Republican state Senator Ralph Shortey submits his letter of resignation after his arrest for engaging in child prostitution with a 17-year-old boy.

March 22 2017 8:05 PM

More than 50 victims of the massacre have filed a lawsuit against Omar Mateen's security firmĀ and widow, Noor Salman, claiming they failed to prevent the mass shooting in June 2016.

March 22 2017 7:12 PM

The 38-year-old woman has been identified as Alphonza Watson.

March 22 2017 3:11 PM Updated

The political career of Oklahoma state Sen. Ralph Shortey looks to be over as police recommend three prostitution-related charges against him, including soliciting sex with a minor.

March 15 2017 8:10 PM

Today is a national day of action to bring attention to the murders of trans women of color.

March 15 2017 5:13 PM

"This funding will provide important support to the victims, their loved ones and communities who were affected by last year's devastating attack on Pulse nightclub," said Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

March 15 2017 2:27 PM

CNET reports that Germany's minister of justice will propose a law that slaps large fines on social media platforms for not properly controlling online abuse.

March 14 2017 4:30 PM