Police Takedown Over Stolen Beef Patty Heads to Trial

A federal judge ruled that two Connecticut police officers must go to trial on a mother’s claims they used excessive force by deploying a stun gun on her teenage son until he foamed at the mouth for taking a beef patty from the high school cafeteria without paying.

Read more

Reality TV Sisters Sue Over Release of Molestation Report

Four Duggar sisters from the canceled reality show “19 Kids and Counting” claim In Touch Weekly exploited them by publishing investigative reports detailing the 2006 child molestation case against their brother that police in Arkansas promised would be kept confidential.

Read more

Judge in Philando Castile Trial Denies Defense Motions

Jurors hearing the manslaughter case against the Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop last summer will not be able to see Castile’s car in person, a state judge ruled two weeks before the closely watched case goes to trial.

Read more