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FBI releasing gunman, police conversations

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Federal investigators promised to provide more insight as to what was happening inside the Pulse nightclub after a gunman started a deadly assault that was the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

June 20, 2016 | | Crime


Another night of drinking and dancing, until the shots began

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Like young people in clubs the world over, Jon Alamo met up with some friends, and then some more friends. He danced in Pulse's main room, where people swayed to the beat of salsa music. Then Alamo drifted into the club's two other rooms, which grooved to more of a hip-hop vibe. He remembers hearing Rihanna's "Work," one of his favorite songs, and grinding to it on the dance floor.

June 12, 2016 | | Crime


Gay nightclub shooting deadliest ever on US soil

A gunman opened fire at a gay night club in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday, killing 50 people and wounding 53 more before he was killed in a shootout with SWAT team members. Here's what we know about the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history:

June 12, 2016 | | Crime


A horror for one mother via text

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Mina Justice was sound asleep when she received the first text from her son, Eddie Justice, who was in the gay nightclub when a gunman opened fire and slaughtered 50 and wounded more than 50 others. Here is the conversation she had over text message with her 30-year-old son.

June 12, 2016 | | Crime


50 SLAIN AT GAY NIGHTCLUB

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - It had been an evening of drinking, dancing and drag shows. After hours of revelry, the party-goers crowding the gay nightclub known as the Pulse took their last sips before the place closed.

June 12, 2016 | | Crime


San Jose man arrested in attacks on Trump backers

SAN JOSE (AP) - Police in San Jose have arrested a 24-year-old man involved in violent attacks against Donald Trump supporters after a political rally last week.

June 12, 2016 | | Crime


3 arrested for manufacturing, selling fentanyl laced pills

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Authorities have arrested three people in San Francisco accused of manufacturing and selling illegal fentanyl, a highly potent opiate.

June 12, 2016 | | Crime


Oakland police sex scandal spreads to other departments

OAKLAND (AP) - A sex scandal involving Oakland police has spread to other area police departments, with the woman at the center of it claiming she had sex with two dozen current and former officers in five cities, a newspaper investigation published Sunday found.

June 12, 2016 | | Crime


San Francisco battles epidemic of auto burglaries

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Across the street from San Francisco's main jail, business is booming at Auto Glass Now where more than a dozen motorists show up on an average day to replace windows broken by thieves.

June 12, 2016 | | Crime


ARREST AVOIDS TRAGEDY

SANTA MONICA (AP) - An Indiana man armed with three assault rifles and chemicals used to make explosives was arrested in Southern California on Sunday and told police he wanted to do harm to a gay pride parade - an event that annually draws hundreds of thousands of people, authorities said.

June 12, 2016 | | Crime


Major cities see rise in violent crimes

CHICAGO (AP) - Violent crimes - from homicides and rapes to robberies - have been on the rise in many major U.S. cities, yet experts can't point to a single reason why and the jump isn't enough to suggest there's a trend.

June 05, 2016 | | Crime


Prison guard who opened exploding package at home is critically hurt

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A correction officer who opened a package left by his mailbox that exploded outside his home is in critical condition, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday after visiting the officer's family at the hospital where he is being treated.

May 30, 2016 | | Crime


13-year-old killed in Modesto

MODESTO (AP) - A 13-year-old girl has died and a 15-year-old boy was injured after a shooting in Modesto.

May 30, 2016 | | Crime


War memorial covered up after graffiti vandalism

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A pair of Marines on leave from their base in California's high desert answered the Memorial Day call on Monday, bringing dozens of American flags to try to dress up a vandalized Vietnam War memorial until it can be repaired.

May 30, 2016 | | Crime


Man without pants attacks

SANTA BARBARA (AP) - Authorities in Santa Barbara County say a college student naked from the waist down and likely intoxicated was arrested after allegedly assaulting a pastor.

May 08, 2016 | | Crime


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Father: Suspect in officers’ slaying wanted to shoot police

PALM SPRINGS (AP) - In the minutes before three Palm Springs officers were shot, two fatally, the suspected gunman's father told a neighbor his son ...

October 09, 2016 | | Crime


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