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3 hrs ago | WKRN
A police officer on leave after the fatal shooting of a man at a Wal-Mart store also was involved in a 2010 fatal shooting in which he was not indicted after evidence showed he acted in self-defense, authorities confirmed Thursday.
5 hrs ago | Boston Herald
A young woman charged with abducting a 5-year-old Philadelphia girl from school and raping her had frequently viewed Japanese anime depicting sexual torture, prosecutors disclosed Thursday.
5 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com
The national legal standards that govern when police officers are justified in using force against people trace their lineage to a 1984 case from Charlotte, North Carolina.
5 hrs ago | CBS Local
An expelled Nevada state assemblyman plans to plead guilty in two Las Vegas criminal cases dating to the days before the 2013 legislative session, in a plea deal that would get him out of jail and into a mental health program.
7 hrs ago | KTVN Reno
Dawn Miera, mother of Alexis Rasmussen, speaks with reporters after a state judge sentenced 41-year-old Dea Millerberg Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Ogden, Utah.
8 hrs ago | ABC News
Opening statements are set to begin in the trial of a woman charged with abducting a kindergartner from her Philadelphia classroom and sexually assaulting her.
12 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser
Several Scotland Yard officers who allegedly started intimate relationships with women while working undercover will not be prosecuted for sexual offences, the Crown Prosecution Service has announced.
16 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch juggled two roles on Wednesday: overseeing the presentation of evidence in the Michael Brown case to a grand jury and responding to the flurry of attacks and calls for his recusal from the case.
Federal agents have discovered cocaine worth $400,000 hidden in a car that was driven to a Saginaw hotel and towed to a pole barn.
A photographer sued Justin Bieber and one of his bodyguards Wednesday for assault and infliction of emotional distress over an altercation on Hawaiian beach late last year.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived in Ferguson Wednesday to meet with federal investigators and reassure residents of the suburban St. Louis community torn by several nights of racial unrest since the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer.
Rapper Gucci Mane was sentenced Wednesday to serve three years and three months in prison after pleading guilty to a federal firearms charge several months ago.
Recent data shows 90 percent of health care organizations have exposed their patients' data -- or had it stolen -- in 2012 and 2013, according to privacy researchers at the Ponemon Institute.
The Marquette County prosecutor says no charges will be brought against a Munising police officer who fatally shot a man following a high-speed chase.
Agitated and hallucinating from alcohol and heroin withdrawal, inmate Angel Ramirez took a swing at a jail guard and missed.
While protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, are demanding justice for the killing of Michael Brown by police, questions are being asked about the man who at the moment is responsible for pursuing any prosecution and whether he can be impartial.
A Staten Island man whose company imports cigars into New York state was accused Tuesday of failing to pay more than $6.1 million in state taxes.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 04:35 pm
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