Researchers want to find biomarkers for violent criminals. But what about white-collar offenders?
If theater is an escape from everyday life, then life in prison lends new significance to theater: escape is what many incarcerated men yearn for.
The murder of Mickey Bryan, a quiet fourth-grade teacher, stunned her small Texas town. Then her husband, a beloved high school principal, was charged with killing her. Did he do it, or had there been a terrible mistake?
One Milwaukee cyclist got a little impatient for a police bomb squad to conduct a thorough investigation of a suspicious looking backpack. So he jumped the line, opened the backpack, proved it was not a threat, and promptly got tackled by authorities.
"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" is beloved, but its premise raises a big question.
Police would not confirm the injuries suffered by the officer, a four-year veteran of the force. A witness saw the officer, whose name has not been released, get run over by a vehicle.
Clarissa Glenn set out to prove that she and her husband had been framed. Now Chicago is reckoning with years of wrongful arrests.
Teleconference hearings save time — but they also put pressure on vulnerable asylum-seekers.
To make our streets safer, efforts are underway to devise new treatments for repeatedly violent offenders.
It never fails: Whenever those of us on death row are granted even the smallest blessing, favor or minor look-out, one of our fellow prisoners comes along and screws it up for everyone.
The criminal charges are only the latest attempt to crack down on mugshot-publishing industry, which has proven surprisingly resilient.
But when black people call the cops for help, many have a very different experience.
Police units across the planet now deploy the string quartet as the latest addition to their crime-fighting arsenal, recruiting Officer Johann Sebastian as the newest member of the force.
A pair of NYPD cops are under fire thanks to this security footage, which shows them knocking Heins Rodriguez off his bike and then arresting him, with no clear reason for the arrest.
A law-enforcement official released the documents after finding that additional suspicious transactions did not appear in a government database.
By caring for fellow convicts who are terminally ill, a few inmates get another chance at life.
Instead of police patrolling around, ticketing folks for minor infractions, the group implemented what’s become known as the "busy streets" theory.
We tried one of the awful video services many jails offer instead of visitation.
All of Michigan, DC and a large chunk of Pennsylvania are part of the area where Border Patrol has expanded search and seizure rights. Here's what it means to live or travel there.
Rakem Balogun spoke out against police brutality. Now he is believed to be the first prosecuted under a secretive US effort to track so-called "black identity extremists."
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