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.
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) 10/17 — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times local): 7 a.m. Authorities say they’re arresting about 10 suspected looters a night in an area of the Florida Panhandle left in the dark since Hurricane Michael crashed ashore a week ago.
By JEFFREY COLLINS and MEG KINNARD, Associated Press FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) 10/04 — A Vietnam veteran who bragged online about maintaining his target-shooting skills was being held Thursday in the shooting of seven law enforcement officers,
By DAVID McFADDEN and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) 09/21 — The woman who killed three people and wounded others before shooting herself to death at a Maryland drugstore warehouse had been diagnosed with a mental illness and used a legally purchased gun in the rampage,
LOS ANGELES (AP) 09/20 — Two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were shot and wounded and a suspect was killed Wednesday night following a gunfight at an East Los Angeles park.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 09/17 — A man with a history of drug convictions fatally shot a Kansas sheriff’s deputy as the deputy tried to handcuff the man on suspicion of vehicle theft,
By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 09/18 — A 38-year-old man on probation for a gun crime has been accused of killing a sheriff’s deputy and wounding another in a shootout that started with an argument at an auto parts store in the Sacramento area,
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) 09/13 — A gunman went on a rampage in Kern County, California, killing his wife and four other people before shooting himself to death,
TAOS, N.M. (AP) 08/05 — A message that people were starving, believed to come from someone inside a makeshift compound in rural northern New Mexico,
By KEN RITTER, MICHELLE L. PRICE and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 08/03 — In the months before unleashing a hail of bullets into a Las Vegas concert crowd,
By ALEX DEROSIER, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) 07/25 — Federal agents arrested an immigrant who is in the U.S. illegally after a North Carolina sheriff declined their request to keep the registered sex offender in custody,
By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 07/26 — News organizations are entitled to obtain surveillance video showing the law enforcement response to the Valentine’s Day mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school,
HOUSTON (AP) 07/17 — A man suspected in three fatal shootings has been arrested in Houston.Authorities say 46-year-old Jose Gilberto Rodriguez was taken into custody Tuesday.Read more »
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 07/15 — The state commission investigating the Florida high school massacre is learning about what happened before,
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) 07/13 — Florida’s gun and mental health laws likely could not have prevented school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz from buying the semi-automatic rifle authorities say he used to kill 17 people — even if the laws had applied to him,
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 06/08 — The Latest on developments related to the school shooting that killed 17 people in Parkland, Florida (all times local): 6:40 a.m.Read more »