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"Empire" Actor Charged with Felony Over Alleged False Report

Following several weeks of investigation by Chicago police—and due diligence by the Cook County State’s Attorney office—"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with a felony for filing a false police report claiming he was the victim of a hate-crime attack last month.

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Arbitrator: Ohio Officer Fired Over Domestic Violence Charge Can Return to Work

Patrol Officer Donald Ivory was fired in July 2018 after he was charged with assault, aggravated menacing, and domestic violence in an incident that allegedly occurred in April of that year.

Ohio Sheriff's Sergeant Set on Fire Released from Hospital

The sergeant with the Portage County Sheriff's Office who was set on fire late last week has been released from the hospital.

Brothers Tell Police that Jussie Smollett Paid them to Stage Attack

Two brothers—identified as Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo—told police in Chicago that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett paid them to stage an attack orchestrated to look like a hate crime.

3 Dead, Minnesota Deputy Wounded in Multi-Scene Shooting Incident

The injured deputy was transported to a nearby hospital and then another medical facility in Fargo, North Dakota, where he was treated for a non-life threatening shooting injury and released.

Million Dollar Bond for Man who Set Ohio Sheriff's Sergeant on Fire

An Ohio man who is accused of setting a Portage County Sheriff's sergeant on fire Thursday night is being held on $1 million bond.

St. Paul Police Disbanding Mounted and Motor Units

Spokesperson Steve Linders said multiple reasons went into the department's decision, including the fact that the department has seen an increase in injuries to members of both units.

Aiming to Reduce Struck-By Incidents, Michigan Move-Over Law Takes Effect

According to reports, at least a dozen Michigan State Police vehicles have been struck so far this year.

Kansas Officer Found Dead in Patrol Vehicle

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a law enforcement officer with the Sac and Fox Police Department found deceased in his patrol vehicle near the Kansas-Nebraska border.

Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Team Honors Fallen Officer

The Milwaukee Brewers have set up a locker in their Spring Training clubhouse dedicated to Officer Matthew Rittner, who was killed in the line of duty as he executed a narcotics and firearms related search warrant.