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Golfer's prompt release from jail angers some who recall city's police turmoil

May. 18, 2024 16:32 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — World No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler’s arrest and prompt release from a Louisville jail Friday that let him play in a high-profile tournament after being booked on charges including felony assault has sparked questions over whether he was given preferential treatment...

'Where's Ronald Greene's justice?': 5 years on, feds still silent on Black motorist's deadly arrest

May. 10, 2024 22:31 PM EDT

FARMERVILLE, La. (AP) — Mona Hardin has been waiting five long years for any resolution to the federal investigation into her son’s deadly arrest by Louisiana State Police troopers, an anguish only compounded by the fact that nearly every other major civil rights case during that time has...

Killing of an airman by Florida deputy is among cases of Black people being shot in their homes

May. 10, 2024 00:15 AM EDT

The fatal shooting of a U.S. Air Force airman at his off-base apartment in the Florida Panhandle by a sheriff's deputy brings to mind other instances of Black people being killed by law enforcement in their own homes as they're going about their day. Senior Airman Roger Fortson, 23,...

Florida deputies who fatally shot US airman burst into wrong apartment, attorney says

May. 08, 2024 19:51 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Deputies responding to a disturbance call at a Florida apartment complex burst into the wrong unit and fatally shot a Black U.S. Air Force airman who was home alone when they saw he was armed with a gun, an attorney for the man’s family said Wednesday. Senior Airman...