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  • 'Ground Zero': Heroin at center of Kentucky Senate race

    Kentucky's Democratic Senate candidate is attacking Mitch McConnell for not taking a stand on state heroin legislation.

  • Decorated Wis. cop says he paid dearly for blowing whistle on DA’s crusade against Gov. Walker

    By Stuart Taylor, Jr., AMERICAN MEDIA INSTITUTE MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) – After missing a scoop on Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm’s long-running investigation into Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writers, along with the district attorney’s staff,...

  • 3 officers indicted for allegedly beating inmates

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors say three Baltimore correctional officers have been charged with assaulting several inmates in what they describe as retaliation for an attack on a fellow officer. The Baltimore State's Attorney's Office says Sgt. Kwasi Ramsey, Sgt. Jemiah Green and Officer Richard...

  • Border Patrol may soon wear body cameras

    The test of cameras will be worn beginning Oct. 1 to improve accountability and transparency at Customs and Border Protection, Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske said Thursday. The National Border Patrol Council is expected to oppose the plan.

  • VIDEO: Challenges face police one year after Navy Yard shooting

    Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the shooting at the Navy Yard complex in Washington that left 12 dead.

  • After Ferguson, White House touts body cameras for cops

    The White House supports more body cameras for cops, the administration said in response to an online petition calling for all law enforcement officials to wear such technology in the wake of the police killing of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo.

  • Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents

    DENVER (AP) — The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk, wielding a machine gun and threatening their family. A third caller on New York's Long Island claimed...

  • 4 girls charged in escape at detention facility

    CRESTVIEW, Fla. (AP) — Four teenage girls are charged in an escape plot from a juvenile detention facility in the Florida Panhandle. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office reports that the girls — who range in age from 13 to 17 — attempted to incite a riot and organize an escape late Sunday. The...

  • Prosecutors target credit card thieves overseas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Criminals from around the world buy and sell stolen credit card information with ease in today's digital age. But if they commit their crime entirely outside the United States, they may be beyond the reach of federal prosecutors. Justice Department officials are seeking a...

  • Poll: Floridians support police body cameras

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — More than two-thirds of Florida voters support the idea of placing body cameras on police officers to record their interaction with the public, according to a poll released Wednesday. Minorities favor the idea by a much greater percentage than white respondents,...

  • Man dies in Austin-area shootout with police, FBI

    WELLS BRANCH, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities say police fatally shot a bank robbery suspect who opened fire on officers and FBI agents. Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo says FBI agents and officers with the Central Texas Violent Crimes Task Force attempted to serve an arrest warrant Monday...

  • IG says Justice Department caused 'significant delays' in investigations

    Department of Justice senior officials have barred or delayed the inspector general there from gaining access to documents crucial to high-visibility investigations.

  • Police short on Hispanic officers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by an officer in a nearly all-white police department in suburban St. Louis refocused the country on the racial balance between police forces and the communities they protect. But an analysis by The Associated Press found that the...

  • California police use social media to out 'johns'

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Northern California law enforcement officials are turning to social media to combat prostitution by posting names of men arrested on solicitation charges. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Saturday (http://tinyurl.com/ndwn9hl ) that police departments in Oakland,...

  • Police detain US founder of Haiti orphanage

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A U.S. man who founded a boys' orphanage in Haiti nearly two decades ago was arrested Friday following abuse allegations, authorities said. Michael Karl Geilenfeld, 62, was detained at the orphanage on suspicion of charges of indecent assault and criminal...



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