As critics question the militarization of police in light of ongoing unrest in St. Louis, some California residents are expressing similar concerns over a new measure that allows Compton school officers to carry AR-15 rifles.
Michael Brown allegedly beat Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson so badly that the he suffered an orbital fracture and was nearly unconscious before firing his weapon, a source told Fox News Wednesday. The unarmed teenager was killed by gunfire Aug. 9.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told members of the Ferguson community Wednesday that he understands the racial tensions underlying the riots and protests.
Calling trust in law enforcement “all-important, but … fragile,” U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder asked for people to “have confidence” in the Justice Department during its investigation into the death of Michael Brown that has set off riots and protests and drew the nation’s top law enforcement officer to visit the town.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said Wednesday his administration did little to help a wealthy businessman who plied his family with gifts and loans other than offer the routine access afforded to any state resident — the cornerstone of his defense against federal corruption charges.
A Ph.D. physicist who was indicted in 2010 for passing sensitive nuclear data from Los Alamos National Laboratory to a person she believed to be a Venezuelan government official has been sentenced to just over a year in prison, the Justice Department said Wednesday.
Federal authorities said they stopped an effort over the weekend to smuggle 29 pounds of cocaine into the U.S. that were hidden in two wooden rocking horses.
U.S. officials say military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more American forces to Iraq mainly to provide additional security around Baghdad.
Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, weighed in on the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, saying Tuesday that police must be allowed to finish their investigation into the shooting of a young black man by an officer.
Police in Sarasota, Florida, will begin wearing body-mounted cameras later this year in an effort to increase accountability among officers and residents.
State auditors have found Medi-Cal was hit with $93 million in potentially fraudulent bills by substance abuse clinics across California.
A Louisiana district judge removed Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal’s executive order banning Common Core testing on Tuesday.