The shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked riots, looting, vandalism, and large protests.
Pennsylvania resident Shaneen Allen faces prison time for telling New Jersey police she had a concealed-carry permit and a gun in her car.
Border Patrolman Javier Vega was fatally shot by two illegal immigrants while fishing with his family in Santa Monica, Texas.
In response to a lawsuit filed by government watchdog Judicial Watch, a federal court rejected legal arguments by the Obama administration and ordered the Justice Department to release certain information about “Fast and Furious” documents it is withholding from Congress and the public. Analysts and lawmakers have long argued that Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder, who is still in criminal contempt of Congress, are trying to cover-up details in the deadly “Fast and Furious” scandal, which saw the Obama administration put thousands of weapons into the hands of Mexican drug cartels. The latest order could finally shed some light on what the executive branch is trying to hide.