PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 03/06 — An Oregon man filed suits Monday claiming Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart discriminated against the 20-year-old when they refused to sell him a rifle.Read more »
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 02/01 — A California police department dogged by a sexual misconduct scandal has spent $6 million on a court-ordered computer program to track officer conduct that is not working properly,Read more »
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 EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS and REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) 01/13 — Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the “Mississippi Burning”
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) 12/08 — The video was viewed millions of times around the world. It was blurry, frenzied and chilling: an unarmed black man ran from a white officer,
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) 12/07 — For three days, attorneys representing the federal government and a former South Carolina officer charged in an unarmed black motorist’s shooting death have presented technical testimony to a judge to consider how much time Michael Slager should spend in federal prison.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) 12/05 — Philadelphia will pay $250,000 to two people who say they were roughed up while taking photographs of police officers.
The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday announced settlements in the cases of Amanda Geraci and Rick Fields.
By MICHAEL CASEY, Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) 11/29 — A New Hampshire man who used his phone to record two on-duty police officers as they were searching his house was awarded $275,000 in a federal civil rights lawsuit.
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 12/05 — The Supreme Court is taking up the highly anticipated case of the Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.