We don’t know exactly what happened in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9th when a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager. The facts may still be unclear, but the outrage from groups on all sides of the issue has crystallized on the streets of Ferguson and around the country.
President Barack Obama says NATO members unanimously agree on the need for immediate action against Islamic State militants because they pose a threat to members of the alliance.
A jury has convicted former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, of corruption, fraud and bribery, after the couple accepted more than $165,000 of gifts and loans from a businessman.
The U.S. Department of Justice will launch an investigation into police tactics in Ferguson, Mo., NPR's Carrie Johnson reports, with a focus on looking for a pattern or practice of discriminatory policing.
After years of criticism for being too lax on campus sexual assault, some colleges and universities are coming under fire from students who say the current crackdown on perpetrators has gone too far.
Some police officers across Illinois could soon be wearing body cameras to record their interactions with the public, an idea already being utilized in DeWitt County.
Illinois junior U.S. Senator Mark Kirk belives the only way to stop ISIS from executing American journalists is for reporters to get out of Iraq.
Updated: U.S. officials say the video showing the beheading of a second U.S. journalist by militants of the Islamic State is authentic.
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated stemming from his arrest after a traffic stop in March.
Police in the St. Louis suburb where a white officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old have started wearing body cameras.