Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, shown here in January, wants to create a new Civilian Office on Police Accountability to investigate police shootings, allegations of excessive force and other police misconduct.
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Brock Turner, a former Stanford University swimmer, received six months in jail and three years' probation for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. State lawmakers have approved a proposal to mandate prison terms for such a crime.
Rodney Earl Sanders, 46, of Kosciusko, who has been charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the killing of Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill.
People at leisure watch boats taking part in the sixth race of the Skutsjesilen competition, a traditional boat race of sailing yachts from several Frisian cities, in Elahuizen, on August 5.
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Signage outside a restroom at 21c Museum Hotel in Durham, N.C. A North Carolina law limiting bathroom choice for transgender people is being challenged in a federal court in Raleigh.