A lawsuit filed by the mother of a St. Louis charter school student alleges that regional policies restrict which schools black children are allowed to attend.
The Connecticut legislature passed a bill Monday that will keep those under temporary restraining orders from being allowed to hold or buy firearms.
A newly issued license by the state DFPS allows an immigrant family detention center to take in children, although some say the prison-like facility should not be a place where children are held.
Paul Gatling will be able to vote this November after his name was cleared from 1964 murder conviction that he was falsely accused of. His only regret is that he didn't have a chance to vote for a black president.
A Virginia county attorney released a report on Monday regarding the 2013 death of Linwood Lambert, Jr., in police custody. Halifax County, Va., will not press charges against officers involved in Lambert's death.
GOP leaders are set to file a lawsuit to stop the restoration of civic rights to convicted criminals who have finished their sentences.
The nation's high court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from business groups that alleged the ordinance decision was unfair to franchises.
Los Angeles is the second major police department in California to be rocked by scandal involving racist and offensive messages in recent months.
Syed Raheel Farook, his wife, and the wife of the only person charged in the terrorist attack in San Bernardino have all been indicted in federal court.
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that teens are particularly susceptible to digital advertisements for electronic cigarettes.
US District Judge Thomas Schroeder acknowledged the state's 'shameful past discrimination' but found little evidence to suggest identification requirement substantially impacted the ability of minorities to vote.
Illinois joins a roster of several states, and the federal government, that have moved to restrict the practice of solitary confinement in prisons.