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States diverge on police reforms after George Floyd killing

By Colleen Slevin, Associated Press Maryland repealed its half-century-old Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights. Washington state reformed use-of-force policies and created a new agency...

White Missouri officer convicted in Black man’s 2019 death

By Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press A judge on Friday convicted a white Kansas City police officer of involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action in the...

Shooting victim says he was pointing his gun at Rittenhouse

By Michael Tarm, Scott Bauer and Amy Forliti, Associated Press A protester and volunteer medic wounded on the streets of Kenosha by Kyle Rittenhouse testified...

Defendants in Ahmaud Arbery Case Say Slavery-Era Law Enabled Them to Arrest, Shoot Black...

By Stacy M. Brown ,NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent In Georgia, defense attorneys are making the case that the three white men involved in killing...

Justice Dept. Curtails Agents’ Use of ‘No-Knock’ Warrants

By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press The Justice Department said Tuesday it is curtailing federal agents’ use of “no-knock” warrants — which allow law enforcement agents...