New Jersey motorist awarded an astonishing $2.7 million in police…

A woman beaten by a Newark, New Jersey police officer during a routine traffic stop in October of 2004 has just been awarded $2.7 million by a jury, a monstrously high sum for an incident where no one was killed. But it is a reflection of just how awful the encounter was. So what happened? » 6/15/11 4:00pm 6/15/11 4:00pm

Head, Chainsaw Found Lying Around On Coke Street

Lest you think all the decapitation action is going down overseas, police in Houston discovered a "head and an arm" in a black trash bag in a yard on a street called Coke. Next to the bag was a chainsaw. (Yes, it's an honest-to-goodness Texas chainsaw massacre. Take a moment to get all your Leatherface ya-yas out.) » 5/17/11 2:41am 5/17/11 2:41am

It's Never Been Easier to Drive Drunk in D.C.

High-level bungling and a lack of proper funding has left the nation's capital without a functioning breath test program, and police officers have told The Washington Post that they're reluctant to arrest people on suspicion of driving drunk because they're given crappy equipment. With only unreliable breath test… » 4/11/11 4:09am 4/11/11 4:09am

Mother Tasered Twice By Cops After Leaving Baby In Car While She Went…

Ashley Agerenza tried to take her seven-month-old baby into Extreme Tan and Smoothies (real place) with her, only to find that infants weren't welcome. So she did what any desperately pale mother would do: locked that baby in the car by herself with the engine running, attacked the cop who tried to arrest her for… » 2/15/11 8:30pm 2/15/11 8:30pm