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January 13, 2015

US judges review NYPD surveillance of Muslims

Three-judge panel is reviewing a lawsuit that claims police conducted broad surveillance on Muslim businesses, mosques and schools in New Jersey - Full Story
January 12, 2015

Supreme Court won't hear dispute over DUI blood tests

Court won't hear an appeal from Colorado officials who want to make it easier for authorities to take blood samples from suspected drunk drivers without their permission or a warrant - Full Story
January 10, 2015

George Zimmerman arrested on aggravated assault charge

Zimmerman's bond was set at $5,000 and he was ordered to avoid contact with the woman who he allegedly hit with a wine bottle - Full Story
January 03, 2015

Probe into OIS of boy with pellet gun changes hands

The Cuyahoga County's sheriff's office will take over for the city and continue the probe into the Nov. 22 Cleveland playground shooting of Tamir Rice - Full Story
January 03, 2015

Family of sword-wielding Utah man killed by police files lawsuit

The federal lawsuit seeks more than $2 million in damages, and states that Darrien Hunt, 22, wasn't a threat - Full Story
January 02, 2015
Video: Ala. officer cleared after body cam shows shooting

Video: Ala. officer cleared after body cam shows shooting

The video shows the man lunging at the officer with a hatchet after many commands by the officer to drop the weapon - Full Story
January 02, 2015

Judge to mom who made kids shoplift: Write letter to kids

Judge Fred Moses ordered Thomas to 10 days jail time and to write a letter to her daughters explaining why stealing was wrong - Full Story
January 01, 2015

US senators seek information on FBI phone tracking

Leaders of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday they were seeking answers from the Obama administration about federal law enforcement's use of surveillance technology - Full Story
December 30, 2014

Autopsy: LA man who tried to grab cop's gun shot 3 times

Ezell Ford was shot three times in his right side, right arm and back, according to the report - Full Story
December 29, 2014
Recent parolee charged in shooting of off-duty Mo. cop

Recent parolee charged in shooting of off-duty Mo. cop

According to a court document, Irons and the others in the car followed the officer's truck for the purpose of shooting him - Full Story



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