Tag: Police reform

Minnesota lawmakers pass modest police accountability bill

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MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Senate approved a modest set of police accountability measures early Wednesday that's part of a broader public safety budget bill,...

Minnesota Legislature grapples with police accountability

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota House was preparing to debate police accountability as part of a broader public safety budget bill that the...

Maya Moore to receive Arthur Ashe Award at The ESPYS

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NEW YORK — Maya Moore will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at The ESPYS for her work on criminal justice reform. ...

Minnesota lawmakers reach deal on policing measures

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota‚Äôs top Democratic and Republican lawmakers reached agreement on the highlights of a public safety bill that includes police accountability...

Key events since George Floyd’s arrest and death

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MINNEAPOLIS — A timeline of key events that began with George Floyd's arrest on May 25, 2020, by four police officers in Minneapolis: ...

Biden anti-crime effort takes on law-breaking gun dealers

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is announcing new efforts to stem a rising national tide of violent crime as administration officials brace for what...

Biden pushes effort to combat rising tide of violent crime

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden plans to lay out new steps to stem a rising national tide of violent crime, with a particular focus...

Judge nixes New York City’s ‘vague’ ban on police restraints

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NEW YORK — A judge Tuesday struck down a New York City law that had prohibited the city's police officers from putting pressure on...

Amid reform movement, some GOP states give police more power

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — After a year of protests over police brutality, some Republican-controlled states have ignored or blocked police-reform proposals, moving instead in the...

GOP ramps up misleading attack on Democrats’ policing policy

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DES MOINES, Iowa — When Minnesota Republican Tyler Kistner announced his candidacy for the U.S. House in April, he asked voters to ponder two...