By JAY REEVES, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 06/14 — An Alabama sheriff was arrested Friday and agreed to plead guilty to federal charges of scamming a food bank and his own small-town church to pocket thousands under an old law that let state sheriffs profit from feeding prisoners.
By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 05/05 — The arrest of a Florida sheriff’s deputy for not confronting the gunman in the Parkland school massacre represents a highly unusual use of the law — and a legally dubious one,
DENVER (AP) 05/10 — The Latest on the shooting at a Colorado school that killed one student and injured eight (all times local): 8:20 p.m. A Denver-area school where a shooting killed a teenager and wounded eight other students was without a resource officer because of a canceled sheriff’s office contract.Read more »
By DAVID FISCHER, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 04/23 — The Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against a sheriff who fought his removal from office after the governor claimed he failed to prevent last year’s Parkland school shooting.
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 03/22 — Four rural Nevada counties are balking at a new state law calling for strict background checks,
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) 03/03 — The Latest on two sisters who went missing from their home Friday (all times local): 11:50 a.m.
Authorities say two young sisters missing from their Northern California home for since Friday have been found alive.
By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 02/27 — A deputy in South Carolina who was pinned behind his SUV by gunfire for 17 minutes kept talking to the suspect to buy time for backup to arrive,
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,
By MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) 02/15 — A handful of rural counties in New Mexico are passing resolutions saying they will not require their sheriffs to enforce a sweeping slate of gun-control proposals that have gone before state lawmakers.
By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) 02/11 — Sheriffs in a dozen Washington counties say they won’t enforce the state’s sweeping new restrictions on semi-automatic rifles until the courts decide whether they are constitutional.
CONROE, Texas (AP) 02/03 — An MMA fighter suspected of killing two people, including an ex-girlfriend, was captured Sunday after escaping from a prisoner transport van in Texas,Read more »
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 01/11 — New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on Friday over his handling of February’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School,
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 01/04 — Two South Carolina law officers were charged Friday in the deaths of two women who drowned while locked in the back of a sheriff’s department van during Hurricane Florence.
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/29 — A man suspected of gunning down a California policeman was in the U.S.
By TERRY SPENCER, FREIDA FRISARO and MIKE SCHNEIDER , Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 12/20 — Bodies. Chaos. The smell of gunpowder and blood.
LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) 12/12 — A North Carolina prosecutor says authorities failed to act last year on evidence linking a 2016 rape to a released felon now accused of raping and killing a 13-year-old girl.Read more »
By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) 12/07 — As terrified people scrambled out of broken windows, screaming and bleeding and fleeing a mass shooting inside a California bar,
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 11/30 — Another Florida deputy who responded to February’s Parkland high school massacre has been suspended.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday that Deputy Edward Eason had been placed on restricted duty,
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 11/21 — The sheriff leading the state commission investigating Florida’s high school massacre says he now believes trained,
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 11/20 — The Florida sheriff’s captain who oversaw the initial response to February’s Parkland high school massacre resigned Tuesday and the first sergeant to arrive at the scene has been suspended over what other law enforcement officials saw as their inaction during the initial minutes after the first shots were fired.