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The officer who shot and killed 28-year-old Brooklyn man Akai Gurley in November 2014 has chosen to face a city jury instead of a bench trial typical of these cases. Officer Peter Liang‘s legal team has confidence that the jury will see that Gurley’s shooting was an unfortunate accident. DNAInfo.com writes: Liang’s lawyers Robert Brown […]

Gov. Bruce Rauner's statement may seem like a dig, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel would likely be protected from the recall even if the bill passed the governor's desk.

Because Slager's trial date isn't until October, lawyers argued that keeping him in jail was akin to punishing him for the crime without a conviction.

The family of a woman Chicago police say was accidentally shot by an officer have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city.

Two individuals, identified as a 19-year-old college student and a 55-year-old-woman, were fatally shot by Chicago police as officers were responding to a domestic dispute early Saturday morning.

The victim was identified as Nicholas Robertson, 28, at a news conference held by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Sunday.

Police in Jacksonville, Florida shot and injured a 14-year-old Black male who they say pointed an Airsoft gun at an officer, prompting him to open fire.

A grand jury has brought an indictment against two Louisiana police officers who fatally shot a six-year-old boy after opening fire into his father's car.

Over 400 miles from where the San Bernardino shooting took place yesterday, a group of police officers fatally shot a man, an incident bystanders partially caught on camera.

Officials in Chicago have released the dash-cam video footage of Laquan McDonald's shooting death at the hands of city police Officer Jason Van Dyke from October 2014. The video was released a day ahead of the court-ordered deadline and on the same day Van Dyke turned himself in to authorities.

Back in April, the family of Black Chicago teenager Laquan McDonald was awarded $5 million after the police shooting death of the 17-year-old. Although McDonald…

Witnesses claim Jamar Clark was thrown on the floor and restrained by two officers. While allegedly handcuffed, he was shot in the head "execution-style" by one of the officers.