A shooter opened fire in a Walmart in Virginia late Tuesday, leaving six people dead, police said. It's the second high-profile mass killing in a handful of days.
The University of Virginia is in lockdown as law enforcement officers search the campus for a suspected gunman.
The raids by South Korea's National Police Agency on local police came a day after the national agency acknowledged that Seoul police failed to act for hours despite calls warning of a swelling crowd.
Bullhead City, Ariz., says Norma Thornton, 78, violated a city ordinance that prohibits people from giving out cooked food in public parks without a permit.
Last month, with little fanfare, the Savannah City Council unanimously approved funding for new video surveillance technology and cameras to aid police in fighting crime. Police claim BriefCam will help investigations, but its camera locations raise questions.
A now-former San Antonio police officer was charged Tuesday with aggravated assault by a peace officer for shooting and gravely wounding a teen eating a hamburger in his car in a parking lot.
Comedians Eric André and Clayton English are challenging a police program at the Atlanta airport they say violates the constitutional rights of airline passengers. They say the program particularly targets Black passengers through racial profiling and coercive searches.
Philippine police killed three detained militants linked to Islamic State after they staged a Manila jail rampage that saw a police officer stabbed and a former opposition senator held hostage.
The U.S. Justice Department alleges that Rodney Vicknair committed a civil rights violation when he sexually assaulted a victim in 2020.
As violent crime and killings are on the rise across the United States, Savannah has become a symbol of success in one vital metric: The city’s ability to solve homicides far exceeds the national average, according to police statistics.
Last year there were 212 family violence related deaths in Georgia — a nearly 50% increase over the previous year. The coronavirus pandemic is part of the explanation for the sharp rise, but there are other factors, including the difficulty in identifying when a death is related to family violence. For more on this, GPB’s Peter Biello spoke with Hall County Solicitor-General and board chair of the Georgia Commission on Family Violence Stephanie Woodard.
A gunman livestreamed himself driving around Memphis shooting at people, killing four and wounding three others in seemingly random attacks, police said.
Amid a rise in violent crime, police officers across Georgia are embracing a new community outreach initiative as they seek solutions.
Special prosecutors have decided to not prosecute two white Atlanta police officers who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks in 2020. Justin Miller, a lawyer for Brooks’s family, said the family will continue its fight for justice in civil court, where they have a lawsuit pending. Miller spoke with GPB's Peter Biello.
On July 16, a dispute sparked a standoff between Columbus police officers and county deputies at the Muscogee County Jail. But the city police department and county sheriff’s office disagreed over crime suppression details long before that.