Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz marked the 100th anniversary of a painful chapter in Duluth history by visiting a memorial to three black men lynched by a white mob.
By Arno Pedram, Lori Hinnant, Associated Press
France's government is testing stun guns for wider use and backing off a ban on police chokeholds after French police staged protests around the country last week. The government says it will allow chokeholds until a better immobilization tactic emerges,…
By Russ Bynum, Kate Brumback, Associated Press
The family of a black man killed in a scuffle with Atlanta police outside a fast food drive-through is pleading for nonviolent protests and policy changes to end future deaths in police custody.
Protests in Atlanta continued Sunday over the death of Rayshard Brooks, a black man who was fatally shot by a white police officer in a Wendy’s parking lot on Friday night. The shooting has led to the firing of that…
By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press
A Kentucky commission has voted to take down a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis from the state Capitol. The panel supported a push from the governor as the country faces protests against police brutality following the deaths of African…
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump defended his plans for a campaign rally on June 19 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The day, known as Juneteenth, commemorates the end of slavery, and Tulsa was the site of a white-on-black massacre in…
By Joseph Pisani, Associated Press
Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865 when Major General Gordon Granger came to Galveston, Texas, to announce the end of the Civil War and slavery.
By Associated Press
Minneapolis City Council members took a first step Friday toward changing the City Charter to allow for abolishing the police department and replacing it with something else.
By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press
Key Republican lawmakers in Minnesota say they'll block most of an ambitious effort by Democrats to remake policing in the state where George Floyd died and they plan to approve only a limited set of police accountability measures.
By Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a sweeping package of police accountability measures that received new backing following protests of George Floyd's killing.
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