Not surprisingly, proposals by city government to crack down on the use of shopping carts by recyclers and the homeless didn't get a resounding thumbs-up from those who wheel the seemingly ubiquitous vehicles through Fresno.
(Reuters) - A dispute between the Central Intelligence Agency and a U.S. Senate committee that oversees it burst into the open on Tuesday when a top senator accused the agency of spying on Congress and
The District of Columbia City Council voted Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana use in the nation's capital, and Mayor Vincent Gray said he intends to sign the measure that replaces jail time with fines
Researchers at the Urban Institute offer an empirical analysis of the size and structure of the underground commercial sex economies in 8 major U.S. cities. Of those, Atlanta has the largest cash-based market.
It's with panels like Glenn Greenwald's that makes me regret not making it down to the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. At this particular event, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was broadcast from Russia to answer a number of questions that Twitter users had for him, and in the end, one of the biggest things to take away from his discussion...
A Bulldog gang member convicted of pointing a high-powered laser at a police helicopter was sentenced Monday to spend 14 years in federal prison, a term prosecutors believe to be among the region's longest for such a crime.
CLEVELAND (AP) â€" Cleveland's police department will limit when and how long squad cars can chase suspects in new guidelines released Thursday, more than a year after a chase involving more than 100 officers ended in the deaths of two people. The changes come as the department is still dealing with the fallout from the November 2012 chase that involved five dozen cruisers and wove through residential neighborhoods, onto Interstate 90, and eventually ended with gunfire in East Cleveland. The police department is now under a wide-ranging federal investigation into the use of force that goes beyond the car chase. The lawsuit, which is still ongoing, asked the court to order the city to make changes in police policies to prevent similar incidents.
ACLU: Newark Stop-and-Frisk Targets Blacks Disproportionately Patch.com “The police department's data reveal disturbing patterns about the use of stop-and-frisk in Newark,” said ACLU-NJ Executive Director Udi Ofer.