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Opening Arguments Begin in Michael Slager Trial

The former N. Charleson, S.C. officer's lawyers began their defense over the killing of Walter Scott

Jury Selection Begins in S.C. Police Shooting Trial

Defense and prosecutors began to narrow down their picks for the jury box

Activists Clash With Cops As Council OKs Contract

Demonstrators arrested as they attempted to stop the passing of law that raises police pay

Detective Probing Derrick Rose Rape Case is Dead

The LAPD investigator typically handled similar high profile sexual assault cases

Social Media Monitoring Spurs Protester Concerns

Agencies have used the services to mine social media posts during protests

Pasadena Man Dead After Struggle with Police

The girlfriend of 36-year-old Reginald Thomas says he called police for help

Cops Tase a Clearly Non-Threatening Black Man

Newly released video conflicts with officer's claim that man was being "combative"

Violent Crime Sees Increase, Report Says

The FBI' Uniform Crime Report shows blip in violent crime trend

New Video Depicts Keith Lamont Scott Shooting

Video taken by Scott's wife, Rakeiya, shows the moments surrounding the fatal incident

Politician Overpowers Would-be Robbers

Illinois State Sen. Napoleon Harris put a whupping on four would-be assailants

Charlotte Mostly Quiet in Third Night of Protests

A third night of protests over a fatal police shooting in Charlotte gave way to quiet streets as the city still looks for answers in a ...

Court: Fear of Police ‘Legitimate’ for Black Men

"Flight is not necessarily probative of a suspect's state of mind or consciousness of guilt"

Chicago P.D. Making Bold Personnel Move

Despite dealing with the shooting death of Laquan McDonald and the allegations that Chicago police covered up their actions in the case, and a major ...

Charlotte Shooting Leaves Police on Defensive

Although police say Keith Lamont Scott was armed when he was shot, many are demanding a better explanation

Illinois Introduces Police Interaction Course

Sponsors of law say it will protect both citizens and police

Boy, 13, Wielding BB Gun Shot By Police

Columbus police say the boy was a robbery suspect who was chased by cops

Cleveland Working on Police Use of Force Policy

The proposed changes were prompted by the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice

Girl Thrown Off Bike Sues Off-Duty Officer

Caught on camera, the 2014 encounter drew outrage

Subdivision Has ‘Whites Only’ Clause on Books

Couple discovered racist and discriminatory clause while signing closing documents on home

London Carnival Brings Celebration, Challenges

The street festival in Notting Hill drew 1 million, but police say arrests have increased

Reaction to Colin Kaepernick’s Protest Varies

Some have praised the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, while others have criticized him