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  • DC police to start wearing body cameras

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 160 District of Columbia police officers will wear cameras that record them performing their duties as part of a six-month pilot program. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said Wednesday that the cameras would enhance safety for officers and the public and make internal...

  • VIDEO: D.C. police will test body cameras

    The Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia announced Wednesday it'll give roughly 165 officers body cameras to wear during a six-month pilot program.

  • Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a federal prosecutor said Monday. President Barack Obama was "obviously...

  • After Ferguson, interest in demilitarizing police has 'exploded'

    Johnson spent his August and early September working with Republicans to try to win their support and talked with the Washington Examiner about the experience.

  • In wake of intruder, Secret Service will increase White House security

    The Secret Service is beefing up surveillance and protection of the White House grounds after a man managed to jump the North Lawn fence and sprint inside the mansion.

  • Kansas police chief: Dem candidate for gov was not subject of strip club raid

    The Kansas police chief who conducted a 1998 strip club raid involving Democratic candidate for governor Paul Davis said Davis did nothing wrong.

  • '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...

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  • Another Fight Obama Shirks

    When it comes to military actions, President Obama likes to declare the end of wars, regardless of whether America’s opponents agree that is the case. When it comes to economic wars, he has no...

  • Second Time’s a Charm?

    Voters in Connecticut’s gubernatorial election this November will face a familiar choice as Republican Tom Foley squares off against Democrat Dan Malloy. Four years ago, in a nail biter for what...