By AMY FORLITI and MATT O’BRIEN, Associated Press 07/19 The woodsy community of Wolcott, Connecticut, doesn’t see a lot of crime. But when the police chief heard about an opportunity to distribute doorbell cameras to some homes,
By HERBERT G. McCANN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 07/18 — The Chicago Police Board on Thursday fired four police officers for allegedly covering up a white officer’s 2014 fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 07/19 — Authorities in Alabama have identified a man who was killed by police during a gun battle that left an officer critically wounded.
By CURT ANDERSON AP, Legal Affairs Writer MIAMI (AP) 07/18 — A Florida man was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in federal prison for posting bomb-making instructions on websites frequented by extremist groups such as the Islamic State.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) 07/18 — A Guatemalan man who apparently entered the U.S. illegally after being deported twice has been charged with killing an Iowa woman and her two children.
WASHINGTON (AP) 07/18 — The Latest on asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection says the Trump administration’s new policy banning most asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border is being rolled out as a pilot program.
By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 07/19 — Police on Friday were investigating at the blackened, gutted building in Kyoto where a man raging about theft set a fire that killed 33 people in a beloved animation studio,
By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 07/18 — A man screaming “You die!” burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday,
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, MICHAEL R. SISAK, COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYS, Associated Press,
NEW YORK (AP) 07/16 — After years of silence, federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won’t bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner,
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 07/17 — The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) 07/15 — Demonstrators returned to an immigration jail in Washington state a day after an armed man threw incendiary devices at the detention center and later died.Read more »
By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) 07/15 — Four children aged 10 to 14 packed fishing rods in a parent’s SUV, left a farewell note then drove more than 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) down the Australian east coast before they were stopped by police the next day after two fuel thefts and one aborted pursuit,
By SOPHIA TAREEN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 07/14 — As a nationwide immigration crackdown loomed, religious leaders across the country used their pulpits Sunday to quell concerns in immigrant communities and spring into action to help those potentially threatened by the operation.
LONDON (AP) 07/15 — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday.Read more »
By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/15 — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president’s battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 07/12 — A federal appeals court gave President Donald Trump a rare legal win in his efforts to crack down on “sanctuary cities”
By DAKE KANG and KATIE TAM, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) 07/14 — Police in Hong Kong fought with protesters on Sunday as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s chief executive and an investigation into complaints of police violence.
By BETHANY BRUNER, The Columbus Dispatch COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 07/13 — As Toby Keith and Willie Nelson’s “Beer for My Horses” blared from loudspeakers, 13 horses — six of them from the Columbus police mounted unit — lined up in a parking lot outside the former city police academy on the West Side.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) 07/11 — It took nearly four years to bring a man to trial and less than 15 minutes for a jury to convict him in the fatal shooting of a Louisiana State Trooper.Read more »