- Iowa City police officers now equipped with body cameras Updated: Aug-30-15 11:21 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Every officer in the Iowa City Police Department is now equipped with a body camera, and police have a new policy governing their use.
- ACLU sues to block sweeping Nevada education funding program Updated: Aug-27-15 8:56 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A Nevada education funding program that's considered the nation's broadest school choice initiative attracted its first legal challenge Thursday, with three civil liberties groups saying it violates the state constitution by releasing public funds to religious schools.
- ACLU sues W.Va. Parole Board, seeks denial decision records Updated: Aug-25-15 11:13 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia is suing the state Parole Board to obtain records regarding its denial of parole to an HIV-positive inmate.
- ACLU: Release names of officers who shot at 14-year-old boy Updated: Aug-20-15 6:06 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The New Jersey branch of the American Civil Liberties Union wants the state attorney general to release the names of the officers who shot and wounded a 14-year-old boy they say pointed a gun at them, arguing that the shooting raises concerns about excessive use of force.
- US attorney in Nebraska reviewing execution drug allegations Updated: Aug-20-15 5:49 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The U.S. attorney's office in Nebraska is reviewing allegations by a civil liberties group that state officials are trying to violate federal law through their attempts to import lethal injection drugs.
- Court rules against St. Louis police in ticket scandal Updated: Aug-20-15 10:34 am
ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis police department will have to turn over records from its probe into a scandal over 2006 World Series tickets now that the Missouri Supreme Court has thrown out a final appeal that sought to block the documents' release.
- ACLU denounces T.F. Green's participation in TSA program Updated: Aug-17-15 4:20 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island branch of the American Civil Liberties Union says it objects to a federal "behavior detection" program designed to spot passengers who are potential threats being implemented at T.F. Green Airport.
- Indiana to add child welfare workers as caseload jumps Updated: Aug-13-15 2:01 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Gov. Mike Pence announced Thursday that Indiana's child welfare agency is hiring another 113 caseworkers to deal with a skyrocketing number of abuse and neglect cases.
- Federal judge: Ballot 'selfies' don't encourage voter fraud Updated: Aug-11-15 3:59 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire's law banning voters from posting pictures of completed ballots online squelches free speech and isn't needed to prevent election fraud, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
- US judge: Sheriff didn't violate Hispanics' civil rights Updated: Aug-07-15 6:34 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina - The U.S. Justice Department failed to prove a North Carolina county sheriff ordered deputies to target Hispanic residents in violation of their civil rights, a federal judge ruled Friday.
- Appeals court rules warrant required for cellphone tracking Updated: Aug-05-15 5:59 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Police must get a search warrant to obtain records about cellphone locations in criminal investigations, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.