Illegal weapons

November 02, 2017 - 2:39 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut State Police internal affairs investigator found no evidence that three troopers retaliated against a protester at a sobriety checkpoint by filing bogus charges against him in an encounter recorded on video, according to a newly released report. Lawyers for...
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October 20, 2017 - 8:28 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt released early Friday an Irish-Egyptian man detained for four years on charges related to a 2013 Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo, his lawyer said. Ibrahim Halawa's release, announced by Irish lawyer Darragh Mackin, came about a month after an Egyptian court acquitted him of...
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A suspect in the shooting of a New Orleans Police officer leaves in an ambulance near the Cypress Parc Apartments in New Orleans, La., early Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. A New Orleans police officer was shot and killed early Friday, ambushed while getting out of a patrol car to investigate something which had aroused suspicions on the city's east side, police said. (Matthew Hinton/The Advocate via AP)
October 13, 2017 - 8:25 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans police officer was fatally shot Friday during a struggle after he and his patrol team left their cars to investigate something suspicious shortly after midnight. Other officers returned fire, wounding a suspect who eventually surrendered to a SWAT team, police said...
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September 27, 2017 - 4:29 pm
HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — Police have filed charges against a North Carolina mayoral candidate who admitted using a gun to try to break up a fight. Hope Mills police told The Fayetteville Observer that Keith Bowen told them he pulled a gun to stop a fight at a store where he was buying lottery...
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September 25, 2017 - 6:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man arrested near the White House Sunday morning is a former Memphis police officer who had an arsenal of weapons in his car and believed the CIA had implanted a chip in his head, according to court documents. Timothy J. Bates, 37, of Collierville, Tenn. appeared in a District...
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September 18, 2017 - 11:30 am
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian criminal court on Monday acquitted an Irish-Egyptian who has been detained for four years on a slew of charges, including murder, arson and illegal possession of weapons, his defense lawyer said. Yasmeen Said said Ibrahim Halawa has yet to be released following the verdict...
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Law enforcement officers, including this Sacramento County sheriff's deputy surround a hotel where suspects believed to be involved in the shooting of police officers are located, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
August 31, 2017 - 7:59 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in California (all times local): 5 p.m. The California man suspected of killing a sheriff's deputy and wounding two other officers was wanted by U.S. authorities. Federal court records show a judge ordered the arrest of...
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Law enforcement officers, including this Sacramento County sheriff's deputy surround a hotel where suspects believed to be involved in the shooting of police officers are located, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
August 31, 2017 - 4:12 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in California (all times local): 1 p.m. The California man suspected of shooting three police officers and killing one has a lengthy and violent criminal history. Court records show 32-year-old Thomas Daniel Littlecloud...
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This screen grab provided by the U.S. Department of Justice shows a hidden website that has been seized as part of a law enforcement operation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration and European law enforcement agencies acting through Europol. On Thursday, July 20, 2017, authorities announced that two of the world's most notorious "darknet" marketplaces, AlphaBay and Hansa, have been knocked out in a one-two punch that officials say yielded a trove of new intelligence about drugs and weapons merchants that operate from hidden corners of the internet. (U.S. Department of Justice via AP)
July 21, 2017 - 12:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — AlphaBay, the now-shuttered online marketplace that authorities say traded in illegal drugs, firearms and counterfeit goods, wasn't all that different from any other e-commerce site, court documents show. Not only did it work hard to match buyers and sellers and to stamp out fraud,...
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July 14, 2017 - 11:56 am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A rapper arrested in Alabama after a shooting that injured more than two dozen people in Arkansas was being returned there Friday to face charges in another shooting. Court and jail records showed Ricky Hampton signed papers agreeing to return to Arkansas. He was removed...
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