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More pictures and video have surfaced showing what happened before a city officer punched a woman at the city's gay pride parade and festival last month, which the city's police union contends show the officer was justified.
A judge likely will allow the attorney for former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson to have access to brain scans of the former football player Nelson is accused of assaulting, after the prosecutor and a lawyer for the victim indicated no opposition to the request Monday.
Three teenagers accused of fatally beating two homeless men beyond recognition with cinder blocks, bricks and a metal fence pole may have been terrorizing transients around Albuquerque for months, police said Monday.
Eric Garner was a familiar figure on the streets near Staten Island's ferry docks: to his friends, a congenial giant with a generous gesture or a calming word; to police, a persistent face of the small-time crime of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.
The Justice Department targeted American Muslims in "abusive counterterrorism sting operations" as part of aggressive terror investigations, an international human rights group alleges.
With a federal court hearing looming, a supporter of Maryland's 2013 gun-control law says there are early indications it's helping to reduce fatal shootings.
Author James Lee Burke is a descendant of tough Texas lawmen. In fact, his maternal great-grandfather once tangled with some of the West's most notorious gunslingers.
An alleged criminal was killed in a 'gunfight' with police in the east Sundarbans under Sharankhola range of Bagerhat early today.
Career criminal jailed for armed robbery dies in sleep 54-year-old, Lakeland resident, Greg Mitchell Hughes, who was arrested on July 17, 2014 died in his sleep.
The nation's top gun-enforcement agency overwhelmingly targeted racial and ethnic minorities as it expanded its use of controversial drug sting operations, a USA TODAY investigation shows.
Madison County prosecutors are seeking to have a man who allegedly had sex with a puppy declared a sexually dangerous person, but one psychologist has found that he is not.
The Mississippi Supreme Court is being asked to determine whether a pardon by the governor should be grounds to wipe clean a criminal record.
A 7-year-old Pennsylvania boy beaten for sneaking food was nearly starved and weighed only 25 pounds when he arrived at a hospital, authorities said.
The preliminary injunction granted by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversing a lower federal court comes four days before the scheduled execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood.
In a Tuesday, July 15, 2014 file photo, David Morrison, extradited from California, enters court for arraignment, in Bennington, Vt.
Arrested and jailed at 25, then sent to prison more than two years later, Walker couldn't imagine spending his life behind bars for dealing drugs.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 01:27 am
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