After 15 years, the Supreme Court is revisiting the issue of how old a murderer must be to receive a death sentence for his crime. The Court is reviewing the case of Christopher Simmons, who was 17 when he killed a woman in 1993 by hogtying her and throwing her into a river to drown.
In a class-action lawsuit filed over the safety of Ford’s Crown Victoria police cruisers, an Illinois jury ruled that the cars are safe. A judge will now decide if Ford violated state consumer fraud laws.
A Nov. 2 ballot measure that amends the California three-strikes law could set free many offenders jailed under the law’s original guidelines.
A student in Pine Bush, N.Y., was arrested and could be expelled because a school security guard saw a replica musket in his car, which the teen says was left over from a weekend Civil War re-enactment.
The National Geographic Channel’s “Inside the U.S. Secret Service” offers a perspective from inside the agency that protects the president.