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Backup Driver Of Autonomous Uber SUV Charged With Negligent Homicide In Arizona

/Tempe Police Department via AP
| Rafaela Vasquez was watching the television show The Voice when the car struck a pedestrian walking her bike across a Tempe street at night.

Connecticut Police Chief Facing Fraud Charges For Allegedly Rigging His Own Hiring


Federal authorities arrested the police chief and city personnel director of Bridgeport, Conn., on Thursday, alleging the two rigged the examination process that led to the chief's hiring in 2018.

Ex-Columbia University Gynecologist Accused Of Abusing Dozens Of Patients Is Indicted


Robert Hadden has been arrested in connection with the abuse of dozens of female patients, including minors. He has been accused of abuse in the past but avoided jail time in a previous case.

Review Of Federal Charges In Portland Unrest Show Most Are Misdemeanors


That finding by NPR is in stark contrast to the Trump administration's description of the Oregon city as being under siege by radical leftists.

Trump Talks Tough On Crime, But Federal Deployments Likely Won't Ease It


President Trump has sent federal agents to cities experiencing a spike in violence. But critics worry the White House is using crime and protests for political advantage in an election year.


Trump Administration Sanctions ICC Prosecutor Investigating Alleged U.S. War Crimes


The International Criminal Court has been looking into allegations of torture by the U.S. in Afghanistan. The U.S. is not a member of the court though its allies the UK and France are.

'Poppycock!': Federal Judge Bars CBP Employees From Screening Asylum-Seekers


"The training requirements cited in the government's declaration do not come close to being 'comparable' to the training requirements of full asylum officers," U.S. District Judge Richard Leon wrote.

Judge Delays Extradition Of Teen Charged With Shooting Protesters In Kenosha


A judge says Kyle Rittenhouse, accused in the deadly shooting of protesters in Kenosha, Wis., can stay in Illinois until Sept. 25 to assemble his legal defense team.

Wisconsin Police Shooting Leaves Black Man In 'Serious Condition'


Kenosha Police say officers were involved in a shooting after responding to a domestic incident on Sunday. A video that appears to show police shooting a man several times has sparked outrage.