By By JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The family of a slain Border Patrol agent has sued federal officials over the botched "Fast and Furious" gun operation, claiming they should have known it created a risk to law enforcement authorities.
Agent Brian Terry was mortally wounded
SPOKANE, Wash. - Local law enforcement professionals are reinforcing that they are prepared, as best they can be, if a tragic situation like the one in Connecticut were to happen in the Inland Northwest.
Spokane County SWAT Team Commander Sgt. Jay McNall says that they have been training for
By By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The top contenders for the "big three" jobs in President Barack Obama's second-term Cabinet are all white men, rekindling concerns among Democratic women about diversity in his inner circle.
Now that Susan Rice has withdrawn under pressure
By By THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) - A lone police cruiser outside Columbine High School was the only outward reaction Friday to an even deadlier attack at a Connecticut elementary school.
But in a state that was rocked by the 1999 Columbine school massacre and the
By By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - The uncle of two young brothers killed by a suspected drunk driver who was then fatally shot at the crash scene said Friday that the boys' father, who was injured in the crash, remembers it as a "blur."
Gabriel Barajas said his brother,
By By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration urged a federal court Friday to dismiss a damage lawsuit over the drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen last year, including an al-Qaida cleric.
In a court filing, the Justice Department said
By By JAY LINDSAYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - The acting U.S. Commerce Secretary on Friday ordered federal regulators to return about $544,000 in unjust fines collected from 14 fishermen or fishing businesses, most of whom worked Northeast waters.
Secretary Rebecca Blank also directed the
WASHINGTON (AP) - Law officials: School shooting suspect is 20-year-old son of teacher; older brother questioned.
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By By GLENN ADAMSAssociated Press
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - While there are no new developments in the case of toddler Ayla Reynolds nearly a year after she was reported missing from her Maine home, police said Friday that they're resolved to keep investigating a case that's caught
By By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - More than two dozen people were charged in what authorities said Friday was a window into an emerging Mexican drug cartel's efforts to smuggle massive amounts of methamphetamine into California.
The charges were part of a 21-month