PHILADELPHIA (AP) 01/10 — A man named as a person of interest in multiple homicides in Delaware remains on the loose, a day after a wild police chase crossed into Pennsylvania and caused two separate crashes that injured several people including officers and a 3-year-old boy.Read more »
WYOMING, Pa. (AP) 01/10 — Police say a woman smashed her way into a closed Pennsylvania police station looking for an officer she’d been sexually harassing ever since he arrested her.Read more »
HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) 01/07 — A Vermont man who is reported to have escaped from from a substance abuse rehabilitation center, forced a woman and her child into a car in New Hampshire,
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 01/07 — Activists praised Houston area law enforcement for pursuing a tip that led to the arrest of an African-American man in the fatal drive-by shooting of a 7-year-old black girl,
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) 01/07 — Kevin Spacey is due in court Monday to answer accusations that he groped a young man in a bar on the resort island of Nantucket in 2016.
OREM, Utah (AP) 01/06 — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in Utah (all times local):3:50 p.m.
The Provo police officer who was shot and killed while trying to apprehend a fugitive was a three-year veteran of the force who managed to shoot back and strike the suspect at least once after he was hit by gunfire.
By SCOTT FAIN AND SOPHIA ROSENBAUM, Associated Press TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) 01/05 — Three men were fatally shot late Friday and four injured when a brawl at a popular Los Angeles-area bowling alley and karaoke bar erupted into gunfire that had terrified patrons,
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 01/04 — Two South Carolina law officers were charged Friday in the deaths of two women who drowned while locked in the back of a sheriff’s department van during Hurricane Florence.
MILWAUKEE (AP) 01/03 — Authorities say a 19-year-old pregnant woman, her toddler and a man all drowned when their car crashed into a Milwaukee river during a police chase.Read more »
LAURINBURG, N.C. (AP) 01/03 — Authorities say a man posing as a pastor tried to smuggle drugs into a North Carolina jail by hiding them in a Bible.Read more »
By MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/01 — Preliminary numbers indicate that homicides in Chicago fell by about 100 last year compared to 2017,
By JIM MUSTIAN, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) Updated 01/01 — New York City could register the fewest number of homicides in several decades in 2018,
By YURI KAGEYAMA, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 01/01 — A minivan slammed into pedestrians early Tuesday on a street where people had gathered for New Year’s festivities in downtown Tokyo,
NEW ORLEANS (AP) 01/01 — New Orleans logged the lowest number of killings in 47 years during 2018, but an analyst notes that the murder rate remains among the nation’s highest.The 145 homicides in the city in 2018 marked the lowest total since 116 in 1971.Read more »
By GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press LONDON (AP) 01/01 — Police in the English city of Manchester are questioning a man arrested in the New Year’s Eve stabbing of three people at a train station and treating it as a terrorist attack,
BERLIN (AP) 01/01 — A man ploughed his car into a crowd of people in western Germany early Tuesday, injuring at least four in what appears to have been an intentional attack directed at foreigners,Read more »
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 12/30 — It’s an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year’s Eve celebration in New York’s Times Square.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 12/29 — The sheriff of a Florida county where a gunman killed 17 students and staff at a high school has outlined steps his agency has taken in response to the Feb.Read more »
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/29 — A man suspected of gunning down a California policeman was in the U.S.
EAST VINCENT TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) 12/28 — Authorities say an armed man who held off SWAT members for 10 hours surrendered after one of them sang him a Christmas carol.Read more »