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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.
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?
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.
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.
A public defender in West Virginia says a northern Virginia man sought for questioning in three slayings is being held illegally.
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.
Authorities have arrested a 30-year-old Oklahoma City man because they allege that he was plotting to have someone killed.
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.
A Harrisonburg man who sold a deadly dose of heroin has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.