During a three-and-a-half hour House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing Tuesday, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. kept his cool until Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-Tex.) brought up the House contempt vote against Holder two years ago.
Baltimore Homicides Jump: Nearly 100 Murders Since January
The number of homicides in Baltimore has spiked in the first months of 2015, with 96 individuals having been killed this year so far, compared to 69 over the same timeframe in 2014. Despite this, however, murder rates remain well below their highs from the early 1990s, when upwards of 300 people were killed yearly.
Miami Police Caught in Scandal over Racist, Pornographic Emails
Racist and pornographic emails are jeopardizing the jobs of at least 16 Miami Police Department officers. A series of messages joking about racism and domestic abuse, among other topics, came to light during a recent investigation and have outraged community members who say the police are meant to treat everyone equally.
Fugitive Gangster-Turned-Model Captured after 7 Years
Ben Fiberesima had it all. Not only was he a successful rapper under the name Roky Million, he also modeled for top brands like Calvin Klein, Yves Saint Laurent, Nike, and Tom Ford. But the 30-year-old Londoner had a secret: He was on the run from British police.
Police Used DNA on Pizza to Identify D.C. Quadruple Murder Suspect
Washington, D.C. police have identified Daron Dylon Wint as a suspect in the quadruple murder of the Savopoulos family and their housekeeper. Police believe the 10-year-old son was tortured in front of his parents to get money from the father.
Doctors, Pharmacists Nabbed in Huge Prescription Drug Bust
"Operation Pilluted," the largest prescription drug operation in DEA history, led to the arrests of 280 people in Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi. Agents referred to the doctors, nurses and pharmacists involved as "drug dealers."
Mom's Picture of Son with State Trooper Goes Viral
A picture posted to Facebook of a mom's wide-eyed son standing next to a Virginia state trooper has gone viral. The post is praising the officer for "being a good person waiting with my son" after he got a flat tire driving home from Virginia Tech.