Disturbing video of Brooklyn woman, five months pregnant, in a scuffle with police sets off another community relations crisis for the NYPD, which is battling controversy over street tactics in the outer boroughs.
More than a week after marksman and survivalist Eric Frein allegedly shot two Pennsylvania state troopers, killing one, police have locked down several rural roads in the Pocono Mountains as the manhunt continues.
The girl was allegedly raped after a botched sting operation. The lawsuit contends that the Alabama middle school she attended had a policy of not punishing sexual harassment unless students admitted to it or the harassment was witnessed.
The suspect in the Pennsylvania police barracks ambush is fueled by an antigovernment, off-the-grid brand of extremism, police have said. In that way, the case has echoes with the Atlanta Olympic bombing.
A video taken shortly after the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9 shows an incredulous reaction by onlookers, who yell, 'He had his [expletive] hands up!' It's 'good evidence,' but not conclusive, legal experts say.
Commissioner William Bratton described on Monday new annual training for officers. Police relations with the city’s minority communities have been especially strained since an apparent chokehold death in July.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said body-worn cameras are 'the next wave' in police equipment. But they come with unanswered privacy questions, such as when the cameras will be turned on and who will have access to the stored files.
In a unanimous ruling, a three-judge panel of the Seventh US Circuit Court of Appeals voted to invalidate the two states' same-sex marriage bans, as well as measures barring recognition of same-sex marriages performed in other states.
Three days ago, 32 teens broke out of a Tennessee juvenile detention center. There was another disturbance Thursday. Juvenile-justice reform advocates say the way teens are managed in confinement needs to improve.