DIVIDED AMERICA: Bridging the gap between police, policed

NEW YORK (AP) — On an unusually cool night for summer, Mike Perry and his crew thread the sidewalks running through Staten Island's Stapleton Houses, tracked by police cameras bolted to the apartment blocks and positioned atop poles.

  • Written by ADAM GELLER, AP National Writer

Experts: Use of robot to kill suspect opens door for others

CHICAGO (AP) — Police in Dallas were the first in the nation to use a robot to deliver and detonate a bomb to kill a suspect, but other law enforcement agencies are willing and able to follow suit, including some that even have trained for the day when they'd have to do so.

  • Written by DON BABWIN, Associated Press

Pokemon players are trespassing, risking arrest or worse

PHOENIX (AP) — The "Pokemon Go" craze across the U.S. has people wandering into yards, driveways, cemeteries and even an off-limits police parking lot in search of cartoon monsters, prompting warnings that trespassers could get arrested or worse, if they cross paths with an armed property owner.

  • Written by BEATRIZ COSTA-LIMA, Associated Press, MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press

How Castile told officer about gun key part of final moments

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The final moments before Philando Castile was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in suburban St. Paul revolved around a gun he was licensed to carry, trained to use safely and instructed to tell authorities about when stopped.

  • Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press, KYLE POTTER, Associated Press