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A white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb and the city's chief of police resigned Tuesday.
Slain U.S. Capitol Police Officer William “Billy" Evans was lauded for his dedication to country, love for his job and for a mischievous sense of humor as President Joe Biden and congressional leaders honored him during a memorial service Tuesday.
A 5-year-old girl wounded in a Sunday afternoon attack that left her mother dead remains hospitalized in Spokane.
A 16-year-old suspected gang member pleaded guilty in the drive-by killing of 15-year-old Norvell Amos last fall.
MINNEAPOLIS — The police officer who fatally shot a man during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center on Sunday appeared to do so accidentally, intending to fire her Taser, not her gun, Police Chief Tim Gannon said Monday.
A confrontation in a Tennessee high school that involved police officers responding to a report of a possible armed man, left one person dead and an officer wounded, authorities said.
George Floyd's brother shed tears on the witness stand Monday as he was shown a picture of his late mother and a young George.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Robert Shook, the air conditioning technician wounded Wednesday in a mass shooting in Rock Hill, South Carolina, died Saturday, York County Coroner Sabrina Gast said.
Nelson has repeatedly called the bystanders at Floyd's arrest a “crowd” and “unruly” and suggested there were more people present than seen on camera. He drilled a fire department captain on taking 17 minutes to reach the scene when an ambulance called first arrived much sooner. And he persistently suggested Chauvin's knee wasn't on Floyd's neck for 9 minutes, 29 seconds as prosecutors have argued — suggesting instead it was across Floyd's back, shoulder blades and arm.
An Army second lieutenant was driving his brand new car with his dog in the back seat when the night took a violent turn.
SEATTLE – The Washington state Senate has approved a measure restricting certain police tactics and gear, including the use of neck restraints and tear gas, after police killings of Black people sparked tumultuous racial-justice protests last year.
Police accused of wrongdoing can usually count on the blue wall of silence — protection from fellow officers that includes everything from shutting off body cameras to refusing to cooperate with investigators. But that's not the case with Derek Chauvin, with many colleagues quick to condemn his actions in George Floyd's death, some even taking the stand against him.
A man opened fire at a Texas cabinet-making company where he worked, killing one person and wounding five others before shooting and wounding a state trooper prior to his arrest, authorities said.
A 29-year-old woman who died by strangulation before her body was found in her burning car on the South Hill last year made several domestic violence reports in the years leading up to her death, according to a newly filed warrant in Spokane County Superior Court.
Portland, Oregon, has hired a California consulting firm to investigate whether the culture of the city’s police force includes racial or political bias after someone leaked police and dispatch records that incorrectly identified a Black city commissioner and frequent law enforcement critic as the suspect in a hit-and-run accident.
The man who carjacked a teenage girl’s car just 20 minutes after his release from Spokane County Jail in February pleaded guilty Thursday and was sentenced to six months in jail.
George Floyd died of a lack of oxygen from being pinned to the pavement with a knee on his neck, a medical expert testified at former Officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial Thursday, emphatically rejecting the defense theory that Floyd's drug use and underlying health problems were what killed him.
Police have detained a group of people after a fight at a Newport Highway hotel where witnesses say they heard gunshots early Thursday morning.
OLYMPIA – The Washington state House on Wednesday approved a measure requiring police to intervene if they see a fellow officer using, or attempting to use, excessive force.
SALEM – Republicans and Democrats on the Oregon House Judiciary Committee unanimously approved almost a dozen bills on police reform, a rare show of bipartisan unity in an otherwise bitterly divided Legislature.