Ken Kurson, a close friend of the president’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, was arrested in connection with incidents stemming from his divorce.
Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, was convicted of killing a pregnant woman and attempting to pass the baby off as her own.
Before 2017, a person in Louisiana could be sentenced to life in prison after receiving a fourth nonviolent conviction under the state’s habitual offender law.
Federal prosecutors will take more lower-level gun cases, in an initiative that thrusts the borough into the national debate about law enforcement.
One priest is accused of abusing an altar boy at a seminary near the pope’s residence, and the other of covering it up.
The data reveals a different picture than the party-driven explanation President Trump and the Department of Justice have offered.
Here’s what is behind the charge leveled by a Kentucky grand jury against one of the officers involved in the fatal raid on Ms. Taylor’s apartment in March.
A report shows Black neighborhoods have been more heavily patrolled, but police officials have said that enforcement is mostly driven by 911 and 311 calls, not racial bias.
Statistics show a steady decline in major crimes. But what has intensified are the challenges to France’s traditional national identity, and the jockeying in the race to be the next president.
The extraordinary suggestion came as Attorney General William P. Barr has emerged as a messenger for President Trump’s re-election campaign.
For all that narratives about crime shape American politics, survivors are rarely at the center of the conversation, if they are heard at all. A campaign called #HealTheVote is trying to change that.
Virtual classes in the fourth-largest school district in the United States were choked by glitches this week. A 16-year-old high school junior has admitted to the cyberattacks.
Lurid fantasies about urban hellscapes are all he has left.
The city recorded 242 shootings in August, up from 91 last year, continuing a summer spike in gun violence that has become an issue in the presidential race.
Mayors don’t have the power that the president ascribes to them.
He continues the old practice of stoking white victimhood for votes.
At the Republican National Convention, the president and two other New Yorkers painted a dark picture of the city. The reality is more complex.
The ex-president of the United Auto Workers is charged with using union funds for personal expenses. The case is part of a long federal investigation.
U.S. officials said members of the Sparks Group, an elite piracy network, fraudulently obtained and distributed movies ahead of release dates.
An online sting operation to catch child predators snared hundreds of men. What were they really guilty of?
Gun violence in the U.S. typically rises in summer, but the problem has been especially fierce this year. Why?
Gun violence has surged this summer, and crime experts aren’t sure why.
Senator Harris is speaking out amid the police reform movement. But how did she oversee police misconduct as a district attorney and attorney general?
Officials scrambled to recapture hundreds of prisoners after a car bombing at the 1,500-inmate prison in Jalalabad turned into an ongoing gun battle between militants and guards.
Legal scholars fear the president is trying to take on a job that the Constitution did not give the federal government.
As shootings go unsolved, some elected officials think that officers are staging a slowdown. But the department says it is stretched thin.
Chris Larsen knows that a crypto mogul spending his own money for a city’s camera surveillance system might sound creepy. He’s here to explain why it’s not.
The victims included a young father who was shot while holding hands with his 6-year-old daughter in the Bronx.
In large cities across America, murders are up sharply, while other violent crimes have decreased.
The San Francisco Police Department said it would no longer release mug shots because they reinforce racial biases, joining a growing movement by newspapers and broadcasters to curtail their use.
More than a dozen people have been fatally shot, including a teenager at her college graduation party and a clothing designer who was washing his car.
A federal judge could decide on Friday that the California utility can put itself back together in time to take part in a crucial wildfire liability fund.
A review of publicly available data in three areas reveals that much of an officer’s job revolves around handling routine calls rather than violent crime.
There have been scores of attacks in Mexican waters, taxing the country’s overstretched security forces.
A judge approved a plea agreement between the California utility and a prosecutor after hearing from people whose lost loved ones were killed in the Camp Fire.
A better status quo, a possible transformation or a potential tragedy.
One of three teenagers charged in the killing of Tessa Majors could be freed this year after he pleaded guilty to robbery in the case.
The commissioner is reassigning about 600 officers from anti-crime teams that targeted violent crime and illegal guns.
The killing of a 14-year-old girl in Iran has shaken the country and forced an examination of its failure to protect women and children.
Mr. Jones, who was accused of embezzling $1 million, will cooperate with federal prosecutors who have been investigating corruption at the autoworkers union.
The absence of people outdoors has produced a rare positive payoff in most American cities, big and small.
The number of inmates in federal and state prisons in 44 states declined by 1.6 percent in the first three months of the year, even as prisons became hot spots for the coronavirus.
An ex-convict with a gun was arrested as he left the house on Staten Island where the bodies were found.
Measures that softened California’s sentencing laws are headed for the ballot again.
One day Southern California will get back up to speed. For now, I’m enjoying the rolling birthday parties.
Unemployment has skyrocketed, but so has the size of the city’s volunteer pool and the number of people fostering animals. One month into the shutdown, the city is as complex as it ever was.
Crime has ebbed, but nearly 20 percent of the force is out sick. Officers have become public health police, breaking up crowds at stores.
White House officials have been focused on New York as it has emerged as the epicenter of the national outbreak.