Former NYPD officer Gilberto 'Gil' Valle's was almost locked up just for having fantasies of kidnapping and slowly roasting women on a spit. Erin Lee Carr's new documentary takes a deeper look at his story and the implications it has for our society.
Port Richey is a town of about 2.1 square miles and 2,600 residents. Those residents pay for police officers that are hardly around, because they're constantly dealing with the criminal activity at Walmart.
Rescue Forensics claims it can scrape "massive quantities of data" from online escort ads and give that information to law enforcement, but advocates for sex workers say that such a service doesn't help anyone.
Police reformers aren't exactly thrilled about the idea after a year defined by brutality and protests.
Ex-soviet soldier turned self-proclaimed savior, "Crocodile Gennadiy," is the subject of a new documentary. We talked to its director, Steve Hoover.
Decades of brutality forced city officials' hands, but recent investigations suggest abuses by Chicago cops are far from over.
The 90s hip-hop scion's lawyer claims he was temporarily blind when he ran over two men in a parking lot, and the surviving victim says he can't remember what happened.
Making the gears of the criminal justice system faster should reduce the number of kids stuck in jail for insane periods of time, but reformers say it dodges law enforcement's larger problems.
"The gun changes people. When a man has a gun in his hand, he becomes somebody different—the entire power mechanism is changed."
Micșunica and Magdalena told me they were both abused at the hands of their alcoholic, unemployed husbands.
Not far from Libya's border, the town of Ben Gardane is rife with smuggling, illegal money trading, and jihadist recruitment.
"Black Mamba" is changing drug culture and wreaking havoc in the UK's prisons.
A Philadelphia crime reporter reflects on the scandals that have hit the city's law enforcement apparatus—and the promise of reform.
An attorney at the advocacy group Electronic Frontier Foundation calls the case against 14-year-old Florida boy Domanik Green "crazy."
A shooting in Tulsa raises questions about how a senior citizen who headed up Sheriff Stanley Glanz's re-election campaign was in a position to end a life.
Mercenaries have been a trademark of American foreign policy since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, but at least four of those guys are paying a price for treating Iraqis like something other than fellow humans.
As legalization takes hold, some Muslims and Christians are getting tripped up. But Jews may find pot and faith to be perfectly compatible.
Five years after the brutal murder of Travis Alexander, and two years after the beginning of one of the most tabloid-friendly trials in recent years, Arias was finally sentenced in an Arizona courtroom.
I went to my mother's house with a fire lit under my ass, and before the door had even closed behind me, I blurted out, "Who is Emile Zarbatany?"
The more we learn about these fake cell phone towers that no one wants to talk about, the scarier it gets.
A serial seductress has been indicted on felony charges after allegedly marrying ten different men over the course of 11 years.
Timothy Wright III faces nine felony charges that could mean up to 70 years in prison.
The cop apparently didn't realize the manager has a 12-camera security system installed in his store.
An investigation by the Associated Press uncovered five instances where intruders actually made it onto airplanes.