When federal civil rights investigators take over a case of suspected abuse of force by local law enforcement, a decision on whether to file charges can take years, leaving families (and suspects) in limbo.

The new museum has a wide range of interactive views into life in law enforcement and commemorates its heroes, while devoting less space to controversy.

At a time when the U.S. was on edge after police shootings in Dallas and Baton Rouge, a rookie officer in Georgia claimed she'd been shot, too. A jury quickly decided she was lying.

Donna Sue Hudgins, 69, has been charged with concealment of death, police said.

The prisons, wary of the smuggling of contraband, will prohibit women from wearing tampons or menstrual cups but will provide feminine pads to use during the visit.

  • Perspective

When police are involved in a shooting, the details typically aren't released for days or weeks or more. In Prince George's County, the chief provided a full timeline -- and an apology -- in less than 24 hours.

Undercover agents used $2,500 worth of food stamps to buy dances, fentanyl and methamphetamines.

The father and son who allegedly killed a neighbor after a dispute over a mattress are back in custody after an outcry from residents.

They attributed the breakthrough in the case to DNA, drawing parallels to the Golden State Killer case that made headlines earlier this year.

Nicholas Deon Thrash, 35, was sentenced to 160 years in prison after he was convicted on 10 counts of child molestation.

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