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Alton Sterling was selling CDs outside a convenience store when he was fatally shot by police Tuesday morning.

A Baltimore police officer shot a 13-year-old boy carrying a BB gun that looked exactly like a semi-automatic weapon. He's expected to survive his injuries.

Austin, Texas police officials fired an officer who fatally shot an unarmed 17-year-old high school student. The police chief said the officer chose not to use the nonlethal options he had to subdue the suspect.

Tamir Rice's mother, Samaria Rice, declines to endorse a presidential candidate. Rice explained in a post that none of the solutions she's seen incorporates community input.

The move comes after the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark, the Black man who was killed by two Minneapolis cops last fall. His death sparked months of protests to release the video of his shooting and prosecute the officers involved.

A new development in the tragic shooting death of Prince George's County officer Jacai Colson has been revealed to the public, adding a bizarre wrinkle to a matter that still begs many questions.

A new report that took into account a two-year period of police-related shootings that ended fatally and revealed, by the report’s findings, that half the individuals killed suffered from some form of disability. The report from the Ruderman Family Foundation argues that the largest focus has been on minorities who have been shot and killed […]

NYPD officials are investigating the Police Academy CPR instructor who trained the officer convicted of fatally shooting Akai Gurley. They've taken her gun and shield.

The NYPD cop who shot and killed Ramarley Graham in 2012 will not face a grand jury regarding the case according to a statement from the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s Office. The Graham family was hopeful that prosecutors would convene a jury as part of a potential federal civil rights prosecution of Officer Richard Haste, the New […]

Abdi Mohamed, the teenager shot by Utah police, and his family escaped hardships in Africa to reach the United States. He led a troubled life in Salt Lake City that resulted in several encounters with police before being shot.

Veteran San Antonio police officer John Lee is expected to be terminated for shooting and killing an unarmed Black man last month.

A Black man was shot and killed in Raleigh, North Carolina Monday by city police officers after they chased the alleged drug suspect. Akiel Denkins, 24, was unarmed according to his mother and witness statements, the Huffington Post reports.