Security has been enhanced as protesters gather outside the first hearing for six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray.
The half-brothers who were pardoned after three decades in prison will have a compensation hearing Wednesday. The two men could receive a combined total of $1.5 million compensation for wrongful conviction.
Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was fatally shot while pursuing three men on Tuesday in Illinois. A massive manhunt is underway for individuals involved in the shooting.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation secretary announced on Tuesday that the state's prisons will no longer house gang leaders in solitary confinement based on their actions outside of prison.
Police in Illinois are engaged in a massive manhunt for three suspects believed to be involved in the shooting of an officer in Fox Lake, about 55 miles north of Chicago.
Deputy Darren Goforth, was gunned down from behind while filling his patrol car with gas in what some authorities say was a deliberate targeting of a police officer.
Baltimore, like many US cities, has seen a violent crime increase this year following an extended period decline in crime.
Embattled Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has been ordered by the Supreme Court to issue marriage licenses to both heterosexual and homosexual couples and may face legal action if she doesn’t comply.
Shannon Miles is expected to appear in court on Monday to face charges relating to the fatal shooting of Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth on Friday.
Georgia has led the way in prison reform in the South, including $12 million for education. On one hot morning this summer, 19 prisoners in the state celebrated becoming high school graduates.
The suspected gunman in Wednesday's slaying of two journalists had a long history with many news stations.