After disappearing from public view for an extended period of time, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned yesterday amid an unfolding corruption scandal.
A Chicago police officer convicted of second-degree murder has been sentenced to seven years in prison, but could be out in as little as three-and-a-half.
Nearly four years after the fact, a Chicago Police Officer has been found guilty of murder in the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
The first night of games in the N.F.L. pre-season included some sporadic protests during the National Anthem, and prompted a predictable response from the President.
A guilty plea in a particularly shocking case of police brutality.
After four straight losses, prosecutors in Baltimore are throwing in the towel in the Freddie Gray case.
Another acquittal in Baltimore leads to questions about whether or not prosecutors should continue with the trials against the officers involved in the Freddie Gray matter.
The trial of the man who was believed to be the most culpable in the death of Freddie Gray has been acquitted, calling the entire prosecution strategy into question.
An acquittal in one of the six Freddie Gray cases, but not an unexpected one.
A setback for prosecutors in the Freddie Gray case.
The Justice Department has launched a widespread investigation into the operation of the Chicago Police Department in the wake of the murder of LaQuan McDonald.
A Chicago Police Officer has been charged with murder in the death of a 17 year old African-American male that, from the evidence that has been released, seems completely unjustifiable.
Thanks apparently in part to body camera footage, two police officers in Louisiana are facing murder charges in the shooting death of a child during a police chase.
The Cleveland Police Department has agreed to submit to significant monitoring in the wake of a damning Justice Department investigation.
The six Baltimore cops charged in the April death of Freddie Gray have been indicted by a Grand Jury.
Maryland’s former Governor will announce his candidacy for President next week. Don’t expect him to go very far.
The Baltimore Police Department will finally be under the Federal microscope. But it took the death of Freddie Gray for it happen.
Big news out of Baltimore and, perhaps, the beginning of justice for Freddie Gray.
There is no excuse for last night’s rioting in Baltimore, but that should not deflect attention from the problems with that city’s police.
Ta-Nehisi Coates is insightful and eloquent. He’s wrong in this instance.