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Former Los Angeles police chief named interim in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago's mayor on Friday named former Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck to serve as Chicago's interim police superintendent, a day...

Cause for hope and caution following police shooting in home

In the days after Atatiana Jefferson's killing in her own home by a white Fort Worth police officer, many in the black community say...

AP-NORC poll: Most say whites treated more fairly by police

Majorities of Americans across racial lines say white people are treated more fairly than black people by the police, according to a new poll...

Oklahoma court upholds sentence for ex-cop convicted of rape

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A court on Thursday upheld the rape and sexual assault convictions and 263-year prison sentence of a former Oklahoma City...

Oklahoma court upholds sentence for ex-cop convicted of rape

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Oklahoma court on Thursday upheld the rape and sexual assault convictions and 263-year prison sentence of a former Oklahoma...

Mother of Trayvon Martin announces run for local office

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - The mother of the unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida in...

Texas officer shoots and kills woman after stun-gun struggle

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) - A police officer shot and killed a woman at a Houston-area apartment complex after she hit him with his Taser...

Buttigieg making new effort to reach black voters, talk race

NEW YORK (AP) - From lunch with a civil rights leader in Harlem to meetings at a historically black university in South Carolina, Democratic...

American anchor for Iranian TV is arrested on visit to US

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A prominent American anchorwoman on Iranian state television has been arrested by the FBI during a visit to the U.S.,...

Walmart heirs’ money influences black charter schools debate

Amid fierce debate over whether charter schools are good for black students, the heirs to the Walmart company fortune have been working to make...