Police brutality

LA officer charged with beating kneeling man

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles police officer has pleaded not guilty to beating a man with his baton while taking him into custody outside a restaurant near Staples Center. A district attorney’s statement […]

07/17/2014

Former Deutsche Bank executive Brian Mulligan, left, arrives with his wife Victoria, center, at the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Ex-exec testifies in suit over violent LAPD arrest

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former executive suing police for $20 million who testified that an unprovoked beating from police sent his life and mind into decline will face cross-examination from a defense team that […]

01/22/2014

3-year-old Riley Jeffrey Rieser Miller who was killed in a house fire on Oct. 31, 2013, in Louisiana, Mo. (AP Photo/Courtesy Miller Law Offices)

Police stun stepdad trying to save son from fire

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The family of a 3-year-old killed in a northern Missouri house fire is outraged after police used a stun gun on the boy’s stepfather as he tried to run back in […]

11/07/2013

Occupy Oakland protesters stand atop a railroad scaffold at the Port of Oakland, California. (AP Photo)

Oakland agrees to settle Occupy suit

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – The Oakland City Council has agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a dozen Occupy Oakland protesters who said they were the victims of excessive […]

07/03/2013

County hiring monitor to oversee jail reform

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A special monitor is being hired to oversee Los Angeles County jail reforms. Supervisors decided on Tuesday that a monitor is needed, saying they lack confidence in the Sheriff’s Department’s ability […]

10/17/2012

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