Davontae Sanford spent more than eight years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. He knew he was innocent, and his lawyers say that police should have, too.
According to J.C. Faulk, a Baltimore activist and founder of An End to Ignorance, a group that combats systemic racism, the neighborhoods were “eerily quiet.”
In a 7-1 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a death-row inmate in Georgia citing race discrimination in the jury selection.
Brooklyn District Ken Thompson dismisses charges against a letter carrier whose U.S. Postal Service vehicle was left unattended following his arrest.
A grand jury Wednesday indicted former North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer Michael Slager on federal charges in last year's shooting death of Walter Scott.
The city of Cleveland will pay $6 million to settle the federal lawsuit filed by the family of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy killed by police gunfire in November 2014, according to a settlement announced Monday in U.S. District Court.
The family of late college student Danroy Henry is receiving a $6 million settlement from the village of Pleasantville
Justice is still being sought for Ramarley Graham as his family calls on Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bratton to fire those involved in the late teen's death
Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson is moving to vacate a manslaughter conviction against Vanessa Gathers, 58, who was wrongfully convicted on the charge after a 1998 jury trial.
At court Thursday Brooklyn D.A Ken Thompson dismissed the charges against the five teens accused of assaulting the young lady in a Brownsville park.
POW Albert Woodfox, the original Black Panther activist, spent more time in solitary confinement than anyone else currently held captive in U.S. prisons.
A federal grand jury continues to examine and hear evidence to determine if Eric Garner’s civil rights were violated in 2014 when a police officer killed him in an apparent chokehold.
The aftermath of a killer cop’s conviction in Brooklyn’s State Supreme Court a couple weeks ago has caused some debate about NYPD training, as well as accountability, when they don’t adhere to departmental procedures.
Last week’s conviction of NYPD officer Peter Liang, in the killing of Akai Gurley is the first step for more police accountability when it comes to wrongful deaths.
Officer Peter Liang, who shot and killed an unarmed man in a New York housing project stairwell in 2014, was found guilty of manslaughter and official misconduct on Thursday.