By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) 12/07 — For three days, attorneys representing the federal government and a former South Carolina officer charged in an unarmed black motorist’s shooting death have presented technical testimony to a judge to consider how much time Michael Slager should spend in federal prison.
By SADIE GURMAN and RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/20 — An FBI report on the rise of black “extremists” is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights movement,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 LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 11/09 — A Salt Lake City officer followed department policy in the shooting of a black man after he ran from police,
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 10/10 — A Utah prosecutor asked the FBI on Tuesday to investigate a police shooting that left a black man dead when he ran from officers who stopped him after he rode his bike across six lanes of traffic and they noticed he didn’t have a required rear light.
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 »
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 »
JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 09/13 — The U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday it won’t bring federal civil rights charges against six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest and in-custody death of Freddie Gray,Read more »
SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 08/29 — Local police departments will soon have access to grenade launchers, high-caliber weapons and other surplus U.S. military gear after President Donald Trump signed an order Monday reviving a Pentagon program that civil rights groups say inflames tensions between officers and their communities.
MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 08/16 — Los Angeles police officers acted within department policy when they fatally shot an 18-year-old man last year,
BRIAN WITTE and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) 08/15 — A Virginia police chief said he “absolutely” regrets violence that erupted over the weekend when dozens of white nationalists,
DAKE KANG and SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) 08/15 — The driver charged with killing a woman at a white nationalist rally in Virginia was previously accused of beating his mother and threatening her with a knife,
DAKE KANG and DAN SEWELL, Associated Press FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) 08/14 — The young man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally was fascinated with Nazism,
SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) 08/13 — A car rammed into a crowd of protesters and a state police helicopter crashed into the woods Saturday as tension boiled over at a white supremacist rally.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) 08/13 — The Latest on the white nationalist rally being held in Charlottesville (all times local): 11:54 p.m. Three more men have been arrested in connection to the violent clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville.
DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 07/19 — A white university police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist during a traffic stop won’t face a third murder trial,
By AMY FORLITI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 07/11 — The Minnesota police officer who was acquitted in last year’s fatal shooting of black motorist Philando Castile will receive $48,500 as he leaves the suburban department that employed him at the time of the killing,