Nation May 03

Yellow Police Tape Against Road Photo by Getty Images
Groups say gunshot detection systems unreliable, seek review

The gunshot detection system that set in motion the recent fatal police shooting of a 13-year-old boy in Chicago routinely reports gunshots where there are none, sending officers into predominantly Black and Latino neighborhoods for “unnecessary and hostile” encounters, community…

Nation Apr 30

A police car is seen as people demonstrate outside of the Ohio Statehouse following this week's police shooting of 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant in Columbus, Ohio, U.S., April 24, 2021. Photo by REUTERS/Gaelen Morse
Judge orders Columbus police to alter tactics for protests

Police in Ohio's capital city ran “amok” last year when responding to demonstrations against racial injustice and police brutality by using physical violence, tear gas and pepper spray against protestors without provocation, a federal judge said Friday in a ruling…