San Francisco mayor asks feds for probe of police shooting

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has requested a federal investigation of the police shooting of a young black man, along with a broader look into the department. Lee asked for the probe of the Mario Woods shooting in a letter to U.S. Attorney Gen. Loretta Lynch that was made public Monday. […]

Ohio grand jury doesn’t indict officers in shooting of 12 year old Tamir Rice

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials are urging calm as they brace for expected protests after a grand jury voted not to indict a white Cleveland police officer for fatally shooting a 12-year-old black boy who was carrying what turned out to be a pellet gun. Small groups of protesters gathered Monday outside the Cuyahoga County Justice […]

Officer in Amadou Diallo Shooting to Get Gun Back

NEW YORK – New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly has agreed to restore a service revolver to one of the four officers involved in the shooting of unarmed African immigrant Amadou Diallo 13 years ago. Diallo’s mother, Kadiatou, tells the New York Post (bit.ly/UEWzJJ) she’s furious about the decision to restore Kenneth Boss’s gun. The […]