By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 02/07 — Astronomers have become the latest victims of Mexico’s violence with activities at two observatories being reduced because their staff suffered crimes while travelling to the remote mountain sites,
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 02/05 — A panel of lawmakers signed off Tuesday on a declaration that Utah doesn’t need new gun-control measures like a so-called red flag law.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 02/05 — Police officers responding to a noise complaint at a motel weren’t justified in conducting warrant checks and physical searches of the room’s occupants,Read more »
By THOMAS ADAMSON and LORI HINNANT, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 02/05 — Paris’ deadliest fire in over a decade killed at least 10 people Tuesday as flames engulfed a nine-story apartment building,
FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) 02/05 — Authorities in Virginia say a state trooper and a suspect were killed in a shootout during a drug investigation.
News outlets cite a Virginia State Police release that says Lucas B.
CONROE, Texas (AP) 02/03 — An MMA fighter suspected of killing two people, including an ex-girlfriend, was captured Sunday after escaping from a prisoner transport van in Texas,Read more »
PIERCE TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) 02/03 — A sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed during a 12-hour standoff at an apartment complex in Ohio that left another deputy wounded and a suspect in custody,Read more »
By SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 02/02 — France’s yellow vest protesters were back on the streets Saturday to keep up the pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron’s government and to decry the number of people being injured by police during the anti-government demonstrations.
By AMY GUTHRIE, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 02/02 — An American anarchist who went by the name John Galton was shot dead at his home in the Mexican resort of Acapulco,
BOISE, Idaho (AP) 02/02 — A company has filed a lawsuit against Idaho State Police and Ada County after authorities seized nearly 7,000 pounds of cannabis from a truck headed to Colorado,Read more »
By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) 02/02 — A man who falsely claimed to have a bomb and menaced a woman with a knife forced the evacuation of Brisbane International Airport for more than two hours in an emergency that police described on Sunday as elaborate and terrifying.
By KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) 02/01 — A federal judge on Friday ruled that a Muslim inmate’s scheduled lethal injection can proceed next week without an imam present but said Alabama must keep a Christian prison chaplain out of the execution chamber.
By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 02/01 — The California Highway Patrol has suspended the police powers of dozens of officers after discovering they got overtime pay for thousands of unworked hours in a case that could lead to criminal charges,
By VIOLET LAW, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) 02/01 — Hong Kong customs officers have intercepted a record 8.3 tons of pangolin scales and hundreds of elephant tusks worth more than $8 million combined,
By ANITA SNOW, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 01/31 — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced Thursday their biggest fentanyl bust ever, saying they captured nearly 254 pounds of the synthetic drug that is fueling a national epidemic of fatal opioid overdoses from a secret compartment inside a load of Mexican produce heading into Arizona.
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 01/31 — Dongyuan Li’s business was called “You Win USA,” and authorities say she coached pregnant Chinese women on how to get into the United States to deliver babies who would automatically enjoy all the benefits of American citizenship.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 01/31 — Three California men have been granted French citizenship for their role in thwarting a terror attack on a French train in 2015.Read more »
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 01/31 — Increased efforts by California to change the behavior of prison inmates have not reduced the rate at which ex-convicts commit new crimes,
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) 02/01 — Officials say a staggeringly large bust of smuggled ivory and pangolin scales in Uganda is worth $3.5 million.
Uganda Revenue Authority spokesman Vincent Seruma told reporters on Friday that the intercepted shipment contained more than three tons of elephant tusks and nearly a half-ton of pangolin scales.