The Albuquerque Community Safety Department gives 911 dispatchers the option to call on social workers and others in related fields for calls pertaining to mental health, substance abuse or homelessness that otherwise would have been handled by an armed officer.
The justices lack legal experience with women’s rights, racial rights, disability rights, immigration, environmental law, or criminal defense “outside of perhaps some white collar work,” said Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
The Justice Department has launched an investigation into juvenile detention facilities in Texas after receiving reports of physical and sexual abuse by staff members against children.
Despite initially signalling that she would support a stay, Judge Colleen McMahon of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan has decided that the settlement can go forward while also suggesting it warrants review.
Texas Judge Lela Mays of Dallas County Criminal District Court has strongly recommended that Randy Halprin, a Jewish member of the so-called Texas Seven who was convicted and sentenced to death in 2003 for his role in the killing of a police officer, be granted a new trial because of the blatant racism and antisemitism that she said the trial judge had displayed.
Investigators are seeking records and testimony from Joseph Clark, a DOJ official who allegedly aided Trumps insurrection efforts. Meanwhile, a D.C. judge claims a jailed rioter is being unfairly treated.
An armed man who San Antonio police described as a “very violent individual who had a very violent past” barricaded himself inside a Northwest Side apartment for about 6.5 hours Wednesday before a combination of police and the suspect’s gunfire brought the standoff to an end.
San Antonio police released a video of a fatal police shooting that occurred on Aug. 13.
Deputies found narcotics and possible evidence of human smuggling at a home in southwest Bexar County.
A 47-year-old mother is being charged with 39 criminal counts, including felony child abuse, sexual assault, and providing alcohol to minors, according to California authorities.
One person is wounded and another person is in custody following a shooting on the city’s West Side, San Antonio police said.
Heiry Calvi, a 41-year-old teacher in Doral, Florida was arrested Friday and accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 15-year-old former student.