State and federal law allows the use of deadly force to prevent an escape if the officer believes the escapee poses a significant threat. Law enforcement experts say the shooting of escaped prisoners David Sweat shooting was clear-cut. The same legal reasoning applied to the killing of his accomplice, Richard Matt, who was shot three times in the head on Friday.
This Gambrills home has become notorious for its raucous parties, which are now held every few weeks and get bigger every time. When word spread of a July 4 bash, the law stepped in.
The U.S. Supreme Court upheld two major items on Monday.
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In advance of the Fourth of July celebrations and in the wake of Friday's wave of terror attacks, Homeland Security is telling law enforcement to "be vigilant and prepared."
The European Space Agency says they’ve started detecting “an exceptional outburst of high-energy light” from the black hole in the Cygnus constellation, which means it’s come back to life.
BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — A perjury charge stemming from an investigation into the 1975 disappearance of two Maryland sisters is heading to a Bedford County grand jury. The News & Advance reports (http://bit.ly/1R0aJHJ ) that…
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is suing Virginia water protection officials to require large livestock operations to fence off rivers and streams from their animals. The lawsuit, scheduled to be heard Thursday…
WASHINGTON — A prominent church has taken a stand against the Washington Redskins, calling for its members to boycott games and merchandise until both the team’s name and mascot change. At its national conference on…
WASHINGTON — You may want to check your pockets, bags and glove compartment, because one lucky person is holding on to a winning lottery ticket that is set to expire soon. A lucky winner purchased…
If you are making holiday weekend plans, here is some information on area fireworks celebrations. Lake Fairfax Park in Reston will have its annual Independence Day celebration on July 4. There will be food vendors, live…
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