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LANSING, Mich. — Pregnant women held at Michigan's only prison for women would be restrained less and able to spend more time with their babies after giving birth under a new policy directive announced Tuesday. Officials said the Michigan Department of Corrections policy directive, which takes effect Nov. 22, largely formalizes policies that are already in place. It appears intended to address ...

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — It all started with a call about a suspicious person. A young man tooled around on a bright red bicycle, pulling up to parked cars and giving the door handles a good tug. But within 25 minutes of the police call to the upscale suburban neighborhood, the emergency was no longer about a possible burglar on a bike. A flurry of police in tactical gear rushed the neighborhood ...

A Chicago police officer was shot in the Goose Island neighborhood Monday afternoon, authorities said. Paramedics were called to the 1000 block of West North Avenue about 3:30 p.m., Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said. They transported a male officer to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, he said. The officer had injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening and his ...

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles firefighters and advocates for women on Monday called on Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Ralph Terrazas to resign following months of allegations that female firefighters face hazing, bullying and sexual harassment by their male colleagues. Representatives of the Los Angeles Women in the Fire Service, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern ...

Gabby Petito's anguished family went on "60 Minutes Australia" and pleaded for her fiancé to turn himself in as dogs in Florida assisted in the massive manhunt for him last week. "He went home, he’s hiding. He used her credit card," said Petito’s mother, Nichole Schmidt, according to a sneak peak of the interview scheduled to air Sunday. "Either way you look at, he’s a coward," said her father ...

SAN DIEGO — The mother of a 24-year-old man who died after being pinned by two trolley security officers — one of whom kneeled on his neck for roughly six minutes — has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against two San Diego police officers who were summoned as backup. The lawsuit, filed in San Diego federal court Friday, comes about six months after the mother reached a $5.5 million settlement ...

NEW YORK — The notorious Manhattan federal jail where Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself in 2019 will be empty by the end of the week, court papers reveal. The Bureau of Prisons will finish transferring inmates to the Metropolitan Correctional Center’s sister jail in Brooklyn, the Metropolitan Detention Center, and other facilities by Friday. “We understand that the transfer of all pretrial ...