The family of Keith Lamont Scott, who was killed by police in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, have asked for videos of the incident to be made public. The police has said that releasing these videos would interfere with the state investigation.
On Thursday, California rolls out a new online system for tracking serious injuries to police officers or civilians during police use-of-force incidents, what some hope will be a model for other states.
Governor Pat McCrory issued a state of emergency after violence erupted between police and protesters. But some say communication, rather than a crackdown, might be the best way to de-escalate the situation.
Arthur Johnson freed from solitary confinement: A federal judge ruled that a Philadelphia man’s three-decade long stint in solitary confinement will soon come to an end, mirroring a nationwide push to curtail the use of the punishment.
The defense attorney argues her free speech rights are being infringed. Another hearing is scheduled for Thursday.