Tag: Law enforcement agencies

Hearing set for guilty plea of former Muncie police officer

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MUNCIE, Ind. — A former Muncie police officer is expected to plead guilty next month in connection with a federal investigation of excessive force...

Here they come! California lists recall election candidates

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LOS ANGELES — California’s next governor could be a retired homicide detective, a marijuana reform advocate or a former mayor. Maybe the job will...

Jury awards $730K to Secret Service agent detained on duty

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GREENBELT, Md. — A federal jury has awarded $730,000 to a Black Secret Service agent, finding that two white U.S. Park Police officers unlawfully...

2 men held on Florida’s new anti-riot law in Cuba protest

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Two Florida men who were arrested during a protest in support of antigovernment demonstrations in Cuba are being held on...

Police defend withholding details in South Carolina killings

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WALTERBORO, S.C. — State police told a judge that they don't want to release more information about the slayings of two members of a...

Report: Black man’s killing by Louisiana police justified

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BATON ROUGE, La. — State police have released a report saying officers in a south Louisiana city police department were justified in last year's...

Retired investigator: Biden nominee stonewalled 1989 probe

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BILLINGS, Mont. — President Joe Biden’s pick to oversee U.S. lands in the Western states stonewalled a 1989 investigation into the sabotage of an...

Mississippi marker honors 2 killed Black men killed by Klan

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MEADVILLE, Miss. — Friends and relatives gathered Thursday in a tiny town in southwestern Mississippi to dedicate a new state historical marker honoring two...

2019 death after Vegas arrest draws Floyd family, lawyer

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LAS VEGAS — Members of George Floyd’s family and their attorney said Thursday they support a federal excessive force, wrongful death and civil rights...

Family files $30M suit over deputies’ shooting of Black man

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The family of an unarmed Black man who was fatally shot by sheriff's deputies in North Carolina says he died because of the officers'...