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June 26, 2022, 3:36 AM

Jury awards $21M to family of pregnant teen shot by police

The complaint described the killing as “a botched covert arrest operation."
June 26, 2022, 3:36 AM
June 25, 2022, 4:06 AM

Ex-Minneapolis officer who killed 911 caller to be released

The woman had called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home.
June 25, 2022, 4:06 AM
Ex-Minneapolis officer who killed 911 caller to be released
June 22, 2022, 8:19 PM

$3.25-million settlement reached in Daunte Wright fatal shooting by officer

The city of Brooklyn Center has tentatively agreed to pay $3.25 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of Daunte Wright.
June 22, 2022, 8:19 PM
$3.25-million settlement reached in Minnesota fatal shooting by officer
June 22, 2022, 2:05 PM

$3.2M settlement reached in police killing of Daunte Wright

A suburban Minneapolis city has agreed to pay $3.2 million to the family of Daunte Wright, a Black man who was fatally shot by a police officer who said she confused her gun for her Taser
June 22, 2022, 2:05 PM
$3.2M settlement reached in police killing of Daunte Wright
June 15, 2022, 8:44 PM

Officer charged with murder in fatal shooting of Patrick Lyoya has been fired

Grand Rapids police officer Christopher Schurr has been fired two months after fatally shooting Patrick Lyoya during a traffic stop.
June 15, 2022, 8:44 PM
Officer charged with murder in fatal shooting of Patrick Lyoya has been fired
June 15, 2022, 7:26 PM

Michigan police officer Christopher Schurr arraigned for killing of Patrick Lyoya, pleads not guilty

The police officer is accused of murder in the death of Patrick Lyoya.
June 15, 2022, 7:26 PM
Police officer arraigned for killing of Patrick Lyoya, pleads not guilty
June 13, 2022, 10:32 PM

North Carolina man dies after shootout with officers

Investigators say a suspect has been fatally wounded in a shootout with a trooper and a deputy along a highway in western North Carolina
June 13, 2022, 10:32 PM
June 10, 2022, 10:30 PM

Michigan police officer arraigned for killing of Patrick Lyoya

Christopher Schurr is charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Patrick Lyoya.
June 10, 2022, 10:30 PM
Michigan police officer arraigned for killing of Patrick Lyoya
June 10, 2022, 11:26 AM

Officer charged with murder in death of motorist

Patrick Lyoya was shot in the back of the head during a traffic stop in April and officer Christopher Schurr was charged with his murder.
June 10, 2022, 11:26 AM
Officer charged with murder in death of motorist
June 9, 2022, 10:47 PM

Michigan police officer charged with murder in killing of Patrick Lyoya

Grand Rapids police officer Christopher Schurr with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Patrick Lyoya during an April traffic stop.
June 9, 2022, 10:47 PM
Police officer charged with murder of Patrick Lyoya during traffic stop
June 9, 2022, 3:13 AM

New video released of state trooper shooting

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol released a video of a deadly shooting during a traffic stop in Siler City.
June 9, 2022, 3:13 AM
New video released of state trooper shooting
June 8, 2022, 10:03 PM

Police: Officer dies after crash with shooting suspect

Officials say a Florida police officer has died after a crash with a shooting suspect
June 8, 2022, 10:03 PM
Police: Officer dies after crash with shooting suspect
June 8, 2022, 5:24 PM

Man fatally shoots sheriff's deputy with concealed handgun during cigarette break

A sheriff's deputy was shot and killed last month by a concealed gun.
June 8, 2022, 5:24 PM
Man fatally shoots sheriff's deputy with concealed handgun
June 8, 2022, 4:48 PM

Police say man fatally shot during fight with Iowa officer

Police say a man has died in a shootout with an officer outside a convenience store in eastern Iowa
June 8, 2022, 4:48 PM
Police say man fatally shot during fight with Iowa officer
June 7, 2022, 7:52 PM

Family of man killed by police to get $3 million in settlement

The family had filed a $30 million lawsuit against several individuals within the sheriff's department.
June 7, 2022, 7:52 PM
Family of Andrew Brown Jr. to get $3 million in settlement
June 7, 2022, 5:19 AM

$3M settlement reached in lawsuit over Black man's death

A North Carolina sheriff’s office has announced a $3 million settlement in a lawsuit filed by the family of an unarmed Black man shot and killed by sheriff’s deputies more than a year ago
June 7, 2022, 5:19 AM
June 3, 2022, 11:31 PM

Escaped Texas inmate dies in police shootout after allegedly murdering family of 5

A Texas inmate suspected of murdering five people after he escaped from a prison bus was killed by authorities on Thursday, officials said.
June 3, 2022, 11:31 PM
Escaped inmate dies in police shootout after allegedly murdering family of 5
June 2, 2022, 9:06 PM

US marshal, police dog wounded in shootout with 2 gunmen

Authorities say a U.S. marshal and his police dog were shot during an exchange of gunfire between officers and two gunmen on Chicago’s Northwest Side
June 2, 2022, 9:06 PM
US marshal, police dog wounded in shootout with 2 gunmen
June 1, 2022, 9:13 PM

Police officer won't be charged in 2016 fatal shooting of man found sleeping in car: Prosecutors

A Wisconsin police officer, who killed three people in the line of duty over a span of five years, will not be charged in a fatal 2016 shooting of a 25-year-old man.
June 1, 2022, 9:13 PM
Cop won't be charged in 2016 fatal shooting of man found sleeping in car: Prosecutors
1 month ago

Lawsuit alleges Chicago police officer 'recklessly' shot 13-year-old carjacking suspect

A 13-year-old boy remains hospitalized after a Chicago police officer shot him "recklessly, callously, and wantonly" during a foot pursuit last week, a lawsuit alleges.
1 month ago
13-year-old 'catastrophically injured' in police shooting, lawsuit alleges
1 month ago

Chicago cop who shot 13-year-old relieved of police powers

Authorities say a Chicago officer who shot and seriously wounded a 13-year-old boy who ran away after being pulled over while driving a stolen vehicle has been relieved of his police powers
1 month ago
Chicago cop who shot 13-year-old relieved of police powers
1 month ago

Chicago police officer's shooting of 13-year-old carjacking suspect being investigated

An investigation is underway after a Chicago police officer shot an unarmed 13-year-old boy who authorities allege was involved in two recent carjackings.
1 month ago
Police officer's shooting of 13-year-old carjacking suspect being investigated
1 month ago

Prosecutor talking to experts in killing of Patrick Lyoya

A prosecutor says he will only decide whether to charge a white Michigan police officer in last month’s fatal shooting of Patrick Lyoya, a Black man, after he finishes discussing it with experts
1 month ago
Prosecutor talking to experts in killing of Patrick Lyoya
2 months ago

NC officers kill man setting cars ablaze near police station

The man was throwing Molotov cocktails and setting cars on fire, chief says.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Autopsy: Patrick Lyoya killed by cop's shot to the head

An official autopsy has concluded that Patrick Lyoya, a Black man who was killed by a Michigan police officer, died from a gunshot to the back of his head
2 months ago
Autopsy: Patrick Lyoya killed by cop's shot to the head
2 months ago

Atlanta agrees to pay nearly $1M to man shot by officer

The city of Atlanta has agreed to pay nearly $1 million to a North Carolina man who was shot and injured by a police officer as he was leaving an event downtown in February 2017
2 months ago
Atlanta agrees to pay nearly $1M to man shot by officer
2 months ago

Dozens rally in support of trooper charged with manslaughter

Brian North, 31, has been charged with felony manslaughter and is free on $50,000 bail.
2 months ago
Dozens rally in support of trooper charged with manslaughter
2 months ago

Cops hold courthouse rally for state trooper arraigned in killing of alleged teen carjacker

A white Connecticut state trooper made his first court appearance Monday after being charged with manslaughter in the 2020 killing of an alleged carjacker.
2 months ago
Cops rally for Connecticut trooper arraigned in fatal shooting of teen
2 months ago

Ex-officer charged in shooting of 12-year-old boy

Edsaul Mendoza, a former Philadelphia cop, has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the shooting of 12-year-old Thomas "TJ" Siderio in March.
2 months ago
Ex-officer charged in shooting of 12-year-old boy
2 months ago

Fired Philadelphia police officer charged with murder in 12-year-old's death

A former Philadelphia police officer was charged with murder on Monday in the death a 12-year-old boy.
2 months ago
Fired police officer charged with murder in 12-year-old's death
2 months ago

Fired officer charged with murder in shooting of boy, 12

A fired Philadelphia police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a fleeing 12-year-old boy
2 months ago
2 months ago

Former police officer charged in shooting death of 12-year-old

Former undercover cop Edsaul Mendoza was indicted by a grand jury on four charges, including first-degree and third-degree murder.
2 months ago
Former police officer charged in shooting death of 12-year-old
2 months ago

Protesters shut down city meeting demanding justice for Patrick Lyoya

Protestors began shouting in a city meeting after a speaker's microphone was turned off for using profanity.
2 months ago
Protesters shut down city meeting demanding justice for Patrick Lyoya
2 months ago

Police union backs officer in Patrick Lyoya killing

The union representing police officers in a Michigan city is defending the officer who shot Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head
2 months ago
Police union backs officer in Patrick Lyoya killing
2 months ago

S Carolina officer killed responding to domestic disturbance

A South Carolina police K-9 officer, volunteer firefighter and emergency medical technician has been shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance
2 months ago
2 months ago

Civil rights leaders speak at Patrick Lyoya's funeral

A funeral was held Friday for Michigan resident Patrick Lyoya, who was shot by a police officer in early April.
2 months ago
Civil rights leaders speak at Patrick Lyoya's funeral
2 months ago

Connecticut state trooper charged with manslaughter for 2020 fatal shooting of teen

A Connecticut State Trooper was arrested on felony manslaughter charges after an investigation alleged his use of deadly force on a teenager was not justified.
2 months ago
Connecticut state trooper arrested in 2020 fatal shooting
2 months ago

Connecticut trooper charged with manslaughter in shooting

A Connecticut state trooper has been charged with manslaughter in the 2020 fatal shooting of a man
2 months ago
Connecticut trooper charged with manslaughter in shooting
2 months ago

Officer's camera misses key moment of Patrick Lyoya's death

Body camera footage of Patrick Lyoya’s fatal encounter with a Michigan police officer shows a close-up view of an intense struggle -- but the video goes dark 42 seconds before the officer shoots the Black man in the head
2 months ago
Officer's camera misses key moment of Patrick Lyoya's death
2 months ago

'Burying my son': Parents of man killed by Grand Rapids police officer speak out

Patrick Lyoya was shot by an officer after a struggle during a traffic stop.
2 months ago
Parents of man killed by Grand Rapids police officer speak out
2 months ago

Judge: 5 officers wrongly fired in killing of homeless man

A Northern California judge ruled that five Oakland police officers who fatally shot a homeless man in 2018 were unjustly fired and should have kept their jobs
2 months ago
Judge: 5 officers wrongly fired in killing of homeless man
2 months ago

Grand Rapids police shooting victim’s family speak out

As officials investigate the deadly police encounter, protests have continued after Patrick Lyoya was shot in the head during a traffic stop.
2 months ago
Grand Rapids police shooting victim’s family speak out
2 months ago

Body camera footage shows fatal police shooting of Patrick Lyoya

Patrick Lyoya, 26, was shot by an officer following a struggle outside a house in Grand Rapids, Michigan, after he was pulled over for a faulty license plate, according to police.
2 months ago
Body camera footage shows fatal police shooting of Patrick Lyoya
2 months ago

New video released from Grand Rapids police shooting

Protests grew overnight after video was released that appeared to show an officer shooting and killing a man he'd pulled over for a traffic violation in Michigan.
2 months ago
New video released from Grand Rapids police shooting
2 months ago

Michigan police release bodycam videos of fatal officer shooting

Police in Grand Rapids, Michigan, who have been accused of hiding details in this case, released graphic body and dash camera videos of a fatal traffic stop of a Black driver on April 4.
2 months ago
Michigan police release bodycam videos of fatal officer shooting
3 months ago

Community members express anger over teen's traffic stop death after officer faces no charges

A Florida Highway Patrol investigation determined that an officer involved in a vehicular purist that resulted in the death of a 13 year-old boy will not face changes.
3 months ago
Community angry over teen's traffic stop death after officer faces no charges
3 months ago

Family demands answers as police shooting death of Baltimore teenager sparks outrage

The family of 18-year-old Donnell Rochester, who was fatally shot by Baltimore police, is calling for accountability in a case that has sparked outrage across the city.
3 months ago
Family demands answers as police shooting death of teenager sparks outrage
3 months ago

More videos released in fatal South Carolina police shooting

A sheriff’s department n South Carolina has released more body camera footage of the fatal shooting of a man who lunged at officers with a piece of wood
3 months ago
3 months ago

Family of man killed by sheriff's deputy say he was in mental health crisis

The family of Irvin Moorer Charley, who was killed by sheriff's deputies in South Carolina, say he was having a mental health crisis.
3 months ago
Family of man killed by sheriff's deputy say he was in mental health crisis
3 months ago

SC deputies shoot and kill man, saying he fought officers

A South Carolina sheriff is defending Saturday's fatal shooting of a Black man who advanced on officers with a wooden stake
3 months ago