By MORGAN LEE, Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) 02/26— New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a red-flag gun bill Tuesday that will allow state district courts to order the temporary surrender of firearms,
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 02/25 — Having a few too many at home shouldn’t make handling one’s own firearm illegal, according to an Ohio man challenging his arrest on a charge of possessing a weapon while intoxicated.
By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 10/21 — The tragedy of the Parkland school massacre framed a developing political drama in Florida’s capital,
By CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 10/01 — A man who spent two decades in prison after being wrongly convicted of murdering his lover filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday accusing Southern California sheriff’s investigators of manufacturing a case against him.
By COREY WILLIAMS and TAMMY WEBBER, Associated Press 09/28 Sandeep Dhaliwal carried a badge and a gun while devoting his life to a faith that teaches love and peace.
By KELLI KENNEDY and FREIDA FRISARO, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 09/25 — The sheriff suspended by Gov. Ron DeSantis over the Parkland high school shooting should be reinstated,
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. (AP) 07/10 — Authorities say a Georgia sheriff’s deputy shot and killed his K9 partner of four years after the dog suddenly attacked him.Read more »
By MORGAN SMITH, Associated Press SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) 07/ 05 — Nancy Miramontes had 30 seconds to find the gunman.
The Utah school psychologist weaved through a maze of dusty halls before spotting him in the corner of a classroom,Read more »
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 07/01 — The Florida sheriff who was removed by the governor from his elected office after a school shooting that left 17 people dead is running for his old job in 2020.Former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel filed paperwork Monday stating his intention to run in the August 2020 Democratic primary.Read more »
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 07/01 — Florida’s largest sheriff’s office has lost its law enforcement accreditation after criticism over its handling of fatal shootings at a high school and airport.Read more »
By CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 06/26 — Two additional deputies have been fired as a result of an internal affairs investigation into the response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17 people,
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.