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,
By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) 08/21 — Although mass shootings do happen in workplaces like the Walmart in El Paso,
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 08/22 — The Ohio Attorney General is siding with media organizations suing for the school records of the gunman who killed nine people earlier this month.
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 08/28 — Purdue Pharma and the thousands of state and local governments suing the maker of OxyContin over the nation’s deadly opioid crisis are negotiating a $10 billion to $12 billion settlement under which the Sackler family would give up ownership of the company,
PHOENIX (AP) 08/21 — A federal appeals court has upheld a man’s second-degree murder conviction but threw out another conviction based on the first while ruling that the murder isn’t always a crime of violence under federal law.
By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 08/20 — Lawyers for a transgender woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One asked a judge Tuesday to release her from federal custody,
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 08/16 — For the second time in a year, authorities in a south Florida community have used DNA evidence to identify and arrest a suspect in a decades-old rape case.
By RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) 08/16 — A judge on Friday sentenced the mastermind of the largest known organic food fraud scheme in U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) 08/18 — The New York Police Department in the year ending June 30 has rejected all requests from the federal government to hold detained immigrants past their release date.
By KRISTEN DE GROOT and MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) 08/15 — The criminal history of a man suspected of barricading himself inside a Philadelphia rowhome should have prevented him from legally owning the firepower he used Wednesday to wound six police officers in a standoff that carried deep into the night,