Venida Browder tells the gripping story of Kalief Browder’s final moments.
The proposed settlement, which still must be signed off by a federal judge, will force the city department to reorient its policing to be more accountable to community input.
The officer who fired 49 of the more than 100 police bullets after a November 2012 police chase was among those dismissed.
Daniel “El Loco” Barrera has pleaded guilty for a third time to trafficking tons of cocaine to the U.S., but the terms of his extradition from Colombia may disqualify him from a maximum life in prison.
Several prospective jurors were dismissed the selection process when they told the judge they could not be fair and impartial in a police shooting trial.
Ross Ulbricht’s appeal focuses on the corrupt federal agents who were convicted of money laundering in the fallout from the Silk Road investigation.
Minh Quang Pham, who admitted to being directed by al-Qaeda to bomb Heathrow Airport, faces life in prison on terror charges.
Alonzo Knowles was denied bail on Friday and will face trial in Manhattan later this year.
“The gun lobby … cannot hold America hostage,” Obama said Tuesday. These are the most aggressive actions Obama has taken since the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut.
The president’s plan will require hundreds of federal agents to improve enforcement of background checks by gun sellers online and at gun shows.
Nine days before Tamir Rice’s death, Tanisha Anderson was killed during an altercation with Cleveland police when she was allegedly “slammed to the ground” by an officer.
A judge who ruled that there was probable cause to bring charges against the officers involved in the Tamir Rice shooting says the case should have been brought to a criminal trial jury — and not just a grand jury.
A grand jury on Monday declined to charge the Cleveland police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Here’s a brief history of the case leading up to the decision.
“The death of Tamir Rice was an absolute tragedy,” Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty said, “but it was not, by the law that binds us, a crime.”
Prosecutors revealed the footage Tuesday after a judge lifted a protective order barring its release.
Stephen Silva will be released after serving more than 17 months in jail. Silva made a deal with government prosecutors for a reduced sentence after he testified against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the Boston Marathon bombing trial.
“The U.S. government and the FBI doesn’t have the resources to monitor everything that’s going on on the internet,” he said.
Washington, D.C.’s metropolitan police released body-camera footage from its officers one day after Alonzo Smith’s death was ruled a homicide. Warning: Some readers may find the video in this post disturbing.
Milwaukee’s Chief of Police Ed Flynn asked the feds to review his department after it was announced that no federal civil rights charges would be pursued in the case of Dontre Hamilton, who was shot and killed by a former MPD officer in April 2014.
Rahm Emanuel said the killing of Laquan McDonald was avoidable and that it could have been peacefully resolved. Two state officials filed a bill to recall Emanuel.