Following a series of shootings by Chicago police of people suffering with mental illness, the mayor has demanded changes to the way police responded to mental health crises.
Ethan Couch, who allegedly fled to Mexico to avoid possible charges of violating his probation, will today learn whether he is to be moved to adult jail, as he awaits his next hearing.
An English as a second language teacher, Nooshafarin Ravaghi, likely aided the three prisoners in their escape, police say.
The FBI released footage of Tuesday night's arrests after claims that the death of occupier LaVoy Finicum was unprovoked.
The wife of the late Illinois police officer Joe Gliniewicz is now facing felony charges of money laundering and disbursing charitable funds illegally.
A grand jury in Harris County cleared Planned Parenthood's Gulf Coast affiliate and indicted David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt, in a courtroom twist that surprised many.
In recent years, consent decrees have become an increasingly common way for the federal government to guide municipal police departments through difficult reforms.
Six Cleveland police officers involved in a 2012 shooting that killed two unarmed black people will be fired, with six more facing suspensions.
Adding to the sting, recent data shows serious racial disparities in stun gun usage by Connecticut police officers.
A Virginia high school student is challenging his school’s restroom policy as discriminatory, and a US Court of Appeals will hear arguments for his lawsuit Wednesday.