Charged against Chaka Fattah, a democrat, and and others include bribery, various types of fraud, falsification of records, and money laundering.
Ralkina Jones is the third African-American woman to die under questionable circumstances while in police custody in less than two weeks.
The Twitter account claiming to be behind the cybervandalism appears to be connected to another account that claimed to be behind attacks on state government websites earlier this year.
A man killed by an alleged prostitute in West Virginia is believed to be connected to at least 10 other attacks.
A state representative told BuzzFeed News she thinks Louisiana can do better than its lax gun laws.
Police identified the two victims of the Lafayette, Louisiana, movie theater shooting as 33-year-old Jillian Johnson and 21-year-old Mayci Breaux.
The bipartisan SAFE Act is the bill criminal justice advocates want. The Obama administration doesn’t like it.
BuzzFeed News spoke to two former military recruiters and got their thoughts on whether or not lifting the ban on weapons at recruiting centers is a good idea.
Federal prosecutors could seek the death penalty.
The 2-year-old boy’s nose and nipple were blown off by a flash-bang grenade in the botched drug raid.
Friends and classmates struggle to reconcile the private turmoil that was occurring within Mohammad Abdulazeez’s family prior to the Chattanooga, Tennessee, shooting and what they observed from the outside.
“The word I’ve heard the most since yesterday is ‘heartbroken,’” Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam told mourners at a vigil Friday.
Officials described scenes of chaos as service members, prohibited from carrying firearms at recruitment centers, tried to escape as Mohammad Abdulazeez continued to shoot at them.
A 23-year-old Massachusetts man who supported ISIS and wanted to carry out a terrorist attack has been charged with federal firearms offenses.
Obama commutes the prison stay of 46 men and women “whose sentences didn’t fit their crimes.”
FBI Director James Comey said a federal background check examiner missed an arrest report that should have blocked the alleged South Carolina church shooter from obtaining the weapon used in the attack.
The legal action against a New York pharmacy shows a shift in enforcement – from the street-level dealers to the companies distributing the drugs.
In his first address to the victims’ families and survivors of the attack, the Boston Marathon bomber apologized and admitted his guilt.
It’s the first time the convicted Boston Marathon bomber addressed the victims and family members of those he killed.
The Times and ACLU are asking a court to order the federal government to release nine memos they believe provide the legal justification for targeted drone strikes that have killed more than 100.