Police body-camera footage raises questions about an arrest on Staten Island and offers an up-close look at a common kind of encounter the public seldom sees.
Illinois authorities defended an officer who killed the guard, Jemel Roberson, as he tried to stop a gunman at a bar. A Roberson family lawyer says the police are rushing to judgment.
Tyler Barriss, 25, of Los Angeles, faces at least 20 years in prison for making a hoax call to Wichita, Kan., that lead to another man’s death.
The guard, Jemel Roberson, 26, wanted to become an officer himself. The police “saw a black man with a gun, and basically killed him,” a witness said.
It wasn’t going to bring him back, or keep others safe.
The killing of 12 people in California came 24 hours after Democrats seized control of the House, leading to promises of a legislative response.
Jeff Sessions, fired as attorney general, has expressed skepticism about Obama-era efforts to improve relations between the police and their communities, saying the pacts vilify law enforcement.
This has to stop.
Thirty years ago, California became the first state to ban assault rifles. Here’s a look at its gun regulations, which have grown only stricter.
Federal prosecutors spent years weighing whether to charge the officer involved in the 2014 death. That left the local officials’ hands tied — until they decided it didn’t.
The midterm elections yielded mixed results for the student gun control activists, showing that voters were still wrestling with guns and gun safety.
A violence-weary electorate rewarded incoming President Jair Bolsonaro and other candidates who promised draconian measures to restore order in Brazil.
It was hard enough to be elected on promises of radical criminal-justice reform in Philadelphia. Now Larry Krasner is trying to keep them.
She never told her son about what happened in their small town. After Parkland, he has trouble in public spaces. She wonders: Will he ever escape his fear?
One 16-year-old is charged with murdering another during a fight in a crowded hallway at David W. Butler High School in Matthews, N.C.
Mass shootings are rare in China, which has strict gun control. But attackers with knives sometimes carry out mass stabbings, and children are often the targets.
From “Black Panther” to “The Hate U Give,” new movies about the fight for black lives deliver powerful fantasies. But can they be truthful?
The Black Lives Matter movement and the abuses and policy decisions it has highlighted have become an integral part of races that will decide control of Congress in November.
A day after Hurricane Michael struck Florida, a man appeared on Pinetree Road. In a few chaotic minutes, he was accused of looting, and then he was shot dead.