(CNN) — An Iowa woman who told police in 2019 that she ran over a girl because she "was a Mexican" pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal hate crime charges, according to court records filed in the US District Court for the Southern District of Iowa.
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — A Mayfield, Kentucky, man was arrested on multiple charges — including drug trafficking and assault of a police officer — in McCracken County after investigators say he tried first to run from and then fight deputies during a traffic stop.
"We don't yet have all of the facts but we do know that a 16-year-old girl, a child of this community, tragically died last night," Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther told reporters.
District Attorney General Charme Allen said Wednesday that she determined Knoxville police Officer Jonathon Clabough was justifiable in fatally shooting 17-year-old Anthony J. Thompson Jr. under Tennessee’s self-defense law.
Charles Holloway was charged with murder in 2019. He was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to the lesser charges of manslaughter and wanton endangerment.
The announcement comes a day after Derek Chauvin was convicted on all three counts in the death of George Floyd last year.
Police showed bodycam footage Tuesday night at a news conference of the officer shooting the girl, who was Black, as she appeared to attempt to stab two people with a knife.
The driver in the vehicle the woman hit had to be flown to an out-of-state hospital because of the seriousness of his injuries, investigators say.
At least a dozen other Kentucky residents have been arrested in connection with the Jan. 6 riot in which a mob forced its way into the U.S. Capitol building.
President Joe Biden said Tuesday he was “praying the verdict is the right verdict” in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.
The jurors who sat quietly off-camera through three weeks of draining testimony in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial in George Floyd’s death moved into the spotlight Tuesday, still out of sight but now in control of verdicts awaited by a skittish city.
CALLOWAY COUNTY, KY — A grand jury on Friday indicted a Calloway County man accused of shooting and killing a Murray State University student last month.
We're learning more about a video of a March arrest in McCracken County that's creating controversy after it was shared to social media.
A member of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group and heavy metal guitarist on Friday became the first defendant to plead guilty to federal charges in connection with the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
CHARLESTON, Mo. (AP) — The city of Charleston, Missouri, has agreed to pay $500,000 to settle its part in a lawsuit brought by the family of a man who died in jail after having his neck pinned down for several minutes under the sheriff's knee.
The testimony follows his report on the Capitol Police response, which listed intelligence lapses and a lack of proper equipment as issues.
Black community leaders and family members of Daunte Wright were calling for more serious charges against a white police officer in Wright’s death, comparing her case to the murder charge brought against a Black officer who killed a white woman in nearby Minneapolis.
A Martin, Tennessee, woman died in the hospital after she was shot in front of a nail salon Wednesday, according to the Martin Police Department.
Kim Potter, a 26-year department veteran, shot and killed Daunte Wright during a traffic stop on Sunday afternoon.
Kristin Smart disappeared on May 25, 1996. She was last seen near her Cal Polytechnic San Luis Obispo dorm, police said, after walking home from a party. Smart was declared dead in 2002.
The police chief in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop said Monday that he believes the officer who fired intended to use a Taser, not a handgun.
Tensions in the area are very high as the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, a former police officer accused of killing George Floyd, enters its third week.
METROPOLIS, IL — The Metropolis Police Department is trying to find the people responsible for damaging a downtown restaurant in the southern Illinois town.
FRANKFORT, KY — Kentucky is shutting down its unemployment insurance website for four days because of cyberattacks and fraud attempts.
Officers responded to the scene but the shooter was gone by the time officers got there. They found four people wounded and one dead, the police chief said.
Joel Greenberg's possible cooperation with the Justice Department could provide investigators with key details as they work to determine whether Gaetz broke sex trafficking or prostitution laws himself.
The gunman who killed five people including a prominent doctor in South Carolina was former NFL pro Phillip Adams, who killed himself early Thursday, according to a source who was briefed on the investigation.
The right to vote is one of the most crucial parts of our democracy, so why was the turnout in Tuesday's consolidated election in Illinois so low?
Detective Trevor Pervine testified that 22-year-old Julius Sotomayor was the last person seen with Sarah Townsend, and that Sotomayor admitted that he shot her.