Update: Arizona governor calls police video ‘disturbing’

U.S. 06/17/19, 17:28

The Latest on Phoenix police pointing guns at a couple during a shoplifting investigation (all times local):3:30 p.m.Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says a video showing Phoenix police aiming guns and yelling profanities at a man and a pregnant woman holding a baby is disturbing and unacceptable.Rev. Jarrett Maupin, center, a ...

Judge approves Chicago’s court-monitored police reforms

U.S. 01/31/19, 15:40

A federal judge on Thursday approved a far-reaching plan for court-supervised reforms of the Chicago Police Department, nearly two years after a U.S. Justice Department report found a history of civil rights violations by officers. Judge Robert Dow's decision to approve the consent decree is a culmination of a process that ...

SC officer wants rehearing in shooting conviction appeal

U.S. 01/23/19, 13:09

Attorneys for an imprisoned former policeman want a federal appellate court to reconsider its ruling upholding his conviction and 20-year sentence for killing an unarmed motorist who was running away from a traffic stop in South Carolina.Lawyers for Michael Slager argue that the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals "overlooked ...

South Carolina officer loses appeal over shooting conviction

U.S. 01/08/19, 13:50

An appellate court has upheld the conviction and 20-year sentence of a white former South Carolina policeman for the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist who was running away from a traffic stop. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals made that determination Tuesday in the case of Michael Slager, ...

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