Members of the Ferguson City Council have said that financial obstacles prevent them from accepting the Department of Justice's suggested reforms whole-cloth.
A federal judge has approved the Rowan County clerk's decision to remove her name from all marriage licenses to avoid appearing to personally sanction same-sex marriages.
The Ohio-based activist's death rocked the local civil rights community, leaving his loved ones and admirers struggling to understand why he would choose to take his own life.
After months of negotiation with the Department of Justice, the Ferguson city council approved a plan for police reform – but with some last minute cost caveats.
Umm Sayyaf reportedly told Iraqi officials that she held the American aid worker captive. Ms. Sayyaf is currently being held on terrorism charges in her native Iraq.
Around two million domestic workers are employed in the United States, often as nannies or maids. Because of workers' isolation and immigration status, abuse is common.
The rate of stabbings has risen in New York City, but city officials caution against labeling it as a trend.
The guilty verdict shows the evolving understanding of drug addiction, and the need to find solutions for a growing epidemic.
The 10-part Netflix series spurred lively debates about the criminal justice system. But local residents say the show has had real-life consequences for Manitowoc, Wis., including bomb threats.
The focus of the first criminal case against Bill Cosby turns to a civil deposition given by the comedian after the judge rejected an informal non-prosecution agreement.
The real estate heir Robert Durst pleaded guilty to illegally possessing a firearm as part of a plea agreement and could soon face a trial for murder.