Within the next year, any Chicago police officer who points a gun at an individual during an arrest or a street stop will have to radio in dispatchers about the incident.
Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke had his bail increased by $2,000 on Thursday after a judge determined that he violated the conditions of his bail by giving interviews.
A Smithville, Ohio, school resource officer was put on unpaid leave after allegedly using her Taser to wake up a student who was sleeping during class.
You read that right. A Charlottesville, Va. jury did agree with a judge’s ruling that a local man was guilty of assault and battery after punching Unite the Right organizer Jason Kessler in the head.
Hindsight is 20/20 and Karma Lawrence (I’ll leave the jokes to you) is learning that the hard way after receiving backlash for taking photos of former The Cosby Show actor Geoffrey Owens as he worked his shift at an N.J. Trader Joe’s.
The Indiana woman who lost nine of her family members — including her husband and their three children — after the duck boat they were riding in capsized and sank in Missouri last month has now filed a lawsuit against the tour boat operators and manufacturers. The suit demands the end of the manufacturing and…
A Louisana man who was facing charges of attempted murder after being accused of firing a weapon at a Baton Rouge, La., police officer will no longer be prosecuted on those charges after East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore III acknowledged on Tuesday that there was no solid evidence that he even had a…
Not all heroes wear capes, but Aaron Allen and Jolisa Jones, two siblings, sure deserve them after jumping into action to save a couple and a baby from their overturned vehicle that had landed in a retention pond over the weekend.
On this day 37 years ago, Ms. Tina Lawson did the world a solid favor that can never be repaid when she gave birth to star, icon, and queen, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter.
It was only a matter of time before the infamous “I feared for my life” came popping up as justification for shooting and killing a black man, and Michael Drejka’s iteration of the excuse is unsurprising.
Imagine you get up one day looking to pay your bills or just buy yourself some breakfast, but despite the fact that you have more than sufficient funds in your bank account, you somehow do not have access to your own damn money.
We all have ... feelings about the infamous and distinct “Make America Great Again” red hat. But one Texas man’s particularly strong feelings landed him in trouble after he was indicted by a grand jury on charges of theft after being accused of stealing a teen’s branded hat.
Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke is ending his silence, giving multiple interviews this week ahead of his murder trial, which is scheduled to begin next week.
Detroit public school students will be returning to school next week with no water coming from the school fountains after the most recent water quality tests conducted this year showed elevated levels of copper, lead, or both across some schools.
A Texas jury has decided that former Balch Springs, Texas officer Roy Oliver will spend the next 15 years of his life in prison for the murder of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards.
It is no longer news that the violence that plagued Chicago during the Aug. 3 weekend was one of the deadliest weekends in the past two years in the city, ending in a spree of gun violence that left 74 people shot, including 12 dead.
We all have our ways to detox and unwind. For some people, it’s taking a well-deserved nap, for others it’s maybe a little retail therapy, for me, it’s yoga, and for Kandice Mason, it’s pole dancing.
Florida continues to secure its ranking as the worst after a high school student was denied school lunch because she was short 15 cents.