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Civil rights law targets ‘cancer alley’ discrimination

By Michael Phillis, Associated Press Sprawling industrial complexes line the drive east along the Mississippi River to the majority-Black town of Reserve, Louisiana. In the...

Soldier’s assault suit against officers can proceed to trial

By Ben Finley, Associated Press A U.S. Army lieutenant who was pepper-sprayed, struck and handcuffed during a traffic stop in Virginia can present his claims...

New federal lawsuits target ex-cop who killed George Floyd

By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press Two Minnesotans filed federal civil rights lawsuits Tuesday against the city of Minneapolis and Derek Chauvin, alleging they were traumatized...

Federal Judge Accepts Disgraced Ex-Cop Plea Deal in George Floyd Murder Case

U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson said he plans to sentence the disgraced cop to 20 to 25 years in prison for violating Floyd’s civil...

Louisiana State Trooper Charged in Pummeling of Black Man

By Jake Bleiberg and Jim Mustian, Associated Press A former Louisiana State Police trooper has been charged with a civil rights violation for pummeling a...