Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tag: police shooting

Family of Black Colorado Teen Gunned...

Attorneys for the family of a young Black man shot and killed by Colorado officers earlier this month are now calling for an independent...

Surveillance Video Shows Moment Colorado Cops Kill...

Recently released surveillance video shows the moment a Black teenage robbery suspect was gunned down by a pair of Colorado Springs police officers last...

White Cop Who Shot, Killed Alton Sterling...

The Baton Rouge police chief said a white police officer who shot and killed Alton Sterling shortly after the cop accosted the...

Newly Released Bodycam Video Shows Moment Officer...

Newly released body camera footage shows the harrowing series of events that led to the fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American teen by San...

Texas Lt. Says a ‘Logical Person’ Would...

A Texas community is reeling after a woman was shot and killed by police during a struggle over the officer's Taser. Social media video captured...

Minnesota Cop’s Trial Raises Questions About Code...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Testimony in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman after she...

Years After White Smyrna Cop Shot and...

A federal judge has dismissed a wrongful death suit filed against a Smyrna, Georgia, cop in the 2015 shooting death of Nicholas Thomas and now,...

Jury Selection to Begin in Ex-Minneapolis Officer’s...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed...

Stephon Clark Killing Revives Push to Toughen...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A measure that would make California unique in restricting when police officers can use deadly force is getting renewed attention...

80 Arrests Made During Protest Over DA’s...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A protest over the shooting of an unarmed black man by Sacramento police has ended with at least 80 arrests,...

Plainclothes Officer Who Killed Black Motorist Waiting...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — For the first time in 26 years, a Florida police officer is standing trial for an on-duty killing...

2 Deadly Shootings Send a Chill Through...

ODENTON, Md. (AP) — Gun-rights advocates like to say, "The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good...

FBI Database to Track Deadly Encounters With...

The federal government is launching a national database that will track when law enforcement officers use deadly force, providing more transparency about police shootings...

Chicago Police Board Clears Officer In Deadly...

A Chicago policeman will face zero disciplinary action after the Chicago Police Board voted 5-3 Thursday to clear the cop of all wrongdoing in...

Judge: Video ‘Casts Doubt’ on Police Account...

Judge: Video 'Casts Doubt' on Police Account of Killing Black San Francisco Man SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A video of a racially charged, fatal San...

Minneapolis Officials Release Body-cam Video Of Thurman...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video from two police officers in the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old black man, with...

Bodycam Video Released in Fatal Police Shooting...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video from two police officers in the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old black man, with...

Chicago Activist Demands All Footage In Harith...

A community activist who has pushed for more police transparency said Monday that he's asked Chicago police for the body camera footage from all the officers at the scene where one of them fatally shot a black man over the weekend.

PSU Officers on Leave After Shooting, Killing...

An officer-involved shooting at Portland State University is under investigation after a peacemaker was killed.

Car Plows Through Crowd Protesting Police Shooting...

Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle who plowed through a crowd of protesters late Friday night as hundreds took to the streets to demand justice in the police shooting death of 17-year-old Antwon Rose.

Unarmed Pittsburgh Teen Shot In the Back...

A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed by police in East Pittsburgh on Tuesday while fleeing a traffic stop that followed another shooting nearby, authorities said.