Crime

FILE - This Oct. 9, 2014 file photo shows the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla. Oklahoma has had one of the busiest death chambers in the country for decades, executing more people per capita than any other state since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1976 that death sentences could resume. But after a botched lethal injection in 2014 and drug mix-ups in two scheduled executions in 2015, the state is taking a close look at whether executions should resume at all (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
May 03, 2017 - 1:20 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma has had one of the busiest death chambers in the country for decades, executing more people per capita than any other state since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1976 that death sentences could resume. But after a botched lethal injection in 2014 and drug mix-ups in...
Read More
Chicago police investigate the scene where two police officers were shot on South Ashland Avenue in Chicago on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The officers were shot and wounded late Tuesday during an incident in a high crime neighborhood of the city's South Side, a police spokesman said. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune via AP)
May 03, 2017 - 12:57 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Two Chicago police officers were shot and wounded late Tuesday when two vehicles pulled up alongside their car and someone started firing indiscriminately in what authorities believe was a targeted attack. One officer was shot in the arm and hip and the other in the back, police...
Read More
People look over the scene Monday, May 1, 2017, in San Diego, at the La Jolla Crossroads apartments where a deadly shooting took place on Sunday. Peter Selis, despondent over a recent breakup, opened fire at a poolside birthday party and phoned his ex-girlfriend as he kept shooting strangers, police said Monday. (K.C. Alfred/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 11:57 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Monique Clark was remembered for her infectious smile by her friends, including entertainer Nick Cannon who wrote on social media that "tears can't express the pain and shock" that she was gunned down over the weekend in a mass shooting at an apartment complex in San Diego. The 35-...
Read More
Everett Matthews, of Baton Rouge, La., holds up a sign outside the Triple S Food Mart, where Alton Sterling was killed last year, in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The U.S. Justice Department has decided not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the death of Sterling, whose death was captured on cellphone video, fueling protests in Louisiana's capital and beyond. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
May 02, 2017 - 10:41 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has decided not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the death of a black man whose fatal shooting was captured on cellphone video, fueling protests in Louisiana's capital and beyond, The Associated Press has learned. Federal...
Read More
Odell Edwards wipes away tears as he sits with his wife, Charmaine Edwards, listening to their attorney Lee Merritt talking about the death of their son, Jordan Edwards, in a police shooting Saturday in Balch Springs, Texas, in Merritt's law office in Dallas, Monday, May 1, 2017. A suburban Dallas police chief said Monday that his department wrongly described why an officer fired into a moving vehicle and killed Jordan Edwards, after an attorney for the boy’s family said officers were trying to “justify the unjustifiable.” (Guy Reynolds/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 10:21 pm
BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Police in suburban Dallas fired the officer Tuesday who shot and killed a black 15-year-old boy riding in a vehicle leaving a chaotic house party, taking the swift action sought by the teenager's family and protesters who link the case to other deaths of African-...
Read More
Rodney Scott, brother of Walter Scott, who was killed by former Police Officer Michael Slager in 2015, leads his mother Judy Scott from the courtyard next to the U.S. District Courthouse after the plea hearing held for Slager, in Charleston, S.C., Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The white former police officer, whose killing of the unarmed black man running from a traffic stop was captured on cellphone video, pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal civil rights charges that could send him to prison for decades. (Leroy Burnell/The Post And Courier via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 8:47 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A white former police officer whose killing of an unarmed black man running from a traffic stop was captured on cellphone video pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal civil rights charges that could send him to prison for decades. The plea from Michael Slager, 35, came five...
Read More
FILE - In this March 11, 2012 file photo, Mexican singer Luis Miguel performs during a concert in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Authorities say Luis Miguel, whose full name is Luis Miguel Gallego Basteri, is in custody after he surrendered to U.S. marshals Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in a case involving a dispute with his former manager. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
May 02, 2017 - 7:32 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say Mexican singer Luis Miguel was arrested by U.S. marshals on Tuesday and released on bond hours later in a case involving a dispute in which he has been ordered to pay more than $1 million to his former manager. The singer, whose full name is Luis Miguel Gallego...
Read More
People look over the scene Monday, May 1, 2017, in San Diego, at the La Jolla Crossroads apartments where a deadly shooting took place on Sunday. Peter Selis, despondent over a recent breakup, opened fire at a poolside birthday party and phoned his ex-girlfriend as he kept shooting strangers, police said Monday. (K.C. Alfred/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 6:58 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the victim of a mass shooting last weekend by a lone gunman at a pool party on Sunday in San Diego. (all times local): 4 p.m. San Diego area churches planned to hold public vigils for a 35-year-old mother of three who was the lone person killed by a gunman who shot...
Read More
Law enforcement agencies escort the body of a slain Pottawattamie County sheriff's deputy from CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center, Monday, May 1, 2017, in Omaha, Neb. Police say the inmate shot the two deputies and used a stolen transport van to crash through a garage door at the Pottawattamie County Jail on Monday. (Chris Machian/Omaha World-Herald via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 6:26 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska prosecutors levied a barrage of charges Tuesday against an inmate accused of killing a sheriff's deputy while escaping from an Iowa jail, but investigators said the real hope is to have him quickly sent back to Iowa to face more serious charges. Wesley Correa-Carmenaty,...
Read More
May 02, 2017 - 6:19 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Professional wrestler "X-Pac" has been arrested in Los Angeles after authorities say he tried to board a flight to London with methamphetamine and marijuana. Los Angeles Airport Police say Tuesday the popular wrestler, whose real name is Sean Michael Waltman, was arrested Sunday...
Read More

Pages