New York State's top prosecutor on Monday sought the power to probe all police killings of unarmed civilians in his state, following sometimes violent U.S. protests.
West Coast cities had braced for trouble after clashes in Berkeley, Seattle and Washington on Saturday
Clashes on the West Coast contrasted with relatively calm demonstrations on a rain-soaked Saturday in New York.
Protests in New York over the police chokehold case will stretch into days ahead with the aid of social media and established networks, activists said on Friday.
America's race problems are front-page news from London to Baghdad, and trumpeted to the remotest mountaintops via Arab-language radio and TV.
Protesters blocked intersections and shut down traffic in multiple areas of Manhattan.
An investigation by the U.S. Justice Department has found the Cleveland Police Department systematically engages in excessive use of force against civilians, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday.
Research shows policy body cams improve public trust, but there are downsides too.
The anger and protest following Wednesday's lack of indictment in the Eric Garner case has produced a curious hashtag.
Demonstrators gathered in locations across New York City to protest the decision by a grand jury not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.
The U.N. Committee against Torture urged the U.S. to fully investigate and prosecute police brutality and shootings of unarmed black youth.
The victim was playing with a pellet gun in a park before being shot.
The United Nations Committee Against Torture questioned U.S. representatives on issues ranging from force-feedings at Guantanamo to police brutality in Ferguson.
Graphic new video released by the ACLU shows excessive use of force by Michigan cops
Ray Albers, a 20 year veteran, leaves after video surfaces of him threatening protesters
Several plaintiffs claim they were assaulted and illegally arrested during the civil unrest that followed the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri
As America asks questions about police brutality, a report shows LA police left an asthmatic suspect on the floor, ignoring please for help before he died
Crowds gathered Saturday and Sunday to protest the killing of an unarmed black teenager by police
Musician Dev Hynes and his girlfriend were attacked by security guards right after speaking out against police brutality