Officers may be able to shoot to kill.
Some U.S. jurisdictions are using advanced formulas to evaluate the risks that defendants pose. Judges weigh these evaluations when considering pretrial release.
Some acts are considered criminal only when minors commit them; these are called juvenile status offenses.
It's time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and that also means it's time for DUI checkpoints. DUI checkpoints for the popular Mexican holiday will be set up throughout the Bay Area.
Criminal trespass involves being on someone else’s property without permission. But the crime isn’t as simple as just being where you’re not supposed to.
By Jane Rydholm