By Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times, TUSTIN, 12/02 – The suspects had no idea that the bottle of cough syrup perched on a shelf at a Tustin pharmacy contained something more than cough relief…
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) 12/04 — People affected by a 2012 Ohio school shooting that left three students dead are opposing two proposed laws that could give the shooter a chance at parole — something he doesn’t currently have.
MIKE CORDER, Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) 12/03 — Europol warned Friday that the Islamic State group could launch fresh attacks in Europe in the near future,
LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 12/03 — A Utah mother and father who followed their son to school and pulled a shotgun from his hand after he fired a round into a classroom ceiling likely prevented bloodshed by acting quickly on their intuition and conversations with the boy after they noticed guns were missing from their home,
RAPHAEL SATTER, AP Cybersecurity Writer PARIS (AP) 12/02 — U.S. and European officials say they’ve knocked out a cybercrime group accused of inflicting hundreds of millions of dollars in losses worldwide,
NEW YORK (AP) 12/03 — A teenage daredevil who climbed the World Trade Center’s centerpiece tower in 2014 has surrendered to police after videos posted on social media showed him dangling from other New York skyscrapers.
MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) 12/03 — A federal judge in Louisiana was pulled off a criminal case following a series of mistakes in routine trial procedures and after she apparently delegated some of her judicial duties to a prosecutor,
LOS ANGELES (AP) 12/03 — The FBI says it has arrested a Jamaican fugitive a day after he was added to the agency’s top 10 most wanted list in the deaths of four people at a Los Angeles birthday party in October.
KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) 12/03 — An Alabama inmate on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stay his upcoming execution to consider whether a judge should have been able to give him a death sentence when the jury recommended life imprisonment.
AMANDA LEE MYERS LOS ANGELES (AP) 12/03 — A student stabbed a psychology professor to death on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles on Friday in what was a personal dispute,
REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press HARVEY, La. (AP) 12/03 — A road rage incident possibly sparked by a driver cutting off another on a nearby bridge spiraled into a shooting that left an ex-NFL player dead,
AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) 12/03 — Exactly a year to the moment that a pair of shooters unleashed a terrorist attack on San Bernardino,
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 12/02 — The Somali-born student who hurt nearly a dozen people in a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University before a police officer shot and killed him has been buried.
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,
AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press MALIBU, Calif. (AP) 12/02 — A California mountain lion placed under a death sentence for killing nearly a dozen alpacas owned by a Malibu woman was granted a reprieve when the woman announced she wouldn’t act on a state-issued permit giving her the right to kill the animal.
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,
MARTHA BELLISLE and LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 12/02 — A Washington state police officer responding to a domestic violence call was fatally shot and his fellow officers were still “taking fire”
NEW YORK (AP) 12/02 — The New York City Police Department has announced plans to expand its fleet of Smart cars to replace the three-wheeled scooters that officers utilized for decades.
ZANA CIMILI and RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press VELES, Macedonia (AP) 12/02 — On the second floor of a noisy sports center in the Macedonian town of Veles,
LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 12/01 — The suspect in the fatal shooting of a Tacoma officer has been shot and killed by police after a lengthy barricade situation,