By William Patrick | 03/08/14 05:04 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The National Security Agency apparently isn't the only government agency engaged in domestic spying. Some local law enforcement agencies are playing the role of Big Brother, too, but to what extent is still unknown. Recent court documents reveal a troubling cell phone...
03/06/14 01:15 PM
LONDON (AP) — British officials have ordered a judge-led public inquiry into how undercover police handled the 1993 stabbing of black teenager Stephen Lawrence. Home Secretary Theresa May announced the inquiry in Parliament on Thursday after a formal review found evidence suggesting that one...
By Patrick A. Trueman | 03/06/14 01:13 PM
Morality in Media’s annual list recognizing the 12 top facilitators of pornography in America — the Dirty Dozen List — has just been announced, and Attorney General Eric Holder tops the list again.
03/05/14 07:45 AM
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Supreme Court of Virginia has agreed to hear a case involving the death of a Norfolk police recruit. John Kohn collapsed during self-defense training at the Norfolk Police Department on Dec. 9, 2010, and later died. A state Labor Department investigation found the...
03/04/14 07:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Aided by video captured by dashboard cameras in police cruisers, Supreme Court justices on Tuesday seemed poised to rule for police officers involved in a high-speed chase that ended with the deaths of the fleeing driver and his passenger. No one on the court appeared...
02/26/14 05:15 PM
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Frederick County sheriff's deputy is resigning after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor larceny charge in Berkeley County, W.Va. Berkeley County Sheriff's Lt. Gary Harmison said Wednesday that Todd Joia pleaded guilty to petty larceny Tuesday in Berkeley County...
By Mike Cronin | 02/26/14 09:23 AM
Objections to a bill that would expand the victim-notification process after a retail or wholesale business data breach were strident and frequent during a hearing Tuesday afternoon of the Minnesota House commerce committee.
02/25/14 08:57 PM
CINCINNATI (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has affirmed a lower court’s decision to dismiss a lawsuit against Franklin County, Ohio, by an inmate who claimed he was injured. The case arises out of a class action against Franklin County, its sheriff...
02/25/14 06:45 PM
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Annapolis police chief cited a news story about marijuana overdose deaths in Colorado when he testified Tuesday against legalizing the drug, not realizing the story was a hoax. Chief Michael Pristoop was arguing against two marijuana bills before the Senate Judicial...
By Associated Press | 02/25/14 05:43 PM
BLOOMFIELD, N.J. -- Two New Jersey police officers have been charged with conspiracy, misconduct and records tampering after video from a second dashboard camera surfaced in their 2012 arrest of a man they claimed resisted arrest. All charges against the defendant, Marcus Jeter, 30, of...
02/25/14 09:06 AM
SEATTLE — Three days after holding a news conference to defend Seattle's police chief for erasing a misconduct finding against an officer, Mayor Ed Murray partially reversed course Monday, reinstating the original finding and saying the decision to lift it did not look like the kind of police...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/24/14 03:09 PM
The White House on Monday heralded Mexico's arrest of a top drug cartel leader as a “significant achievement” and said talks over his possible extradition to the U.S. would have to be negotiated by the two countries.
By Associated Press | 02/22/14 01:47 PM
As Detroit tries to rebound — a plan to emerge from bankruptcy was filed Friday — few groups, if any, have been feeling the pain of the city's financial collapse more than the police.
By Diane Dimond | 02/16/14 02:24 PM
This is a story about a cop's cop. A hometown kid who devoted his life to keeping his community safe, a man who took on the duty no one should have to do — to minister to the murdered and help seek justice for their families. This column is dedicated to the late Lt. Ken Landwehr, commander...
By none | 01/31/14 09:03 AM
It seemed a throwaway line in President Obama's hour-long State of the Union address: “Let's pass a patent reform bill that allows our businesses to stay focused on innovation, not costly, needless litigation.”
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