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GOP leaders are targeting Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala for her refusal to seek the death penalty for Markeith Loyd.

A Chicago teen has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl that was streamed on Facebook Live.

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a last major act as president, Barack Obama cut short the sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug crimes on Thursday, bringing his bid to correct what he’s called a systematic injustice to a climactic close. With his final offer of clemency, Obama brought his total number of commutations granted […]

was abducted as a newborn from a Jacksonville hospital in 1998.

The four individuals accused of kidnapping and attacking a special needs teen in Chicago will not receive bond.

President Obama will give his final speech on January 10 at McCormick Place, the same place he celebrated his 2012 presidential win.

Doris Payne, 86, was caught trying to steal a bracelet worth $2,000 at the Von Maur department store in Perimeter Mall.

Willie Bell, a 44-year-old Chicago man, is accused of murdering his romantic rival, Timothy Lawrence, 48, by dressing as a meter reader to gain access to his home.

Pierce did tell the police that he followed the group to their hotel room, but was grabbed by the accuser and two friends who attempted to "pull him in as he was trying to get away."

Jeff Asher, a crime analyst and contributor to FiveThirtyEight.com, joined Roland Martin on Wednesday's edition of NewsOne Now to discuss Chicago's spike in crime.

There is no evidence that the gun was fired, police said. They released information about the finding Tuesday after an attorney for the man accused of shooting Smith hinted that a second gun at the scene made his client fear for his life.

The mass shooting that left six dead in Pittsburgh, Pa. Wednesday has been deemed a "calculated, brutal" operation by the Allegheny district attorney.