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Couple seeks damages in Calif. kidnapping case police called hoax

Vallejo police said at a news conference the kidnapping was a hoax and have since apologized - Full Story


Judge: Arrest for cursing on ticket is a rights violation

A village named Liberty must stand trial for arresting a man who wrote curse words on a speeding ticket - Full Story


Court answers burning Fourth Amendment question on pot Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Court answers burning Fourth Amendment question on pot

Officer trying to settle neighbors’ dispute has my vote for most innovative search warrant in 2015 - Full Story


Man arrested after peeing on fellow airplane passengers

A man was arrested after urinating on other people and their belongings in the last half-hour of a Portland-bound flight - Full Story


16 Minn. cities press for body-camera footage restrictions

Applicants say limitations are justified because footage of encounters can be highly emotional or in private spaces - Full Story


Baltimore mayor wants police commissioner's 'interim' title removed

Baltimore mayor wants police commissioner's 'interim' title removed

The move could put taxpayers on the hook for thousands of dollars in severance if city's next mayor replaces him - Full Story


Thousands of untested Ore. sexual assault kits could have helped solve 500 crimes

Portland officials came up with that number based on what Detroit found when it tackled its load of untested kits - Full Story


Fact-checking Baltimore's mayors success claims

Since announcing she will not seek re-election, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says she's proud of her record - Full Story


Neb. college graduate pays parking tickets 40 years later

Man said he forgot about the tickets until a conversation with a college friend reminded him - Full Story

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