A third former Minneapolis police officer facing charges connected to the death of George Floyd has been released on bail.
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.
House Democrats approved a far-reaching police overhaul Thursday, a vote heavy with emotion and symbolism as a divided Congress struggles to address the global outcry over the deaths of George Floyd and other Black Americans.
Each was accused of violating standards of conduct, criticism and use of inappropriate jokes and slurs.
A Republican policing bill hit a roadblock Wednesday as Senate Democrats voted against it as inadequate, leaving the parties to decide whether to negotiate a compromise or walk away despite public outcry over the killings of Black Americans.
“This bill is not salvageable and we need bipartisan talks to get to a constructive starting point,” write Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and the co-authors of the party's bill, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.
The daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a powerful message at Brooks’ funeral on June 23.
Former Minneapolis police Officer J. Alexander Kueng was released from prison on bail on June 19.
The second of four former officers charged in connection with the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has been released on bail, jail records show.
Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Rockmond Dunbar and Aurora Perrineau were among the stars commemorating the day in a powerful video.
A State Department official resigned Thursday over President Donald Trump's response to racial tensions sweeping the country over the killings of black people by police, The Washington Post reported.
Georgia Bulldogs football legend Herschel Walker is weighing in on the "defund the police" movement. The Heisman Trophy winner is offering to work with airlines to send people who want to defund the police to countries without formal law enforcement.
Hollywood's record in diversity and inclusion has improved in recent years, but it still lags behind the population — particularly in its executive ranks.
It would establish an enhanced use-of-force database, restrictions on chokeholds and new training and commissions to study law enforcement and race.
A feature exclusively available for Apple users called “Shortcuts,” which was launched in 2018, allows users to conduct tasks on their phones that would normally require multiple actions with a single voice command of the iPhone’s artificial intelligence capability, Siri.
The Senate majority at stake, Republicans are abruptly shifting priorities to focus on policing changes as Congress rushes to respond to nationwide protests over the killings of black Americans by law enforcement officers.
Fort Worth City Council and the police chief discussed how the department has been handling protests in the city over the past few weeks.
A large Black Lives Matter banner has been removed from the U.S. Embassy building in South Korea three days after it was raised there in solidarity with protesters back home.
A 911 dispatcher called a Minneapolis Police sergeant over her concern of the way officers were handling the deadly arrest of George Floyd Memorial Day night, according to newly released data from the Minneapolis Police Department.
The organization made its announcement on June 15.