The Flores agreement was put into place during the Clinton administration; the Trump administration is now formally trying to replace it. The federal consent decree has since 1997 put parameters around the detention of migrant children and teens. The new rule the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of...
A defense attorney told jurors that a Florida man who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a dispute over a parking space was justified and acting in self-defense
The fatal mauling of a 9-year-old girl in Detroit came just a week after her father argued with the dogs' owner about the need to properly contain them. Emma Hernandez was riding her bike in an alley behind her home Monday when three pit bulls attacked. Emma's aunt tells ClickonDetroit...
A Texas death row inmate is set to be executed for the abduction, rape and killing of a suburban Houston college student more than 20 years ago, even though he maintains that he is innocent and argues that his conviction was based on junk science
The first project from Barack and Michelle Obama's Higher Ground Productions arrived on Netflix on Wednesday. American Factory , a documentary showcasing tensions between Chinese and American attitudes at an auto glass-manufacturing operation at a former General Motors plant in Ohio, comes from Dayton directors Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar, who...
Strange things were afoot over the weekend in Bergen County, NJ, where a Pennywise doll apparently floated into a woman's backyard when she was relaxing with her boyfriend. Renee Jensen tells NJ Advance Media that the doll, which had strange writing on its forehead, seemed to come out of nowhere...
The cushy conditions of Jeffrey Epstein's imprisonment and work release a decade ago in Florida just intensified: In federal lawsuits filed Tuesday against the late disgraced financier, who took his own life earlier this month while awaiting trial in jail on charges of sex trafficking, two women are alleging Epstein...
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A Philadelphia official says the resignation of Police Commissioner Richard Ross is related to allegations made by a corporal and a patrol officer against several department employees
Police have released a sketch and surveillance images of a suspect in the stabbing death of a retired college administrator and consultant at California State University, Fullerton
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says greater cooperation and "fresh thinking to solve old problems" are needed in the Middle East _ but he also warns that Iran and its proxies are continuing "to foment terror and unrest" in the region
Lawyers for a transgender woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One are asking for her to be released from federal custody, saying that for her to remain jailed with men is a serious threat to her mental health
The mayor of Philadelphia says Police Commissioner Richard Ross is resigning over new allegations made by two women officers of sexual harassment and racial and gender discrimination against others in the department
A Chinese woman accused of trespassing at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club and lying to Secret Service agents will be tried by a jury after frustrating the federal judge hearing her case
A Utah man who serves as a local leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is accused of illegally photographing a woman in Tennessee in a mall dressing room
A judge has acquitted a Mississippi lawmaker on a domestic violence charge after he was accused of punching his wife because she didn't undress quickly enough when he wanted to have sex
Members of the public and special interest groups have made their case to a Virginia commission studying a broad range of gun safety proposals following a deadly mass shooting in Virginia Beach earlier this year
A new lawsuit says two security guards at a public high school in suburban Chicago had sex with female students and that the school didn't do enough to protect girls from purported predators
Labor leader Dolores Huerta has been arrested along with seven other union members during a protest to demand a raise for Fresno county home care workers
Three women have filed lawsuits accusing Jeffrey Epstein of raping them or subjecting them to other forced sex acts _ in one case while he was serving a Florida jail sentence that allowed him out for work during the day
A nonprofit is suing San Francisco Mayor London Breed and city police after failing to get access to records about a controversial police raid on a freelance journalist
An investigation has concluded that a Yale University psychiatry professor sexually assaulted five students at a research facility on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts and committed sexual misconduct against at least eight others