
PARIS (AP) 12/24 — France’s prime minister met Monday with police officers targeted by violent yellow vest protesters, in a show of support amid growing concerns about growing brutality from both sides.Read more »
By ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 12/23 — French authorities on Sunday defended aggressive police actions to contain violence at yellow vest protests after a policeman was seen briefly brandishing a gun at a surging crowd in Paris.
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 »
DETROIT (AP) 12/02 — Detroit police say a man who invaded a home on the city’s west side has been fatally shot by one of the residents.Read more »
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) 11/27 — Faculty members at Oakland University in suburban Detroit have received hockey pucks and are being trained to use them to potentially thwart active shooters.WDIV-TV reports the American Association of University Professors distributed pucks to its 800 members.Read more »
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 11/16 — Florida State University’s president and board of trustees have committed $30,000 of their personal money to help cover law school costs for a man credited with confronting a shooter at a Tallahassee yoga studio and giving others time to escape.Read more »
By BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) 09/12 — A Florida bank robbery suspect tracked down at an interstate rest stop in Kentucky was killed in a late-night exchange of gunfire that left a sheriff’s deputy critically wounded,
By RYAN TARINELLI, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 08/24 — A former suburban Dallas police officer testified Thursday at his murder trial that he felt he had no choice but to use deadly force the night he opened fire on a carload of black teenagers leaving a house party,
By COLLEEN SLEVIN, Associated Press AURORA, Colo. (AP) 08/02 — A decorated Vietnam War veteran woke up to the sound of his front door crashing in and saw a naked intruder attack his grandson,
AURORA, Colo. (AP) 07/31 — A man who fatally shot an intruder in his suburban Denver home early Monday was killed by responding officers who saw him holding a weapon,
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 07/16 — A man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was shot multiple times as he ran away,
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 07/09 — Community activists and relatives of a black man fatally shot by Minneapolis police officers are demanding that prosecutors file criminal charges against the two men.Read more »
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) 07/09— An Alabama man who authorities say took over a church pulpit during worship and talked about his pending divorce was tackled by congregation members and arrested after allegedly trying to pull out a gun.
DALLAS (AP) 07/06 — A woman shot a man in the head and injured him after he tried to steal her sport utility vehicle with her two children inside,Read more »