The FBI released crime data Monday morning showing that murders in the United States rose by 10.8 percent last year.
The New York Police Department’s Special Victim’s Unit is looking into whether disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner should be charged over his sexting relationship with a 15-year-old high school girl.
One person is in critical condition on life support after being shot Wednesday night as protests in Charlotte, N.C. became violent the day after city police fatally shot an African-American man.
U.S. authorities investigated on Wednesday whether anyone helped an Afghan-born American citizen charged with carrying out bombings in New York and New Jersey, while the city’s top federal public defender asked for access to the man.
The nation’s 911 emergency response phone system is vulnerable to cyber attacks that could disable call centers throughout an entire state for a protracted period of time, according to researchers.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) said Tuesday he was “disappointed” in President Obama for not standing against “rich, spoiled” San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to not rise for the national anthem before games.
Washington, D.C.’s outgoing police chief Cathy Lanier criticized the city’s criminal justice system for failing to prevent repeat violent offenders from returning to society, citing a lack of accountability among local and federal agencies responsible for disciplining criminals.