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Body found at West Texas home was missing mom

Posted: 12/04/2014 - The woman's daughter is in prison for stealing her late father's federal benefits. His body was found in a storage unit in Lexington last January.

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Eric Holder: Cleveland Police engaged in pattern of excessive force

Updated: 12/04/2014 - Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday that "there is reasonable cause to believe that the Cleveland Division of Police engages in a pattern and practice of using excessive force," after Justice Department investigators examined nearly 600 cases of use of force that occurred between 2010 and 2013.

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Kentucky war hero responds to ISIS threats

Updated: 12/04/2014 - A marine veteran from Kentucky who received the Medal of Honor is getting national attention for his response to the government's warning about threats from ISIS.

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Obama, McConnell to size up chances of cooperation

Posted: 12/03/2014 - President Barack Obama and Sen. Mitch McConnell are having a get-together at the White House to size up prospects for cooperation between Democrats and Republicans, who have shown little zest for deal-making since Obama took office over six years ago.

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Automakers to jointly probe Takata air bags

Updated: 12/03/2014 - At least seven automakers are teaming up to find the cause of a problem with air bags used in their vehicles and how many cars to recall because of it.

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Obama seeks more federal oversight of military equipment for police

Posted: 12/01/2014 - In the wake of the police response to protests in Ferguson, Missouri last August, President Obama is using an executive order to standardize the way the federal government distributes military-style equipment to state and local law enforcement agencies, the White House announced Monday.

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Supreme Court considers Facebook threats case

Posted: 12/01/2014 - Supreme Court justices are vigorously debating the Digital Age question of where the line should be drawn between free speech and illegal threats.

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Ferguson jurors faced lots of work, safety fears

Posted: 11/30/2014 - The grand jurors who decided not to indict a suburban St. Louis police officer for fatally shooting Michael Brown were told from the outset of their work that they faced "an awesome burden."

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