By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 07/28 — A grand jury’s refusal to indict a former Las Vegas police officer for using an unapproved chokehold in the death of an unarmed man last year drew anguished tears Friday from the dead man’s mother and complaints from civil rights groups.
NEW YORK (AP) 07/7 — A New York City police detective has been released from the hospital hours after he was shot in the leg while chasing a wanted man in Brooklyn.Read more »
By MICHAEL SOHN, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 06/03 — Berlin police shot and wounded a 53-year-old Austrian man who yelled and waved a knife inside the cathedral in the center of the German capital Sunday,
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) 05/26 — A man who was set on fire by an officer’s stun gun after a police chase has settled his excessive-force lawsuit against police in Virginia for $6.5 million.Chesterfield County police officers had pulled the man from his wrecked car in November 2015 when the sound of sirens startled him.Read more »
By FREIDA FRISARO, Associated Press DORAL, Fla. (AP) 05/18 — Gunfire erupted early Friday at President Donald Trump’s golf resort, as a man shouting anti-Trump rhetoric draped a flag over a lobby counter and exchanged fire with officers in what one official called an “ambush”
DIXON, Ill. (AP) 05/17 — Charges were filed against a student who was wounded by a police officer after firing shots in a northern Illinois high school hallway while staff and seniors were meeting for a graduation rehearsal,
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.
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 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,
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 11/04 — The San Francisco Police Commission has voted to arm police officers with electric stun guns in the wake of a deadly shooting.Read more »
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,
DETROIT (AP) 10/03 — A Michigan State Police trooper has resigned after firing his Taser at a 15-year-old Detroit boy who subsequently crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died,Read more »
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 LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated PressSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah police officer whose rough arrest of a hospital nurse has drawn condemnation put the woman in handcuffs even after investigators told him not to worry about getting a blood sample he was seeking from a patient,Read more »
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST and SALLY HO , Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 09/02 — A Utah nurse said she was scared to death when a police officer handcuffed and dragged her screaming from a hospital after she refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient.Read more »
JARI TANNER, Associated Press HELSINKI (AP) 08/19 — HELSINKI (AP) — The knife attack in western Finland that left two people dead and seven others wounded is “a likely terror act,”
MARGERY A. BECK, Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. (AP) 07/26 — Two Omaha police officers will be charged with assault in the death last month of a mentally ill man who was shocked with a stun gun a dozen times,