SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 09/14 — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he is commuting the sentences of 21 inmates, most serving life terms and several who otherwise had no chance of ever leaving prison.
By COLLIN BINKLEY, AP Education Writer BOSTON (AP) 09/13 — “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores,
By DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 09/13 — A Houston police officer was hospitalized in stable condition after he was shot with his own gun in a struggle with a suspect who along with three others stole two vehicles and attempted to kill a priest in a crime spree that played out as Democratic presidential candidates debated just miles away,
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) 09/13 — A man trashed his pizza restaurant and ice cream shop near Atlanta to fake a racially motivated burglary so he could file an insurance claim,
By NICK PERRY, Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) 09/13 — Six months after a gunman killed 51 people at two Christchurch mosques, New Zealand’s government is planning further restrictions to gun ownership.
By JAKE BLEIBERG, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 09/11 — The gunman who killed seven people in West Texas over Labor Day weekend was hospitalized nearly two decades ago at a psychiatric facility,
By CEDAR ATTANASIO and JULIE WATSON, Associated Press CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) 09/12 — A new level of despair spread among tens of thousands of migrants waiting on the Mexican border to seek refuge in the U.S.
By JAKE BLEIBERG and CEDAR ATTANASIO, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) 09/12 — A man accused of gunning down people at a busy Walmart in El Paso last month was indicted Thursday for capital murder,
By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/12 — Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump’s wrath,
By JUAN A. LOZANO and MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 09/10 — A Texas death row inmate was executed Tuesday for fatally shooting a 61-year-old grandmother at her North Texas home nearly a decade ago during an eight-day spate of crimes that included thefts and another killing.
By ELANA SCHOR and JUANA SUMMERS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/10 — Every top Democratic presidential contender is touting a detailed overhaul of the criminal justice system to end rules and practices that have been blamed for the mass incarceration of a generation of African Americans.
By LISA RATHKE, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 09/06 — A teen who tipped law enforcement last year to a possible school shooting plot at a Vermont high school was honored by state police with a lifesaving award Friday.
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) 09/06 — A Colorado man with six previous drunken driving convictions will spend the rest of his life behind bars for crashing into and killing a driver waiting at a red light.
By MARIA VERZA and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 09/06 — Under threat of crippling U.S. tariffs, Mexico said Friday it had reduced the flow of migrants arriving at its northern border by 56% in three months.
By LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press 09/07 – Most mass shooters in the U.S. acquired the weapons they used legally because there was nothing in their background to disqualify them,
By PAUL J. WEBER, JAKE BLEIBERG and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press ODESSA, Texas (AP) 09/03 — The gunman in a West Texas rampage that left seven dead obtained his AR-style rifle through a private sale,
By JULIET WILLIAMS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 08/30 — A California state appeals court on Friday threw out the sole conviction against an immigrant who fatally shot a young woman on the San Francisco waterfront in 2015 in a case that sparked a national immigration debate.
By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 08/28 — An attack on a bar in Mexico’s Gulf coast city of Coatzacoalcos killed 25 people and injured about a dozen,
DENVER (AP) 08/27 — A private security guard who officials say accidentally wounded a student during a Colorado school shooting that left one teen dead wasn’t supposed to be armed,