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Takeaways: AP's investigation into missing US military guns

Jun. 15, 2021 11:54 AM EDT

In the first public accounting of its kind in decades, an Associated Press investigation has found that at least 1,900 U.S. military firearms were lost or stolen during the 2010s, with some resurfacing in violent crimes. The armed services and the Pentagon are not eager...

US military guns keep vanishing, some used in street crimes

Jun. 15, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

In the first public accounting of its kind in decades, an Associated Press investigation has found that at least 1,900 U.S. military firearms were lost or stolen during the 2010s, with some resurfacing in violent crimes. And that's certainly an undercount. Government...

US military guns keep vanishing, some used in street crimes

Jun. 15, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

Pulling a pistol from his waistband, the young man spun his human shield toward police. “Don’t do it!” a pursuing officer pleaded. The young man complied, releasing the bystander and tossing the gun, which skittered across the city street and then into the hands of...

Prosecutor: Uncooperative witnesses stall forest fire probe

Jun. 15, 2021 11:18 AM EDT

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in Ocean County say the investigation into a March forest fire in Lakewood and Brick townships has stalled due to uncooperative witnesses. The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office determined soon after the March 14 blaze that it had been...

Mississippi grand jury clears deputy in fatal shooting

Jun. 15, 2021 11:18 AM EDT

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi grand jury says it found “no criminal conduct” by a deputy sheriff who shot and killed a man outside a courthouse. The Sun Herald reported the Harrison County grand jury reached a decision Monday and issued a brief statement that...

Police arrest woman accused of setting another woman on fire

Jun. 15, 2021 10:54 AM EDT

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Police in western Iowa have arrested a woman accused of setting another woman on fire. Lindsy Maves was arrested Monday on charges of attempted murder, arson and willful injury, Council Bluffs police said in a news release. ...

Philippines: Int'l court probe of drug killings is insulting

Jun. 15, 2021 05:51 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will never cooperate with a possible International Criminal Court investigation into the thousands of killings under his anti-drugs crackdown, his spokesman said Tuesday, calling an international inquiry insulting to the...

AP: Pistol stolen from Army base tied to 4 Albany shootings

Jun. 15, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An Associated Press investigation into firearms missing from the U.S. armed services has linked a stolen Army service pistol to four shootings in Albany. The Army couldn’t say how its 9mm Beretta got to New York’s capital, where authorities tied...

Echoes of Breonna Taylor in shooting of Black man in Georgia

Jun. 15, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Johnny Lorenzo Bolton was lying with his eyes closed on a couch in his apartment near Atlanta when police serving a narcotics search warrant burst through the front door with guns drawn and no warning. Bolton stood up and at least one of the officers...

Associated Press investigation: At least 1,900 U.S. military guns lost or stolen during the 2010s, some used in crimes.

Jun. 15, 2021 00:49 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Associated Press investigation: At least 1,900 U.S. military guns lost or stolen during the 2010s, some used in crimes.