CHICAGO (AP) 07/04 — Chicago authorities say seven people face charges after graffiti was spray-painted on two city landmarks, including the popular metallic sculpture known as “The Bean.”Read more »
NEW YORK (AP) 07/05 — A trio of police officers paid for an accused shoplifter’s groceries rather than arresting her at a New York City Whole Foods.Read more »
By GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press LONDON (AP) 07/05 — Details about what prosecutors have called one of Britain’s largest-ever modern day slavery rings have emerged with the conviction of eight people originally from Poland.
LAS VEGAS (AP) 07/02 — Nevada Highway Patrol says passengers must be alive in order to be counted as occupants in cars using the high occupancy vehicle lane.Read more »
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) 07/02— The 16-year-old charged with manslaughter in the crash that killed Auburn radio announcer Rod Bramblett and his wife was driving more than 30 miles over the speed limit when his Jeep struck the rear of the couple’s SUV,
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 07/01 — The Florida sheriff who was removed by the governor from his elected office after a school shooting that left 17 people dead is running for his old job in 2020.Former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel filed paperwork Monday stating his intention to run in the August 2020 Democratic primary.Read more »
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 07/01 — Florida’s largest sheriff’s office has lost its law enforcement accreditation after criticism over its handling of fatal shootings at a high school and airport.Read more »
NEW YORK (AP) 06/29 — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund died Saturday at age 53.Read more »
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A construction contractor says the primary suspect in the killing of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck approached him in April about building a secretive and soundproof room under a front porch.Read more »
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 06/28 — A Utah college student missing 11 days was abducted and killed and her remains burned in the yard of a man now facing aggravated murder and other charges,
By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) 06/28 — Two U.S. marshals led a former Honolulu prosecutor out of a courtroom Friday when a U.S.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) 06/29 — A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California,Read more »
By ANNALISA CAMILLI and FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press LAMPEDUSA, Sicily (AP) 06/29 — The German captain of a humanitarian rescue ship with 40 asylum-seekers aboard rammed an Italian border police motorboat as she docked at a tiny Mediterranean island Saturday in defiance of Italy’s anti-migrant interior minister and was immediately arrested as jeering onlookers shouted “handcuffs,
KILLEN, Ala. (AP) 06/28 — An Alabama man who denied feeding methamphetamine to a so-called “attack squirrel” he considered a pet has been arrested on new charges.Read more »
By ANDREW DALTON, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) 06/27 — Court transcripts unsealed Thursday show that rapper Nipsey Hussle and the man charged with killing him had a conversation about “snitching”
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) 06/26 — Retired farmer Allan Phillips had been out of legal trouble for 40 years when he asked Iowa’s governor to restore the gun rights he lost in 1978.Read more »
By CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 06/26 — Two additional deputies have been fired as a result of an internal affairs investigation into the response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17 people,
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) 06/26 — Dutch police say they have made Europe’s biggest ever seizure of methamphetamine after discovering 2.5 tons of the drug stashed behind a wall in a building in the port city of Rotterdam.Read more »
By NIC COURY AND ROBERT JABLON, Associated Press MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) 06/26 — A man who had just been fired from a Northern California Ford dealership shot and killed two employees and then killed himself Tuesday evening,
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 06/25 — California has among the most stringent gun laws in the country and on Monday a far-reaching new initiative to curb violence will require background checks for every ammunition purchase.