By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 02/15 — A lead investigator lied in an affidavit justifying a drug raid on a Houston home in which two residents were killed and four undercover officers were shot and wounded during a gun battle,
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 MICHAEL R. SISAK, STEPHEN R. GROVES and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 02/13 — The New York Police Department is mourning a detective killed by friendly fire as officers confronted a robbery suspect who turned out to be armed with a replica handgun.
By MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/26 — Some legal experts believe there’s a reasonable chance the prison sentence of less than seven years imposed on a white Chicago police officer last week for second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald 16 times could be tossed out and a new sentencing ordered.
By ANITA SNOW, Associated Press TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) 01/19 — A suburban Phoenix police officer investigating a car break-in shot and killed the 14-year-old suspect as the boy ran away,
By TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 01/18 — A grand jury in Tennessee indicted a white police officer on a charge of first-degree murder for killing an armed black man who ran when he saw police,
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 DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/17— A judge on Thursday acquitted three Chicago officers of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald,
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) 01/15 — Northern California authorities say a man was fatally shot by police after he stabbed two people and set a home on fire,Read more »
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) 12/14 — A Georgia police officer and a suspect died Thursday night after a traffic stop led to a foot chase and shooting just east of Atlanta,Read more »
,STRASBOURG, France (AP) 12/14 — Investigators looking into an attack that killed three people in Strasbourg were trying to establish whether the main suspect had help while on the run,
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 COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) 11/29 — U.S. Border Patrol agents near Tijuana, Mexico, faced a choice as they looked out over the chaos at a crowd of migrants that included rock-throwing men as well as barefoot children: Do they respond with force — and,
SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah (AP) 11/25 — A 31-year-old police officer in a Salt Lake City suburb was killed when he was intentionally struck by a car carrying fleeing burglary suspects,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 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.
DETROIT (AP) 11/12 — A vigil has been held for a man who authorities say was shot and killed by officers after fatally shooting a police dog in suburban Detroit.Read more »
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) 10/22 — A police officer on Monday shot and killed an 18-year-old man accused of fatally shooting another officer near a school in the Atlanta area over the weekend,
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,