COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Conservative and progressive advocacy groups are slamming a bill aimed at combating a surge of violence in Missouri's largest cities as a return to tough-on-crime policies. At issue is a bill that would stiffen penalties for gun crimes, dangerous felonies and crimes committed by gangs. It
The New York City Police Department (NYPD) on Monday announced that it is disbanding its anti-crime unit — a group of approximately 600 plainclothes police officers who blend in with the general population to combat crime — in the wake of protests and violent unrest over the death of George Floyd.
‘A crime upon a crime’: Trump’s Tulsa rally gives ‘Watchmen’ episode new resonance
HBO's series brought the 1921 Tulsa race massacre to greater prominence. Director Nicole Kassell reflects on its influence — and the president's "cruel" rally.
The FBI concluded on Tuesday that Bubba Wallace, NASCAR’s only African American driver, was not the target of a hate crime, and that the “noose” found in his team’s garage was actually a standard pull rope that had been there since last year.
Thirty-five American states have stand-your-ground laws, while the remaining fifteen require retreat only when it can be done with absolute safety (although none require retreat when the attack takes place in a person’s own home or “castl