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  • VIDEO: House committee looks to combat child sex trafficking

    Child trafficking is an increasing problem in the United States. The House Committee on Education and the Workforce held a hearing Tuesday to discuss potential solutions to stop these tragic crimes.

  • Chicago police to make misconduct files public

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police misconduct investigation files will be made available to the public, after city attorneys decided not to continue fighting litigation pursuing their release, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office said Sunday. The city previously had a long-standing policy of treating...

  • Prostitute in Google exec case linked to 2nd death

    MILTON, Ga. (AP) — Two months before police say a high-priced prostitute calmly left a Google executive dying from a heroin overdose on his yacht, the woman panicked on the phone with a 911 dispatcher as her boyfriend lay on the floor of their home in the throes of a fatal overdose. Police...

  • Retrial of federal agent begins in Hawaii killing

    HONOLULU (AP) — The attorney for a federal agent charged with murder in Hawaii told jurors Thursday that the defendant acted in line with his law-enforcement training when he shot and killed a man inside a fast-food restaurant in 2011. State Department Special Agent Christopher Deedy of...

  • California man sentenced to 15 years for espionage

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a California chemical engineer to 15 years in prison and fined him $28.3 million for a rare economic-espionage conviction for selling China a secret recipe to a widely used white pigment. U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey White in...

  • Cop fatally shoots hit-and-run suspect near Miami

    MIAMI SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Police officers fatally shot a driver suspected in a hit-and-run crash that injured a man in South Florida. Miami-Dade police say the shooting happened Tuesday after the driver struck multiple vehicles as officers pursued him on State Road 826. The driver eventually...

  • 4 Texas death row inmates lose federal appeals

    HOUSTON (AP) — Two Texas death row inmates, including one condemned for the fatal shooting of a San Antonio police officer in 2001, lost appeals Monday at the U.S. Supreme Court. Two other Texas men with death sentences lost appeals at a lower federal appeals court, also moving them closer to...

  • San Antonio police killer loses at Supreme Court

    HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a 33-year-old Bexar County man sent to death row for the slaying of a San Antonio police officer in 2001. The ruling Monday upholds a lower appeals court ruling that rejected arguments that Manuel Garza Jr. had...

  • Why the White House and its critics are so far apart on border security

    The split between Republicans and Democrats over how to define a "secure border" has never been more apparent, as a massive surge of illegal immigrants crosses the U.S.-Mexico line.

  • Supreme Court tells cops to 'get a warrant' if they want to search cellphones

    The Supreme Court has handed down a big victory for privacy rights in the digital age, unanimously ruling Wednesday that police can't search the cellphone of persons they arrest without a warrant.

  • Supreme Court limits cellphone searches after arrests

    In a strong defense of digital age privacy, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police may not generally search the cellphones of people they arrest without first getting search warrants.

  • Eyes on you: Experts reveal police hacking methods

    LONDON (AP) — Two computer security groups say law enforcement agencies are taking a page out of the cybercriminal handbook, using targets' own phones and computers to spy on them with methods traditionally associated with the world's most malicious hackers. The reports about the Italian firm...

  • FBI: Children rescued in sex-trafficking crackdown

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 170 victims of child sex trafficking, many of whom had never been reported missing, were rescued in the last week as part of an annual nationwide crackdown, the FBI said Monday. Besides the 168 children rescued from the sex trade, 281 pimps were arrested during the...

  • Immigration crisis born of inaction

    Legislators who've been dragging their feet on immigration reform hardly need another excuse for doing nothing, but the recent influx of young children across our borders is certainly making things more difficult.

  • Big Ideas: On superheroes, inequality and Hollywood

    In what is likely the most bizarre story you will read all week, Seattle resident, trained fighter and self-proclaimed “superhero” (read: costumed vigilante) Phoenix Jones has decided to disband his team, the Rain City Superhero Movement (RCSM), citing an amusing problem: A lot of people...



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