Crime

In a photo from Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Detroit, Alondra Alvarez, a student at Western International High School, goes through a metal detector and has her backpack checked as she enters the school. Experts say metal detectors and other security measures put in place decades ago to quell gang and other violence in many urban schools have made them tough targets for mass shootings by troubled students or outsiders. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 19, 2018 - 1:47 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Schools around the U.S. are looking for ways to impose tougher security measures in the wake of last month's school shooting in Florida that left 17 people dead. And they don't have to look further than urban districts such as Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York that installed...
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Interim Austin police chief Brian Manley, at podium, stands with Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent in Charge Fred Milanowski, FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, and Assistant police chief Troy Gay during a news conference near the site of Sunday's explosion, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Austin, Texas. Fear escalated across Texas' capital city on Monday after the fourth bombing this month — a blast that was triggered this time by a tripwire, demonstrating what police called a "higher level of sophistication" than the package bombs used in the previous attacks. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 19, 2018 - 1:40 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the bombings in Austin, Texas (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Those who live in the Austin neighborhood where the latest in a string of bombings injured two men are expressing a mix of fear and other emotions, including surprise and confusion. Laura McGinnis, who...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2015, file frame from jailhouse surveillance video recorded at Denver's Downtown Detention Center, released by the Denver Department of Safety via the law firm Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP, 50 year-old homeless man Michael Marshall, with a white material on his face, is wheeled out in a restraint chair by Denver sheriff's deputies after becoming aggressive with another inmate. He choked on his own vomit, lost consciousness and died later at a hospital. A police watchdog says the sheriff's department mishandled its internal investigation of the jail staff involved. (Denver Department of Safety/Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP via AP, File)
March 19, 2018 - 1:40 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Sheriff's Department mishandled an investigation into the 2015 death of a man restrained by deputies at the jail and must change its disciplinary and investigative process, a law enforcement watchdog agency said in a blistering report Monday that focused new attention on a...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2015, file frame from jailhouse surveillance video recorded at Denver's Downtown Detention Center, released by the Denver Department of Safety via the law firm Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP, 50 year-old homeless man Michael Marshall, with a white material on his face, is wheeled out in a restraint chair by Denver sheriff's deputies after becoming aggressive with another inmate. He choked on his own vomit, lost consciousness and died later at a hospital. A police watchdog says the sheriff's department mishandled its internal investigation of the jail staff involved. (Denver Department of Safety/Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP via AP, File)
March 19, 2018 - 1:38 pm
DENVER (AP) — Denver's independent police monitor says in a blistering report that law enforcement mishandled an investigation into the 2015 death of a man at the city's jail. The report released Monday by Denver's Independent Monitor recommends putting a civilian in charge of the Internal Affairs...
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Candles are placed in memory of slain journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova as Slovaks celebrate the resignation of Prime Minister Robert Fico and his government as a way out of the political crisis triggered by the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee, during a rally in Bratislava, Slovakia, Friday, March 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
March 19, 2018 - 12:41 pm
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's prosecutor general asked Italian authorities on Monday to create a joint team with Slovakia to investigate the slayings of a journalist and his fiancee that have triggered a serious political crisis. Jaromir Ciznar said in a statement that he expects such a...
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, left, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participate in a media conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Monday, March 19, 2018. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Monday described Russian claims that it is not responsible for the poisoning of a former spy as absurd, and says the U.K. has the full backing of its European partners. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
March 19, 2018 - 12:35 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter in Britain (all times local): 5:30 p.m. NATO's secretary-general says the alliance stands united with Britain amid diplomatic tensions with Russia over an ex-spy's poisoning in an English city. Jens Stoltenberg said "...
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March 19, 2018 - 12:34 pm
MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Manslaughter charges have been reinstated against a western New York hunter who fatally shot a neighbor he mistook for a deer. Chautauqua (shuh-TAH'-kwah) County District Attorney Patrick Swanson says a grand jury has handed up the same charge against Thomas B. Jadlowski that...
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FILE- In this June 17, 2017, file photo, Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial was declared in Norristown, Pa. On Thursday, March 15, 2018, a judge agreed to let five additional Cosby accusers testify at his April 2 sexual assault retrial, giving prosecutors a chance to portray the man once known as "America's Dad" as a serial predator who made a habit of drugging and molesting women. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
March 19, 2018 - 12:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The start of Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is being pushed back a few days to give both sides more time to wrangle over pretrial issues. Judge Steven O'Neill issued an order Monday moving the start of jury selection to April 2. It had been scheduled for March 29. O'Neill...
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Officials work and stage near the site of Sunday's deadly explosion, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Austin, Texas. Police warned nearby residents to remain indoors overnight as investigators looked for possible links to other package bombings elsewhere in the city this month. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 19, 2018 - 12:28 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the bombings in Austin, Texas (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Austin's police chief says officers have completed a sweep of the neighborhood where the latest in a string of bombings occurred and deemed it safe, but he asked those who live there to remain indoors...
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French consulate worker Romain Franck, a French employee of France's Consulate in Jerusalem, covers his face during a hearing at the district court in in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba, Monday, March 19, 2018. Franck has been arrested on charges of smuggling dozens of guns from the Gaza Strip to the West Bank. Israel's internal security agency said Franck smuggled more than 70 guns on five occasions in his consular vehicle, which was subjected to more lenient security checks than other vehicles. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
March 19, 2018 - 12:09 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — A French employee of France's Consulate in Jerusalem is under arrest for allegedly smuggling dozens of weapons from the Gaza Strip to the West Bank, Israel's domestic security agency said Monday. The Shin Bet said the man, identified as Romain Franck, 23, was part of a broader...
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