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MS-13 targeting NYPD officers at their Long Island homes in retaliation

NYPD and Long Island police officials, acting out of a sense of caution, put out alerts to officers after intelligence reports stated that MS-13 gang members were going to target city cops, particularly those living in Suffolk County, for retaliation, officials said.

Buffalo officer Corey Krug acquitted on 3 counts of excessive force,...

After eight days of deliberations, a jury on Tuesday acquitted Buffalo Police Officer Corey Krug of three of the four charges against him and deadlocked on the final charge.

Transgender activist charged with setting own home on fire after claiming...

A transgender activist in Michigan is being charged after the individual reportedly set fire to a home, killing five animals. The only catch? The person...

Houston PD to end use of no-knock warrants, says chief

The Houston Police Department will end its use of controversial no-knock warrants in most situations, Chief Art Acevedo said during a contentious town hall meeting three weeks after a deadly Pecan Park drug raid that left two people dead and five officers injured.

“48-Hour Challenge” may be the dumbest social media idea yet

Called the "48-Hour Challenge," juveniles are tasked with going missing for two days and refrain from responding to their cellphones, social media pages or other messages.

Update: President Trump denies American ISIS recruiter re-entry into the U.S.

Muthana told her family she was traveling to Atlanta for a school trip. Instead, inspired by Islamic State radicals she had met online, Muthana left Atlanta on her way to Turkey before going to Syria. When she arrived, Muthana became a recruiter for ISIS on Twitter.

Judge overturns $38 million awarded to family of armed woman fatally...

A Baltimore County judge has overturned the decision of a jury that awarded more than $38 million to the family of Korryn Gaines, the 23-year-old Randallstown woman who was shot and killed by county police in 2016.

‘Empire’ star’s story of racist, homophobic attack unravels as suspects identified...

The two brothers being questioned about a reported attack on “Empire” star Jussie Smollett both know the actor from working on the show and also spent time with him at a gym, according to their attorney.