There were concerns of special treatment but prosecutors insisted they simply lacked sufficient evidence. Now it appears there was video that clearly shows Longoria unable to complete sobriety tests. A fairly easy case for prosecution.
The Beauty Shop had barely stopped smoldering in Ferguson, Missouri, when the Eric Garner grand jury decision came down on Staten Island -- no probable cause to indict one particular cop for something -- manslaughter?
Kansas police have cleared themselves of any wrongdoing in the death of Brenda Sewell. The 58-year-old woman died in a Lawrence Goodland jail cell after she and her sister were pulled over and arrested for possession of marijuana.
Agrees with other family members despite media and politicians' race obsession.
A man with a toy gun attempted to rob a pharmacy but was shot by the pharmacist armed with a real handgun.
SAN FRANCISCO--I took the ferry from Pier 33 on San Francisco's Embarcadero to Alcatraz. I stepped onto the island from the gangway, walked up the hill to the old prison entrance and was given a portable audio guide.
"The grand jury...was subjected to the type of evidence that only trial juries hear, including a soliloquy from the cop himself and all the exculpatory evidence the prosecutor could find." The powers that be didn't take any chances in that case--the
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster (D) admitted that the grand jury in the Darren Wilson case was given misleading information regarding the use of deadly force by police, MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell reported on Wednesday.
We have seen a trend in criminal charges where police are defining virtually any object as a weapon to elevate the potential penalties in a given case. The charges against Marvin Tramaine Hill II, 21, appear to be such a case.
The New York City Medical Examiner's conclusion was clear: Eric Garner, age 43, of Staten Island, was a homicide.
Rebuking a remarkable act of prosecutorial legerdemain, a Court eversed the conviction holding "the State knowingly proffered perjured testimony" from his ex-girlfriend, who had earlier pled guilty as the SOLE actor in the crime.
Prosecutors are reconsidering a 50-year sentence for a convicted robber and drug dealer, after a judge suggested they call Attorney General Holder to ask him whether it was fair to "punish" a man for rejecting a plea deal and opting for trial.
Eric Garner, father of 6, was standing on a sidewalk selling cigarettes to pedestrians. The government sent 6 heavily armed tax collection enforcers . . . er, I mean, police officers . . . to accost Mr. Garner. They murdered him
Williams, a former justice of the peace, is accused of the fatal shooting of Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse in a parking lot near the courthouse. 2 months later, McLelland and his wife were gunned down
This Guy's Facebook Rants Put Him In Prison, And The Supreme Court Will Hear His Case Today.
Kim Dotcom successfully fended off an American government bid to put in him back in a New Zealand jail for allegedly violating his bail. "That was a good win today, but also another attempt by the US government to get my liberty removed
But the only evidence against him was a photo from a visit of his 2011 visit to drop off a load of lumber to a home where a couple resided that was producing child pornography.
When someone asks someone in the NSA if they are spying on American's without warrants they can "truthfully" say no because SOD an essentially separate agency is doing it.
The Supreme Court's conservative firebrand, Antonin Scalia, explicitly laid out the role of grand juries in the 1992 Supreme Court case of United States v. Williams, and it is in stark contrast with what Prosecutor McCulloch did.
Prosecutors seeking an indictment against police officer Darren Wilson repeatedly questioned witnesses about victim Michael Brown's marijuana usage, bringing it up 44 times in grand jury questioning, reports the St. Louis Dispatch.
Embracing the Ferguson model, prosecutors will hereinafter represent the defendant in the grand jury. That is all.
AUSTIN -- Police officers across the state will no longer be able to draw the blood of DWI suspects without a warrant the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled Wednesday.
The video and audio recordings revealed the swearing in of 'Ndrangheta mobsters to an elite membership known as "Santa". New members swore allegiance "in the silence of the night and under the light of the stars and splendour of the moon" to "
Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich flagrantly hid evidence in a 2005 murder trial, according to attorneys for the man convicted during the trial, and they are using that assertion (and others) to push for a new trial.
Thanks in part to America's ill-defined hacking laws, prosecutors have enormous discretion to determine a hacker defendant's fate.
Swedish appeals court has rejected Julian Assange's attempt to rescind the warrant for his arrest.
"Any time I'm involved in an officer-involved shooting, be it a fatal one or non-fatal, it is always during my initial investigation listed as an assault on law enforcement," explained the St. Louis County Police Detective who inaugurated
How to police the police is a question as old as civilization, now given urgency by a grand jury's return of a "no bill" of indictment for Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson in his fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager
An investigator with the St. Louis County Medical Examiner's Office testified he did not feel it necessary to take photos or measurements of the Michael Brown shooting scene, though that is a normal part of a homicide investigation.
Momentum is building on social media to boycott the Black Friday sales in order to hit corporate America "where it hurts" over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.