By MICHAEL CASEY, Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) 03/13 — A New Hampshire state trooper will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a man whose death inspired a roadside memorial that carried similarities to the plot of the Oscar-nominated film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,
NEW YORK (AP) 02/15 — A police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill woman in her New York apartment in 2016 after she brandished scissors and a bat was acquitted by a judge Thursday.Read more »
By JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press LOCUST GROVE, Ga. (AP) 02/09 — A police officer whose wife is expecting the couple’s second baby was killed Friday and two deputies were seriously wounded in a shooting that also left a suspect dead south of Atlanta,
By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) 02/07 — A man suspected in the killing a Colorado sheriff’s deputy fired a semi-automatic handgun during a struggle with multiple officers,
By RACHEL D’ORO, Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) 02/01 — An Alaska police officer has been cleared in a fatal shooting of a handcuffed suspect who had been placed in the back of the officer’s idling patrol car and managed to start driving it away,
By CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 02/01 — A grand jury has declined to bring charges against Dallas police officers who used a bomb-carrying robot to kill a sniper who had just gunned down five officers during a downtown rally,
LITTLE ORLEANS, Md. (AP) 01/26 — Maryland State Police say a man who threatened his wife with a gun and then wounded two troopers during a standoff on Friday wasn’t shot until he finally came out of his burning house and ignored commands to stop pointing his weapon at officers.Read more »
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.
IRVING, Texas (AP) 01/24 — Police have revealed the identity of a man shot dead by a police officer investigating reports of a car burglary at a Dallas-area apartment complex.Read more »
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 TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) 01/20 — A northern Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy was justified when he shot and killed a 14-year-old boy on a tribal reservation last year,
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press (AP) 01/19 – Pennsylvania’s state police force said Friday it will continue to investigate shootings by on-duty troopers, ignoring a grand jury’s recommendation that the agency step aside when a shooting involves one of its troopers and have an outside agency handle the probe.
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 »
SEATTLE (AP) 01/12 — A federal judge has upheld a $15 million verdict against police in a small Washington state city who shot and killed an unarmed black man,Read more »
By ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 01/13 — A California man accused of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of an unarmed man in Kansas has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.
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 HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) 12/30 — Police in Los Angeles have arrested a man they suspect made a hoax emergency call that resulted in a SWAT police officer fatally shooting a man at the door of his own home in Kansas,
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH and JIM SALTER, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) 12/30 — Police and the FBI are investigating whether an argument over an online game prompted a hoax call that led to a house where an officer shot and killed a Kansas man who apparently wasn’t involved in the dispute.
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,
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 12/16 — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton defended the state agency that investigates police shootings after a prosecutor criticized the investigation into the death of an Australian woman who was killed by an officer after she called police to report a possible assault.Read more »