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Firearm Deaths Grow, Disparities Widen

New analysis shows firearm homicide rates grew nearly 35% from 2019 to 2020, with disparities by race/ethnicity and poverty level widening, and firearm suicide...
Police Shooting Minneapolis of Amir Locke

Attorney: Family ‘Flabbergasted’ By Killing Of Amir Locke

The parents of Amir Locke and their attorneys said Friday that the 22-year-old Black man was "executed" by a Minneapolis SWAT team that woke...
A photo of Superior Court Judge Timothy Walmsley in court, presiding over the Arbery trial.

EXPLAINER: How the Arbery Trial Got a Nearly All-White Jury

By Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press The long-standing practice of allowing attorneys to dismiss prospective jurors without giving a reason has come under intense criticism after...
Prosecutor Linda Dunikoski stands in the courtroom during the trial of the murder of Ahmaud Arbery

Arbery Trial Dominated by Race Before it Even Begins

By Russ Bynum, Associated Press The trial hasn't even started and yet issues of race are dominating the case in which three white men are...

Prosecutors Challenge Jury’s Racial Makeup in Arbery Slaying

By Russ Bynum, Associated Press Jury selection in the murder trial of three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery was disrupted Wednesday, November...