CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) 02/11 — St. Louis County has agreed to a $10.25 million settlement with a gay police lieutenant who says he was passed over for promotion 23 times and was told to “tone down” his “gayness.”
By ED WHITE, DETROIT (AP) 12/27 — The family of a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died after he was shot with a Taser has reached a $12 million settlement in a lawsuit against state troopers,
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) 12/16 — Hours after the police chief in Vermont’s largest city resigned over using a fake social media account to heckle a critic,
By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 12/18 — The chief judge of a secretive surveillance court said Tuesday that the FBI provided “unsupported” information when it applied to eavesdrop on a former Trump campaign adviser and directed the bureau to report back by next month on what steps it was taking to fix the problems.
By CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 10/01 — A man who spent two decades in prison after being wrongly convicted of murdering his lover filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday accusing Southern California sheriff’s investigators of manufacturing a case against him.
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 09/27 — Ohio’s capital city agreed Friday to pay porn actress Stormy Daniels $450,000 to settle a lawsuit over her arrest at a strip club last year,
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) 09/25 — An Orlando police officer who was fired after arresting two 6-year-olds at their schools has a disciplinary history that includes excessive force and a racial profiling allegation.
By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/12 — Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump’s wrath,
By ELANA SCHOR and JUANA SUMMERS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/10 — Every top Democratic presidential contender is touting a detailed overhaul of the criminal justice system to end rules and practices that have been blamed for the mass incarceration of a generation of African Americans.
DALLAS (AP) 07/06 — Dallas police officials say more than two-dozen officers face disciplinary measures after they were found to have posted bigoted or other offensive material to social media in violation of the department’s code of conduct,Read more »
By CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 06/26 — Two additional deputies have been fired as a result of an internal affairs investigation into the response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17 people,
By ANITA SNOW, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 06/19 — Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change in her department after being booed by some of hundreds of people gathered to discuss a videotaped police encounter that has caused a national outcry.
By JAY REEVES, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 06/14 — An Alabama sheriff was arrested Friday and agreed to plead guilty to federal charges of scamming a food bank and his own small-town church to pocket thousands under an old law that let state sheriffs profit from feeding prisoners.
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 06/14 — Baltimore police on Friday released body camera footage showing a veteran officer chasing down and arresting a pedestrian who criticized his behavior,
CHICAGO (AP) 05/28 — A Chicago police officer, who in 2012, allegedly asked a 17-year-old girl for sex in return for getting her mother’s impounded car released by the city has been fired.Read more »
By DAISY NGUYEN, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 05/25 — The union representing San Francisco police officers demanded Saturday that its chief resign, accusing him of blaming officers for raids that he ordered to determine who leaked a police report to a freelance journalist.
LOS ANGELES (AP) 05/26 — A former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.
Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona on an outstanding arrest warrant after being charged by Los Angeles County prosecutors earlier this month.