By DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/17— A judge on Thursday acquitted three Chicago officers of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald,
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press 01/16 – An Illinois judge acquitted a man of murder Wednesday, more than two decades after jurors convicted him by relying on ballistics that proved to be wrong.
By JAY REEVES, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 07/12 — A renewed investigation into the brutal slaying of Emmett Till was prompted by a 2017 book that revealed lies by a key figure in the 1955 case that helped build momentum for the civil rights movement,
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) 01/23 — Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke did not violate a man’s free speech with taunting Facebook posts after detaining him at an airport last year for shaking his head at Clarke while boarding a flight,
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 01/09 — The Nevada rancher accused of leading an armed standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up his cattle in 2014 walked out of a courthouse in Las Vegas a free and defiant man Monday,
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 01/06 — A Mexican man acquitted of murder in the shooting death of a San Francisco woman that sparked a national immigration debate was sentenced Friday to time served for illegal gun possession.
PHOENIX (AP) 12/08 — Authorities have released the unedited video of an Arizona police officer fatally shooting an unarmed man outside his hotel room as officers responded to a call that someone there was pointing a gun out a window.The 18-minute body-camera video was released shortly after former Officer Philip Mitchell Brailsford was acquitted Thursday on a murder charge in the January 2016 shooting death of Daniel Shaver of Granbury,Read more »
By PAUL ELIAS and JANIE HAR, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/02 — The attacks on San Francisco and other cities with similar immigration policies began moments after a jury acquitted a Mexican man of killing a woman on a popular pier,
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/01 — Though the 2015 shooting death of Kate Steinle became a flashpoint in an intense national debate over immigration,
ST. ANTHONY, Minn. (AP) 11/29 — The Minnesota city that employed a police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop has reached a financial settlement with Philando Castile’s girlfriend and her daughter,Read more »
By BRIAN WITTE, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 11/08 — A disciplinary panel unanimously found a Baltimore police van driver not guilty Tuesday of all administrative charges related to his role in transporting Freddie Gray,
By MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) 10/23 — Nearly five years after two unarmed black suspects died in a 137-shot barrage of Cleveland police gunfire,
By JOE MANDAK, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) 10/10 — A jury cleared one Pittsburgh police officer of assault allegations Tuesday but deadlocked on whether another officer violated a man’s civil rights when he shot him as the man’s car sped away from a traffic stop with the officer still inside.
By JIM SALTER and SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/19 — Protesters chanting “free our people” gathered outside the jail in downtown St.
By JIM SALTER and SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/18 — A racially mixed crowd of demonstrators locked arms and marched quietly through downtown St.
By JIM SALTER and SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/17 — Protests turned violent for a second night near St. Louis following the acquittal of a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man,Read more »
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/16— Hundreds of people protesting the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of black man following a high-speed chase marched for hours in mostly peaceful demonstrations,Read more »
JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 09/13 — The U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday it won’t bring federal civil rights charges against six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest and in-custody death of Freddie Gray,Read more »
CLEVELAND (AP) 09/10 — A man who struck and killed an Ohio state trooper along an interstate in Cleveland has been sentenced to a year in jail after being convicted of misdemeanor charges.Read more »
TULSA, Okla. (AP) 08/10 — A white former Tulsa police officer who resigned after being acquitted of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man is going to work for the sheriff’s office in a neighboring county.