(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison on Sunday said the sentencing of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to 22 1/2 years "reflects the seriousness" of the crime. "Given the particular cruelty, the abuse of trust, committing this crime in a group, in front... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The number of domestic terrorism investigations has "increased significantly" over the past year, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Tuesday, unveiling the Biden administration's new strategy to counter domestic terrorism. "Over generations to come, the national strategy recognizes that we cannot prevent every attack,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Manhattan District Attorney’s office has convened a special grand jury that could decide whether an indictment is warranted against former President Donald Trump or his eponymous company, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News. Until now, prosecutors have been using... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new police reform bill in New York seeks to make use of force a last resort only justifiable after de-escalation, verbal warnings and non-lethal force strategies are exhausted. New York Attorney General Letitia James proposed the Police Accountability Act on Friday,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The New York Attorney General's office has evolved its investigation into former President Donald Trump's eponymous company to encompass potential crimes, a spokesperson for the AG's office told ABC News. The office has been investigating possible civil violations by the Trump Organization... Read More.
(ELIZABETH CITY, N.C.) -- No charges will be filed against North Carolina sheriff's deputies who shot and killed Andrew Brown Jr., a 42-year-old Black man whose family claims he was "executed" as he sat in his car. Pasquotank County District Attorney Andrew Womble said at... Read More.
(TULSA, Okla.) -- Attorney General Merrick Garland struck a solemn tone in remarks at the Oklahoma City memorial Monday morning as he recognized the lives lost in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building 26 years ago, while drawing a parallel to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — If Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, is found guilty in the killing of George Floyd, it could set a new precedent for policing, said Benjamin Crump, a civil rights attorney representing the families of Floyd and Daunte Wright. "The outcome that... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- (NOTE CONTENT) The woman who first accused actor Armie Hammer of assault and who apparently leaked salacious DMs allegedly from him came forward Thursday -- and now his attorney is firing back. The 24-year-old woman, who identified herself as Effie, flanked by attorney Gloria Allred at a press conference Thursday,... Read More.
BY: ALEXANDER MALLIN, LUKE BARR, AND ALLISON PECORIN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden's nominee for attorney general was confirmed Wednesday by the U.S. Senate. His confirmation comes nearly five years to the day since he was nominated by President Barack... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC NewsWith 101 different soft serve flavors, bumper boats and a 30-foot climbing wall, Bumpy’s Polar Freeze was something of a summertime institution for decades in Schenectady, New York.More recently, though, it became known for... Read More.