TEXAS GOVERNOR TURNS HIMSELF IN

Texas Governor, Rick Perry turned himself in at the Travis County Courthouse. He was booked on two felony charges of abuse of power. Perry’s the first Texas governor to be indicted since 1917.

PENTAGON: POLICE CONTROL HOW MILITARY EQUIPMENT IS USED

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked for more information about a pentagon program that funnels surplus military equipment to local police departments in response to criticism over the perceived militarization of the police in Ferguson, Missouri.

GRAND JURY TO LOOK INTO NYPD CHOKEHOLD CASE

A Staten Island grand jury will meet in September to investigate the chokehold death of Eric Garner. Garner died in July after undercover police officers used an illegal chokehold maneuver during his arrest.