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Cop Shooting

South Carolina Residents Say State Has 'An Atmosphere Of Racism'

Reuters | Harriet McLeod | Posted 04.09.2015 | Black Voices

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., April 8 (Reuters) - For the dozens of protesters who descended on the working-class South Carolina city of North Charleston on...

Young Guns

Slate | Justin Peters | Posted 02.18.2015 | Black Voices

A gun isn’t a toy, except when it is. And when it is, sometimes it’s hard to tell that it isn’t. And when you can’t tell that it isn’t, you ...

WATCH The Cop Shooting That Left Teen Paralyzed

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.08.2013 | Crime

Three months after an officer shot him four times during a traffic stop, Leon Ford appeared in court on Thursday seated in a wheelchair. Prosecutor...

Deputies' Shooter Struggled With Mental Illness

AP | MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL | Posted 11.27.2012 | Crime

FAIRHOPE, Ala. -- The mother of an Alabama man accused of shooting two sheriff's deputies wrote of his increasingly erratic and threatening behavior i...

Cop Allegedly Fires On Officers In 10-Hour Standoff

AP | Posted 08.18.2012 | Crime

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — Authorities say a New Jersey police officer accused of opening fire with a high-powered rifle after a standoff at his estrange...

Maurice Clemmons Hurt: Police Say Suspect In Ambush That Killed 4 Cops May Be Dead

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SEATTLE — Authorities believe the man sought in the slaying of four police officers is still alive and has been aided by a network of friends an...