In a time marked by a series of deadly confrontations between African Americans and police, a white University of Cincinnati officer was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge in the shooting of an unarmed black motorist near the campus, with the county prosecutor calling it a “senseless act.”
Texas officials released new video on Tuesday showing that Sandra Bland was alive while she was processed in the Waller County Jail, a move designed to dispel social media rumors that the woman was mistreated or mortally harmed before she was placed in the Texas jail cell where officials say she...
Sandra Bland, whose death while in a Texas jail cell set off protests, had marijuana in her system, officials said Monday in releasing a toxicology report on her death.
John Russell Houser hated taxes, liberals, newspapers, gays and the United States, according to the broad trail he left in court documents and on the Internet. Nor was he overly fond of his family, which feared him so much that relatives sought a restraining order and once had him involuntarily...
The autopsy of Sandra Bland, whose death touched off a furor among activists after her body was found in a Texas jail cell, showed that her injuries were consistent with suicide and she did not have wounds indicating she was the victim of a violent homicide, officials said Thursday.
Residents of the Tulsa bedroom community of Broken Arrow, Okla., were reeling Thursday following the overnight slaughter of five family members in what police are calling the worst homicide in the history of a town known for its lack of crime.
Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas cell three days after her arrest during a traffic stop, told jailers that she had previously tried to commit suicide by taking pills because she had lost a baby, according to booking documents released Wednesday.
Four days before she died, Sandra Bland was upbeat when she showed up at the home of longtime friend LaVaughn Mosley, and excited about a last-minute job interview.