By JULIET WILLIAMS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 08/30 — A California state appeals court on Friday threw out the sole conviction against an immigrant who fatally shot a young woman on the San Francisco waterfront in 2015 in a case that sparked a national immigration debate.
By JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 06/10 — The June 12, 1994, killings of Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman brought the “Trial of the Century”
By RAMESH SANTANAM and MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) 03/23 — A jury acquitted a white former police officer Friday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager as he was fleeing a high-stakes traffic stop outside Pittsburgh,
By DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/17— A judge on Thursday acquitted three Chicago officers of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald,
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press 01/16 – An Illinois judge acquitted a man of murder Wednesday, more than two decades after jurors convicted him by relying on ballistics that proved to be wrong.
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,
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) 01/23 — Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke did not violate a man’s free speech with taunting Facebook posts after detaining him at an airport last year for shaking his head at Clarke while boarding a flight,
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,
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 01/06 — A Mexican man acquitted of murder in the shooting death of a San Francisco woman that sparked a national immigration debate was sentenced Friday to time served for illegal gun possession.
PHOENIX (AP) 12/08 — Authorities have released the unedited video of an Arizona police officer fatally shooting an unarmed man outside his hotel room as officers responded to a call that someone there was pointing a gun out a window.The 18-minute body-camera video was released shortly after former Officer Philip Mitchell Brailsford was acquitted Thursday on a murder charge in the January 2016 shooting death of Daniel Shaver of Granbury,Read more »
By PAUL ELIAS and JANIE HAR, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/02 — The attacks on San Francisco and other cities with similar immigration policies began moments after a jury acquitted a Mexican man of killing a woman on a popular pier,
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/01 — Though the 2015 shooting death of Kate Steinle became a flashpoint in an intense national debate over immigration,
ST. ANTHONY, Minn. (AP) 11/29 — The Minnesota city that employed a police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop has reached a financial settlement with Philando Castile’s girlfriend and her daughter,Read more »
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 MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) 10/23 — Nearly five years after two unarmed black suspects died in a 137-shot barrage of Cleveland police gunfire,
By JOE MANDAK, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) 10/10 — A jury cleared one Pittsburgh police officer of assault allegations Tuesday but deadlocked on whether another officer violated a man’s civil rights when he shot him as the man’s car sped away from a traffic stop with the officer still inside.
By JIM SALTER and SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/19 — Protesters chanting “free our people” gathered outside the jail in downtown St.
By JIM SALTER and SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/18 — A racially mixed crowd of demonstrators locked arms and marched quietly through downtown St.
By JIM SALTER and SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/17 — Protests turned violent for a second night near St. Louis following the acquittal of a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man,Read more »
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/16— Hundreds of people protesting the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of black man following a high-speed chase marched for hours in mostly peaceful demonstrations,Read more »