JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press TULSA, Okla. (AP) 05/18 — A jury on Wednesday acquitted a white Oklahoma police officer who says she fired out of fear last year when she killed an unarmed black man with his hands held above his head.
JEFFREY COLLINS and MEG KINNARD, Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) 05/03 — A white former police officer whose killing of an unarmed black man running from a traffic stop was captured on cellphone video pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal civil rights charges that could send him to prison for decades.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) 02/27 — A Minnesota police officer has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and other charges in the July shooting death of a black man.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) 02/15 — A judge is set to hear arguments on whether to dismiss the case against a Minnesota police officer who shot and killed a black man during a July traffic stop.
KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 01/14 — A GOP congressman reported Friday that a painting stirring controversy on Capitol Hill will be taken down Tuesday after the agency responsible for maintaining the Capitol complex determined it violated rules for a student arts competition.
ERIC TUCKER, MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/14 — Chicago officials are pledging to revamp the city Police Department following a scathing federal report,
KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 01/06 — A Republican lawmaker removed a high school student’s painting from a Capitol Hill display Friday because it shows a pig in a police uniform aiming a gun at African-American protesters.
LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) 01/11 — The so-called “Ferguson effect” — officers backing off of policing out of fear that their actions will be questioned after the fact — has been talked about but never really quantified.
JEFFREY COLLINS and TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) 11/30 — A Charlotte police officer who shot and killed a black man at an apartment complex,
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) 11/19 — Eight people were arrested on Saturday when a small group of protesters calling themselves White Lives Matter were confronted by counter-demonstrators supporting Black Lives Matter at the Texas State Capitol near where Gov.
KYLE POTTER and AMY FORLITI, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) 11/17 — Prosecutors say that when Philando Castile was pulled over in July, he calmly told the officer he had a gun and was licensed to carry it.
LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 11/12 — Jurors failed to come up with a verdict against a white former police officer charged with murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black motorist and were leaning toward a lesser conviction,
DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 11/12 — Chicago’s police chief agreed Friday to hold monthly meetings with a group of black high school students who had planned a demonstration protesting an officer’s fatal shooting of a black man and racist text messages distributed by students at another school.
DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 11/10 — A largely white Chicago neighborhood that many police officers and firefighters call home took center stage this week in the city’s tensions over gun violence,
MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) 11/07 — A Baton Rouge police officer who claims he was injured during a protest after a deadly police shooting filed a lawsuit Monday against prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson,
CINCINNATI (AP) 11/01 — The Latest in the trial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder following the shooting of an unarmed black man in a traffic stop.
DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 10/30 — Memories remain vivid of the 2001 race riots in this city after police killed a young, unarmed black man.
DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 10/22 — Under tight courthouse security and close monitoring by local officials concerned about keeping the peace, jury selection begins Tuesday for the murder trial of a white university police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop.
By: Jaweed Kaleem LA Times 10/17 – The head of the nation’s largest police organization formally apologized on Monday for “historical mistreatment” of racial minorities by police and called on officers to work with minority groups to improve trust.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. (AP) 10/12 — Four black men are facing assault charges in connection with the beating of a white Alabama high school student who had posted pro-police comments online.