Baltimore's mayor is opposing a proposal to have the state investigate the corruption scandal that has roiled Baltimore police, citing existing federal monitoring and her police chief's pursuit of an independent inquiry.Read More »
Two journalists arrested last year during Ferguson police shooting protests have reached settlements in lawsuits against St. Louis County. The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed two federal lawsuits on behalf of the journalists, who were arrested while covering ...
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WASHINGTON — After several cases of police shooting unarmed black men have drawn protests and national scrutiny, the Smithsonian Institution is examining this moment in American history. The National Museum of African American History and Culture is holding a daylong ...Read More »
President Barack Obama wants to see more police wearing cameras to record events like the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, but is not seeking to pull back federal programs that provide the type of military-style equipment used to dispel the resulting racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri.Read More »
Missouri's governor ordered more National Guardsmen into Ferguson on Tuesday to keep order after a night of violence over the grand jury decision in the police shooting of Michael Brown, as attorneys for the Brown family blasted the authorities' handling of the case.Read More »