Civil rights leaders met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions to discuss their concerns about the DOJ's direction.
Ferguson officials have missed crucial deadlines that were set by the Department of Justice in efforts to reform policing procedures.
Civil rights activists fear the outcome of a DOJ probe into Freddie Gray’s case under the Trump administration.
Baltimore's mayor and the attorney general announce that they've reached an accord on police reforms. The agreement awaits court approval.
A federal probe cleared South Boston, Virginia, officers who discharged their Tasers 20 times while Linwood Lambert was shackled.
Kim Foxx steps into her new position with the Chicago police under a federal probe. She promises to make reforms that will end the sense of hopelessness.
Baltimore's mayor is asking the state for $30 million to pay for police reforms. Some of the spending would go toward an early warning system to identify patterns of police misconduct.
The Justice Department is investigating the Tulsa police shooting of an unarmed Black man. They are looking into a possible civil rights violation.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday closed a probe prompted by the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray. It concluded Baltimore police officers regularly violate the constitutional rights of Black residents through the use of excessive force, unlawful searches and arrests, and racial discrimination.
Gov. Edwards added that the Middle District of Louisiana U.S. Attorney's office and the FBI will also assist in the investigation.
The plaintiff, Abigail Noel Fisher, charged the ruling was unfair and that she was a victim of racial discrimination.
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