By News Desk
Recent shootings in New York City have spotlighted a troubling rise in gun violence and homicide across the country. Amna Nawaz reports on why violent crime has increased and how cities can prevent it.
By Amna Nawaz, Tess Conciatori
The debate about public safety spending has also shifted for departments from New York City to Los Angeles. They are seeing their finances partially restored in response to rising homicides, an officer exodus and political pressures.
By Sara Cline, Associated Press
President Joe Biden signed three bipartisan bills that expand benefits for the nations law enforcement officers and first responders along with the communities they serve.
Mohamed Noor fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible rape happening behind her home. Noor was sentenced Thursday to nearly five years in prison — the maximum allowed for manslaughter after his murder conviction…
By Steve Karnowski, Amy Forliti, Associated Press
By Associated Press
In a city still on edge after the Jan. 6 insurrection, law enforcement bore down in large numbers on the Capitol on Saturday over concerns that a rally in support of the jailed rioters would turn violent. It didn’t.
Following the full FDA approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, an increasing number of cities and states are now mandating vaccinations for their employees — or requiring them to get tested weekly. But there has been some intense pushback from law…
By Amy Forliti, Mohamed Ibrahim, Associated Press
Authorities said Friday that members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force were trying to arrest a man on a warrant for illegally carrying a firearm when he was shot by a deputy from Hennepin County and a deputy from…
In the wake of George Floyd's killing in May 2020, protesters across the country called for police reform and other changes to address systemic racism in the United States. A year later, what progress has been made? Where do the…
Hundreds of people gathered for the rally in front of the courthouse in downtown Minneapolis where the Chauvin trial concluded a month ago.
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