Police critically wounded an 18-year-old black man overnight in Ferguson, Missouri, where mostly peaceful protests marked the anniversary of the killing of Michael Brown. Authorities say Tyrone Harris Jr. and others shot at officers, who in turn shot back, wounding…
By PBS NewsHour
By Anya van Wagtendonk
In the days after police officer Michael Slager shot and killed Walter Scott, he maintained he was justified in his use of force. Then, a video emerged that changed everything.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The law gives police officers latitude to use deadly force when they feel physically endangered, but there's far less legal flexibility when it comes to opening fire at fleeing individuals. Here's a look at legal issues raised by Saturday's police…
By Bruce Smith and Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. -- A white South Carolina police officer who claimed he killed a black man in self-defense was swiftly charged with murder after a bystander's video recorded him firing eight shots at the man's back as he ran…
Hundreds of mourners in Madison, Wisc., were expected to attend a visitation and funeral Saturday for a 19-year-old biracial man shot and killed by a white police officer last Friday.
By PBS NewsHour
Two police officers were shot and wounded outside the Ferguson Police Department overnight as peaceful protests were winding down. The St. Louis County police chief called the attack an ambush and Attorney General Eric Holder said it was an attempt…
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
A white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teen in Madison, Wisconsin Friday night, sparking protests in the state capital.
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