The Florida woman, Marissa Alexander, who fired a warning shot to ward off her estranged abusive husband will be retried and may face up to 60 years behind bars if convicted
Reports indicate that investigators are unable to pinpoint exactly how 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo died.
According to New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton, officers will be retrained on how to talk to the public
Is it OK to profile Muslims? The answer depends on who you ask.
Racial tensions are increasing during the aftermath of the mysterious death of a Black man in Texas.
While the city might have dropped its case to appeal a judge’s decision to keep stop-and-frisk the way it is, everyone is now vying for a seat at the table as reforms are made.
On Saturday evening a jury in Jacksonville, Fla. announced a guilty verdict on charges stemming from Michael Dunn’s admitted murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a new statewide initiative to give incarcerated individuals the opportunity to earn a college degree
Over the weekend, a jury made found Michael Dunn guilty on four out of five counts, including attempted murder, in the killing of unarmed 17-year-old Jordan Davis. However, when it came to the murder charge, the jury could not come ...
A modern-day lynching in Texas? The family of a dead 28-year-old Black man, Alfred Wright, in East Texas suspects foul play and is looking for answers, with the U.S. Justice Department now getting involved.
In a 10-8 vote last Thursday afternoon, the Senate Judiciary Committee supported Debo Adegbile as assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division.
A recent report reveals that a record 87 exonerations occurred in 2013, bringing the total to 1,304 known exonerations in the last 25 years.
Last Thursday, delivering on a campaign promise that helped him get a landslide victory, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that his administration will reform the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy.
It was music to many people’s ears as Mayor Bill de Blasio stuck to his campaign promise to end the city’s legal battle that found stop-and-frisk unconstitutional.
On Tuesday, Brooklyn City Councilwoman Inez Barron held a press conference on the steps of City Hall demanding that Mayor Bill de Blasio settle the case involving the Central Park Five.