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Mexican police investigated in deadly fall from building

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in the northern Mexico state of Nuevo Leon are investigating five law enforcement officers for their alleged involvement in the death of a man who fell from the 14...

Judge: NY gravity knife law too vague to outlaw chef's knife

NEW YORK (AP) — With the flick of a pen, a New York judge has ruled that a sous chef can carry his folding knife because a state law judging gravity knives by a wrist-flick test was too vague. ...

Girl pushed by Texas officer at pool party settles for $150K

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — A bikini-clad black teenager who was shoved to the ground by a white Texas police officer has settled a federal lawsuit against him and the city of McKinney for almost $150,000....

Eagles fan accused of punching police horse sues team, cops

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia Eagles fan accused of punching a police horse and a mounted officer before the Eagles' NFC championship victory is suing the team and police, claiming he didn't stri...

Man arrested during GOP convention sues city, police

CLEVELAND (AP) — A protester arrested during a flag burning at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland has sued city officials, police officers and the voice of a conspiracy-minded media outle...

Danish mom still stung by '97 arrest for leaving baby in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — A Danish mother whose 1997 arrest for leaving her baby outside a New York eatery sparked an international debate about parenting styles says she still feels she was unjustly vilified. ...

The Latest: Prosecutor praises award over US border run-in

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a judge's ruling in favor of a Chinese tourist injured by a U.S. border agents (all times local): 4 p.m. A federal prosecutor say...

Chinese woman awarded $461K over run-in with US border agent

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled in favor of a Chinese businesswoman who sued the U.S. government after being injured during a confrontation with American border agents in 2004. ...

Should NYPD lawyers step in to prosecute? Protesters say no

NEW YORK (AP) — Arminta Jeffryes was arrested while protesting police brutality. Then the police department played an unusual role in her court case. A New York Police Department law...

Exclusive: Iowa lawyer gets $285K in false arrest settlement

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Police and prosecutors will pay $285,000 to an Iowa lawyer who spent 16 days in jail after he was allegedly framed by a longtime tormentor and falsely accused of threatening wit...

Justices give new life to man's false arrest lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is giving an Illinois man a new chance to sue a Chicago suburb and its police officers who arrested him on trumped up charges and kept him in jail for nearly seven ...

Excerpts from opinions written by Judge Neil Gorsuch

WASHINGTON (AP) — Excerpts from opinions written by Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, a judge on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver: ___ Addressing ...