Detroit Police Chief James Craig described said the former officer "admitted that he did this. He said he didn’t mean it the way it came off.”

State officials have called the case “very disturbing” but insisted that the judge and prosecutor were constrained by Alaska law.

Local, state and federal authorities are searching for Mad­dox Ritch, a boy who has autism and went missing in Gastonia, N.C.

Amber Guyger was already facing manslaughter charges, but police had not taken disciplinary action until Monday's firing.

Dana Thomas Byrd stopped to see whether the man was dead, then took off in his car, authorities said.

Residents described a "horrible decaying flesh smell," and firefighters tried to use a hose to clear the road.

Justin Schneider pleaded guilty to one count of assault in exchange for the dismissal of other kidnapping and assault charges.

The founder of Defense Distributed has been charged with a second-degree felony, according to court documents.

A 52-year-old woman stabbed three infants and two adults before slashing her own wrists at a day-care center in Queens, police said.

  • Analysis

As debate roils around whether Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh should be judged for a sexual assault alleged to have happened when he was 17, researchers note that black boys seldom get that kind of consideration for 'youthful indiscretions.'

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