SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 05/03 — A doctor hired by the family of an unarmed black man shot by California police defended his autopsy on Wednesday, a day after the coroner’s office reported different findings.Read more »
WASHINGTON (AP) 04/12 — A police officer defended his partner’s decision to shoot a black motorcyclist in Washington, D.C., and said that he believed the man drove directly at his partner.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 JEFFREY COLLINS and JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) 04/03 — Weeks after a North Carolina police beating became public, new footage is revealing what was said in the aftermath of the black pedestrian being punched and choked by the white officer.
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,
By STEVEN DUBOIS, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 01/26 — The family of an Arizona rancher who was killed by police during the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon alleged in a U.S.
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 01/25 — A grand jury will consider the involuntary manslaughter case against a former Las Vegas police officer in the neck-hold death of an unarmed man outside a Strip casino last May,
By ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 01/23 — The family of a Kansas man fatally shot by police at the door of his home after a hoax emergency call has sued the city of Wichita and the unidentified officers involved.
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) 01/13 — A deadly confrontation between two white Louisiana police officers and a black man lasted less than 90 seconds.Read more »
NEW YORK (AP) 01/04 — Federal prosecutors have decided not to bring criminal charges against a white police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill black man who had accidentally set off his emergency medical alert device.
By JOHN HANNA, Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) 12/27 — The local district attorney announced Wednesday that he does not plan to file criminal charges against two Kansas police officers in the fatal shooting of a black man earlier this year,
By ED WHITE, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) 12/27 — Michigan State Police tried but failed to suspend a trooper for his use of a stun gun months before he fired a Taser at a teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died,
By BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) 12/16 — North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of body armor, tactical equipment and crowd control devices during the height of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline,
PITTSBURGH (AP) 12/11 — The family of a Pennsylvania man who fatally stabbed a police dog and then was killed by transit police officers is suing over his death.Read more »
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.
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 DAKE KANG, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) 10/14 — A white police officer who punched an unarmed black man more than a dozen times during a traffic stop outside Cleveland was fired for use of excessive force and other rule violations,
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 10/13 — A Utah police detective has formally appealed the decision to fire him after he was caught on video roughly handcuffing a nurse because she refused to allow him to draw blood from an unconscious patient,
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 10/10 — A Utah prosecutor asked the FBI on Tuesday to investigate a police shooting that left a black man dead when he ran from officers who stopped him after he rode his bike across six lanes of traffic and they noticed he didn’t have a required rear light.