The lawyer for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says an official investigation cleared the soldier of any misconduct during his five-year captivity the Taliban and Haqqani terrorist network, trying to dispel speculation that his client somehow collaborated with the enemy.
Law-enforcement officers strung yellow police tape across the door of a Wisconsin Amish home and declared it unfit for habitation Thursday in a dispute over the family’s refusal to comply with county rules on modern appliances such as smoke alarms.
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is teaming up with a few Democrats to push a measure that would help state and local law enforcement cover the cost of purchasing or leasing body-worn cameras as part of pilot programs that will test whether the equipment could help increase public trust in law enforcement and bolster public safety.
New York City officials reported Thursday that a multi-story building collapsed in Manhattan’s East Village while ablaze. Firefighters were already on the scene, but authorities have given no indication about potential casualties or injuries.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s time as a Taliban prisoner of war and questions about his mental state when he left his post in Afghanistan in 2009 could lead to a lesser sentence than the precedent set by previous desertion cases, military legal experts said.
A federal judge should have known Homeland Security was carrying out at least part of President Obama’s new deportation amnesty beginning last year, department Secretary Jeh Johnson told Congress on Thursday as the administration continued to struggle with what’s become a thorny legal issue.
A woman accused of decapitating her 3-month-old daughter pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of aggravated murder.
The $288,000 relocation bonus paid to Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Director Diana Rubens was about $275,000 more than the agency’s average relocation award, The Washington Times has learned.
Several Drug Enforcement Administration agents enjoyed sex parties with hookers hired by drug cartels, a watchdog report said Thursday, the latest in a string of investigations into sexual misconduct by government agents.
Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was released from an Alabama federal prison early Thursday, two years after pleading guilty to spending $750,000 in campaign money on personal items, his father said.
A 13-year-old Florida boy shot his brothers during an argument over food, killing a 6-year-old and wounding a 16-year-old before fatally shooting himself inside their mobile home north of Tampa.
A Phoenix woman is thankful to be alive after a neighbor came to her rescue and fatally shot her 29-year-old son as he was stabbing her in a meth-fueled rage.