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Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. Was Acquitted For Freddie Gray’s Death, And No One Has Been Held Responsible Yet

On Thursday, Baltimore police officer Caesar Goodson Jr. was acquitted on charges of second-degree murder, manslaughter, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, and misconduct in office. He was the third of six officers to…

Lauren Holter | June 23, 2016 - 11:40 am

Newly Released Transcripts Of The Orlando Shooter’s 911 Calls Paint A Clearer Picture Of What Happened

On Monday, the FBI released transcripts of the 911 calls made by the Orlando shooter, Omar Mateen, during the terrorist attack, offering more insights into what actually happened inside Pulse nightclub June…

Lauren Holter | June 20, 2016 - 1:16 pm

The Lesbian Couple Jailed For Kissing In Hawaii Just Received An $80,000 Settlement

After an officer confronted them for kissing, the gay couple was jailed in Honolulu. They’re getting a settlement, but the officer remained on full duty until retired this year.

Karen Fratti | May 22, 2016 - 10:15 am

Family Of Tamir Rice Will Get $6 Million Settlement From Cleveland After 12-Year-Old’s Death

In November 2014, 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot to death by Cleveland police mere seconds after they responded to a 911 call about someone brandishing a toy gun at a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 25, 2016 - 1:52 pm

Ohio Police Post Pictures Of Found Crystal Meth Saying, ‘We’re Sorry For Your Loss’

When the Macedonia Police Department found $160 of crystal meth in a hotel room trash can, they didn’t take the issue lying down (the beds were too gross). Instead, they…

Lauren Vinopal | March 3, 2016 - 6:00 pm

There Are Now Dogs Being Trained To Sniff Out Kiddie Porn

We’ve seen drug sniffing dogs and bomb sniffing dogs, but the idea of sniffing out porn seems too disgusting to put even an animal on the case. That is, until…

Lauren Vinopal | February 25, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Miami Police Voted To Boycott Beyonce’s April Concert

Guess who won’t be falling into formation? The Miami police.

Huffington Post reports that a police union in Miami, Florida voted to boycott the Formation Tour stop in their town…

College Candy | February 19, 2016 - 6:30 pm

Philly Police Offer Kanye West A Job

More good news for Kanye West: First, fans set up a website to raise money for him after he announced that he was $53 million in debt. And now the…

Newser | February 19, 2016 - 11:00 am

Making A Murderer, “Biased” Journalism & Necessary Outrage

The outrage that recent true crime series have inspired should not be diminished in favor of handwringing over journalistic imperfections. Anything that successfully chips away at the cult-like reverence with which our country

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 25, 2016 - 9:15 am

Man Ordered To Inform Cops Before Having Sex

A seemingly bizarre court order in the UK has been making news around the world. The court in York, England, granted a police request to order a man to inform…

Newser | January 24, 2016 - 11:00 am

Roommate Takes Shower ‘Too Early,’ Things Unravel

“Is it the most effective use of police resources? No.” That’s what a Toronto officer had to say after authorities responded to an alleged assault that resulted in minor injuries…

Newser | January 9, 2016 - 11:30 am

Officer Who Assaulted Female Student Had History Of Violence

Spring Valley High School resource officer Ben Fields has been placed on administrative leave while the Sheriff’s Department investigates the incident.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 27, 2015 - 9:50 am