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By Associated Press
The Justice Department announced Wednesday that it will review the Memphis police department policies on use of force, de-escalation policies and specialized units in response to the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols during an arrest.
By Adrian Sainz, Associated Press
It’s been almost two months since the police killing of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tennessee. Five police officers have pleaded not guilty in his fatal beating. In all, the city's investigation into the incident has included at least 13 officers…
By Laura Barrón-López, Sam Lane
In our news wrap Sunday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Turkey and pledged an additional $100 million in U.S. aid for earthquake recovery efforts in the region, Syria says Israeli airstrikes in Damascus killed at least five people in…
Documents released Tuesday provide new revelations about how one officer took and shared pictures of a bloodied and beaten Tyre Nichols.
By Adrian Sainz, Travis Loller, Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press
By Bernard Condon, Jim Mustian, Adrian Sainz, Associated Press
In the years leading up to Tyre Nichols' deadly arrest, Memphis police have been dogged by a confluence of dangerous trends, including a chronic shortage of officers and a struggle to bring in recruits.
In our news wrap Saturday, the U.S. Air Force downed a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon off the coast of South Carolina, dangerously cold temperatures descended on the northeastern part of the country, the mayor of Memphis asked the DOJ to…
By Adrian Sainz, Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press
A sixth Memphis officer was fired Friday after an internal police investigation showed he violated multiple department policies in the violent arrest of Tyre Nichols, including rules surrounding the deployment of a stun gun, officials said.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a shooting at a Tennessee library has left one person dead and a police officer critically wounded.
By Geoff Bennett, Courtney Norris
Five days after former police officers were charged with murder in the death of Tyre Nichols, the circumstances that led to his death renewed conversations about policing, the use of force and related issues. Radley Balko, author of “Rise of…
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