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A Lakeland police detective has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing following allegations of check fraud and a subsequent State Attorney's Office investigation.
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Kids for Cash chronicles the story of Judge Mark A. Chiavarella, who was convicted in 2011 for sending thousands of children to a juvenile detention facility from which he'd received a "finder's fee."
11 hrs ago | ABC News
Two key figures in a political payback plot that has overshadowed Gov. Chris Christie's administration for two months will attempt to convince a judge that they should not be forced to turn over documents to a legislative investigatory panel.
14 hrs ago | Fox 23
An Oklahoma City preacher has been convicted of first-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of his son-in-law.
18 hrs ago | Daily World
From rusted six-shooters to semi-automatic weapons, hundreds of guns line the walls of a Desert Hot Springs police storage room.
California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
City officials throughout California who are fighting for control over massage parlors, see opportunity in the future as a controversial state law that regulates and protects the businesses is about to go off the books.
The career criminal whose participation in a notorious murder spurred California's so-called three strikes law has been arrested again.
The deal made public Friday spares James Ninete Leon Guerrero the possibility of a death sentence.
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has said TV licence dodgers could escape criminal charges under plans being examined by Government to ease the pressure on courts TV licence dodgers could escape criminal charges under plans being examined by Government to ease the pressure on courts by making non-payment a civil offence.
A judge Friday questioned the viability of a prosecution against a man accused of conspiring to illegally build hundreds of untraceable rifle silencers on a no-bid contract, ostensibly for the Navy's elite SEAL Team 6. At a pretrial hearing, U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema suggested that there may be classified evidence in the case that shows ... (more)
The FBI has launched a criminal investigation into private prison company Corrections Corporation of America which ran what Idaho inmates called "Gladiator School" because of a violent reputation they say understaffing helped create.
Opening statements were set to begin Friday in the court-martial of an Army general accused of sexually assaulting a captain under his command with whom he had a three-year affair.
Richard Thomas was ordered to stand trial on aggravated mayhem, assault and hate crime charges in an Alameda County courtroom on Thursday.
Federal investigators concluded there was sufficient evidence to bring charges against public officials during their years-long abuse-of-power investigation targeting Maricopa County law-enforcement Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
Aaron Hernandez, who already faces first-degree murder and weapons charges, could face even more trouble after a jailhouse fight last week.