No Charges Against Minneapolis Cops in Fatal Shooting

Chief Hennepin County, Mn., prosecutor Mike Freeman is not charging two officers who killed Thurman Blevins, 31, last month. Blevins fled from the officers with a loaded handgun and turned toward them, Freeman said.

Ferguson Prosecutor McCulloch Faces Primary Test

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, on the job since 1990, has an opponent in next Tuesday’s primary, Ferguson City Council member Wesley Bell. “Most people don’t agree with the way he handled Ferguson,” Bell contends.

Tech Firms Fear False IDs from Facial Recognition Systems

Despite “real-time” facial recognition’s potential for crime-prevention, it is raising alarms of the risks of mistakes and abuse. Those concerns are coming not only from privacy and civil rights advocates, but increasingly from tech firms themselves.

Nine States Sue to Stop 3-D Gun File Posting

“These downloadable guns are unregistered and very difficult to detect, even with metal detectors, and will be available to anyone regardless of age, mental health or criminal history,” said Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

Is Collusion a Crime? It’s a Question of Synonyms

Chuck Rosenberg, FBI chief of staff under former director James Comey, said collusion is “ absolutely a crime,” a day after President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said it was not. “Collusion is a crime,” said Rosenberg, who formerly headed the Drug Enforcement Administration. “We just happen to call it something else, we call it conspiracy, but it is absolutely a crime.”

#MeToo Movement Having an Impact in Legislatures

State legislatures are under growing pressure to curb sexual assault and harassment in private workplaces and in their own chambers. Has the reckoning had an impact on the law? Early signs point to yes. Credible allegations of sexual harassment have toppled at least 32 lawmakers. Some states are placing limits on nondisclosure agreements.

Atlanta Teen Rehab Program Questioned After Charges

A private Atlanta organization that supervised a teenager now accused of murder claims an unblemished record of reforming young, often violent criminals. The group has no office, no paid employees, and no funding. One teen assigned to it has been charged with murder.

Residents of IN County Oppose Migrant Detention Center

Many residents of Elkhart County, In., which backed Donald Trump for president, oppose plans for a federal detention center there for alleged illegal immigrants, The facility was proposed by the private prison firm CoreCivic Inc.

Trump Threatens Shutdown Over Three Immigration Issues

The president threatens a government shutdown just before the midterm elections if he doesn’t get what he wants on immigration: a border wall, an end to the “catch and release” practice, and cutbacks in legal immigration.