The lawsuit, filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma, contends that Colorado’s recreational marijuana law infringes on federal anti-drug regulations.
Access to abortions is changing in Texas. Abortion-rights advocates say that has a negative impact on women's health, while antiabortion activists say that gives more women the opportunity to choose other options.
Two different pictures are emerging from the account of what happened when a Chicago police officer fatally shot a college student and his neighbor in the West Erie area of Chicago.
High-profile inmates frequently end up in solitary confinement as a result of their fame rather than any misbehavior in prison.
Ferguson City Council accepted the terms of a DOJ report aiming to reform its police and court system after promises the deal could be altered to avoid bankrupting the city.
President Obama says he will announce his Supreme Court nominee at 11 am Wednesday morning. But with pushback from the Republican-controlled Senate, will any candidates stand a chance?
Sean Groubert faces up to 20 years in prison for the 2014 shooting of Levar Jones. More police officers have been charged in fatal shootings in recent years, but they are still rare, with convictions even rarer still.
The Justice Department is concerned that some local court systems are levying excessive fees and fines on poor defendants in order to raise revenue, creating a system of modern-day debtors' prisons.
Three men, all brothers, have been arrested in connection with Sunday's fatal attack on a Maryland police station. Police ambushes aren't necessarily increasing, but fatal attacks do seem to be on the rise.