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 »
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 05/04 — Police and hotel employees’ actions as gunfire rained from a Las Vegas resort onto an outdoor concert drew mixed reactions after newly released video showed authorities making their way through a casino and carefully checking rooms before bursting into the shooter’s suite.
By CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 02/01 — A grand jury has declined to bring charges against Dallas police officers who used a bomb-carrying robot to kill a sniper who had just gunned down five officers during a downtown rally,
By BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) 12/16 — North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of body armor, tactical equipment and crowd control devices during the height of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline,
By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 11/23 — Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press 10/12 – A revised chronology given by investigators for the Las Vegas massacre is intensifying pressure for police to explain how quickly they responded to what would become the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press 10/11 The revised timeline given by investigators for the Las Vegas massacre raises questions about whether better communication might have allowed police to respond more quickly and take out the gunman before he could kill and wound so many people.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press 10/11 – A day after authorities revised the timeline of events on the night of the Las Vegas mass shooting,
By COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYS, Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) 10/04 — A Las Vegas shooter’s perch in a 32nd-floor hotel room overlooking 22,000 people jammed into a country music festival below is just the kind of nightmare scenario police dread in places where big crowds and high-rises mix.Read more »
BRIAN WITTE and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) 08/15 — A Virginia police chief said he “absolutely” regrets violence that erupted over the weekend when dozens of white nationalists,
AMY TAXIN and AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) 03/11 — A bloody, shirtless man with what appeared to be a broken wine bottle turned a balmy evening of soccer practice and batting cages into a scene of chaos and panic.
The Associated Press GREENVILLE, Del. (AP) 01/02 — A Delaware man wounded in an attack at a New Year’s Eve celebration in Istanbul says he survived the attack by playing dead.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP)12/16 — North Carolina prosecutors say a white police sergeant was legally justified to use deadly force against a black man who had an assault-style rifle.
TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 12/10 — Even as homicide rates have climbed in several U.S. cities, New York is on pace to have a near-record low number of shootings.
BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 12/04 — Police investigating a notorious gang in a city on California’s central coast issued a fake press release that the chief credited with saving two men by deceiving gang members who wanted to kill them,
BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 12/01 — Three Los Angeles police officers who fatally shot a black homeless man on Skid Row last year will not face criminal charges because they acted in self-defense,
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) 12/01 — After an armed robbery suspect put a gun to the back of one hostage’s head, SWAT team members resolved at the first chance they had Thursday to storm a north Florida credit union where nearly a dozen people were being held,
NORTH VERSAILLES, Pa. (AP) 11/25 — A Pittsburgh man who led police on a high-speed chase that ended with a fiery crash that killed three people in another car has been charged with homicide and other crimes.
MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) 11/18 — A woman hiding in a closet described gunman Omar Mateen spraying bullets throughout a Florida nightclub during the worst mass shooting in recent U.S.
AMY FORLITI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 11/17 — When Philando Castile was shot by a Minnesota police officer, his girlfriend broadcast his final moments live on Facebook.