Many of the students were resisting passively, simply by going limp. This infuriated the police, who weren't buying these Gandhi-like tactics of Ivy League coeds. They beat everybody, young and old, male or female, with lead truncheons until they
Hundreds of angry people marched through Harlem on Saturday after the Rev. Al Sharpton promised to "close this city down" to protest the acquittals of three police detectives in the 50-shot barrage that killed a groom on his wedding day and
Three New York City police detectives were acquitted on Friday in the killing of an unarmed black man in a hail of 50 bullets on his wedding day -- prompting angry demonstrations and a federal review.
The city's new police commissioner, William Fitchet, says members of the department's Street Crime Unit will again don black, military-style uniforms as part of his strategy to deal with youth violence. Fitchet's predecessor, Edward Flynn
A Chicago man who was in critical condition for five days after police used a Taser to subdue him outside an Ohio bar died Thursday evening. Kevin Piskura, 24, was pronounced dead
You think the disparity between cocaine and crack is bad? Try the disparity between regular Chicago dogs and bacon dogs.
Cedres was an agent stationed in Douglas at the time of his arrest but he has since been fired, said Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Jose Gonzales.
Asst. Police Chief says the officer did nothing wrong. That commanders tell officers to stay near their cars so they can respond to emergencies. "Asking an officer to find a 'legal' parking space...is unreasonable."
On February 28, 1993, agents of the BATF began their assault on the home of the Branch Davidians outside Waco, Texas. An unarmed David Koresh was shot by the agents as he stepped onto his front porch. A shootout resulted with several deaths on both s
A number of sober motorists in Arizona and Oregon have been falsely accused of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) and drugs. In Corvallis, Oregon a falsely accused motorist is fighting back.
The Cook County attorney's office has dropped over 150 DUI cases in which indicted Chicago cop John Haleas was the arresting officer. Haleas, 37, faces felony charges of perjury, official misconduct and obstruction of justice for allegedly lying
That, of course, is the natural reaction any high school student should have when an armed officer unexpectedly drops in to speak to his class. Given the penchant police have for the tazer, it was with great trepidation I entered into this special gu
"Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will..." - Thomas Jeff
A 30 man squad of crack trained Chinese paramilitary cops will today march through the streets of San Francisco, policing the one and only US stop on the Olympic torch relay, and tackling any American protesters who get in their way.
Every single Metropolitan police officer will be 'microchipped' so top brass can monitor their movements on a Big Brother style tracking scheme, it can be revealed today.
The consent-to-search program is based on a similar effort in St. Louis in 1994 and ongoing programs in Boston and Washington, D.C. The idea is simple: Ask parents for permission to search their homes for weapons their children may be hiding.
On the night of March 15 in an Oceanside, California, parking lot, after a dispute over one car cutting off another, Frank White, an off-duty San Diego police officer, shot five bullets into Rachel Silva’s car, hitting her in the arm twice, shatterin
POLICE are seeking hundreds of volunteers to spy on crime hot spots and trawl through surveillance tapes to help catch criminals. Volunteers would be given binoculars, CCTV access.
Cars lining the street. A house full of young people. A keg and drinking games inside. Police thought they had an underage boozing party on their hands. But though they made many dozens of teens take breath tests, none tested positive for alcohol.
Police are asking residents to submit to voluntary searches in exchange for amnesty under the District's gun ban. They passed out fliers requesting cooperation on Monday.
When the government wants to take away our rights, it conceals its intent with the assurance that it simply wants to make us safe. The Boston Police Department's 'Safe Homes' program is just such an initiative.
Police beat peaceful Tibetan protesters on video. Why does everyone in the video speak American English? Because it was filmed in New York.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court turned down an appeal Monday from a county sheriff who objects to transporting jail inmates for elective abortions.
Manslaughter, rape, assault. A recent spate of allegations against police officers on the outskirts of New York City has raised fears that a big-city problem has invaded the suburbs.
You work an early shift and need to be out the door before sunrise, so you're already in bed. Your nerves are a bit frazzled, because earlier in the week someone broke into your home. Oddly, they didn't take anything; they just rifled through
Just to say hello and check on me to see how my family was doing.
Rattlesnake aficionados will be disappointed that Bayou Bob’s Rattlesnake Flavored Vodka no longer available, after a raid by Texas authorities. (w/six other rattlesnake gift ideas pix).
While trying to stop a drunk driver, Minsk police seized four vehicles along the road and forced the drivers to block the traffic lanes. Shortly thereafter, a drunk driver smashed into the vehicle barricade with the occupants still in their cars.
When the Duval County sheriff said he would lock up reporters from local newspapers if they kept "interfering" in his business, no one took the threat lightly. For 20 years, he had done what he pleased with no challenges to his reign. He de
A stunned computer programmer gets arrested for a quick smoke while walking to work.