Tags » Police Killing

After mistrial, slain SC motorist's family still confident

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Relatives of Walter Scott, the black motorist fatally shot while fleeing a traffic stop, say they are confident justice will prevail even though a South Carolina jury could not reach a verdict in the murder trial of a white former police officer charged in his death. 622 more words


Deliberations resume in trial in black motorist's death

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jurors deciding the fate of fired South Carolina patrolman accused of murder in the death of a black motorist are expected to have questions for the judge Monday morning before their deliberations resume. 110 more words


WSU police officer dies from gunshot wound

A Wayne State University police officer who was shot while on patrol near campus in Detroit has died, according to Wayne State Police Chief Anthony Holt. 97 more words


Featured Reader asks "Why is it only black people killed by whites shown on the news?"

Our reader says….. “In fact, there is more black on black crime and also Whites are killed by blacks but it is never on the news.Cops killed nearly twice as many whites as blacks in 2015. 49 more words


2 police officers shot, killed in ambush attack in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (ABC News) The man who officials say shot and killed two police officers in an ambush-style attack this morning in central Iowa has been captured. 583 more words


America's Black Holocaust

“Though the colored man is no longer subject to barter and sale, he is surrounded by an adverse settlement which fetters all his movements. In his downward course he meets with no resistance, but his course upward is resented and resisted at every step of his progress. 1,034 more words