By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 02/13 — A robbery suspect with a long rap sheet and a habit of bizarre stunts was charged Wednesday with murder in the death of a New York City police detective struck by friendly fire while responding to a stick-up Tuesday night.
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) 02/08 — A man accused of strangling a former high school classmate described how it took her a half-hour to die and he had timed it on his phone.Jurors on Thursday watched the secretly recorded video of the conversation between Liam McAtasney and the witness that was taped before McAtasney and an accomplice were charged with killing 19-year-old Sarah Stern during a $10,000 robbery in 2016.Read more »
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/31 — Detectives have recovered more surveillance footage of “Empire” actor Jussie Smullett walking in downtown Chicago before and after he says he was attacked by two masked men,
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 01/23 — A Florida detective told investigators the former deputy entrusted to protect a high school where 17 people died in a mass shooting last year gave an initial statement filled with inaccuracies about his actions.Read more »
By TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 01/18 — A grand jury in Tennessee indicted a white police officer on a charge of first-degree murder for killing an armed black man who ran when he saw police,
By DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/18 — The white Chicago officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison,
By DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/17— A judge on Thursday acquitted three Chicago officers of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald,
By ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 12/23 — French authorities on Sunday defended aggressive police actions to contain violence at yellow vest protests after a policeman was seen briefly brandishing a gun at a surging crowd in Paris.
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 The Associated Press, HOOVER, Ala. (AP) 11/26 — Police in Alabama promised transparency Monday after a weekend of protests in response to an officer fatally shooting a black man who pulled out his legally permitted weapon following gunfire at a shopping mall.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Crime is down in Atlantic City, and police are crediting several factors including technology that helps them monitor high-crime areas and identify potential risks.Read more »
LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) 11/12 — A total reward of $20,000 is being offered in the case of a 13-year-old girl kidnapped from a North Carolina mobile home park.Read more »
NEW YORK (AP) 10/22 — The New York City Police Department scrambled Monday to find ways to quickly replace thousands of body camera devices it suddenly stopped using after an officer said one caught fire and exploded as he headed out on patrol over the weekend.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) 09/29 — An arrest has been made in the shooting death of LSU basketball player Wayde Sims.
Baton Rouge police said Saturday that 20-year-old Dyteon Simpson has been charged with second-degree murder and is at East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.
By RYAN FOLEY , Associated Press MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) 08/21 — Authorities said on Tuesday that they have charged a man living in the U.S.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) 08/09 — Prosecutors on Wednesday released hours of video interrogation of Florida’s school shooting suspect, footage showing the young man slouching in a chair,
BOSTON (AP) 08/02 — Boston plans to begin phasing in body cameras for its police department after a report found the devices led to slightly fewer complaints against officers and reports of officer use of force,
By YOUSSEF RDDAD, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 07/30 — Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video from two police officers in the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old black man,
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 07/28 — A grand jury’s refusal to indict a former Las Vegas police officer for using an unapproved chokehold in the death of an unarmed man last year drew anguished tears Friday from the dead man’s mother and complaints from civil rights groups.