US prosecutors: No charges in Mississippi police shooting

May 16, 2017 in News

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Federal prosecutors won’t seek civil rights charges against a Mississippi police officer in the June 2016 fatal shooting of a man […]

US Justice Department to probe police shooting of Texas teen

May 12, 2017 in News

By CLAUDIA LAUER DALLAS (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has launched an investigation into the fatal shooting of a black 15-year-old by a white police officer, a spokeswoman for […]

Man killed in shootout after fleeing officers in Mississippi

March 28, 2017 in News

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) – A man was shot to death after fleeing during a traffic stop and leading officers on a high-speed chase that ended in gunfire in eastern Mississippi. […]

Mississippi man shot in standoff with Arkansas police

December 27, 2016 in News, The Buzz

BATESVILLE, Ark. (AP) – Authorities have identified the man who was fatally shot during a standoff with Arkansas police on Christmas Day. An Arkansas State Police spokeswoman says that 33-year-old […]

Prosecutor: Fatal police shooting of Maryland black woman armed with shotgun justified

September 23, 2016 in News, The Buzz

TOWSON, Md. — No one will be charged in the shooting death of a woman during a standoff with police that she posted on social media, a Maryland prosecutor said […]

Protesters destroy police cars after officer fatally shoots armed black man in Charlotte

September 21, 2016 in News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A black police officer shot an armed black man at an apartment complex Tuesday, authorities said, prompting angry street protests late into the night. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg […]

Tulsa police shooting: Could officer caught on video be charged?

September 21, 2016 in News

CHICAGO (AP) — A familiar question that arose after other police shootings now looms over Oklahoma: Will the white officer seen on video fatally shooting an unarmed black man be charged […]

Feds investigating fatal police shooting of Sterling

July 7, 2016 in News, The Buzz

By Mike Kunzelman Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. – The U.S. Justice Department opened a civil rights investigation Wednesday into the video-recorded police killing of a black man who authorities […]