Hennepin County To Stop Using Grand Juries In Officer-Involved Shootings

HENNEPIN COUNTY, MN – Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman will eliminate the long-standing and secret use of a grand jury in police-involved shootings, including the death of Jamar Clark. For the first time in at least 40 years, Freeman and several of his top prosecutors will investigate and determine whether or not there will be […]

Union: New Prison Guard Pact Includes 9 Percent In Raises

SACRAMENTO, CA – The union representing most California state prison guards said Wednesday it has agreed to a labor contract that includes a 9 percent salary increase over three years. Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration said the agreement includes concessions he sought last year to help reduce the state’s long-term costs of providing retirees’ health care […]

North Carolina Sheriff’s Deputies Disciplined Over Trump Rally

Five North Carolina Sheriff’s deputies have been disciplined over their behavior at a rally for Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump where a white supporter sucker punched a black protester, officials said on Wednesday. The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said three deputies were demoted and suspended for five days each without pay for their unsatisfactory […]