Law enforcement agencies

October 17, 2017 - 7:27 am
SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A man authorities say was holding a woman hostage at a home in South Carolina has been shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy. Greenville County Sheriff's Sgt. Ryan Flood said in a news release that officers were called to a home near Simpsonville around 4:45 p.m. Monday...
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FILE- In this Dec. 16, 2014 file photo, public defender Alexander Silvert, left, speaks to reporters in Honolulu after federal prosecutors dismissed charges against his client Gerard Puana, who was accused of stealing the Honolulu police chief's mailbox. A Honolulu Police Department officer and retired major arrested by the FBI over the weekend were expected to appear in federal court Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. The arrests are part of a federal corruption investigation into the department that stemmed from Puana's case. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, File)
October 16, 2017 - 10:14 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A Honolulu police officer and a retired major are among those who participated in the framing of a man who was arrested and prosecuted for stealing a mailbox from the home of the department's former chief, federal prosecutors said Monday. Officer Minh Hung "Bobby" Nguyen conspired...
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October 16, 2017 - 9:30 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on arrests of current and former Honolulu police officers (all times local): 3:20 p.m. A Honolulu police officer and a retired major have been released on $50,000 bond each after they were arrested in an investigation into a peculiar case involving a mailbox the...
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President Donald Trump answers questions with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in the Rose Garden at the White House, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 16, 2017 - 6:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday raised the possibility of withdrawing his nomination of Republican Rep. Tom Marino to be the nation's drug czar following reports that the lawmaker played a key role in passing a bill weakening federal authority to stop companies from distributing...
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In this courtroom artist's drawing, Ahmad Khan Rahimi, left, is seated next to his federal defender Meghan Gilligan, during the reading of a verdict in his trial, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 in New York federal court. Jurors found Rahimi guilty of all charges, including counts of using a weapon of mass destruction and bombing a public place. The Afghanistan-born man who was living in Elizabeth, New Jersey at the time of the bombing, faces a maximum punishment of life in prison. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams)
October 16, 2017 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The swift conviction Monday of a New Jersey man in a mostly botched bombing mission in Manhattan last summer was labeled a victory against terrorism by law enforcement officials who urged continued vigilance. "It's very obvious that this city remains a target," said William F...
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A Somali soldier helps a civilian who was wounded in a blast in the capital of Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. A huge explosion from a truck bomb has killed at least 20 people in Somalia's capital, police said Saturday, as shaken residents called it the most powerful blast they'd heard in years. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
October 14, 2017 - 11:58 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A huge explosion from a truck bomb killed 20 people in Somalia's capital, police said Saturday, as shaken residents called it the most powerful blast they'd heard in years. The explosion appeared to target a hotel on a busy road in Hodan district and at least 15 people...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 13, 2017 - 5:20 pm
BELTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Touring the suburban facility where Secret Service agents sharpen their skills, President Donald Trump applauded Friday as his press secretary rolled up in a Dodge Charger after taking a hair-raising spin around a driver training course. The smell of burnt rubber permeated...
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October 12, 2017 - 7:07 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The family of a man killed by an Alaska police officer during a routine traffic stop said he had seven bullet wounds, including one contact wound under his left arm aimed at his lung and heart. Micah McComas was killed after drugs were found in his wallet during a traffic...
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October 12, 2017 - 1:46 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol is considering another type of surveillance balloon that can be quickly moved to spot illegal activity, part of an effort to see if more eyes in the sky translate to fewer illegal crossings. Agents in south Texas recently finished a 30-day trial of the camera...
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FBI director Christopher Wray strains to hear a question as he speaks to reporters after a dedication ceremony for the new building that will house the bureau's Atlanta Field Office on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
October 12, 2017 - 1:29 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The FBI director says investigators haven't yet determined a motive behind a mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival, but they're still digging. Speaking to reporters Thursday following a ribbon-cutting for the FBI's new Atlanta building, Director Christopher Wray said...
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