When Jonathan Ferrell wrecked his car two years ago and went to a home seeking help, the homeowner, afraid someone was trying to break in, called 911. When police arrived, Officer Randall Kerrick fatally shot him 12 times.
Chelsea Manning who was facing a maximum punishment of indefinite solitary confinement for violating prison rules, received three weeks of recreational restrictions at prison.
Texas' lieutenant governor has called for an inquiry into the problem of suicide in county jails, following the controversial death of Sandra Bland last month.
For same-sex couples trying to marry in Rowan County, Ky., overcoming the obstacle of a clerk unwilling to issue licenses is halting, even with court intervention.
Friday's ruling ends the Arizona sheriff's latest challenge to President Obama's executive actions involving immigration, but another challenge, backed by 26 states, remains.
Demonstrations in Ferguson have remained peaceful since county official issued the state of emergency on Monday in response to an outbreak of violence during a late-night protest on Sunday.
In 2014, Baltimore had 211 recorded killings. This number has increased dramatically in 2015, as city officials recorded the 200th homicide of the year in early August.
An Indianapolis man may be sentenced to life without parole Friday for plotting an explosion in 2012.
New DNA evidence has changed the verdict of Lewis Fogle's case but he may still be charged on different grounds.
Chelsea Manning's attorney says her client could be placed in solitary confinement for or violating prison rules.