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Tamir Rice's Death Ruled a Homicide

Tamir Rice's death has been ruled a homicide. The 12-year-old boy, who was killed by a Cleveland police officer last month, "died as a result of a …

Cleveland Police

Ferguson Forward: Words On My Son, Mike Brown

<i>By Lesley McSpadden</i><p>It's hard to say how I want the world to remember my son because you have to really know someone to honor the person properly. The world didn't get to know my son on a personal level. It didn't get that Michael Orlandus Darrion Brown, a.k.a. "Mike Mike," was a devoted son, …

Gear & Gadgets

Sandra Bland: Texas records show racial breakdown of those stopped by same trooper

The Texas state trooper whose traffic stop of<p>Sandra Blandlast month ignited national controversy did not appear to disproportionately stop minority drivers, records show, but a racial profiling expert cautioned that it's difficult to draw conclusions from the figures.<p>Trooper Brian T. Encinia, 30, …

Ex-Tennis Star James Blake Talks Police Brutality At NYC Marathon Event

<i>Tennis icon James Blake talks about his meeting with Mayor Bill de Blasio and police Commissioner Bill Bratton about his mistaken identity arrest.</i> …

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Entertainment

Both officers involved in Jamar Clark shooting have been sued for police brutality

Two weeks after the officer-involved shooting and killing of Jamar Clark, who was shot during an encounter with Minneapolis police early in the …

Law Enforcement

Orange County prosecutor misconduct: Judge Goethals takes district attorney office off Scott Dekraai case.

Prosecutorial and police misconduct are often dismissed as just a few bad apples doing a few bad apple-ish things. But what happens when it’s …

Orange County

The Rape Trial Everyone in America Should Be Watching

Thirteen women came forward to accuse former police officer Daniel Holtzclaw of misconduct. Why aren't more people outraged?<p>On Monday, November 2, the Daniel Holtzclaw trial commenced in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Charged with 36 offenses including sexual battery, forcible oral sodomy, stalking, and …

Justice

Freddie Gray judge prosecuted police misconduct for Justice Department

Before he was the judge overseeing the Freddie Gray trials, Barry G. Williams investigated and prosecuted police misconduct cases across the country …

Chicago police commander goes on trial today on charges he assaulted suspect

The highest-ranking Chicago police official to go on trial in years is set to defend himself Tuesday against sensational charges that he assaulted a suspect with his gun while on duty.<p>Prosecutors have alleged that Glenn Evans, one of the department's 22 district commanders before he was charged and …

Cook County
Surveillance

Admit It, Rep. Sensenbrenner: You Were Wrong About the Patriot Act

An author of the controversial legislation keeps defending it -- even though he's felt betrayed by related abuses three times.

​NSA surveillance reform in air as lawmakers threaten Patriot Act renewal filibuster

Efforts to reform the way the National Security Agency gathers phone data on American citizens are in doubt despite a federal ruling against the …

Goodbye Section 215: Patriot Act key surveillance provisions expire

Controversial provisions of the Patriot Act authorizing government surveillance programs have expired after the Senate failed to vote for an …

A short, crucial explanation of the USA Patriot Act and USA Freedom Act

A little over a month after the events of September 11th, 2001, an Act of Congress called the USA Patriot Act was signed into law by then President George W. Bush. Despite its controversial expansion of government power pertaining to domestic surveillance, law enforcement, and border security, …

Surveillance

Things Are Getting Scary: Global Police, Precrime, & The War On Domestic "Extremists"

• Do you display an unusual number of political and/or ideological bumper stickers on your car?<p><b>If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you</b> …

Surveillance

Donald Trump's Immigration Reform Plan: American Workers First, Special Interests Last

Billionaire Donald Trump released a detailed immigration policy position paper on Sunday morning, a paper that walks through exactly what steps he …

Texas Receives More Than $2.2 Million in FEMA Preparedness Grants

DENTON, Texas — Fire departments and cities in Texas have received more than $2.2 million in preparedness grants from the Federal Emergency …

Extreme Weather

US-CERT WARNS Wordpress Super BotNet Brute Force Attack

Cost Guard missing Dornier black box recovered from under 996 metres under sea

Thirty-three days after an Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Dornier aircraft CG - 791 ditched into the Bay of Bengal off the Chennai cost with three …

Secret Service protection activated for Trump, Carson

The Secret Service is moving forward on activating 24-hour protection for Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ben Carson, Fox News has learned.<p>The agency sent letters Monday to key leaders in Congress who have to sign off on the proposal, which Fox News is told would involve a …

TSA to Discontinue Using the Term 'Anomaly' to Describe Transgender Passengers

The Transportation Security Administration announced this week that they’re discontinuing the use of the term “anomaly,” to describe transgender …

US authorities seize a 'narco-submarine' filled with 8 tons of cocaine

On July 18, a Coast Guard cutter commandeered a self-propelled, semisubmersible vessel carrying 274 bales of cocaine weighing more than eight tons, according to a press release from US Customs and Border Patrol.<p>The four individuals found with the illicit contraband were detained by US …

Mexico

Guerilla Warfare – an introduction

<b>Guerrilla Warfare – an introduction</b><p><i>The following information is intended as a history and study of past guerrilla groups ONLY!</i><p>Before we start:<p>There …

Iraq’s Most Fearsome Shia Militia Leader Speaks Out

The leader of an Iran-backed faction that attacked U.S. soldiers in Iraq is now cast as a hero in the anti-ISIS war. In this interview, there’s a lot …

Kunduz: The Taliban’s biggest victory in years, explained

Some terrible news broke in Afghanistan on Monday news: The Taliban had captured the city of Kunduz, Afghanistan's fifth-largest city and home to about 300,000 people. Kunduz is the provincial capital of Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan; the city is the first provincial capital the Taliban …

Afghanistan

Putin is using his Syria gambit to disparage Obama

The outcome of<p>Vladimir Putin's bold military gamble in Syria is far from clear, but in the short term, one loser seems certain: President Obama.<p>The Kremlin raised the stakes Wednesday by firing cruise missiles into Syria from warships nearly 1,000 miles away as Obama's critics at home and abroad …

Russian Jet Shot Down: World War 3 Fears Raised As Turkey Reportedly Downs Russian Jet

A Russian jet has reportedly been shot down in Turkey’s airspace, raising fears of World War 3 in a region that is already marked by …