Police brutality

Chicago police officers gather for a candlelight vigil for police Cmdr. Paul Bauer outside the Near North District headquarters Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Chicago. The 53-year-old Bauer, who had been with the department 31 years, was fatally shot as he went to assist other officers who were pursuing the suspect, Shomari Legghette, in downtown Chicago on Tuesday. Legghette is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of Bauer. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
February 14, 2018 - 10:34 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A man with a long criminal history that includes a conviction for armed robbery has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a Chicago police commander, authorities announced Wednesday. Shomari Legghette, 44, was also charged with being a felon in possession of...
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February 10, 2018 - 9:28 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Thousands of Mehsud tribesmen have ended their dayslong sit-in in Islamabad after assurances that the police officer accused of killing a 27-year-old aspiring model will be arrested and their other demands also met. Ameer Muqam, an adviser to the prime minister on political affairs...
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February 06, 2018 - 4:25 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A police officer has been acquitted of assault and other charges during a violent arrest outside a New York bar. Rockville Centre Officer Anthony Federico's lawyer says his client was merely defending himself against an unruly mob. A Nassau County state Supreme Court judge...
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A transit police officer escorts a protester away after protesters formed a human blockade Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, across light-rail tracks near U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis where the Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles was scheduled to kick off later in the evening. (Shari Gross/Star Tribune via AP)
February 04, 2018 - 9:33 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police arrested 17 activists who blocked a light-rail line carrying Super Bowl ticketholders to U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday in a protest against police brutality and privileges enjoyed by wealthy visitors that shut down trains for more than two hours. Live video from the scene...
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A transit police officer escorts a protester away after protesters formed a human blockade Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, across light-rail tracks near U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis where the Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles was scheduled to kick off later in the evening. (Shari Gross/Star Tribune via AP)
February 04, 2018 - 8:08 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police arrested 17 activists who blocked a light-rail line carrying Super Bowl ticketholders to U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday in a protest against police brutality and privileges enjoyed by wealthy visitors that shut down trains for more than two hours. Live video from the scene...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady throws during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 04, 2018 - 6:59 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from the Super Bowl (all times local): 6 p.m. Tom Brady and the New England Patriots have finally scored points in the first quarter of a Super Bowl. The Patriots answered an opening field goal by the Philadelphia Eagles with Stephen Gostkowski's 26-yarder for a 3-3...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Torrey Smith reacts to his first down catch during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 04, 2018 - 6:47 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from the Super Bowl (all times local): 5:44 p.m. The Philadelphia Eagles have settled for Jake Elliott's 25-yard field goal and a 3-0 lead over the New England Patriots on the opening drive of the Super Bowl. The Eagles had a first down at the 5 after Corey Clement's...
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Pink performs the National Anthem before the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
February 04, 2018 - 6:27 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from the Super Bowl (all times local): 5:25 p.m. No players from New England and Philadelphia were kneeling or sitting during the national anthem before the Super Bowl. Nearly all the Patriots stood in line with their right hands over their hearts during Pink's singing...
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February 04, 2018 - 6:02 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police on Sunday arrested a group of activists who locked themselves along a light-rail line carrying Super Bowl ticketholders to U.S. Bank Stadium, shutting down trains for more than two hours. Live footage from the scene showed officers unlocking or cutting through locks the...
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Fans brave cold temperatures as they wait to get into U.S. Bank Stadium before the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
February 04, 2018 - 4:41 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from the Super Bowl (all times local): 3:40 p.m. A small group of activists protesting police brutality have shut down a light-rail line carrying fans to the Super Bowl in Minneapolis. About 30 activists walked onto the city's Green Line at the Stadium Village stop...
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