The fervent search for convicted rapist Ray Cook had residents along the Kentucky-Tennessee border on edge. Area schools were closed for three days as officers combed the area.
Officer Webster died on Thursday, one week after he was shot by a convicted felon during a traffic stop.
A school resource officer's violent removal of a student from a classroom in Columbia, S.C., has reignited debate over the role of law enforcement officers in schools.
Curtis Reeves' lawyer says he plans to use Florida's 'stand your ground' self-defense law in the trial of his client, who was accused of shooting a fellow moviegoer in 2014 for texting and throwing popcorn in his face.
Dale Johnston was convicted of double murder in 1984 and sentenced to death. He was freed from jail in 1990, but it wasn't until this year that he was granted the right to seek compensation.
Dennis Hastert pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of violating federal banking laws and lying to the FBI.
Following the footage of a controversial arrest at a South Carolina school district, parents have claimed the school has a longstanding history of disciplining black students more harshly.
South Carolina prosecutors declined to file charges against Lt. Mark Tiller in the July death of 19-year-old Zachary Hammond. The US Justice Department could still file federal charges.
Senior law enforcement officials at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Chicago link access to firearms and an uptick in homicide rates across urban areas in the United States this year.
One in 14 American children have experienced a parent serving time, according to a new study by Child Trends. For black children, the rate is even higher – one in nine.