May 10, 2015

India rebels kill one hostage, release 250 others: police

Maoist rebels have killed one hostage and released some 250 others in India’s restive Chhattisgarh state after capturing the villagers on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the state, police said Sunday. The insurgents rounded up the villagers late Friday and ...

Justice Department launches own investigation of Baltimore police practices

May 9, 2015

Justice Department launches own investigation of Baltimore police practices

The Justice Department waded anew Friday into big city police-community relations, with new Attorney General Loretta Lynch declaring the subject “one of the most challenging issues of our time.” She announced a wide-ranging investigation into Baltimore’s police. The federal civil rights investigation, which city ...

May 9, 2015

Australian police disrupt bomb plot by teen

Police arrested a 17-year-old and accused him of plotting to detonate three homemade bombs in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials said on Saturday, in the latest terrorism scare involving a teenager. The teen was arrested on Friday afternoon in a joint federal-state police ...

May 2, 2015

Baltimore homicide charges could face swift initial court test

The chief Baltimore prosecutor, who came out swinging on Friday with charges against six police officers in the death of a 25-year-old man, could be quickly asked to disclose some of the potential evidence she has collected. At a news conference Friday, Marilyn Mosby ...

In big test, young Baltimore prosecutor moves swiftly on charges

May 2, 2015

In big test, young Baltimore prosecutor moves swiftly on charges

Baltimore’s chief prosecutor, just 35 years old and on the job for less than four months, moved swiftly Friday to address the biggest challenge of her career when she announced charges including second-degree murder against six officers in the death of Freddie Gray. State’s ...

Clinton: Baltimore shows justice system 'out of balance'

Apr 30, 2015

Clinton: Baltimore shows justice system 'out of balance'

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday that the U.S. criminal justice system has gotten “out of balance” and must be restored through steps such as the use of body cameras by every police department in the country. “It’s time to change our approach,” Clinton said ...