SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) 08/27 — Student gun control advocates and one of the survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting on Sunday completed a 50-mile,
By MARTHA WAGGONER and JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) 08/21 — North Carolina university officials and a former governor condemned the toppling of a century-old Confederate memorial on the state’s flagship campus by protesters who said its presence on campus was rooted in racism.
By ERRIN HAINES WHACK, AP National Writer 08/10 – When LaShell Eikerenkoetter cast her vote for Wesley Bell in the St. Louis County Democratic primary on Tuesday,
CHICAGO (AP) 08/06 — At least 11 people were shot and killed and about 70 others were wounded over the weekend in Chicago, in a spasm of gun violence that police attributed mostly to gangs and that the president’s lawyer,
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 07/28 — A federal appeals court on Friday allowed supporters of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump to proceed with a lawsuit alleging they were beaten after San Jose police steered them into a crowd of anti-Trump protesters.
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 07/16 — A man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was shot multiple times as he ran away,
CHICAGO (AP) 07/15 — Chicago police say body cameras show that a man who was fatally shot by an officer was armed with what appeared to be a handgun.Read more »
By JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/10 — President Donald Trump has pardoned two ranchers whose case sparked the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon.
By CATHERINE LUCEY, ZEKE MILLER and MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/10 — President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a solidly conservative, politically connected judge,
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 07/09 — Community activists and relatives of a black man fatally shot by Minneapolis police officers are demanding that prosecutors file criminal charges against the two men.Read more »
PARIS (AP) 07/06 — France’s western city of Nantes has seen a third night of tensions, with dozens of cars being torched to protest a fatal police shooting of a driver who was apparently trying to avoid an identity check.No clashes,Read more »
By JENNIFER PELTZ and JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 07/04 — A woman protesting U.S. immigration policy climbed the Statue of Liberty’s base and forced the monument’s evacuation on the Fourth of July hours after several other demonstrators had hung a banner on the statue’s pedestal and had been arrested.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 06/02 — Hundreds of protesters are demanding answers about last month’s fatal shooting of a man who had run naked onto an interstate highway.Read more »
By KELLI KENNEDY and TERRY SPENCER, The Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) 05/26 — Survivors of the Parkland school shooting lay down in “die ins”
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) 05/15 — A former George Washington University police chief has been tapped to lead the city of Charlottesville’s police department after its previous chief departed in the aftermath of a white nationalist rally.Charlottesville City Manager Maurice Jones announced Tuesday at a news conference that he had recommended RaShall M.Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »