Police

Plaxico Burress told police that he had no knowledge of a 2005 shooting incident in the Bronx in which two people were seen firing rounds from a sport-utility truck the New York Giants star borrowed from a dealer.

This summer Josh Brolin and Jeffrey Wright got into an altercation with police in Texas while filming ‘W.’ Footage of the altercation and arrest has finally been released. In the video both Brolin and Wright get pepper sprayed by police and Wright is repeatedly tasered.

Authorities seized a small cache of weapons and ammunition from the New Jersey home of New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress, the New York Post and Newsday both reported Wednesday, possibly setting up the embattled player for more legal trouble.

A lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that while a huge Chicago crowd celebrated the election of the first black U.S. president, some white city police officers committed hate crimes against a black family cheering Barack Obama’s victory from home.

Today it was confirmed by Ethan Eioln of the CRNC (College Republican National Committee)  that she was contracted to be paid $3,600 for her August to election day work. The CRNC is clearly a major player for the Republican National Committee, receiving $25,000 from the RNC in 2002. The Center for Public Integrity also notes […]

A report by a civil liberties group has found that Los Angeles police officers are more likely to stop and search black and Hispanic residents than they are whites, even though whites are more often found carrying guns and contraband.

A former police officer accused of repeatedly jolting a handcuffed man with a Taser before he died pleaded not guilty Thursday to a manslaughter charge. Scott Nugent, 21, also pleaded not guilty to a charge of malfeasance in office during his arraignment in court. The former Winnfield police officer was freed on $45,000 bond last […]

In the midst of being raped, Jennifer Thompson-Cannino told herself to pay attention to details that would allow her to identify her attacker.