The wife of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke says that a job offer for her to become a Cook County sheriff’s deputy was abruptly pulled because of her husband’s controversial case.
The Louisville (Ky.) Metro Police Department has released body-camera video showing the shooting of an unarmed black man that occurred almost immediately after an officer shouted at him to put his hands up.
It's mere days into the New Year, and already authorities are investigating two separate shootings of unarmed men by Chicago police officers, the Chicago Tribune reports.
The unarmed California 73-year-old grandfather who was fatally shot by police earlier this week was struck by five bullets, according to authorities, Time magazine reports.
A 73-year-old man who, according to his family, was suffering from the initial stages of dementia was fatally shot early Monday by a police officer in Bakersfield, Calif., the Los Angeles Times reports.
The official autopsy report for Keith Lamont Scott, the black man who was killed by Charlotte, N.C., police in September, confirms that he was shot three times, WCNC-TV reports.
The New York City police officer who is facing murder charges after fatally shooting a civilian during an off-duty road rage encounter is on his way to jail because he could not raise the $500,000 bail set by a judge Tuesday morning, the New York Post reports.
On Thursday evening, friends, family and community members gathered for a vigil to remember the 13-year-old Ohio boy who was gunned down by police after allegedly pulling out a BB gun, CNN reports.
One of the New York City police officers who shot and killed unarmed Guinean immigrant Amadou Diallo in 1999 will be honored as Sergeant of the Year Tuesday at the Sergeant's Benevolent Association, the New York Daily News reports.
A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed by police in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday night after officers say the boy pulled a gun—which later turned out to be a BB gun—from his waistband, the Associated Press reports.
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says that two body cameras captured the fatal police shooting of Sylville Smith in Milwaukee, CBS News reports.
Sylville Smith, the 23-year-old man who was gunned down by a Milwaukee police officer over the weekend, and the officer who fatally shot him knew each other from high school, Smith's family says, according to CNN.
New York City has agreed to pay more than $4 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit with the family of Akai Gurley, who was fatally shot by a city police officer in the stairwell of a housing project in the city's Brooklyn borough, the New York Post reports.
Shots were fired during a second night of protests in Milwaukee over the police shooting of Sylville K. Smith, a black man who was gunned down, authorities say, as he fled a traffic stop Saturday afternoon, CNN reports.
Updated Tuesday, Aug. 2, 10:23 a.m. EDT: On Tuesday morning, BallerAlert posted a tweet, which the site reported showed two videos that Gaines took of the incident before she was killed. In one video, an officer in full SWAT gear appears to be seen standing in the corner looking at Gaines. In another, Gaines appears…
The family of Paul O'Neal, the 18-year-old who was shot in the back and killed by police last week, is filing a federal civil rights lawsuit, an attorney for the family announced Monday, CBS Chicago reports.
Fresno, Calif., Police Chief Jerry Dyer has publicly released body-camera footage taken during the fatal shooting of an unarmed white man in June, acknowledging that "some of this video will answer many of the questions out there in this community," the Los Angeles Times reports.
The owner of the Baton Rouge, La., convenience store in front of which Alton Sterling was fatally gunned down by police is suing the city and the police department, WAFB reports.
The off-duty NYPD officer who fatally shot Delrawn Small during a road rage incident July 4 has been placed on modified duty, CBS New York reports.