HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 10/01 — A federal jury has awarded a Connecticut family thousands of dollars in damages after their dog was killed by two police officers in 2006.
The Associated Press EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) 10/01 — A moment-by-moment breakdown of events shown in two videos released Friday showing an El Cajon, California,
FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press ROME (AP) 09/30 — Police investigating suspected Italian mobsters for cocaine trafficking discovered two Van Gogh paintings hidden in a farmhouse near Naples,
ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) 09/30 More sophisticated cameras. Security robots. Customers feeling shaken by recent attacks at U.S.
BILL BARROW, Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) 09/30 — The killing of a black man by a Charlotte police officer, and the sometimes violent protests that followed,
DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 09/29 — Fourteen-year-old Malik Causey loved the way gangs took what they wanted from people on the street,
SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) 09/29 — A lawyer for a white Oklahoma police officer accused of manslaughter in an unarmed black man’s death says she was so hyper-focused on the situation that she didn’t hear other officers arrive on the scene or even the deadly gunshot she fired from her handgun.
By ELLIOT SPAGAT & AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 09/29 — U.S. authorities twice tried to deport a black man who was fatally shot by police in a San Diego suburb this week but his native Uganda refused to take him.
DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press LONDON (AP) 09/29 — A Cambridge University study of British and U.S. police shows a 93 percent decrease in the number of complaints made against officers when they are using body cameras — pivotal findings that suggest the simple devices could reduce conflicts between police and the public.
PARIS (AP) 09/28 — European police agency Europol says the threat from ransomware has now eclipsed other forms of online theft, a sign of how quickly the computer-scrambling software has found favor in the electronic underworld.
(AP) For more than a decade, members of a little-known group called the Pain Care Forum have blanketed Washington with messages about prescription painkillers’
JULIE WATSON and BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) 09/29 — The fatal police shooting of a black man who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a “shooting stance”
KATE BRUMBACK and JAY REEVES, Associated Press TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) 09/29 — A volunteer firefighter stopped a teenager who shot two students and a teacher outside a South Carolina elementary school after killing his father at their home,
SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) 09/28 — Evolution and genetics seem to have baked a certain amount of murder into humans as a species,
SADIE GURMAN, ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press DENVER (AP) 09/28 — Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners,
JULIE WATSON, ANDREW DALTON, Associated Press EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) 09/28 — A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket,
Sheriff Clarke detains unruly airline passenger
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County’s sheriff says he detained an airline passenger who became drunk and disorderly on a flight originating in Milwaukee.
ERIC TUCKER, LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/26
Are Americans safer? It depends on where you live.
A report issued Monday by the FBI says the number of murders rose by more than 10 percent in 2015 from the previous year,
Two charged in 1973 killings of 2 California girls
DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 09/15 — Two men charged with murder in the 1973 shotgun slayings of two young girls can’t face the death penalty because it wasn’t an option when the girls were sexually assaulted and killed,
Video shows DC officers performing CPR on bleeding man
BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/27 — A motorcyclist who was fatally shot by a District of Columbia police officer bled heavily on the sidewalk next to a police car as an onlooker screamed and officers performed CPR on the wounded man for more than three minutes,