A cellphone video recording of the incident has made the rounds on social media, igniting new debate about police treatment and the role of law enforcement in public school classrooms.
FBI director James Comey says that a fear of being the focus of a policing scandal has caused officers to be more timid on the street, which has in turn led to violent crime spikes in some cities.
Authorities confiscated enough weapons over the weekend to fill four tractor trailers. Police suspect that nearly all of the guns were stolen.
A young woman was charged with four counts of murder after she careened her car into a street corner packed with about 100 people who were starting to disperse after a parade.
Federal officials confiscated the shipment when it arrived via British Airways at the Phoenix International Airport in July, according to documents obtained by the Associated Press.
Five students have been arrested on charges relating to the severe beating of a junior accounting major at the University of Mississippi. The smiling mugshots of four of the suspects has sparked outrage in the university community.
A 6-year-old took a loaded revolver and shot his 3-year-old brother on Saturday. The father is due in court Friday and could face five years in prison for child endangerment.
A 4-year-old girl was killed in the shooting, which police say began with a trivial road-rage episode that turned deadly.
One person was killed and three wounded apparently when a dice game led to gunfire on the Nashville campus. Police are characterizing the shooting as an 'isolated incident.'
Without any video evidence, details of what transpired between the Florida musician and a plainclothes officer prior to the fatal shooting remain spotty.
A statue of the fast food chain's mascot was defaced outside of a Ronald McDonald House in Burlington, Vt., causing charity leaders to ask why someone would commit such a heartless crime.
A man has been arrested and confessed to the brutal road rage incident in New Mexico. He is being charged with the murder of 4-year-old Lilly Garcia and weapons violations.