The officer fired a second shot at the fleeing victims, hitting Brown, who fell to the ground with his hands in the air, pleading: "I don't have a gun ? stop shooting!" The assailant fired several more shots, killing the unarmed teenager outside an a
Early this morning, MSNBC posted an interview with Dorian Johnson, a 22-year-old from Ferguson, Missouri, who says he was the other man walking with Michael Brown before the incident that led to Brown's death:
The police chief in a St. Louis suburb where a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager said he's holding off on publicly identifying the officer because of death threats.
The Drug Enforcement Agency reportedly paid an Amtrak secretary more than $850,000 to snoop on passengers, even though they could have had the information for free.
I ran over a story today from earlier this year that raises some disturbing questions about the ability of some police departments to police themselves.
Officials said a 25-year-old woman was arrested for drunk driving after an officer ignored a stop sign and hit her. WITI reported the woman was seriously injured in the accident and wasn't able to take a breath test or field sobriety test.
Police in Northern California beat and tased a mentally ill man before siccing a dog on him, then turning on citizens who recorded the incident, confiscating cell phones and in one case, ordering a witness to delete his footage.
An officer who violently attacked a group of civilians ? including an incapacitated man bleeding from a head injury and the people who tried to help him ? has been reinstated to the department with back pay for the nearly 3 years of missed work.
"No one's telling us what we are able to do, and what we should do, when we're faced with a situation where the person being placed under arrest says, `I'm not going. I'm not being placed under arrest.'" "What is it we should do?" continued Lynch,
BTPD, which has 4 full-time officers and operates out of a 1-room headquarters in nearby Delton, was provided with 4 armored vehicles through the Pentagon. As part of what Pierce calls a "visionary balance for the community,
Several persons arrested for ticket scalping filed complaints the arresting officers appropriated the arrestee's money and World Series tickets. "internal affairs" disclosed a number of World Series tickets seized from arrestees were utilized
When the EMTs were called in to handle a crazy, they likely weren't expecting the cops to be just as crazy as the perp on their stretcher.
Now that the death of Garner ? who was not a "perpetrator" of any sort, but a man who had just broken up a fight ? has been ruled a homicide, the "career of those involved from the NYPD dangles from a thread," moans Cubby.
Police have arrested the wife of a NYC man who filmed an officer using a choke hold on a suspect who later died, authorities said, charging her with misdemeanor assault days after her husband was detained on unrelated gun charges.
Girl Ambushed By 7 Cops For Carrying Water Wins $212k From Va. Taxpayers
Yet 911 callers in Caddo County, Oklahoma were unable to reach a human operator for months in 2013. Instead, they were routed to an automated message that "instructed callers to 'hang up and dial 911' if their call is an emergency,"
The city council voted to close 3 sections of West McMicken Avenue with temporary barricades that shut off access to the Mohawk neighborhood. Residents who drove around the barriers would be stopped, questioned and searched
A Scottsdale, Arizona, woman is being charged after police say she slapped one of their patrol horses. Scottsdale police charged 25-year-old Selma Gonzalez with intent to kill or harm a service animal, which qualifies as a felony.
Why are we seeing such an uptick in Americans being arrested for such absurd "violations" as letting their kids play at a park unsupervised, collecting rainwater and snow runoff on their own property, growing vegetables in their yard, and holding Bib
A Mesa police officer has been indicted on three felony sex-crime offenses, all of which allegedly occurred while he was on duty. Justin Cherry, 34, is charged with two counts of sexual assault and one count of sexual molestation of a child.
In a development as predictable as the next sunrise, police in NYC have arrested 22-year-old Ramsey Orta, who used his cell phone to document the police killing of Eric Garner. Orta's mother says the NYPD has been shadowing her son
Members of the Los Angeles Police Department are talking to the city attorney's office to figure out if they're allowed to take legal action against those who fly over restricted areas of their police stations with drone aircraft.
Last August, the FBI cut the review short because the agency wasn't happy with the results, which are quite damning ? nearly EVERY criminal case reviewed included flawed forensic testimony. But the agency claims it had other reasons for stopping t
Denise Stewart, 48, said she was showering when police pounded on her door. She answered the door wearing only a towel and underpants. Police were responding a 911 call and had a building address but not an apartment number.
Officer Lancaster was staggering drunk that night. Lancaster eventually admitted violating several departmental rules and was disciplined. But he remains an officer, was never charged with drunken driving, and the officers who did not charge him were
After Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen was struck in the head by a lead-lined beanbag round during an protest in Oakland, Officer Robert Roche fired a CS tear-gas canister into a crowd of people who had gathered to help him.
The investigation found agents used a brain-damaged man with a low IQ to promote the operation and then arrested him; allowed armed felons to leave the store; arrested 4 of the wrong people; paid such high prices for guns that people bought guns
A settlement has been reached in the case of a University of Virginia student arrested during a botched ABC sting in Charlottesville. Elizabeth Daly will receive more than $212,500 and a letter from the Alcoholic Beverage Control board
The 34th Precinct crackdown on unlicensed food vendors caught the big cheese: Suly Solano, a 31-year-old Dominican woman who runs a booming fruit truck nailing her for not having a license and trying to block cops from arresting a fellow vendor
A chokehold used by a police officer on a New York City man during his arrest for selling untaxed, loose cigarettes last month caused his death, the medical examiner announced Friday, ruling it a homicide.