CHICAGO (AP) 06/29 — A judge says statements a Chicago police officer made to a detective shortly after fatally shooting a black teenager can be used by prosecutors at the officer’s murder trial.
TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) 06/28 — A review board Tuesday found “substantial evidence of error” in a North Carolina police department’s decision that the fatal shooting of a black man by an officer last year was justified and scheduled another hearing on the matter in August.
AMY FORLITI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 06/26 — The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death,
DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 06/24 — A second mistrial was declared Friday in the case of a white University of Cincinnati officer who killed an unarmed black motorist during a traffic stop.
IVAN MORENO, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) 06/22 — A Milwaukee jury needed less than two days of deliberations to acquit a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that sparked two nights of violence on the city’s north side.
STEVE KARNOWSKI and AMY FORLITI, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) 06/17 — A Minnesota police officer was cleared Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile,
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,