TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) 05/16 — About 70 law enforcement officers welcomed the five-year-old son of a slain police officer to a western Indiana school as he returned to class for the first time since his father was killed in a shootout.Read more »
By REGINA GARCIA CANO , Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 04/21 — A home invader wearing a ski mask is holding a woman hostage in her bedroom.
By ERRIN HAINES WHACK, AP National Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) 04/20 — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn’t use the restroom because he wasn’t a paying customer.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/20 — Police on Thursday arrested the brother of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by Sacramento officers last month,Read more »
PITTSBURGH (AP) 04/17 — Dick’s Sporting Goods is destroying all the guns and accessories that it stopped selling earlier this year after the school shooting in Parkland,Read more »
PHILADELPHIA (AP) 04/16 — Protests are planned at a Philadelphia Starbucks where two black men were arrested after store employees called 911 to say they were trespassing.Read more »
NEW YORK (AP) 04/06 — Witnesses who called New York City police to report that a man was menacing people with a gun before police killed him were terrified but also uncertain whether the object the man had really was a gun,Read more »
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 04/06 — Police seeking to quell simmering anger over their shooting of a mentally disturbed black man on a New York City street released a montage of security videos Thursday that showed him minutes earlier thrusting a metal object that looked like a gun into the faces of several people — including a woman holding the hand of her child.
By CAROL ROBINSON, AL.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 04/01 — It was borne from frustration, with a police encounter that Johnathan Crum thought was unfair. It started with a question:
Where they at tho?Read more »
By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) 03/31 — Kept under wraps for nearly two years, body camera footage of a policeman killing Alton Sterling shows the officer threatening to shoot the man and screaming profanities before firing the fatal shots that stoked protests across the nation.
By KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 03/31 — Calls for justice and charges against two police officers who fatally shot an unarmed black man aren’t abating in California’s capital city after an autopsy showed Stephon Clark was shot in the back,
DAVID JEANS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/17 — Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue will become a river of green and thunder with the sounds of more than 100 marching bands Saturday in the 257th edition of New York City’s St.
By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press DENVER (AP) 03/14 — It opens with a warning: This video contains footage from real police body cameras. Viewer discretion is advised.Then,Read more »
By JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) 03/09 — A white police officer whose body camera recorded him beating a black pedestrian he accused of jaywalking has been arrested on assault charges in North Carolina.
NEW YORK (AP) 02/28 — Dick’s Sporting Goods, a major U.S. retailer, will immediately halt sales of assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines at all of its stores and ban the sale of all guns to anyone under 21.Read more »
BOSTON (AP) 02/12 — Boston police are facing heavy criticism online for a now-deleted Twitter post for Black History Month that celebrated a white man.
By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 02/08 — Connecticut officials are being urged to consider removing the boot camp mentality from police training and instead use teaching methods aimed at improving the public’s trust in law enforcement.
By JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans living in struggling communities say they have respect for and confidence in the police who patrol their neighborhoods,
By TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) 01/20 — A northern Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy was justified when he shot and killed a 14-year-old boy on a tribal reservation last year,
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 01/20 — Deputy Police Commissioner Darryl DeSousa, who has steadily risen through the ranks during a 30-year career with Baltimore’s police department,