• Mourners gather at a gas station in Houston on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 to pay their respects at a makeshift memorial for Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth who was shot and killed while filling his patrol car. On Saturday, prosecutors charged Shannon J. Miles with capital murder in the Friday shooting. (James Nielsen/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT: JAMES NIELSEN/HOUSTON CHRONICLE

    Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

    HOUSTON (AP) — Investigators were trying to determine Sunday what may have motivated a 30-year-old man accused of ambushing a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff’s deputy filling his patrol car with gas in what authorities believe was a targeted killing.

  • Albuquerque police detective shot by fellow officer suing

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque police officer is suing the lieutenant who shot him in a botched undercover drug bust.

  • This undated photo provided by the Harris County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 shows Shannon J. Miles. Prosecutors in Texas are charging the 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of Darren Goforth, a sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station. (Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP)

    Sheriff’s deputy fatally shot in Houston while pumping gas

    HOUSTON (AP) — Texas prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed sheriff’s deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling his patrol car with gas in what officials described as a “senseless and cowardly act.”

    Updated: 10:16 pm

  • AP sues over access to FBI records involving fake news story

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press sued the U.S. Department of Justice Thursday over the FBI’s failure to provide public records related to the creation of a fake news story used to plant surveillance software on a suspect’s computer.

  • Emails show Santa Fe officials planned to fire police chief

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe’s former police chief says he voluntarily retired 13 months into the job, but emails show officials were planning to fire him.

  • Police shooting in Santa Fe leads to road closures

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A driver who led law enforcement officers on high-speed chase along Interstate 25 from Albuquerque to Santa Fe was shot and killed early Tuesday after running away from his disabled pickup truck with a firearm and exchanging gunfire with officers, New Mexico State Police said.

  • In this Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, Police spokesman Lt. Gen. Prawut Thawornsiri speaks during an interview in his office in Bangkok, Thailand. One week after last Monday's bombing at the capital's revered Erawan Shrine, which left 20 people dead and more than 120 injured, police appeared no closer to tracking down suspects or determining a motive for the attack. Police have faced criticism for sending mixed messages and stating theories as if they were fact, only to later retract them.  (AP Photo/Penny Yi Wang)

    Probe of Bangkok bombing recalls bad reputation of police

    BANGKOK (AP) — Investigating a crime with little forensic evidence, no clear motive and no claim of responsibility — like the Bangkok bombing that killed 20 people — would challenge anyone. Yet the Royal Thai Police department is handicapped even in the best of circumstances by a legacy of corruption, brutality and political influence.

  • In this Thursday, July 30, 2015 photo, Salvatore Emma Jr., president and CEO of Micron Products, displays Blunt Impact Projectiles, one ready for use, left, and another after being fired during a test at the factory in Fitchburg, Mass. The projectiles utilize new technology developed by the company to provide law enforcement with less-lethal ammunition engineered to cushion and displace the force of impact, designed to cause pain and discomfort but not serious injury. The technology is part of a push to find ways for law enforcement to be able to use force with non-deadly means. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    Less-lethal weapons get new interest amid police shootings

    FITCHBURG, Mass. (AP) — Police in more than 20 North American cities are testing the latest in less-lethal alternatives to bullets — “blunt impact projectiles” that cause suspects excruciating pain but stop short of killing them. Or at least that’s the goal.

  • HR head disputes Albuquerque schools superintendent’s claim

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque Public Schools superintendent’s claim that he was unaware a former deputy superintendent had not completed a background check is being disputed by a district official.

  • New Mexico State Police officer fired after missing hearing

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico State Police officer who missed a hearing related to a DWI arrest he made has been fired by the department.