An officer has been shot three times and a wounded suspect arrested after a fatal shooting in Brooklyn, police said.
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A North Carolina prosecutor said Tuesday that sheriff’s deputies were justified in fatally shooting Andrew Brown Jr. because he ignored their commands and endangered at least two of them when he drove his car toward them.
A former suburban Minneapolis police officer charged with second-degree manslaughter for fatally shooting 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright is scheduled to appear in court via videoconference Monday.
The trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the death of George Floyd will be pushed back to March 2022, a judge ruled Thursday.
Derek Chauvin could receive a significantly lengthier sentence under a judge’s ruling issued Wednesday that found four aggravating factors in the killing of George Floyd.
More than a dozen House Republicans signed a letter Tuesday to FBI Director Christopher A. Wray demanding he investigate how the bureau came to classify a near-massacre of GOP members by a crazed gunman as merely “suicide by cop.”
Desiree Andrade watched with anger as Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon’s far-left criminal justice agenda, in her opinion, made sure those who committed the killing paid the smallest possible price.
President Biden is making exposing domestic extremism a top priority — the Pentagon has launched a program to find such people in the military ranks amd the Director of National Intelligence issued a report that Republicans say emphasized extremism on the right, but not the left.
A federal grand jury on Friday indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of George Floyd on civil rights charges.
The nation’s oldest and most arcane method of execution is rising in popularity, with several states and even inmates calling for its return, saying it’s a more humane form of execution than lethal injection.
The Atlanta Police officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks last summer and then fired from his job was reinstated, the Atlanta Civil Service Board said Wednesday.
Heading into the May 18 Democratic primary that will likely decide Philadelphia’s municipal elections, George Soros-backed District Attorney Larry Krasner is facing voters who are deeply concerned about soaring crime and homicide rates, a new poll finds.
Police officers nationwide are turning in their badges at record rates amid budget cuts, policy changes and anti-brutality protests.
The attorney for convicted murderer Derek Chauvin filed Tuesday for a new trial on multiple grounds and asked for a hearing on jury misconduct, a day after a juror shown in a photo wearing Black Lives Matter swag admitted attending a pre-trial march.
Attorney General Merrick Garland on Tuesday promised House lawmakers that he will look into why the FBI deemed the 2017 shooting that nearly killed Rep. Steve Scalise, Louisiana Republican, and several GOP colleagues as “suicide by cop,” instead of domestic terrorism.
Rudolph W. Giuliani on Monday insisted he’s done nothing wrong and accused federal prosecutors of “trying to frame” him because of his support for former President Trump.
Homicides in the District of Columbia are up significantly over the same period last year, and after a bloody weekend of multiple shootings, including the wounding of a 7-year-old riding a scooter, city officials on Monday outlined plans to address the surge.
Democratic and Republican senators searching for common ground on how to change policing in America are struggling over the divisive question of whether police officers should face lawsuits if they are accused of civil rights violations.
California is giving 76,000 inmates, including violent and repeat felons, the opportunity to leave prison earlier as the state aims to further trim the population of what once was the nation’s largest state correctional system.
Attorneys for former FBI employees Lisa Page and Peter Strzok joined Justice Department lawyers Friday in asking a federal judge for more time to prepare for courtroom proceedings in the anti-Trump lovebirds’ wrongful termination lawsuit.
The mother of a 19-year-old Seattle man fatally shot during last summer’s Capitol Hill Organized Protest, or CHOP, has filed a federal civil-rights lawsuit against the city.
The furor over claims that John Kerry may have disclosed intelligence secrets about Israeli military strikes to the Iranians escalated again Thursday, as 19 Republican senators Thursday demanded an investigation into the charges and that President Biden must fire Mr. Kerry as his top climate policy aide if the charges prove true.
The widow of a slain Delaware police officer late Wednesday called for an end to the violence against police officers as 2021 is on pace to be the deadliest in history for law enforcement.
A Delaware police officer died Wednesday after he was viciously beaten this week and became one of the latest victims in a growing wave of violent attacks on police in America.
A judge on Wednesday denied requests to release body camera video in the case of a Black man who was shot to death by North Carolina deputies as they tried to arrest him on drug-related warrants.
A Black man killed by North Carolina deputies hit law enforcement officers with his car before they opened fire, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man killed by deputies in North Carolina, was shot five times, including in the back of the head, according to an independent autopsy report released Tuesday by his family’s attorneys.
Prosecutors told a federal judge Tuesday that U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick was assaulted with Mace — not the more dangerous bear spray as originally reported — debunking another false narrative that emerged after the officer’s death the day after the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
A Texas court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on overturning the conviction of a former Dallas police officer who was sentenced to prison for fatally shooting her neighbor in his home.
Michael Brown, George Floyd, Rayshard Brooks and Daunte Wright were all Black men killed by police, but they had something else in common: All sought to avoid being taken into custody by fleeing, fighting or refusing to heed officers’ instructions.
The number of U.S. Capitol invaders charged with crimes has topped 400, Justice Department records show, and in a recent case the FBI disclosed new twists in identifying and ensnaring a suspect.
Vice President Kamala Harris on Sunday increased pressure on the Senate to pass legislation that would overhaul policing policies in the wake of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin’s murder conviction, saying the “American people, in a bipartisan way,” are demanding a shake-up.
A White state trooper who was seen on video telling a Black driver “you are going to get your a-whipped” and yanking him out of the car by his neck is no longer with the Virginia State Police, a spokeswoman said.
A North Carolina sheriff whose deputies shot and killed a Black man while serving warrants said Saturday that he will ask a court to release body camera video as soon as he’s confident it won’t compromise an investigation into how the shooting happened.
CNN anchors Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo came to the defense of the Columbus, Ohio, police officer who fatally shot 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant this week, saying the officer had a “duty” to protect any potential victims from the knife-wielding teen.
President Biden and other Democrats wasted no time after Tuesday’s guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin in trying to link George Floyd’s murder to “systemic racism,” rewriting the prosecution narrative as part of a full-court press for the passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.
The White House weighed in Wednesday on the police shooting of a knife-wielding teenage girl as she attacked another girl in Columbus, Ohio, by connecting the incident to “police violence” in minority communities and the death of George Floyd.
A North Carolina deputy shot and killed a Black man while serving a search warrant Wednesday, authorities said, spurring an outcry from community members who demanded law enforcement accountability and the immediate release of body camera footage.
The Department of Justice will open an investigation into whether the Minneapolis Police Department engages in illegal conduct, including civil rights violations, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Wednesday.
A Norfolk, Virginia, police officer has reportedly been fired for donating to a defense fund for Kyle Rittenhouse and telling him he had done nothing wrong.
Columbus police shot and killed a teenage girl who swung at two other people with a knife Tuesday, according to bodycam footage from the officer who fired the shots just minutes before the verdict in George Floyd’s killing was read.