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UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 3:18 p.m.

Nike store in downtown Spokane draws politically driven customers after Kaepernick ad campaign unveiled

Todd Eklof, the reverend of the Unitarian Universalist Chruch of Spokane, had heard the story of Nike’s ad featuring Colin Kaepernick on the radio and he thought it was courageous.


Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan: Call for police brutality is no joke

Trump’s calls for violence are no joke, and people across the political spectrum should demand an end to his violent rhetoric.


Seattle to pay $125,000 to man who claims police choked him

The city of Seattle will pay $125,000 to a man to settle a 2012 federal police-brutality lawsuit that had been previously dismissed.


Court releases video of police shooting that killed Louisiana boy

The public is getting its first look at a police body camera video that shows two deputy city marshals opening fire on a car, killing a 6-year-old boy and critically …


Terence Crutcher’s mother speaks of ‘compassionate son’ after fatal shooting in Tulsa

Two days after police in Oklahoma released video that shows a white Tulsa police officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man, members of the slain man’s family pushed back against …


Amy Goodman: Police keep harassing video messengers

Increasingly, people who record police violence are themselves being targeted, harassed, arrested and even imprisoned.


Tough time for black women – like black men – with police

Civil rights groups and organizations representing women say closer attention is needed to what’s happening between police and women of color. .


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Civilians should be included in reviews of police brutality complaints.

Civilians should be included in reviews of police brutality complaints.


Amy Goodman: NYPD officer’s chronic abuse of power a public threat

New York City police Officer James Frascatore has given new meaning to the Grand Slam of tennis. Last week, he violently assaulted retired tennis champion James Blake in front of …


Justice Department updates Ferguson residents on rights investigation

FERGUSON, Mo. – U.S. Department of Justice officials promised a frustrated group of Ferguson residents Wednesday night that the federal government will take seriously their allegations of racial profiling and …


Rallies honor people who died at hands of police

NEW YORK — Thousands of people across the country attended protest vigils Thursday for an unarmed black Missouri teenager fatally shot by a white police officer and other victims who …


Will Chicago act on verdict in cop beating trial?

CHICAGO (AP) — Will the city act? That’s the question many Chicagoans will be asking Wednesday — a day after the dramatic conclusion of a civil trial that stemmed from …


After verdict, fallout from police beating trial

CHICAGO (AP) — Will the city act? That’s the question many Chicagoans will be asking Wednesday — a day after the dramatic conclusion of a civil trial that stemmed from …


China AIDS patients topple gate of gov’t office

BEIJING (AP) — About 300 AIDS patients and their relatives tore down the main gate of a government office in central China during a protest Monday over unmet demands for …


Officer Cleared In Post-Arrest Death Punched Suspect In Confrontation; He Died In Car Crash Shortly Afterward

State investigators have cleared Boise police Officer John Terry of criminal wrongdoing after he punched a Pocatello man during a February arrest. The state Department of Law Enforcement released a …


N.Y. Police Boss Puts 700 On Brutality Probe

The city’s top police official said Sunday he has put all 700 of the department’s Internal Affairs investigators on a brutality case in which a Haitian immigrant says police sodomized …


Second Cop Faces Charges In Torture

A second New York City police officer has been charged with brutally attacking a Haitian immigrant inside a Brooklyn station house last weekend, officials announced Friday night, adding that the …


Police Officer Accused Of Assaulting Arrested Man With Toilet Plunger

Micheline Louima is consoled by family attorney Brian Figueroux outside Coney Island Hospital in New York. Photo by Associated Press


Commission Votes To Pursue Brutality Case Complaint Against Officer To Be Sent To Public Safety Committee

A brutality complaint against a Spokane police officer should be investigated further, a citizens panel decided Tuesday. Deciding its first case, the Citizens Review Commission voted 4-1 to send Christopher …


Newport Sued Over City Police Incident City Resident Says Rights Violated When Officer Entered Without Warrant

A Newport resident is suing the city for violating his civil rights in October 1995, when a city policeman burst into his home in the middle of the night without …


Benewah Group Says Law Uses Rough Tactics Deputies Accused Of Beating Up Three Men Without Provocation

1. Don Hanks, left, and Ed Dohrman say they didn’t provoke deputies into using force during an incident at Aqua Park. Photo by Ralph Bartholdt/St. Maries Gazette-Record 2. Don Hanks …


Lawsuit Claims Assault By Officers Newport, Pend Oreille County Sued Over Alleged Incident

The city of Newport and Pend Oreille County are being sued in federal court by a man who claims he was assaulted by a Newport policeman and a county jailer. …


Police Accused Of Assault At Bar Swackhammer’s Videotape Captures Officers Beating Bar Patron

1. Gregory Rogers says he suffered “internal injuries” as a result of blows inflicted by Spokane police officers. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review 2. Police are seen wrestling Greg Rogers …


Israeli Cops Arrested After Beating Filmed

Captured on an amateur videotape as they beat and kicked Palestinians near a checkpoint outside Jerusalem, two Israeli border policemen were arrested Tuesday and denounced by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu …


Police Say Fuhrman Lied In Boasts But Police Board Angry At Incomplete Analysis Of Claims Of Police Abuse

A Los Angeles Police Department investigation involving 224 interviews, more than 250,000 documents and more than $400,000 has determined that former Detective Mark Fuhrman was lying when he boasted on …


Army Seen As Help - From Police Mexico A Land Where The Cops Are Often The Criminals

When the Mexican army rumbled by Isabel Pinzon’s corner store and occupied this muddy hamlet in Guerrero’s mountains, folks were skeptical. The slaughter of 17 peasants by state police in …


Sources: Fuhrman Exaggerated Abuse

Investigators told a police oversight board Tuesday that former Detective Mark Fuhrman exaggerated his infamous claims of abusing suspects, apparently trying to impress a screenwriter, sources said. During the criminal …


Human Rights Panel Uncovers Police Abuses

International investigators announced Wednesday that they recorded numerous accounts of police torture, illegal detention and lawlessness in a recent tour of the troubled state of Guerrero, where thousands of army …


Law Officer Also Taped Two Beatings Deputies Tried To Order Suspects Down

Although Riverside County sheriff’s deputies did not know it, a California Highway Patrol officer tape-recorded a clash between the deputies and suspected illegal immigrants, and a copy of his tape …


Jackson Leads Prayer Vigil At Site Of Migrant Beatings

The Rev. Jesse Jackson led a prayer vigil Sunday at the site where two Mexican citizens were beaten by sheriff’s deputies in an attack caught on videotape. “I know that …