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  • Wisconsin police brace for new probe protocols

    A bill that would put outside agencies in charge of investigating officer-involved deaths could create conflict and confusion for Wisconsin agencies that have traditionally done it themselves, police observers say.

  • Michigan teen joined by friends in court brief

    Imagine you are a 16-year-old student and your aunt, who is helping write an amicus brief on an important case before the Michigan Supreme Court, discusses with you what is at stake in the matter. You become passionate about the issue and repercussions of the decision. What do you do?

  • Counties tell Brown they need money for his law

    Gov. Jerry Brown has been quietly visiting California counties since the start of the year to see how they are faring under his 3-year-old realignment law that dramatically altered the state's criminal justice system by increasing the burden on local governments.

  • CU criminology club focuses on criminal justice

    In a dark hallway on the University of Colorado campus, Boulder Police Detective Jack Gardner described the circumstances of a homicide to a group of students.

  • Tug-of-war arises in W.Va. for man sought in Va.

    A public defender in West Virginia says a northern Virginia man sought for questioning in three slayings is being held illegally.

  • Police: 2 of 3 people jailed after burglary

    Two of three men who police say were involved in a burglary that led to the fatal shooting of a Portland police dog and the wounding of the dog's handler have been booked into jail.

  • Oklahoma City man accused of murder-for-hire plot

    Authorities have arrested a 30-year-old Oklahoma City man because they allege that he was plotting to have someone killed.

  • In this Pentagon-approved sketch by court artist Janet Hamlin,  Sept. 11 accused conspirator Khalid Sheikh Mohammad confers with defense attorney Cheryl Bormann, in black abaya prior to hearing at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba, Thursday April 17, 2014. An effort to prosecute the self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack and four co-defendants veered off track again Thursday as a pretrial hearing ended with new obstacles that threaten to further derail the case before a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay. (AP PHOTO/Janet Hamlin, Pool)

    Anger and dismay at stalled Guantanamo 9/11 trial

    Don Arias stormed out of the meeting with the defense lawyers at this U.S. Navy base after less than 15 minutes. He was soon followed by three others who also lost family members in the 9/11 terror attack.

  • Va. man gets prison for heroin death

    A Harrisonburg man who sold a deadly dose of heroin has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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