BOSTON (AP) 02/12 — Boston police are facing heavy criticism online for a now-deleted Twitter post for Black History Month that celebrated a white man.
By COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press MILAN (AP) 02/03 — A lone Italian gunman wounded six African immigrants in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree Saturday in a small Italian city where just days earlier a Nigerian man was arrested in the gruesome killing of a teenager,
MILAN (AP) 02/03 — The Latest on drive-by shootings in Italy (all times local): 2:10 p.m.
The mayor of the Italian city of Macerata says six foreigners have been wounded in a series of drive-by shootings,
By CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 02/01 — A grand jury has declined to bring charges against Dallas police officers who used a bomb-carrying robot to kill a sniper who had just gunned down five officers during a downtown rally,
By MATT O’BRIEN and DAKE KANG, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) 01/31 — The centuries-old process of releasing defendants on bail, long the province of judicial discretion,
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) 01/13 — A deadly confrontation between two white Louisiana police officers and a black man lasted less than 90 seconds.Read more »
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS and REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) 01/13 — Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the “Mississippi Burning”
SEATTLE (AP) 01/12 — A federal judge has upheld a $15 million verdict against police in a small Washington state city who shot and killed an unarmed black man,Read more »
NEW YORK (AP) 01/04 — Federal prosecutors have decided not to bring criminal charges against a white police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill black man who had accidentally set off his emergency medical alert device.
By JOHN HANNA, Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) 12/27 — The local district attorney announced Wednesday that he does not plan to file criminal charges against two Kansas police officers in the fatal shooting of a black man earlier this year,
By MICHAEL TARM, AP Legal Affairs Writer CHICAGO (AP) 12/14 — The question of whether federal agents display racial bias by staging phony drug stash-house stings overwhelmingly in black neighborhoods is the focus of hearings beginning Thursday in Chicago and could determine whether agencies curtail or even abandon their use nationwide.
By DAKE KANG, Associated Press OBERLIN, Ohio (AP) 12/10 — Students at Oberlin College have long enjoyed pastries, bagels and chocolates from Gibson’s Bakery, a century-old,
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) 12/08 — The video was viewed millions of times around the world. It was blurry, frenzied and chilling: an unarmed black man ran from a white officer,
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) 12/07 — For three days, attorneys representing the federal government and a former South Carolina officer charged in an unarmed black motorist’s shooting death have presented technical testimony to a judge to consider how much time Michael Slager should spend in federal prison.
ST. ANTHONY, Minn. (AP) 11/29 — The Minnesota city that employed a police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop has reached a financial settlement with Philando Castile’s girlfriend and her daughter,Read more »
By SADIE GURMAN and RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/20 — An FBI report on the rise of black “extremists” is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights movement,Read more »
By BRIAN WITTE, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 11/08 — A disciplinary panel unanimously found a Baltimore police van driver not guilty Tuesday of all administrative charges related to his role in transporting Freddie Gray,
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) 11/06 — A black Kansas man has admitted he put racist graffiti on his own car as a Halloween prank that got out of hand,Read more »
By DON SCHANCHE JR., Associated Press GRIFFIN, Ga. (AP) 11/05 — When 23-year-old Timothy Coggins was found dead and disfigured beside a Georgia highway in 1983,
By MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) 10/23 — Nearly five years after two unarmed black suspects died in a 137-shot barrage of Cleveland police gunfire,