police shootings

Black Americans Likely to Sleep Less After Police Shootings, Study Shows

Following police shootings that garnered national attention, researchers found an 11.4 percent increase in Black Americans getting less than six hours of sleep.

Mistrial Declared in Trial of Ex-Officer Accused in Breonna Taylor Civil Rights Case, Jury Left Deadlocked

Brett Hankison had faced life in prison, but jurors could not come to an agreement on his guilt.

Family Of Mississippi Boy, 11, Shot By Police Responding To Domestic Dispute Wants Justice

The family’s attorney demands accountability, including attempted murder charges, for the near killing of Aderrien Murry.

Detroit Police Detail Circumstances Surrounding Fatal Shooting Of Porter Burks

A family member called it ‘a straight-up murder’ of their mentally ill relative, but the police are defending the officers.

Akron Police Chief Says Jayland Walker's Body Was Handcuffed In Accordance With Department Policy

The officers involved in shooting the Black man in a hail of bullets have received death threats, the chief reveals.

Black Americans Killed By Police At Higher Rate Than Anyone Else, Washington Post Database Shows

The FBI undercounts fatal police shootings partly because police departments volunteer the information.

Wisconsin Police Officer Who Shot and Paralyzed Jacob Blake Suspended After Service Weapon Is Stolen

Rusten Sheskey was actually disciplined for losing his gun.

Fatally Shot Baltimore Detective Was Planning To Testify Against Fellow Officers Over Alleged Drug Dealing

Reports say he was shot with his own service revolver.

Emotional Protests Erupt In St. Paul After Officer Who Killed Philando Castile Was Acquitted

18 people were arrested.

Outrage After Black Father Livestreams Being Shot And Killed By Police In Tennessee

Rodney James Hess' family says he was mentally ill.