The Justice Department has ruled there will be no charges filed in the 2013 death of Kendrick Johnson, the 17-year-old who was found dead inside a rolled up gym mat at his Valdosta, Georgia high school. Though local and state investigators ruled Johnson’s death a freak accident, his parents, Kenneth and Jackie Johnson, have always believed their son […]
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A federal grand jury on Wednesday handed up a three-count indictment against former North Charleston, South Carolina police officer Michael Slager in the fatal shooting of Walter Scott on April 4, 2015, according to a statement from Vanita Gupta, head of the Civil Rights Division, and U. S. Attorney Bill Nettles of the District of South […]
The city of Ferguson, Mo. has approved a deal with the federal government to revamp the court and law enforcement system after the area was exposed by the Department of Justice for using people of color as profit in its policing methods. The 6-to-0 vote was finalized at the Ferguson City Council meeting Tuesday evening, The New York […]
CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — The U.S. Department of Justice has announced it is cracking down on travelers who bring firearms to security checkpoints at Hartsfield-Jackson…
The U.S. Department of Justice executed arrests of 46 current and former Georgia corrections officers on Thursday in a statewide drug trafficking operation in prisons…
The Ferguson City Council on Tuesday called for changes to a tentative agreement to overhaul the police department.
FLINT, Mich. — In an impoverished former automotive town about an hour north of Detroit, a cataclysmic water crisis of unprecedented proportions continue to rage…
Residents of embattled Ferguson, Missouri on Tuesday got a chance to weigh in on a proposal created to help avert a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, reports The Associated Press.
Days before the federal government announced a probe of the San Francisco Police in the shooting death of Mario Woods, the department’s officers took a pledge to stamp out racism and intolerance.