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Tyree King: Police Shoot 13-Year-Old Who Had BB Gun

Columbus, Ohio, police fatally shot a 13-year-old boy after he pulled out a weapon they later learned was a BB gun as officers tried to apprehend him after reports of an armed robbery, police said on Thursday.

September 15, 2016
Police officers attend a vigil after a fatal shooting of Baton Rouge policemen, at Saint John the Baptist Church in Zachary, Louisiana, July 17, 2016. REUTERS/Jeffrey Dubinsky

Ex-U.S. Marine Kills Three Policemen In Baton Rouge

The suspect, dressed in black and armed with a rifle, was himself shot to death minutes later in a gunfight with police who converged on the scene of a confrontation that Mayor Kip Holden said began as an “ambush-style” attack on officers.

July 17, 2016

Dallas Shootings: Former Congressman Threatens Obama

“This is now war. Watch out Obama. Watch out Black Lives Matter punks. Real America is coming after you,” he tweeted following the attack, before later deleting the post.

July 8, 2016
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Snipers Kill Five Dallas Police; Obama Calls It ‘Despicable’ Attack

Police described Thursday night’s ambush as carefully planned and executed and said they had taken three people into custody before a fourth died. Dallas-based media said the suspect died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a standoff that extended into Friday morning.

July 8, 2016

Black Man Shot, Killed By Police After Following Orders

It was another traffic stop. Philando Castile was driving with his girlfriend, Lavish Reynolds, when they were pulled over at a traffic stop for a broken taillight, according to a video Reynolds posted on Facebook just after he was shot.

July 7, 2016

So Many Facts That We’ll Never Know About Corey Jones’ Death

Something tragic happened in the dead of night, and only one person lived to tell his side of the story. That is the fact.

October 27, 2015
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LeBron Goes From Playmaker to Peacemaker

Demanding justice but keeping the peace, LeBron James asks the people of Cleveland not to riot.

May 26, 2015
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Michael Brown Memorial To Be Replaced With Permanent Plaque

An announcement for a permanent memorial for Michael Brown was made on the eve of what would have been his 19th birthday.

May 20, 2015

Judge Throws Out Charges Against Chicago Cop In Fatal Off-Duty Shooting

In a surprise move Monday, a Cook County judge threw out all the charges against a veteran Chicago police detective who was on trial for fatally shooting a woman during an off-duty incident in March 2012.

April 21, 2015

There’s No Such Crime As ‘Driving While White’

When is the last time you heard of a white man in a Mercedes-Benz being pulled over for driving with a broken taillight?

April 14, 2015

Oklahoma Reserve Deputy Thought He Was Using A Taser, Not A Gun

A white reserve deputy accidentally shot an unarmed black man with a gun instead of a Taser, and Oklahoma law enforcement officials berated the man as he lay dying on the ground.

April 13, 2015
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Video Set One Fatal Police Shooting Apart

For decades, African-Americans, including those in North Charleston, have complained that police shoot black men with little provocation and then falsely claim the officers did so out of fear for their lives. This time there was video.

April 9, 2015

Here’s What Police Were Saying About Walter Scott’s Death — Before The Video Came Out

The police characterized the shooting as a ‘traffic stop gone wrong’, but the video (predictably) tells a different story.

April 8, 2015
Police mobilize in the parking lot of the Ferguson Police Station after two police officers were shot while standing guard in front of the Ferguson Police Station on Thursday, March 12, 2015 in Ferguson, Mo. (Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Vigil Draws Dozens To Scene Near Where Officers Were Shot In Ferguson

Get the latest on the tense situation in Ferguson.

March 13, 2015
Police take cover after two officers were shot while standing guard in front of the Ferguson Police Station on Thursday, March 12, 2015 in Ferguson, Mo. (Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Police Search For Those Who Shot Two Officers In Ferguson ‘Ambush’

Police are searching for those responsible in Thursday morning’s police shooting in Ferguson.

March 12, 2015
St. Louis County police in riot gear deploy during protests outside the Ferguson Police Department on March 11, 2015 in Ferguson, Missouri (AFP/Michael B. Thomas)

Two Police Officers Shot During Protests In Ferguson

Get the latest on the turbulent situation in Ferguson.

March 12, 2015

Cleveland Blames Fatal Police Shooting Of Tamir Rice, 12, On Boy

Cleveland’s defense of the officer who shot Tamir Rice has sparked outrage.

March 2, 2015

Video Of New Jersey Police Shooting Fuels Debate On Use Of Force

Another controversial shooting has revived protests over police’s use of force.

January 23, 2015

Manhunt Begins For Two Suspects Who Shot And Injured NYPD Officers

New York police are searching for two suspects who shot and wounded two officers in the Bronx.

January 6, 2015

De Blasio On New York Police Turning Their Backs: ‘Disrespectful To The Families’

The tension between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD continues to rise.

January 6, 2015
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Number Of Officers Killed By Firearms Up 56 percent In 2014

2014 was a very dangerous year for the police.

December 30, 2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio arrives to speak at the Police Athletic League Luncheon on December 22, 2014 in New York City

New York City Mayor de Blasio Gets Boos, Applause At NYPD Cadet Graduation

Find out what Mayor Bill de Blasio told the newest members of the NYPD.

December 29, 2014
New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton is joined by Mayor Bill de Blasio at a news conference at Woodhull Hospital following the killing of two New York City police officers on December 20, 2014 in New York City

New York Police Commissioner Criticizes Officers Who Turned Backs On Mayor

Bill Bratton disagrees with police protests against Mayor Bill de Blasio.

December 29, 2014

A Brutal Holiday Season On Cable And Social Media

American pundits have been far more naughty than nice this year.

December 25, 2014

St. Louis Region Is On Edge In Wake Of Another Fatal Police Shooting

Learn more about the latest police shooting in Missouri.

December 25, 2014