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.
The recent raids on local barbershops, putting barbers in handcuffs as they "check their licenses" and look for drugs are creating a groundswell of outrage.
First, Constable Adam Josephs threatened to arrest a young woman for blowing bubbles in his direction during the G20 protest in Toronto earlier this year. Now he is threatening to sue Youtube for "ridicule" over a series of cartoon videos that have b
While some of us celebrated the fact the Department of Homeland Security acknowledged last week that photographing public buildings is legal, most of us are unaware that the DHS is creating a national database of people committing “suspicious activit
Detroit Police Chief Warren Evans' surprise resignation from his post after just more than a year on the job. Mayor Dave Bing's office did not offer a reason for Evans' resignation though it came hours before a Detroit television station was to repor
apparently one can't share food provided through federally subsidized meal programs.
But it wasn't his daredevil stunt that has the 25-year-old staff sergeant for the Maryland Air National Guard facing the possibility of 16 years in prison. For that, he was issued a speeding ticket. It was the video that Graber posted on YouTube a we
What happened is that Lance Rosenfield, a photographer working for ProPublica (http://www.propublica.org), was standing on a public road, taking photos of a BP refinery in full public view. After taking his photos, he was tailed by local law enforcem
Do you trust the research of the Southern Poverty Law Center? I used to, but after I began publicly questioning their ties to the Missouri information Analysis Center (see testimony here or an article I wrote here , I found myself being character