Several major law enforcement groups, thought to have backed down on their opposition to a federal criminal justice reform proposal, issued a letter to Senate leaders Thursday outlining why they were still troubled by the bill.
Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) referred to the U.S. criminal justice system as “a cancer on the soul of our country” during a Monday night appearance on “The Daily Show.”
The New York Times’ initial coverage of would-be political assassins and fringe figures James T. Hodgkinson in 2017 and Cesar Altieri Sayoc this week show a newfound focus for the paper of record on the political affinities of perpetrators in such crimes.
(Reuters) – At least four people were killed and three officers injured responding to an active shooting incident in the area of a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday, local media and CNN reported.
A majority of Americans continue to support capital punishment, a new poll from Gallup shows, continuing the status quo since the death penalty was reestablished as constitutional in 1976.
A U.S. soldier was sentenced to 11 years in prison for detonating a chemical weapon near an army base in Louisiana that injured two fellow soldiers and ended their military careers.
Americans committed about 1.2 million violent crimes in 2017, a rate of 382.9 per 100,000 people and modest dip from the year before, according to a report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program released on Monday.
The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that the Federal Bureau of Investigations had recovered one of the original pairs of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz.
Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke’s 1998 arrest for driving under the influence has been public knowledge, but police reports show it was a more serious threat to public safety than previously reported.