Police

September 18, 2017 - 10:11 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia Tech police officer overreacted by firing a gunshot that killed a student who investigators say was armed with a knife and ignored commands to drop it, a lawyer for the family said. Campus police killed Scout Schultz, 21, who they say was advancing on officers with a knife...
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September 17, 2017 - 6:50 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Several hundred protesters were marching in downtown St. Louis near the city's police headquarters Sunday evening, and later through the St. Louis University campus, beginning a third day of demonstrations over the acquittal of a white former police officer charged in the shooting...
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September 17, 2017 - 1:33 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protests turned violent for the second night on Saturday in reaction to the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man, as a small group of demonstrators refused to disperse, breaking windows and throwing objects at police in riot gear...
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September 16, 2017 - 9:18 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Noisy demonstrators disrupted shopping at upscale suburban malls on Saturday and later marched through a popular district of bars and restaurants to protest a white St. Louis police officer's acquittal in the killing of a black man, but the second day of protests was peaceful...
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September 16, 2017 - 8:27 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Noisy demonstrators disrupted shopping at upscale suburban malls on Saturday and later marched through a popular district of bars and restaurant to protest a white St. Louis police officer's acquittal in the killing of a black man, marking a second day of mostly-peaceful opposition...
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September 16, 2017 - 3:03 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A few hundred people protesting the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black man flooded an upscale...
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September 16, 2017 - 11:12 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The Irish rock band U2 has canceled its Saturday night concert in St. Louis after police told concert organizers that they couldn't...
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September 16, 2017 - 3:06 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hundreds of people protesting the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of black man following a high-speed chase marched for hours in mostly peaceful demonstrations, until a broken window at the mayor's home and escalating tensions led riot-...
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September 15, 2017 - 9:29 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A white former police officer was acquitted Friday in the 2011 death of a black man who was fatally shot following a high-speed chase, and hundreds of demonstrators streamed into the streets of downtown St. Louis to protest the verdict that had stirred fears of civil unrest for...
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September 15, 2017 - 6:04 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A white former police officer was acquitted Friday in the 2011 death of a black man who was fatally shot following a high-speed chase, and hundreds of demonstrators streamed into the streets of downtown St. Louis to protest the verdict that had stirred fears of civil unrest for...
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