(CNN) — A lawyer for the family of a black woman who was fatally shot inside her Fort Worth, Texas, home by a white police officer says an outside agency should be brought in to investigate the killing.
Inspector general report shows at least 16 officers involved in cover-up of Laquan McDonald shooting
Several false statements served to "mischaracterize the events leading up to the McDonald shooting, and to thereby bolster a false narrative which might offer justification for the shooting," the report
Minnesota Mayor Calls For Police Investigation After 'Deeply Disturbing' Video of 13-Year-Old Girl's Arrest
(MINNEAPOLIS) — The mother of a 13-year-old girl whose arrest by St. Paul, Minnesota, police sparked an angry backlash on social media says her daughter has a mental illness and that officers were overly
The US government wants a major tech company to stop the deployment of strong, end-to-end encryption in the name of “public safety.” Is this Crypto Wars 3 or 4? Much like Fast and Furious sequels, I can’t
DALLAS — In the moments after the sentence was announced, protesters shouted chants of “no justice, no peace” in the courthouse hallways. But when Botham Shem Jean’s brother took the stand to address R.
Guyger was off-duty but in uniform when she shot Jean last year in a case that has become a flashpoint in Dallas over issues of police use of force and racial bias. Former Dallas police Officer Amber was
Off-duty police officer Amber Guyger had several opportunities to notice she was entering the wrong apartment before she shot the occupant, Both Jean, to death, the assistant district attorney told jurors
Charles Anderson, who had been with the Muskegon Police Department for more than two decades, denied ever being a Ku Klux Klan member or supporter. A white Michigan police officer fired after a framed
Helen Yost, a 62-year-old environmental educator, has been a committed activist for nearly a decade. She says she spends 60 to 80 hours a week as a community organizer for Wild Idaho Rising Tide. She’s
In a baffling decision by the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, earlier this month, a panel of judges unanimously ruled that Fresno police officers accused of stealing over $225,000 were entitled to
In school, many of us learned a heroic story of America’s involvement with the Holocaust. Germany built the death camps—the USA and its allies liberated them. But it was never that simple. For one thing,
A Denver woman is suing after giving birth in a jail cell. The sheriff's department says it acted by the book
(CNN) — On July 31, 2018, a very pregnant Diana Sanchez woke up early -- her 5 a.m. breakfast came with contractions. Almost five hours later, her water broke. But she says she never went to the hospital.
I started writing because I was tired of taking in every racist joke, every insult, every assumption Highly-functioning-with-PTSD is not a cultural attribute of communities of color, it’s a fucking crime
At an emotional news conference Monday, the parents of a man with schizophrenia who was shot and killed by an off-duty Los Angeles police officer at a Costco in Corona described begging the officer not