Law Enforcement

Sting uses fake Amazon boxes, GPS to catch would-be thieves

The explosion in online shopping in the last decade has provided endless opportunities for “porch pirates” and stoop-surfers to make off with packages while homeowners are away or unaware. Some are caught on home video and shared on social media, but most escape undetected. In one New Jersey city, law enforcement are now watching. Jersey … Continue reading Sting uses fake Amazon boxes, GPS to catch would-be thieves

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Kareem Hunt admits to lying to Chiefs about hotel assault

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — Running back Kareem Hunt acknowledged lying to the Kansas City Chiefs about his role in a February assault in a Cleveland hotel that ultimately led to his release this week. During a live interview with ESPN on Sunday, the NFL’s reigning rushing champion also said that league officials never spoke to … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Kareem Hunt admits to lying to Chiefs about hotel assault

DALLAS | Cases of law enforcement officers charged in shootings

DALLAS — The indictment of Dallas police officer Amber Guyger on a murder charge in the killing of an unarmed black neighbor marks the latest development in a national conversation on issues of law enforcement and race. A look at that case and others in recent years in which law enforcement officers faced charges for … Continue reading DALLAS | Cases of law enforcement officers charged in shootings

FBI database to track deadly encounters with police

The federal government is launching a national database that will track when law enforcement officers use deadly force, providing more transparency about police shootings that have inflamed tensions in cities around the country. For years, the public has debated whether law enforcement have become too trigger-happy — especially in dealing with African-Americans and minorities — … Continue reading FBI database to track deadly encounters with police

WASHINGTON | No holiday respite for Trump’s criticism of nation’s courts

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts are engaging in an extraordinary public dispute over the independence of America’s judiciary, with Roberts bluntly rebuking the president for denouncing a judge who rejected Trump’s migrant asylum policy as an “Obama judge.” Trump, still seething over that Monday ruling, began his Thanksgiving … Continue reading WASHINGTON | No holiday respite for Trump’s criticism of nation’s courts

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Florida’s ongoing partisan battle over recount continues

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida’s ongoing recount battle will head back to a courtroom on Wednesday as lawyers for Democrats ask a federal judge to set aside the state law that mandates that a vote be thrown out if signatures on mail ballot envelopes don’t match the signature on file with election authorities. This is … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Florida’s ongoing partisan battle over recount continues

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | The Latest: Florida judge sees no evidence of counting fraud

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The Latest on the Florida election recount of 2018 (all times local): Noon A Florida judge said he’s seen no evidence of wrongdoing in the vote-counting in Broward County and urged all sides to “ramp down the rhetoric.” Circuit Chief Judge Jack Tuter said during emergency hearing Monday that there is … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | The Latest: Florida judge sees no evidence of counting fraud

United States News: Statement of United States Attorneys Matthew Schneider and Andrew Birge Regarding the Passage of Proposal One

United States – The people of Michigan have voted to legalize – with certain restrictions – the possession, use, and distribution of marijuana under state law. However, marijuana continues to be an illegal drug under federal law. As the chief federal law enforcement officers in Michigan, we are providing this statement regarding the enforcement of … Continue reading United States News: Statement of United States Attorneys Matthew Schneider and Andrew Birge Regarding the Passage of Proposal One