By Justin Green | 08/01/14 12:03 PM
This GIF might help explain why Republicans like Mike Lee, Raul Labrador and Paul Ryan are on board with prison sentencing reform.
08/01/14 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder cautioned against the use of data in sentencing criminal defendants, saying judges should base punishment on the facts of a crime rather than on statistical predictions of future behavior that can be unfair to minorities. In a speech Friday to...
By Scott Rasmussen | 08/01/14 11:31 AM
Once you accept the premise that so-called experts should decide what's best for the rest of us, the only question remaining is how to deal with people who don't comply.
07/30/14 05:45 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state on Wednesday announced a second fine against the private vendor that took over the job of feeding inmates last year as the company defended its operations before a prisons oversight committee. The $130,200 fine against Philadelphia-based Aramark Correctional...
By Ashe Schow | 07/28/14 04:04 PM
Shaneen Allen, a young mother of two, was arrested in Philadelphia last October over an honest mistake. She's African-American, and instead of getting any kind of leniency -- or decency -- she was charged with a felony and could face up to four years in jail.
By Paul Bedard | 07/25/14 10:39 AM
Police are warning that President Obama's upcoming Africa Leaders Summit will shut off parts of Washington, D.C.
By John Stossel | 07/23/14 10:45 AM
I want the police to be better armed than the bad guys, but what exactly does that mean today?
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/15/14 02:36 PM
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.
07/13/14 01:00 PM
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 police...
07/10/14 10:30 PM
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 said...
07/10/14 08:45 PM
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...
07/10/14 06:15 PM
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...
07/09/14 06:30 AM
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...
By Brian Hughes | 06/25/14 01:14 PM
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.
By Sean Lengell | 06/25/14 01:03 PM
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.
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