More than 1,500 attend vigil for Ill. shooting victims

More than 1,500 attend vigil for Ill. shooting victims

Associated Press AURORA, Ill. — More than 1,500 people braved snow and freezing drizzle to attend a prayer vigil for five slain co-workers Sunday, two days after they were fatally shot at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant by a longtime...
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Ala. officer shot multiple times, suspects die in subsequent fire

Associated Press AUBURN, Ala. — An Alabama police officer who was shot multiple times after responding to reports of an armed robbery was recovering Saturday, while two suspects are believed to have died in a fire following a shootout. The...
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LA sheriff: Fewer crimes spur transfer to immigration agents

LA sheriff: Fewer crimes spur transfer to immigration agents

Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The new leader of the nation's largest sheriff's department on Friday further limited when inmates in Los Angeles County jails can be transferred to U.S. authorities for deportation. The department has reduced the...
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Ill. shooting raises questions over gun permit checks

Ill. shooting raises questions over gun permit checks

Associated Press AURORA, Ill. — An initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used to kill five co-workers and wound six other people,...
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Houston woman finds tiger in house, tells dispatch: 'I'm not lying'

Houston woman finds tiger in house, tells dispatch: 'I'm not lying'

Associated Press HOUSTON — A woman who called Houston's non-emergency dispatch line after discovering a tiger inside a cage at an abandoned home told the shocked dispatcher: "I'm not lying." The Houston Chronicle obtained a recording ...
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Improving trust, efficiency top agenda for police leaders at Entrust conference

Improving trust, efficiency top agenda for police leaders at Entrust conference

By P1 News Staff ORLANDO – Law enforcement, public safety and healthcare leaders attended the inaugural Entrust 2019 conference in Orlando. More than 300 attendees, users of the PowerDMS platform, came together to explore best practices such as engaging ...
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Tributes, activism, safety drills mark 1 year since Parkland

Tributes, activism, safety drills mark 1 year since Parkland

Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Some students around the country marked the anniversary of the school massacre in Parkland, Florida, with moments of silence Thursday or somber vigils while others sought to find threads of positivity in the fabric of...
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Suspect in Ill. mass shooting was being fired from job

Suspect in Ill. mass shooting was being fired from job

Associated Press AURORA, Ill. — The frantic calls started pouring in at 1:24 p.m. A gunman was shooting people inside a sprawling manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois. Within four minutes, the first police officers rushed to the 29,000-square-foot...
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2nd arrest in robbery that led to NYPD blue-on-blue death

2nd arrest in robbery that led to NYPD blue-on-blue death

Associated Press NEW YORK — Police arrested a man Friday suspected of being the lookout during a robbery that led to the blue-on-blue death of a New York City police detective, an official briefed on the investigation told The Associated...
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Wife of imprisoned Chicago officer fears he's in danger

Wife of imprisoned Chicago officer fears he's in danger

Associated Press CHICAGO — The wife of a Chicago police officer who was convicted of fatally shooting teenager Laquan McDonald demanded on Thursday to know why her husband was transferred from an Illinois state prison where he was kept from...
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