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 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 »
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,
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) 01/02 — The latest on protests in Iran (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Iran’s semi-official Mehr news agency is reporting a gunman has killed one policeman and wounded three other officers during a protest gathering.Read more »
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 12/20 — A U.S. judge in Nevada dealt another defeat Wednesday to federal prosecutors trying to punish leaders of armed standoffs meant to oppose federal authority over vast swaths of land in the American West.
By SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) 12/19 – The first African-American police chief of Charlottesville, Virginia, abruptly retired Monday, about two weeks after a scathing independent review criticized his “slow-footed response”
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,
By SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) 12/15 — The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence against him.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) 11/29 — A conservative commentator who was arrested at the University of Connecticut and charged with breach of peace following an altercation blamed some UConn students for being “violent and disruptive.”Read more »
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 11/14 — A stubborn rancher’s refusal to recognize federal authority in the West will be presented to a jury in Las Vegas,
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 ED WHITE , Associated Press DETROIT (AP) 10/19 — The director of the Michigan State Police will lose five days of pay for sharing a Facebook post that called NFL players who kneel during the national anthem “anti-American degenerates,”
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 10/12 — Virginia State Police have been instructed not to cover their name tags after some troopers violated policy by putting black tape over their tags during a pro-Confederate protest in Richmond last month.Read more »
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.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) 10/01 — Spanish riot police smashed their way into polling stations in Catalonia and fired rubber bullets Sunday at protesters outside one Barcelona polling station to try to halt a disputed independence referendum.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) 09/30 — An internal investigation will determine whether the director of the Michigan State Police will be disciplined for sharing a Facebook post that called NFL players protesting during the national anthem “anti-American degenerates,”
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/28 — St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and Interim Police Chief Lawrence O’Toole on Wednesday called for the U.S.
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/26 — Several elected officials and faith leaders on Monday called for an investigation into the way police arrested and incarcerated protesters at a suburban St.Read more »
ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/24 — An undercover St. Louis police officer and an Air Force lieutenant who lives in the neighborhood were among several people who say they were forcibly arrested last weekend in the city even though they were not participating in protests over the acquittal of a white former officer in the killing of a black suspect.
By KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Three people face charges of inciting a riot and battery of an officer after violent clashes with campus police at Georgia Tech following a vigil for a student fatally shot by officers,