| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:08 PM
In a mixed verdict, a federal judge awarded $3 million to the parents of an 18-year-old honor student shot and killed by plainclothes drug enforcement agents, but also determined that the authorities were not negligent in their actions.
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:53 PM
GLEN HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — A 12-hour search for a man wanted on a domestic violence charge and his three young children ended when crew members found them clambering down a hillside at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, leaving baffled...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Police are investigating a probate court-appointed lawyer who allegedly tried to cover up his improper handling of a disabled man's finances by filing false accounting statements — as the man's assets dwindled by tens of thousands of dollars over...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Attorney General Eric Holder announced recently that the United States' practice of locking up so many of its citizens has to stop. News outlets almost uniformly reported that Mr. Holder was drastically limiting the application of mandatory minimum...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:34 AM
MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Mitchell Christian School is considering taking advantage of a new South Dakota law that allows schools to arm teachers, other staff or volunteers with guns under the belief that it would improve school security.
| Jul 17, 2013
A class action lawsuit filed last month against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeks to change how officers issue immigration detainers.
The lawsuit, filed jointly by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California and immigration...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The Town of Southwest Ranches is considering leaving the Broward Sheriff's Office and hiring another city to provide its law enforcement, after an increase in costs from BSO.
Two days ago we reported that Deerfield Beach is going to analyze whether it...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Over the last decade, the maker of the potent painkiller OxyContin has compiled a database of hundreds of doctors suspected of recklessly prescribing its pills to addicts and drug dealers, but has done little to alert law enforcement or medical...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:19 AM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's human trafficking laws are the weakest in the nation, an advocacy group says in a new state-by-state ranking of how forced prostitution and slave labor cases are handled.
South Dakota lacks safe harbor...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 1:33 AM
Alarmed by reports of kids and adults getting sick on synthetic drugs, South Florida declared war on the manmade weed and psychoactive bath salts being sold openly at local stores.
Cities and counties throughout the region passed bans last year after...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:24 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Twenty-eight of California's congressional representatives are throwing their weight behind state legislation that would make it harder to deport immigrants who are in the country illegally.
The representatives -- all Democrats,...