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Body Cam Study Shows No Effect On Police Use Of Force Or Citizen Complaints

Having police officers wear little cameras seems to have no discernible impact on citizen complaints or officers' use of force, at least in the nation's capital.<p>That's the conclusion of a study performed as Washington, D.C., rolled out its huge camera program. The city has one of the largest forces …

Policing

White ex-Tulsa cop convicted in death of daughter’s black boyfriend

Jurors recommended that Shannon Kepler get 15 years for off-duty shooting; 3 prior murder trials ended in hung juries

Crime

Meet One Of The Analysts Who Determined That Bump Stocks Were Legal (HBO)

HBO

The World’s Deadliest Drug: Inside a Krokodil Cookhouse

The following photographs were taken in Yekaterinburg, Russia in 2013. Alexei, age 33, injects a dose of krokodil. Beca<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Emanuele Satolli<p>1 …

Health

Why Are Prosecutors Putting Innocent Witnesses in Jail?

One night in May, 2015, an accountant named Renata Singleton arrived home from work and changed into lounge pants. Singleton, a polite, bespectacled woman in her mid-thirties, who kept the books for a local New Orleans charter school, intended to have a quiet evening with her three children. She …

Say goodbye to Colin Kaepernick as an NFL player

For a long stretch, teams have moved away from the free-agent quarterback. They’ll be in full sprint mode now.<p>NEW YORK — Colin Kaepernick has as much …

Colin Kaepernick

Worst Prison Experiments Conducted on Humans

YouTube

Probation Violation Prevents Atlanta Dad From Giving a Kidney to His Sick Child

A sick child may die because his father's criminal record prevents him from donating his kidney.

Medicine

Doctors warn of dangerous rise in use of 'nangs'

A girl in her 20s struggles to walk. She has nerve damage to her spinal cord and may never recover.<p>The cause? Bingeing on "nangs" — small canisters …

Medicine

In the early 1980s, white supremacist groups were early adopters (and masters) of the internet

Hate groups have been using computers since dial-up<p>In 1983, George P. Dietz was working endless hours on a personal Apple IIe computer. A naturalized …

Racism

In downtown Dallas, a crowd of 5,000 watched this black man get lynched—and they took souvenirs

Allen Brooks was dragged from the courtroom by an angry mob<p>There isn’t much known about Allen Brooks, the 65-year-old black man lynched in broad …

Crime

Man beaten by white supremacists in Charlottesville is arrested

<b>(CNN) —</b> In an incident captured on video and widely shared online, a black man was beaten by several white attackers in a parking garage during August's rally by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia.<p>Now the man, DeAndre Harris, is facing an allegation that he injured a white supremacist …

Crime

Mandalay Bay Hotel Worker Stephen Schuck Warned Of Shooter Before Las Vegas Massacre

The maintenance worker told hotel dispatchers to call police to report a gunman had opened fire.

Las Vegas

Man Gets Stabbed In The Heart, Walks To Hospital With Blade In His Chest

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — A man was stabbed in the heart, and managed to walk to the hospital with a blade in his chest.It’s a crime residents are …

Crime

Woman whose rapist was granted joint custody of child speaks out

The judge put the order on hold Tuesday after learning of Christopher Mirasolo's criminal background

Crime

Alex Morgan Disney Police Video 'I Can't Imagine What Black People Go Through'

Soccer superstar <b>Alex Morgan</b> was so upset when she was being kicked out of Disney World, she told officers, "You guys are lying right now. I can't …

Alex Morgan

Black Charlottesville Beating Victim Charged With Felony at Prompting of White Nationalists

A confederate statue in front of Charlottesville, Virginia’s Albemarle County Courthouse where these sorts of decisions get made.Mark Wilson/Getty …

Crime

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Firefighters Say Burned Woman Jessica Chambers Said ‘Eric’ Set Her on Fire

BATESVILLE, Miss. — A severely burned Mississippi woman told firefighters before she died that someone named Eric set her on fire, several of the firefighters testified Wednesday.<p>The firefighters and paramedics testified in the trial of Quinton Tellis in Batesville, Mississippi, about 50 miles …

Crime

Man who raped 12-year-old awarded joint custody of her child

A man who raped a 12-year-old has been awarded joint custody of her child despite being convicted of her rape and another sexual assault on a …

Crime

T.I. Joins Protest Against Atlanta’s Houston’s Steakhouse Over Profiling Accusations

Atlanta’s Houston’s Steakhouse is looking at a simmering public relations problem, with T.I., <i>Love & Hip-Hop</i> Editorial Advisor and actress Yandy …

Restaurants

White and black men legally openly carry assault rifle down US streets — but police reactions are very different

A social experiment has shown how police react to a white man and black man legally carrying an assault rifle along an American street.<p>In the film by …

Guns

A prison newsroom mourns its former editor in chief, recently released and then killed in a crash

Down past the prison yard, where blue lilies grow near a fence topped with barbed wire, the men who manage one of the nation's only inmate-run newspapers were mourning.<p>The front page of their next edition would mark the death of Arnulfo Garcia, who had been their editor in chief — and so much …

Prison

A Chicago cop is accused of framing 51 people for murder. Now, the fight for justice.

Chicago Police Detective Reynaldo Guevara is accused of framing at least 51 people for murder. When a group of mothers, aunts and sisters found that no officials — not the state's attorney's office, not the mayor's office — wanted to take up their cause, the women went in search of justice …

Crime

Mass Shooters Aren’t Disproportionately White

Stephen Paddock shot more than 500 people from the windows of his Las Vegas hotel room Sunday night, killing 58 of them. In the days since, a …

Racism

The Las Vegas Shooter’s Accessories | The New Yorker

Three days after Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, there is increasing certainty about which weapons the gunman, Stephen Paddock, used to kill nearly sixty people and wound hundreds more. On Tuesday night, the Associated Press, citing authorities at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and …

Guns

The Las Vegas Shooter Didn’t Just “Snap.” They Never Do.

In the opening monologue to his late-night TV show on Monday, an emotional Jimmy Kimmel channeled what millions of Americans were thinking about the …

Stephen Paddock

‘Lone wolf’: Our stunning double standard when it comes to race and religion

In what police call the deadliest attack in modern American history, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock opened fire on concertgoers at a country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday.<p>Despite the scale of the attack and Paddock’s being armed with more than 10 rifles, Las Vegas Sheriff Joe Lombardo …

Racism

Caitlyn Jenner Reveals The Truth About The OJ Murder

Caitlyn Jenner claims in her upcoming memoir that Robert Kardashian, a member of O.J. Simpson's defense team, believed Simpson to be guilty of the …

Caitlyn Jenner