The central Florida town of Fruitland Park, has been dealing with alleged KKK ties and other problems in the police ranks since 2010. Florida has the second highest number of hate groups in the US, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.
From California to Massachusetts, communities are offering facilities to take in child migrants until they connect with relatives, plea asylum cases or enter into foster care. But not every US community is putting out a welcome mat.
Azamat Tazhayakov is accused of agreeing with another friend to take a backpack containing opened fireworks and other items from Tsarnaev's dorm room. He is charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy.
Several wildfires in the Pacific Northwest have caused governors in Seattle and Oregon to declare states of emergency, moves with allow them to call in the National Guard to assist with firefighting efforts.
A federal judge called California's death penalty an empty promise that violated Eighth Amendment protections against cruel and unusual punishment. Executions have been suspended in California for eight years.