2 Troopers Hit by Cars Hours Apart on I-64

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Two Virginia State Police troopers escaped serious injuries Saturday morning, when they were hit by motorists in separate incidents hours apart on Interstate 64. Jesse F. Dennis is the fourth trooper to be struck and injured while...

Taser Use Questioned by ACLU

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The condition of a man injured in a Taser-related fall improved yesterday as the Mid-Missouri chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union issued a statement asking the Columbia Police Department to postpone a planned deployment of the...
Man Charged in Tenn. Church Shooting that Killed 2

Man Charged in Tenn. Church Shooting that Killed 2

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A man suspected of opening fire on a roomful of people during a church youth performance was in custody Monday after being tackled by witnesses.But church members are still searching for answers to why they were targeted by someone who was...
The Free Cup of Coffee, Revisited

The Free Cup of Coffee, Revisited

Last week, we re-published a story from Daytona Beach, Florida, where a police lieutenant was fired for demanding free lattes and other premium drinks from a Starbucks restaurant. On the surface, this is a situation where a system of "police...

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