Crime & Justice
A white Wisconsin police officer won't face criminal charges for fatally shooting an unarmed 19-year-old biracial man.
Balyan surrendered to the Los Angeles Criminal Court Tuesday. He has been charged with two counts of murder.
Santa Clara County Judge Richard Loftus ruled Monday that Christopher Hubbart, known as the "pillowcase rapist," is not a danger to the health and safety of others.
Although the violence had nothing to do with a shooting rampage a year ago, it occurred in the same square-mile community of small apartments and houses that is home to thousands of university students.
A California judge has refused to revoke the release of a serial rapist amid fears by neighbors that he would rape again.
People turned in the guns Saturday with no questions asked in exchange for Ralphs pre-paid grocery cards. Nearly $77,000 worth of the gift cards were handed out.
It's the latest criminal charge against the former star tight end, who once had a $40 million contract with the Patriots.
Former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman narrowly avoided being hit by gunfire during a road rage incident in Florida Monday.
The San Bernardino Sheriff's Department has released the names of 10 deputies allegedly involved in the beating, captured in TV news footage, of a suspect who appeared to have surrendered last month.
Sister Helen Prejean, made famous by the 1995 movie "Dead Man Walking," testified that she could hear regret in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's voice.
A California city with a crime problem — shootings, drug dealing and gang activity — finds that getting more kids and cops playing sports together regularly in the park can make a big difference.
Mothers who have lost their children to deadly encounters with law enforcement will march on the nation's capital Saturday to protest police brutality.
Church pastors in Baltimore have long stepped up to help fill the gap of mistrust between residents and police, and they hope to play a role in erasing it.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake asked for the investigation after her city was beset by protests and riots over the death of Freddie Gray.
A biennial count report due out Monday is expected to show a rise in the homeless in Venice, where an unarmed homeless man was killed by police this week.
The move comes after high-profile cases nationwide in which grand juries decided against bringing criminal charges against police who killed unarmed black men.