Louisville police officers who fatally shot Breonna Taylor while serving a warrant were told she should be home alone. Officers were told the main target of a large-scale narcotics investigation was elsewhere.
As George Floyd told Minneapolis police officers that he couldn't breathe more than 20 times in the moments before he died, the officer who pressed his knee against Floyd's neck dismissed his pleas, saying “it takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk," according to transcripts of body camera video recordings made public Wednesday.
Two Oklahoma police officers were arrested on second-degree murder charges Wednesday for the 2019 death of a 28-year-old man who was allegedly tased over 50 times.
“NYC is cutting Police $’s by ONE BILLION DOLLARS, and yet the @NYCMayor is going to paint a big, expensive, yellow Black Lives Matter sign on Fifth Avenue, denigrating this luxury Avenue,” Trump tweeted Wednesday.
In what’s considered the first systematic look at the question, a team of economists determined that only one of 13 cities involved in the earliest wave of protests after Memorial Day had an increase that would fit the pattern.
The killing of George Floyd sparked demands across the nation for police reform and Berkeley leaders took heed.
Backers of the petition say that Jack London was a "known racist" and that he wrote of exterminating the Chinese and promoted white supremacy in novels.
The social media giant announced the ban on June 30.
Fred Smoller and Dr. Michael Moodian are speaking out after the late actor's son came to his defense.
Oakland police used hundreds of canisters of tear gas on protesters during the upheaval following the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota, records show.
Each was accused of violating standards of conduct, criticism and use of inappropriate jokes and slurs.
A 55-year-old San Francisco man has been charged with making criminal threats with a hate crime enhancement for allegedly threatening to shoot people wearing Black Lives Matter shirts at a restaurant in Burlingame this month.
The former fiancee of a man who was fatally shot by San Leandro police officers inside a Walmart says don't defund the department, even though that's what officials have voted to do. .
Posters supporting the Black Lives Matter movement have been torn down repeatedly. Residents have confronted the man doing it, but say police let him go.
The families of two women who portrayed Quaker Oats' Aunt Jemima expressed concerns about the company's decision to scrap the controversial branding, saying it could erase their family histories.
Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo released a statement Monday, detailing some of the department's training history in light of the death of George Floyd.
Former Minneapolis police Officer J. Alexander Kueng was released from prison on bail on June 19.
Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter. He is being held at the Ramsey County Jail on $1 million bond.
SEATTLE (AP) — One person was killed and another was in critical condition in a pre-dawn shooting in Seattle’s protest zone, authorities said Saturday.
San Leandro became one of the few cities in the nation to begin defunding its police in the wake of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis.