Protests in Myanmar took a violent turn on Tuesday after police beat students, monks and reporters and detained about 100 people demonstrating against an education law that has been criticized for curtailing academic freedoms. Continue reading
A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that a Justice Department investigation has found patterns of racial bias in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Monday the deaths of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York show that law enforcement needs to change practices to build trust in minority communities, as a White House task force called for … Continue reading
A homeless man on Los Angeles’s Skid Row was killed Sunday after an LAPD police officer shot him. A graphic video surfaced on witness Anthony Blackburn’s Facebook page shortly after the shooting death. Continue reading
New York City’s 12-day, killing-free streak, the longest period the city has gone without a homicide in at least 20 years, ended this weekend with the murder of a 28-year-old Queens resident.
The Albuquerque Police Department has come under national scrutiny for shootings involving officers, including 28 fatal incidents in the last five years. In March, two policemen shot and killed a mentally ill homeless man, all captured on a body camera. Unlike other high-profile cases around the country, these officers were charged. Special correspondent Kathleen McCleery reports from New Mexico. Continue reading
Clergy from around the country have been waging a campaign against a Miami police department practice they see as racial profiling. Continue reading