Lawmakers Take On Militarization of Police in Defense Budget Talks

When scores of protesters took to the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, following the police killing of Michael Brown seven years ago, they were met by officers in camouflage aiming sniper rifles directly at people’s faces, moving through streets lined by …

Posted on

LIVE: Ford Mustang towed away from Laundrie home

NORTH PORT, Fla. (WFLA) — Law enforcement agencies swarmed the home of Brian Laundrie’s family on Monday as the fiancé of Gabby Petito, who was identified by police as a person of interest in her disappearance, remains missing.

WFLA’s Christine …

Posted on

Mayor Lightfoot outlines 2022 budget proposal

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori Lightfoot unveiled a $16.7 billion budget plan Monday that boosts funding for police and relies on federal money to help fill the city’s budget hole.

The proposal closes the city’s projected $733 million gap.

During her …

Posted on