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,
By JAY REEVES, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 07/12 — A renewed investigation into the brutal slaying of Emmett Till was prompted by a 2017 book that revealed lies by a key figure in the 1955 case that helped build momentum for the civil rights movement,
LOS ANGELES (AP) 07/12 — A 92-year-old man beaten repeatedly in the face with a brick in Los Angeles on Wednesday thanked the passer-by who took video of the aftermath of the attack that may have helped lead to an arrest in the case.Read more »
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 »
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 06/24 — The Latest on a fatal police shooting in Minneapolis (all times local): 6:35 p.m. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says officials have recovered a black and silver handgun from the scene of a Minneapolis police shooting that left a man dead.Read more »
By MICHAEL TARM, AP Legal Affairs Writer CHICAGO (AP) 06/19 — Civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that the Chicago Police Department relies on an error-plagued database that names up to 195,000 people as gang members,
By SOPHIA BOLLAG and DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 06/20 — California would lead the U.S. in significantly changing the standard for when police can fire their weapons under legislation that cleared its first hurdle Tuesday after an emotionally charged debate over deadly shootings that have roiled the country.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 05/30 — Police in Ohio’s capital city say two officers who fatally shot a black man last summer followed department policy on using force.Read more »
MILWAUKEE (AP) 05/26 — The Latest on the stun gun arrest of Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown and the police body camera video (all times local): 5:25 p.m.Read more »
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 CHRIS CAROLA, Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) 04/27 — A former Black Liberation Army radical who killed two New York City police officers nearly a half century ago was released on parole Friday after efforts to keep him in prison failed.
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 »
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 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 DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/03 — Several state lawmakers and the family of a 22-year-old unarmed black man fatally shot by police are proposing Tuesday that California become the first state to significantly restrict when officers can open fire.