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Sheriff sues county commission for undercutting his budget by $1.7 million,...

Clay County Sheriff Paul Vescovo is so upset that the county commission has "drastically underfunded" his office that he's suing to try to get the money back.

Couple who chained & tortured their 13 kids in their basement...

A Perris, Calif., couple who for years tortured, abused and imprisoned their children, starving them and at times chaining them to their beds, were sentenced Friday to 25 years to life in prison.

Former captain suing city & police chief for demotion, claims it...

A former New Jersey police captain is suing his department for a wrongful demotion, claiming the chief was angry after he decided to take a leave of absence to tend to his ailing mother.

Former teacher at elite Hollywood school sentenced for having sex with...

A former teacher at an elite Los Angeles private school will get three years in prison after pleading no contest to having unlawful sex with a former student.

Officer shot at in ambush-styled attack; leads to fatal OIS

Police in the California city of Fremont are investigating an officer-involved shooting (OIS) that took place on Thursday night when an assailant “ambushed” a police officer.

Florida man impersonates cop, pulls over undercover deputy

A Florida man with red and blue light bars on his vehicle tried to get another driver to pull over, a maneuver that landed him in jail when the other driver ended up being an undercover detective, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.

Musical charity founder charged with giving semen covered flutes to schools

The founder of an international music program who was accused of possibly providing flutes contaminated with semen to hundreds of Southern California students has been charged with committing lewd acts against five minors.

DA’s Chief Ethics Officer, other top attorney quit over Foxx’s handling...

The chief ethics officer and the head of the Conviction Integrity Unit are resigning from the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office, where they have been the two top deputies under prosecutor Kim Foxx.

Officer shot in pursuit of a suspect through a New York...

A police officer was shot and a suspect was killed in a Washington Heights parking lot on Thursday during a confrontation described by Mayor Bill de Blasio as a "fast, intense episode" that unfolded in broad daylight.

Minneapolis mayor bans police from taking “bullet warrior” training, even on...

Minneapolis police officers will no longer be permitted to participate in “warrior”-style training, even on their own time.