Haiti's government declared a state of emergency and curfew Sunday in a bid to regain control after violence over the weekend saw armed gang members storm the country's two biggest prisons.
In 2020, the United States experienced one of its most dangerous years in decades. But in 2023, crime in America looked very different. That change may have gone unnoticed.
A man believed to be one of the opponents of a planned police and firefighter training facility in Atlanta has been arrested on charges of torching eight police motorcycles last summer. The attack was one of about two dozen acts of arson that officials have linked to protests against a facility that opponents call "Cop City."
A Georgia state trooper has died after his cruiser left Interstate 85 on Sunday and struck an embankment in the Atlanta suburb of Suwanee. The state Department of Public Safety says Trooper Jimmy Cenescar was trying to stop a motorcycle for a traffic violation.
Officials say the longstanding and at times violent protests against Atlanta's planned police and firefighter training center are partially responsible for a nearly $20 million rise in costs connected with the project. Atlanta Deputy Chief Operating Officer has told City Council members on Wednesday that the 85-acre project is now expected to cost $109.65 million.
The family of a church deacon who died after struggling with an Atlanta police officer following a minor car crash has sued the city, the officer and the police chief. The lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court alleges that Officer Kiran Kimbrough used excessive force while trying to get 62-year-old Johnny Hollman to sign a citation finding him at fault for the crash.
Gwinnett County police officer Ashley Wilson is advocating for the passage of a bill that would help first responders get treatment for PTSD.
Nakala Murry says she will continue to fight for justice for her son after a Mississippi grand jury decided against indicting the police sergeant who shot him during a domestic dispute.
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals heard a case that could decide the future of an effort to stop Atlanta's planned new public safety training center.
A Los Angeles man already in custody in connection with another shooting investigation has been identified as the suspect in three recent killings of homeless men, police said Saturday.
Merchants say retail thefts have become more frequent and brazen. Law enforcement is now putting more money into things like store stakeouts and task forces that track organized retail crime rings.
A suspect in Tennessee died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot while on the run early Sunday after he allegedly killed four and seriously injured a fifth victim, police said.
Police used tear gas and flash-bang grenades to halt a march seeking to stop construction of a police and firefighter training center in Atlanta. The clash came Monday at the end of a 2-mile protest march to the training center site.
A legal battle over the petition process seeking to put the Atlanta Public Safety Training Center to a public vote continues to move forward. So does construction of the $90 million complex.
The three words "I Can't Breathe" refer to what some police brutality victims, like George Floyd, Eric Garner and Manuel Ellis, said before their untimely deaths at the hands of law enforcement.