COLLIN BINKLEY, Associated Press 10/08 Schools across the U.S. are warning about a scam to convince parents that their children have been kidnapped — even though they haven’t — and to collect ransom money.
AUBURN, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say they plan to charge a father who wore a scary clown mask and followed his child’s school bus.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot to death by police when he refused to drop a large machete after threatening someone at the University of Colorado in Boulder.
LOS ANGELES (AP) 10/06 — A 16-year-old boy shot dead last weekend as he pointed a fake gun at police wanted to kill himself, Police Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former staffer for Republican Gov. Chris Christie said that she had no direct knowledge of what he knew about the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal and that a text message she sent claiming he was lying was a bad choice of words.
PIERREFEU, France (AP) 10/08 — French villagers are protesting the arrival of migrants who are being dispersed around the country as the government shuts down the slum-like camp in Calais that has become a flashpoint in Europe’s migrant crisis.
ERIKA KINETZ and DESMOND BUTLER, Associated Press SHANGHAI (AP) 10/08 — The United States government is concerned that carfentanil, a powerful opioid that has caused a rash of overdose deaths,
MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 10/06 — Fourteen senators are calling on the Justice Department to open a criminal investigation of Wells Fargo executives after revelations that bank employees opened millions of fake bank and credit card accounts.
SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press DENVER (AP) 10/07 — Increasingly common tools that allow police to conduct real-time social media surveillance during protests are drawing criticism from civil liberties advocates,
ERIKA KINETZ and DESMOND BUTLER, Associated Press SHANGHAI (AP) 10/07 — For a few thousand dollars, Chinese companies offer to export a powerful chemical that has been killing unsuspecting drug users and is so lethal that it presents a potential terrorism threat,
TALI ARBEL, AP Technology Writer 10/06 A new privacy proposal unveiled Thursday will require broadband providers like Verizon and Comcast to get your permission before sharing with advertisers what you’ve been doing on your phone or computer.
BEN FINLEY, Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) 10/06 — A jury in Virginia on Thursday acquitted a white police officer who had been charged in the shooting death of a mentally ill black man holding a knife.
NEW YORK (AP) 10/07 — A New York City man and two Russian nationals have been arrested and charged after federal authorities say they were involved in a scheme to unlawfully export advanced military technology used in missile guidance systems to Russia.
STEVEN DUBOIS, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 10/07 — Under a brief, but rapid-fire cross-examination, Ammon Bundy denied leading the occupation of a national wildlife refuge and defended receiving a U.S.
ROBERT JABLON, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 10/07 — A gunman first shot and wounded a Los Angeles County sheriff’s sergeant before standing over him and pumping four bullets into his body,
DON THOMPSON and TERRY WALLACE, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 10/07 — State agents raided the Dallas offices of adult classified ad portal Backpage.com and arrested Chief Executive Officer Carl Ferrer following allegations that adult and child sex-trafficking victims were forced into prostitution through escort ads posted on the site.
MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) 10/06 — Attorneys for a retired Albuquerque police detective on trial in the killing of a homeless camper presented him as a well-trained,
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ROBERT JABLON and AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 10/06 — The man arrested for fatally shooting a Los Angeles County sheriff’s sergeant was identified Thursday as a convicted robber on parole.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) 10/06 — Indiana State Police say they’ve expanded their investigation of possible voter registration fraud to 57 of the state’s 92 counties.