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In this Jan. 21, 2021, photo former Houston Police Officer Tam Pham walks out of the Federal Courthouse downtown in Houston after he appeared in court following his arrest Wednesday on federal charges tied to Capitol violence. Police departments across the country are reviewing the behavior of dozens of officers who were in Washington on the day of a riot at the U.S. Capitol. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle via AP)

US police weigh officer discipline after rally, Capitol riot

Jan. 24, 2021 3:14 PM EST

For two Virginia police officers who posed for a photo during the deadly U.S. Capitol insurrection, the reckoning has been swift and public: They were identified, charged with crimes and arrested. But for five Seattle officers the outcome is less clear. Their identities still secret, two are on leave and three...

Family of Black teen killed 15 years ago recall his death

Jan. 24, 2021 3:01 AM EST

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Martin Lee Anderson would’ve been 30 years old on Friday, but his life was cut short just before his 15th birthday. Anderson shares not only the same first name as Martin Luther King Jr., they also share the same Jan. 15 birthday. In fact, he’s named after the revered...

El procurador de Kentucky, Daniel Cameron, habla con reporteros sobre el caso Breonna Taylor, una mujer de raza negra que resultó muerta en un operativo policial, el 23 de septiembre de 2020 en Frankfort, Kentucky. (AP Foto/Timothy D. Easley, File)

Petition seeks ouster of Kentucky AG over Taylor death probe

Jan. 22, 2021 2:10 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A petition seeking the impeachment of Kentucky's attorney general was filed Friday by three grand jurors who criticized his handling of an investigation into Breonna Taylor's shooting death by police. The petition's allegations against Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron...

FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2020, file photo, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron addresses the media in Frankfort, Ky., following the return of a grand jury investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

Kentucky to study warrant process after Taylor shooting

Jan. 21, 2021 5:02 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's attorney general has formed a task force to study the search warrant process nearly a year after the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor by officers who used a narcotics warrant to enter her home. Attorney General Daniel Cameron said the Taylor shooting in March by Louisville...

Portland police shooting of man under international scrutiny

Jan. 21, 2021 11:31 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The 2010 police killing of a Black man shot in the back after officers arrived to check on his welfare drew intense scrutiny in Portland, a grand jury rebuke, a march on City Hall and national attention from the Rev. Jesse Jackson. On Wednesday, Aaron M. Campbell’s death...

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster (19) celebrates after scoring on a 5-yard pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Column: Smith-Schuster fires up foes through jigs and digs

Jan. 12, 2021 2:31 AM EST

Say this about Ju-Ju Smith-Schuster: he sure knows how to fire up foes through jigs and digs alike. Baker Mayfield trolled the Steelers star Sunday night, bellowing, “The Browns is the Browns!” as he hurried to join his delirious teammates following Cleveland’s 48-37 AFC wild card win at...

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, former Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields speaks after being named the new Louisville, Ky., police chief. Louisville city leaders praised Shields, who has been hired to oversee their struggling department in the wake of Breonna Taylor's death, but some critics questioned if she was the right choice after a rocky departure from her previous job. (Michael Clevenger/Courier Journal via AP, File)

Police chief's past sows doubts in wake of Taylor's death

Jan. 8, 2021 2:00 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville city leaders praised the former Atlanta police chief who has been hired to oversee their struggling department in the wake of Breonna Taylor's death, but some critics questioned if she was the right choice after a rocky departure from her previous job. Erika Shields was...

This undated photo released by the Louisville (Kentucky) Police shows Louisville Police Det. Joshua Jaynes, left, and Police Det. Myles Cosgrove. City officials on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, announced the firing of Jaynes and Cosgrove for their actions in the death of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ky. (Louisville Police via AP)

2 detectives involved in Breonna Taylor's death are fired

Jan. 6, 2021 5:43 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two more officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor have been fired — a detective believed to have fired the fatal shot and another who sought the search warrant that led to the deadly raid, authorities announced Wednesday. The announcement came moments after...

Two Kentucky detectives involved in raid that left Breonna Taylor dead have been fired.

Jan. 6, 2021 11:41 AM EST
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two Kentucky detectives involved in raid that left Breonna Taylor dead have been fired.
The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks during the funeral of Andre Hill on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 at First Church of God in Columbus, Ohio.  Hill, a 47-year-old Black man, was shot and killed by Columbus Division of Police Officer Adam Coy in the early morning of Dec. 22, 2020 after officers responded to a non-emergency call in the area.  (Joshua A. Bickel/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

Sharpton: Firing officer who killed Andre Hill is not enough

Jan. 5, 2021 5:33 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The life of Andre Hill was commemorated Tuesday morning as family and lawmakers called for justice to be brought against the white Columbus police officer who fatally shot the 47-year-old days before Christmas. “We don’t want your sympathy. We want justice,” the...