By HERBERT G. McCANN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 07/18 — The Chicago Police Board on Thursday fired four police officers for allegedly covering up a white officer’s 2014 fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
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.
CLEVELAND (AP) 06/19 — The city of Cleveland has settled a lawsuit against a man who attacked two women and was later sentenced to die for killing 11 women and hiding their remains in and around his Cleveland home.Read more »
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 MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 05/12 — The deadly confrontation five summers ago flickers in Gwen Carr’s mind, competing for attention with warm,
By MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) 04/04 — A federal judge says he will rule in the near future on the constitutionality of a government watchlist that includes more than 1 million people the FBI considers to be “known or suspected terrorists.”
CANTON, Ill. (AP) 03/29 — A man convicted of murder as a suspected member of the notorious “Ripper Crew” that killed as many as 20 Chicago-area women in the 1980s has been released from prison,Read more »
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 03/10 — California’s first-in-the-nation attempt to track racial profiling complaints against police produced numbers so unrealistically small that the board overseeing the tally wants departments to make changes to encourage more people to come forward.
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 03/03 — Two Sacramento police officers won’t face criminal charges for the fatal shooting of a black man following a chase that ended in his grandparents’
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 02/20 — Prosecutors will review more than 1,400 criminal cases that involved a Houston officer who the police chief has accused of lying in an affidavit justifying a drug raid on a home in which officers shot and killed two residents,
CHICAGO (AP) 02/14 — A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald was assaulted by inmates in his cell at a Connecticut prison,Read more »
By SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 02/02 — France’s yellow vest protesters were back on the streets Saturday to keep up the pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron’s government and to decry the number of people being injured by police during the anti-government demonstrations.
By KAREN MATTHEWS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 01/23 — New York City police officers charged a transgender woman with “false personation” and used pink handcuffs to mock her after they arrested her for walking through a park after hours,
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 12/24 — Dispatch recordings show a University of Utah student grew increasingly concerned about the handling of her harassment complaint before her ex-boyfriend killed her on campus.Read more »
By DEEPTI HAJELA and JIM MUSTIAN, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 12/10 — Outrage built Monday over a video showing police officers violently yanking a toddler from his mother’s arms at a Brooklyn food stamp office,
By JAY REEVES, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 12/06 — Gunshots that wounded two people and sparked the fatal Thanksgiving day police shooting of a black man in a shopping mall erupted from an “ongoing thing”
By The Associated Press, HOOVER, Ala. (AP) 11/26 — Police in Alabama promised transparency Monday after a weekend of protests in response to an officer fatally shooting a black man who pulled out his legally permitted weapon following gunfire at a shopping mall.
By KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press HOOVER, Ala. (AP) 11/25 — The father of a black man killed by a police officer during a shooting at an Alabama mall said his son had a permit to carry a gun for self-defense,
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 11/13 — A suburban Chicago alderman called Tuesday for prosecutors to investigate the fatal shooting of a black security guard by a white police officer outside the bar where the guard worked.