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Missouri governor OKs police chokehold, accountability bills

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COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday signed bills that would increase police accountability, limit the use of officer chokeholds and, critics...

Virginia jury awards $300k to Black woman injured by officer

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RICHMOND, Va. — A jury in Virginia has awarded $300,000 in damages to a Black woman who sued a police officer for excessive force...

Report: 2 Seattle police officers broke law during DC riots

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SEATTLE — Two Seattle police officers who were in Washington, D.C., during the Jan. 6 insurrection were illegally trespassing on Capitol grounds while rioters...

Adams’ win in NYC latest in surge for moderate Democrats

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NEW YORK — The triumph of a moderate Democrat in the mayoral primary in deep blue New York City appears to accelerate a recent...

Police groups sue over changes to Minnesota deadly force law

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — A coalition of Minnesota's largest law enforcement groups sued the state Friday seeking to overturn a state law that changed...

Critics worry Missouri measure reduces police accountability

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More than half of all U.S. states have enacted police reforms in the 13 months since George Floyd's death, but critics contend a Missouri...

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...