Brooks, a 27-year-old Black man, had fallen asleep in his car in a Wendy's drive-through lane when police were called. The city's payment will settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by his widow.
Local and state chapters of the NAACP calling for the Department of Justice to investigate the Atlanta Police Department following the decision not to charge officers in the Rayshard Brooks case.
A special prosecutor in Atlanta decided the two Atlanta police officers who shot Rayshard Brooks will not face charges. Now Brooks' family is opening a civil case against the officers.
Mental health advocates celebrated the launch of the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, but some people voiced concerns that using the service could lead to police involvement or forced hospitalization.
A two-month-long grand jury investigation led to the filing of criminal charges against three Philadelphia-area officers who fired their weapons at a car amid crowds of people.
Family members says they're happy about the guilty verdict for the former police officer, who fatally shot Wright in April. But they say it's not true justice.
Jason Meade, the white Ohio sheriff's deputy fatally shot Goodson, who was Black, in an encounter that led to racial justice protests. Goodson's family has filed a federal civil rights suit.
Illinois State Police are investigating the police shooting of Marcellis Stinnette in Waukegan, Ill., north of Chicago. At a rally Thursday, protesters say they want police accountability.
Most of the largest civil settlements for police killings were in liberal areas in the year after the Ferguson unrest. Now, lawyers say current protests are hardening political divisions on policing.
Homicide detectives are investigating Monday's shooting, which officials say happened after sheriff's deputies tried to stop the man, identified as Dijon Kizzee, while he was riding a bike.
A video that appears to show police shooting a man several times at close range has been met with outrage. Gov. Tony Evers on Monday has deployed the state's National Guard.
Eurie Stamps was killed during a drug raid at his home. Police were reportedly looking for his stepson and another man. Prosecutors said the shooting was accidental and the officer wasn't charged.
Former Georgia state Trooper Jacob Thompson faces felony murder and aggravated assault charges stemming from the killing this month of Julian Edward Roosevelt Lewis.
Eric Garner. Michael Brown. Laquan McDonald. Freddie Gray. Anthony Hill. The list of officer-involved deaths is long and the death of Atatiana Jefferson...
A 36-year-old woman was shot and killed by police in Johns Creek Saturday morning, officials said. Police said the family of Shukri Said called 911...