A pair of disgraced ex-city cops dodged jail time Thursday for having sex with a teenage suspect inside an NYPD van despite the Brooklyn district attorney’s ardent opposition to the sweetheart deal. Eddie Martins, 39 and Richard Hall, 34, pleaded guilty to bribe receiving and official misconduct after engaging in intercourse and oral sex with the 18-year-old woman as the predatory police officers were on duty in Brooklyn South Narcotics on Sept. 15, 2017, prosecutors said. Th
Three Broward Sheriff's deputies who were involved in the April arrest of a teen who was seen on video being thrown to the ground and punched while he was taken into custody are facing criminal charges. The Broward State Attorney's Office announced Wednesday that Sgt. Gregory LaCerra and Deputies Christopher Krickovich and Ralph Mackey are facing misdemeanor charges related to the April 18 encounter in a McDonald's parking lot with students from J.P. Taravella High School in
Charlottesville, Virginia (CNN) James A. Fields Jr., the man who drove into a crowd of counter protesters in Charlottesville's "Unite the Right" rally two years ago, leaving one woman dead, was sentenced Friday to life in prison in his federal hate crimes case. Fields pleaded guilty to 29 federal hate crimes in March as part of an agreement that eliminated the death penalty as a possible punishment. Under the punishment imposed by US Judge Michael F. Urbanski, Fields will ser
CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Charlotte city councilwoman Lawana Mayfield is not backing down on her Twitter comment comparing police to terrorists, and took to Twitter Thursday afternoon to defend herself and share other thoughts on the matter of police brutality. Mayfield spoke briefly with FOX 46 Charlotte on Wednesday after a comment she made in March on a deadly officer-involved shooting in Sacramento resurfaced. She immediately began receiving flack for using the term "