Indictment accuses 25 jail officers of using excessive force

BALTIMORE (AP) — More than two dozen correctional officers in Baltimore were indicted Tuesday on charges that they used excessive force on prisoners at state-operated jails in the city, authorities sa...

Officer: I quit Proud Boys over fears of ‘far-left’ attacks

A Connecticut police officer accused a civil rights organization’s leader of trying to “silence conservative voices” by raising concerns about his membership in a far-right group known for its violent...

Virginia man pleads guilty in WWII dog tags theft

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Virginia National Guard sergeant accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland has pleaded guilty to a thef...

Police seek to ID suspect in death over chicken sandwich

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A man cutting in a line for chicken sandwiches at a crowded Popeyes restaurant in Maryland was stabbed to death by another customer who confronted him, police said Tuesday. ...

Black man who led neo-Nazi group dies amid bid to destroy it

A black activist who took control of one of the nation's largest neo-Nazi groups — and vowed to dismantle it — has died amid a legal fight over who would lead the group. James Stern ...

Police officer retires after far-right group ties revealed

A Connecticut police officer has retired after a civil rights organization raised concerns about his membership in a far-right group known for engaging in violent clashes at political rallies. ...

FTC sues to block promoters of bogus diabetes 'cure'

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Federal regulators are suing to block pamphlet and newsletter publishers from marketing a purported cure for diabetes and advertising claims that consumers can collect $1 tril...

Report: Synagogue massacre led to string of attack plots

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — At least 12 white supremacists have been arrested on allegations of plotting, threatening or carrying out anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. since the massacre at a Pittsburgh s...

Chief: Officer's Proud Boys membership didn't break policy

A Connecticut police officer's membership in the Proud Boys, a far-right group known for engaging in violent clashes at political rallies, didn't violate department policies, the town's police chief h...

Coast Guard lieutenant expected to plead guilty in gun case

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling weapons and drafting a hit list of prominent Democrats and TV journalists is expected to plead guilty Thursday in a case chargi...

Man gets 22 years in prison for crash that killed 3 children

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Alexis Mejia remembers waking up in a hospital, with his wife by his side, and immediately crying out for somebody to tell him where his three young children were. A nurse h...

'OK' hand gesture, 'Bowlcut' added to hate symbols database

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The "OK" hand gesture, a mass killer's bowl-style haircut and an anthropomorphic moon wearing sunglasses are among 36 new entries in a Jewish civil rights group's online datab...

Gay married couple sues after daughter denied US citizenship

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A gay married couple in Maryland is suing to challenge the State Department's refusal to recognize the U.S. citizenship of their infant daughter, who was born in Canada to a s...

Coast Guard officer asks judge to dismiss gun charges

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge in Maryland says he will decide by the end of this week whether to dismiss gun charges against a Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling combat gear and com...

El Paso suspect appears to have posted anti-immigrant screed

DALLAS (AP) — About 20 minutes before the shooting started at an El Paso Walmart, a rambling screed was posted to an online message board saying the massacre was in response to an "invasion" of Hispan...