A Chicago police officer will not be charged in the shooting of a 25-year-old black man who authorities said was armed with a gun as he ran away from officers, prosecutors announced Monday, the same day the U.S. Justice Department opened an investigation into patterns of racial disparity in the use of force by Chicago police.
A dice game dispute led to a fatal shooting at Tennessee State University Thursday night, leaving one student dead and two others who were passersby injured. Their names have not been released yet. Police are investigating and looking for the suspect in the shooting.
The fatal shooting of a man in a wheelchair by Wilmington police is being investigated by a new unit within the Delaware attorney general's office that was established to help instill public trust in government, but the state NAACP is calling for an independent investigation by a special prosecutor.