Search

Showing 46-60 of 3659 for "crime and justice"

Prince George’s Co. prosecutor discusses law, policing with community Prince George’s Co. prosecutor discusses law, policing with community 07/29/2020 03:06am • Prince George’s County's top prosecutor opened a dialogue with residents of the Maryland county Tuesday so residents could learn about the court system and how prosecutors pursue charges against police officers. The Community in the Courthouse event also served as an overall opportunity for res UN report finds migrants face violence by African officials UN report finds migrants face violence by African officials 07/28/2020 02:10pm • GENEVA (AP) — A new U.N. refugee agency report on migrants who braved long and often-deadly land routes to Libya has found that government officials, such as border guards, police and soldiers, in the African countries they crossed were responsible for nearly half of all cases of physical violence 3 former Washington NFL players hit with charges in health care fraud case 3 former Washington NFL players hit with charges in health care fraud case 07/28/2020 09:19am • Three former Washington NFL players have been hit with charges for their alleged roles in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud the NFL's health care benefit program by submitting false claims for medical equipment. The fresh charges are part of a new Justice Department indictment released Frid Malaysian ex-PM Najib given 12 years in jail in 1MDB scandal Malaysian ex-PM Najib given 12 years in jail in 1MDB scandal 07/28/2020 07:31am • KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian court sentenced former Prime Minister Najib Razak to serve 12 years in prison on Tuesday after finding him guilty in the first of several corruption trials linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund that brought down his go UN report: North Korean officials abused repatriated women 07/28/2020 12:45am • GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights office reported Tuesday that scores of North Korean women who had traveled abroad in a desperate search for work were abused by security officials and police through beatings, detention in unsanitary conditions, undernourishment and invasive body searches after Barr to testify Portland protests are 'an assault on the government' Barr to testify Portland protests are 'an assault on the government' 07/27/2020 07:48pm • [feedport-video width="640" height="360" src="https://prod.vodvideo.cbsnews.com/cbsnews/vr/mp4/2020/07/28/1769407555516/0728_EN_CORDES_521706_764.mp4" ] ▶ Watch Video: AG William Barr spars with House Democrats over federal agents in Portland Attorney General Willi Barr to condemn rioting at much-anticipated House hearing Barr to condemn rioting at much-anticipated House hearing 07/27/2020 05:55pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr is defending the aggressive federal law enforcement response to civil unrest in America, saying “violent rioters and anarchists have hijacked legitimate protests” sparked by George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police. Barr will tel Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis lies in state at Capitol Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis lies in state at Capitol 07/27/2020 05:33pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — In a solemn display of bipartisan unity, congressional leaders praised Democratic Rep. John Lewis as a moral force for the nation on Monday in a Capitol Rotunda memorial service rich with symbolism and punctuated by the booming, recorded voice of the late civil rights icon. House Feds launch Minnesota office on missing Indigenous cases Feds launch Minnesota office on missing Indigenous cases 07/27/2020 05:31pm • MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ivanka Trump and Interior Secretary David Bernhardt visited a Minneapolis suburb on Monday to open an office dedicated to investigating cold cases involving missing and murdered Indigenous peoples. The new office in Bloomington is part of the Operation Lady Justice Task Force cr Democratic committee OKs platform with progressives' input Democratic committee OKs platform with progressives' input 07/27/2020 03:18pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — Reflecting presidential candidate Joe Biden’s careful positioning, a key Democratic Party committee on Monday approved a 2020 platform that presents a liberal outline for the country but rejects many policies pursued by the left’s most outspoken progressives. The document, ap Cyberstalker gets 4 years in prison for 'war' on woman Cyberstalker gets 4 years in prison for 'war' on woman 07/27/2020 01:55pm • SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Less than two months after their office romance ended, Ahmad Kazzelbach began tampering with the email and social media accounts of the Baltimore woman who broke up with him. He changed her Instagram username to include the word “whore.” That was only the start of Poles split over govt plan to exit domestic violence treaty Poles split over govt plan to exit domestic violence treaty 07/27/2020 10:43am • WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poles are bitterly divided over steps being taken by the right-wing government to leave a European treaty against domestic violence, claiming it promotes gender “ideology” and links violence to religion. Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro said Monday he has formally asked t Portland protesters breach fence around federal courthouse Portland protesters breach fence around federal courthouse 07/26/2020 12:33pm • PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities declared a riot early Sunday in Portland, Oregon, where protesters breached a fence surrounding the city's federal courthouse building where U.S. agents have been stationed. Police described via Twitter the “violent conduct of people downtown” as creating a From police chief to VP? Inside Val Demings' unlikely path From police chief to VP? Inside Val Demings' unlikely path 07/26/2020 08:20am • ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Val Demings has already been vice president. In 1972, the future Florida congresswoman was a young Black girl struggling to make friends at a predominantly white Jacksonville high school. She and her best friend, Vera Hartley, created the Charisma Club. Hartley was president a 2 Virginia juvenile escapees captured by US Marshals in Michigan 2 Virginia juvenile escapees captured by US Marshals in Michigan 07/25/2020 09:36pm • Two prisoners who escaped from a Virginia juvenile facility less than two weeks ago were arrested Saturday 700 miles away in Michigan. Rashad E. Williams, 18, and Jabar Ali Taylor, 20, were found and arrested without incident at a hotel in Battle Creek, Michigan, at around 5 p.m. The U.S. Mars
Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up