J. Thomas Manger, a former police chief in Maryland and Virginia, is the new chief of the U.S. Capitol Police, congressional officials announced Thursday. Manger will take charge of the department in the aftermath of the violent Jan. 6 insurrection.
By Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Israeli police burst into the home of a prominent family in the contested Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem on Sunday, the family said, arresting a 23-year-old woman who has led protests against attempts by Jewish settlers to evict dozens of…
By Josef Federman, Associated Press
The death of Ronald Greene, a Black man who died in Louisiana in 2019 after a police chase is under scrutiny after newly released police body camera footage shows he was choked and beaten by troopers -- a starkly different…
By PBS NewsHour
This week marks one year since George Floyd, an unarmed Black man was killed by then police officer Derek Chauvin, who held his knee on Floyd for nearly nine minutes. His death, recorded on video by a bystander, sparked widespread…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, a North Carolina prosecutor says he will not charge three sheriff's deputies who shot and killed Andrew Brown Jr. last month in Elizabeth City. U.S. public health officials stepped up appeals for younger Americans to…
By Elaine Ganley, Associated Press
French riot police fired tear gas and used water cannons Saturday in Paris as protesters supporting Palestinians in the Gaza Strip defied a ban on marching in the French capital.
By Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press
At least seven states already have enacted restrictions limiting government use of the technology and about 20 states are debating additional bills. States want to know how and why the technology is being used.
By Associated Press
At least 93 police officers were injured and 354 protesters were detained after traditional May Day rallies in Berlin turned violent, the city’s top security official said Sunday.
The trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin—charged with murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd last year—wrapped up its first week of testimony yesterday. The prosecution opened its case with testimony and video from eyewitnesses, emergency…
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