By AMY FORLITI and MATT O’BRIEN, Associated Press 07/19 The woodsy community of Wolcott, Connecticut, doesn’t see a lot of crime. But when the police chief heard about an opportunity to distribute doorbell cameras to some homes,
By ANITA SNOW, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 07/06 — A Phoenix police officer yelled obscenities and forced an unarmed black man suspected of shoplifting up against a patrol car.
By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) 06/04 — A man who was out on parole was arrested after fatally shooting four men and wounding a woman in an hour-long downtown rampage Tuesday in the northern Australian city of Darwin,
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/24 — An autistic man walks out of a store without paying for a toy he picked up.
By WILSON RING, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 05/24 — A federal program that has helped thousands of police departments across the country buy 1.35 million bulletproof vests has been made permanent and named after the Vermont senator who helped conceive of the idea.
By MATT O’BRIEN and JANIE HAR, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 05/13 — San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies,
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 04/04 — The New York Police Department has all the latest crime-fighting tools: body cameras, algorithms,
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/10 — When a syringe-wielding drill thief tried sticking up a Home Depot near Yankee Stadium,
By JOE McDONALD, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) 02/22 — Forgot to pay a fine in China? Then forget about buying an airline ticket.
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By TAMMY WEBBER, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 02/22 — Police tapped into Chicago’s vast network of surveillance cameras — and even some homeowners’ doorbell cameras — to track down two brothers who later claimed they were paid by “Empire”
By YANAN WANG and DAKE KANG, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) 02/19 — The Chinese database Victor Gevers found online was not just a collection of old personal details.
By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) 02/02 — A man who falsely claimed to have a bomb and menaced a woman with a knife forced the evacuation of Brisbane International Airport for more than two hours in an emergency that police described on Sunday as elaborate and terrifying.
By ANDREW TAYLOR and ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 01/31 — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took a hard line Thursday against funding President Donald Trump’s long-stalled border wall,
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press 01/16 – An Illinois judge acquitted a man of murder Wednesday, more than two decades after jurors convicted him by relying on ballistics that proved to be wrong.
By MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/01 — Preliminary numbers indicate that homicides in Chicago fell by about 100 last year compared to 2017,
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 12/30 — It’s an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year’s Eve celebration in New York’s Times Square.
CHICAGO (AP) 12/19 — A man is facing two felony weapons charges in connection with the deaths of two Chicago police officers who were struck and killed by a commuter train while they were chasing him.
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,
By ASTRID GALVAN and JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 11/30 — An attempt to smuggle immigrants into the country illegally ended with three people dead and eight seriously injured in a crash in a remote,