Florida is among several states now holding what are called "no refusal" checkpoints.
It means if you refuse a breath test during a traffic stop, a judge is on site, and issues a warrant that allows police to perform a mandatory blood test.
A counter-terrorism consultant told a meeting of law enforcement officials that the way to combat militant Muslims is to "kill them ... including the children." A self-described "former PLO terrorist" who "now speaks out for USA and Israel," made the
"It's a big problem, and from the number of cases, it's something we shouldn't ignore," DEA Lawrence Payne said. "It's not that we set out to target cops, but when we're in the middle of an active investigation into steroids, there have been quite a
Since May, Los Angeles high schooler Jeremy Marks has been in jail—essentially for filming a school police officer hit a 15-year-old. He'll be home for Christmas, though, thanks to a Google engineer who heard about Marks on Reddit.
A compelling video of an altercation involving 20 or more police outside a Lincoln, Nebraska mobile home was mysteriously removed from youtube after being featured on several libertarian websites. The video titled 'Police State' had initially been po
In a brazen display of Constitutional ignorance, Atlanta police officers stormed into a gay bar last year without a search warrant and forced 80 people down at gunpoint, confiscating their cell phones to prevent photographs as they frisked everybody
Recently released footage from a police cruiser's dashboard camera shows the events leading up to the fatal shooting of a partially deaf man by a Seattle police officer.
John T. Williams, a Native American wood carver who was partially deaf, was k
This is the most chilling video I've seen in a while. This is a shocking film of an officer who goes absolutely berzerk at the sight of a man innocuously videotaping in public. The videographer, who identifies himself as a member of a Michigan govern
A scuffle outside a mobile home turned into a demand to search inside the home after the homeowner was arrested for assaulting police. The police came to the home and demanded Grana's ID, and believing police had no just cause to demand his ID
About one in four drunken driving suspects refuse to take breath tests, the department said, and law enforcement officials described the approach as a loophole commonly used to avoid prosecution. The government said the no refusal initiative exists i
Nikolaenko was brought into court wearing bright orange prison pants and matching sweatshirt and shackled at the ankles. His attorney entered the plea as a Russian interpreter translated for the Moscow man.
More than five years after a man named Henry Glover was shot and his body burned here by police officers in the days after Hurricane Katrina, a jury has weighed in on the circumstances of his death. Three police officers were found guilty Thursday ni
Before the sun rose, the informant donned a white Islamic robe. A tiny camera was sewn into a button, and a microphone was buried in a device attached to his keys. The undercover FBI informant - a convicted forger named Craig Monteilh - then drove of
The Mississippi Supreme Court granted Cory Maye a new trial today (PDF), though on different grounds than the Mississippi Court of Appeals, which granted the trial based on a change of venue issue. The state’s supreme court instead ruled that Maye’s
Pedestrians should think twice before jaywalking in downtown L.A. -- or they could walk away with a $191 fine.
During the busy holiday shopping season, the Los Angeles Police Department is ramping up a zero-tolerance policy for jaywalkers downtown
An Somali-born, American teenager was apparently set up by federal law enforcement officials who posed as radical Islamic fighters and lured the young man into a plot he believed would lead him to detonate a car bomb at an Oregon Christmas tree light
A Miami man whose beating at the hands of police was captured on cell phone video has been charged with resisting arrest without violence, a charge his lawyer says came from nothing more than the man's attempts to cover his head from the blows.
Some ham-fisted knuckle-dragging gov't gunman lost one of his ammo clips on a Southwest flight landing in Phoenix yesterday. "It seemed almost funny to see a magazine with bullets in it just sort of lying on the floor of a commercial jetliner,"
While some of the officers sampled responded to the scene where Drenth was found, and thusly could be tested in order to exclude them as supects, some of those sampled were NOT. Included are officers in the corruption case in Drenth's old precinct.
Potheads who’ve found the grass is greener under the state’s mellowed-out marijuana law have racked up as much as $64,500 in unpaid fines in Boston alone, thumbing their noses at hundreds of citations that cops have written up, but authorities are po
A Louisville man is facing several charges after police said his cell phone had illegal applications loaded on it.
According to arrest records, 21-year-old Cory Todd was driving his vehicle while playing loud music audible from 50 feet away.
The so-called “sovereign citizens” movement — men and women who believe they are exempt from most state and federal laws, regulations and tax codes — is spreading like a prairie
Luis Luna was arrested for videotaping a group of cops breaking up a fight. He was charged with interfering with police and spent the night in jail. Police stated he was arrested under orders of New Haven Assistant Police Chief Ariel Melendez
A former state trooper took a plea deal in the 1965 slaying of a black man that prompted the "Bloody Sunday" march at Selma and helped galvanize America's civil rights movement. He was sentenced to six months in jail.
Police in the New Zealand capital of Wellington were weighing charges Friday against a group of pro-cannabis protesters who invaded the cop-shop with a cart full of burning marijuana, according to a report from the scene.
A relatively routine raid of a low-stakes poker game in Greenville, South Carolina turned bloody yesterday night — as police tried to gain entry to a poker house. The game host, now known to be Aaron Awtry, 72, shot through the front door, striking s