By KAREN MATTHEWS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 10/17 — New York City lawmakers are moving a step closer to closing Rikers Island, a massive jail complex notorious for violence and dysfunction that is increasingly seen as a relic.
LONDON (AP) 10/23 — The Latest on the death of 39 people in a truck container in southeastern England (all times local): 4:25 p.m. U.K.
By JUAN A. LOZANO and JOHN L. MONE, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 10/22 — Kenneth Roberson’s lyrics chronicled the gang violence he saw in his hometown of Houston.
NORTH HUNTINGTON, Pa. (AP) 10/22 — Police say a suspect wearing a mask left a note on the counter of a restaurant falsely claiming there was an active shooter at two nearby Pennsylvania high schools so that he could rob a bank.
By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 10/21 — The tragedy of the Parkland school massacre framed a developing political drama in Florida’s capital,
KELVIN CHAN, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) 10/23 — Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday withdrew an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests that have since morphed into a campaign for greater democratic change.
By MARIA VERZA, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 10/14— At least 13 police officers were killed and nine others wounded Monday in an ambush by gunmen in the Mexican state of Michoacan,
NEW YORK (AP) 10/12 — Gunfire broke out inside an illegal gambling club in Brooklyn early Saturday, police said, leaving four people dead, three wounded,
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH and JOHN HANNA, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) 10/11 — Two convicted felons facing criminal charges over a Kansas bar shooting that killed four people and wounded five others had previous brushes with the law that could have kept them behind bars had judges and other officials made different decisions,
BERLIN (AP) 10/11 — German media say the suspected gunman in a botched attack on a German synagogue that ended in the deaths of two people outside the building has admitted carrying out the shooting.
LONDON (AP) 10/11 — The Latest on stabbings at a shopping center in Manchester, England (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Police in northwestern England say a man held in connection with a series of stabbings at a shopping center has been arrested on suspicion of the commission,
TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 10/08 — A man accused of beating four homeless men to death as they slept on the streets of Manhattan’s Chinatown has become a suspect in a non-fatal attack about a week earlier,
By TAMARA LUSH and ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press 10/08 – Samuel Little’s depravity is matched only by his prodigious memory.
Little, a California inmate considered by the FBI to be the most prolific serial killer in U.S.
By JAKE BLEIBERG and JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 10/09 — Authorities searched Wednesday for a third Louisiana man who is suspected in the killing of a witness who testified at the recent murder trial of a former Dallas police officer.
By JENS MEYER and GEIR MOULSON, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 10/09 — Several shots were fired Wednesday in the eastern German city of Halle, leaving two people dead as the suspected assailants fled,
PARIS (AP) 10/05 — The perpetrator of a deadly knife attack at a Paris police headquarters was likely in contact with members of an ultra-conservative Islamic movement,
By CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 10/01 — A man who spent two decades in prison after being wrongly convicted of murdering his lover filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday accusing Southern California sheriff’s investigators of manufacturing a case against him.
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 09/30 — For the second time this year, a New York City police officer has been killed by friendly fire.
PARIS (AP) 10/06 — France’s interior minister acknowledges there were “malfunctions” that failed to prevent a deadly attack inside Paris police headquarters by a police employee.