Tag: Police brutality

Colombia announces police reforms aimed at stemming abuses

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BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombian President Ivan Duque on Monday announced reforms to the nation’s police forces that are meant to improve accountability and decrease...

Italy’s premier visits prison where officers beat inmates

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ROME — Italy’s premier and justice minister promised reforms Wednesday after they visited a prison where dozens of officers have been put under investigation...

Police officer charged with murder in stepson’s death

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CURTIS BAY, Md. — A Baltimore police officer has been charged with murder in the death of his teenaged stepson, whose body was found...

Not guilty plea entered for police officer in assault case

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PORTLAND, Ore. — An attorney for a Portland police officer has entered a not guilty plea on the officer’s behalf to a fourth-degree assault...

Ex-St. Louis cop sentenced in beating of undercover officer

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ST. LOUIS — A former St. Louis police officer was sentenced Tuesday to more than four years in prison for his role in the...

NYC mayoral primary winner Eric Adams: ‘I know how to lead’

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NEW YORK — Eric Adams, the winner of the Democratic primary for mayor of New York City, vowed Wednesday to guide the city to...

Motion seeks evidence of past violence at Rittenhouse trial

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KENOSHA, Wis. — Prosecutors in Wisconsin want a judge to allow evidence at Kyle Rittenhouse's trial that shows he had a previous violent encounter...

Motion seeks evidence of past violence at Rittenhouse trial

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KENOSHA, Wis. — Prosecutors in Wisconsin want a judge to allow evidence at Kyle Rittenhouse's trial that shows he had a previous violent encounter...

52 Italy prison guards suspended over prisoner beatings

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ROME — Fifty-two prison officer have been suspended for their alleged involvement in an assault on inmates who had protested the lack of face...

Houston chief calls 1977 police killing ‘straight-up murder’

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HOUSTON — Houston's police chief has publicly apologized to the family of a man killed by six officers more than four decades ago, calling...