In our news wrap Wednesday, the North Carolina police officer who fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott in September will not face criminal charges. The prosecutor said there was evidence that Scott, a black man, was holding a gun and ignored…
The St. Anthony officer, identified as Jeronimo Yanez, shot Castile after stopping the 32-year-old for a broken tail light on July 6 in the town of Falcon Heights, Minnesota.
Attorneys delivered opening statements Thursday in the trial of a South Carolina police officer Michael Slager over the 2015 death of Walter L. Scott, an unarmed black man.
By Joshua Barajas
My fellow Americans, Election Day is about a week away.
By Joshua Barajas
The election is about two weeks away, but millions of American aren’t waiting for Election Day to cast their vote. More than 4 million people, committed to democracy, already cast their vote early via absentee and mail-in ballots weeks…
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
White Americans by large numbers disapprove of athletes protesting during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner," according to a new poll. Black Americans approve of the protests by even wider margins.
By Sarah Breitenbach, Stateline
At least 21 states have instituted policies that range from treating body camera footage like other public records to imposing outright bans on releasing footage.
By Monnica Williams
The calls and emails started coming in: “Dr. Williams, are you available for commentary? Have you seen the recent shooting?” Another unarmed black man has been killed by law enforcement. Another life is snuffed out. One more human being who…
By Matthew Daly and Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The database is intended to capture how often police officers kill citizens in the line of duty and to correct a record-keeping gap that Comey said has resulted in uninformed conversations, based on anecdotes and not facts, about use of…
By Kristen Doerer, Joshua Barajas
A police officer in a San Diego suburb shot and killed an unarmed black man Tuesday, after the 30-year-old drew an object and took a “shooting stance,” El Cajon, California, authorities said.
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