PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 04/20 — An Oregon county has agreed to pay $100,000 to a black employee who sued alleging she was harassed after asking that a Blue Lives Matter flag not be displayed in the office.Read more »
By MICHAEL TARM and AMANDA SEITZ, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 03/27 — Prosecutors still insist Jussie Smollett faked a racist, anti-gay attack on himself in the hopes that the attention would advance his acting career.
By RAMESH SANTANAM and MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) 03/23 — A jury acquitted a white former police officer Friday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager as he was fleeing a high-stakes traffic stop outside Pittsburgh,
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/20 — The Supreme Court is hearing arguments over a Mississippi prosecutor’s decision to keep African-Americans off a black death row inmate’s jury in a murder trial.
By KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press SYDNEY (AP) 03/15 — The gunman behind at least one of the mosque shootings in New Zealand that left 49 people dead on Friday tried to make a few things clear in the manifesto he left behind: He is a 28-year-old Australian white nationalist who hates immigrants.
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 03/09 — News that a grand jury had indicted “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett for allegedly lying to Chicago police about being attacked by two masked men may not have made much of a splash except for one thing: The lone felony count that Smollett had been arrested on last month had turned into 16.
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 DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/31 — Detectives have recovered more surveillance footage of “Empire” actor Jussie Smullett walking in downtown Chicago before and after he says he was attacked by two masked men,
By DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/18 — The white Chicago officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison,
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 01/07 — Activists praised Houston area law enforcement for pursuing a tip that led to the arrest of an African-American man in the fatal drive-by shooting of a 7-year-old black girl,
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 DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 12/04 — California is seeing a historic drop in arrests that still leaves blacks far more likely to wind up in handcuffs,
LOS ANGELES (AP) 11/27 — Felony charges with a hate crime allegation have been filed against a motorist accused of trying to run down two men leaving a Los Angeles synagogue.Read more »
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 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.
By RYAN TARINELLI, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 08/24 — A former suburban Dallas police officer testified Thursday at his murder trial that he felt he had no choice but to use deadly force the night he opened fire on a carload of black teenagers leaving a house party,
By MARTHA WAGGONER and JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) 08/21 — North Carolina university officials and a former governor condemned the toppling of a century-old Confederate memorial on the state’s flagship campus by protesters who said its presence on campus was rooted in racism.
By ERRIN HAINES WHACK, AP National Writer 08/10 – When LaShell Eikerenkoetter cast her vote for Wesley Bell in the St. Louis County Democratic primary on Tuesday,
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) 08/10 — A western New York man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for a Facebook post about killing police officers.
By YOUSSEF RDDAD, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 07/30 — Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video from two police officers in the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old black man,