A Washington, D.C.-based black attorneys group is demanding that former North Charleston, S.C., Police Officer Michael Slager be given a life sentence in his federal case for the 2015 shooting death of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott.
Monday morning was meant to be the first day of spring football practice at Mesquite (Texas) High School. Instead, a group of grieving high school athletes gathered in the hour before classes were scheduled to begin, mourning the loss of one of their very own, who lost his life in a police shooting.
Nineteen-year-old Juwan Alexander Plummer was arrested last week after shooting two Detroit police officers when he thought they were men attempting to burglarize his mother’s house.
Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a man early Wednesday morning after he reportedly reached for a handgun inside his vehicle during a South Los Angeles burglary investigation, authorities said.
After allegedly criminally shooting Terence Crutcher (because despite two separate videos showing her shooting an unarmed man walking away from her with his hands in the air, we still must legally preface any accusation with “allegedly”), Tulsa, Okla., Police Officer Betty Jo “Bad Dude” Shelby has been reprimanded by…
Updated Friday, March 17, 2017, 4:10 p.m. EDT: Well, it looks as if former North Charleston, S.C., cop Michael Slager and his defense team won’t get their way in trying to dust away a key piece of video evidence.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has once again decided not to pursue charges against a Los Angeles police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man after a car chase in March 2015, even though the city’s Police Commission determined that the shooting was unjustified.
An Amtrak police officer was ordered held on $250,000 bail Friday and charged in the Feb. 8 shooting death of an unarmed Minneapolis man outside of Chicago’s Union Station.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that it will not be filing charges against the two police officers involved in the 2014 shooting death of Ezell Ford.
Surveillance video from a convenience store shows police in Fontana, Calif., cornering and fatally shooting a legally blind and mentally ill man they say was armed with a rock and a knife.
A massive manhunt is underway in Florida after a man fatally shot an Orlando police officer Monday morning, the Associated Press reports.
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.
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.
Two Georgia police officers were injured in a shooting early Monday morning while serving a search warrant in Crawford County, ABC News reports.
The white former North Charleston, S.C., police officer charged with the murder of an unarmed black motorist during a traffic stop took the stand in his own defense Tuesday, according to the Post and Courier.
Prosecutors in the trial of a former white North Charleston, S.C., police officer charged with the murder of a black unarmed motorist rested their case on Wednesday.
The suspect in the killing of a Stanislaus County, Calif., sheriff's deputy has been arrested, the Associated Press reports.
A T-shirt featuring the Confederate battle flag, reportedly worn by former University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing under his uniform when he fatally shot Sam Dubose—an unarmed black man—was part of the presentation of evidence Friday in Tensing’s murder trial, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Updated Wednesday, Nov. 2, 11 a.m. EDT: Police have a suspect in custody after two police officers in Iowa were shot and killed in "ambush-style attacks," NPR reports.
Jury selection is underway in the trial of the former North Charleston, S.C., police officer accused of shooting and killing an unarmed black motorist, and the defense team has found another angle with which to push for a dismissal.