By MARK THIESSEN, Associated Press TALKEETNA, Alaska (AP) 08/31 — The presence of a marijuana retail store has caused a deep divide in this quirky tourist town,
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,
JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 08/08 — The Baltimore Police Department is having a tough time restoring public confidence in the troubled agency.
The city is on pace to break its decades-old murder record and the body camera program that was rolled out to increase transparency has fueled allegations of misconduct after a pair of problematic videos recently surfaced.
AMY FORLITI and STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 07/22 — Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau says she is “willing to step aside to let a fresh set of leadership eyes”
SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/19 — The Trump administration will soon restore the ability of police to seize suspects’ money and property with federal help,
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,
DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 07/08 — Amid protests and other local pressure, an Ohio prosecutor is pondering whether to try a third time to get a conviction of a former police officer in a racially charged fatal shooting case.
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.
MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 06/28 — Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on charges that they conspired to cover up and lie about what happened when a white police officer shot a black teenager 16 times — an incident that prompted outrage when a video of the killing was finally released.
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,
DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 06/25— Eight brutality lawsuits settled over the past 10 months paint a disturbing picture of a former Connecticut police officer accused of beating people while they were handcuffed and ordering his police dog to attack others who were not resisting arrest.
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.
PHUONG LE and GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 06/20 — The initial conversation between a pregnant woman and two Seattle police officers seemed polite,
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,
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) 06/13 — An appeals court is considering dismissing a manslaughter charge against a Florida deputy who fatally shot a black man carrying an air rifle.
JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 05/22 — Stefanie Fry had finished her lunch break at home and was getting ready to drive back to work in February when she saw two people run by in her rearview mirror.
DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 05/22 — Prosecutors, attorneys and people across the Cincinnati region have had six months to analyze and debate the hung jury result in the murder trial of a white police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man.