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Police killings of unarmed black Americans could hurt the babies of pregnant black women nearby

Pregnant black women who lived less than 2 miles from the spots where unarmed black people were killed were more likely have smaller babies.

Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson 3 years ago — here’s how his death is being commemorated

Brown's death roiled the 20,000-strong population of Ferguson, Missouri and ignited a national debate on racial bias and excessive use of force in policing.

‘Lives have been cut short’: Jeff Sessions gave an unexpected warning on police abuse

Sessions is more commonly known for opposing federal "consent decrees" that oversee police departments and lamenting the decline in police morale.

Justice Department will not charge the Louisiana officers who fatally shot Alton Sterling

Authorities in Baton Rouge are preparing for the possibility of protests.

The Justice Department released a scathing report about the Chicago Police Department

The DOJ found that the Chicago police routinely used excessive force in violation of the Constitution.

South Carolina officer who shot Walter Scott said he felt ‘total fear’ during deadly altercation

Michael Slager, who testified in his own defense on Tuesday, is facing 30 years to life in prison if convicted in the murder of Walter Scott.

Police take suspect Scott Michael Greene into custody in fatal, ‘ambush-style’ shooting of 2 officers in Iowa

The Des Moines Police Department had the man in custody just hours after naming him as a suspect. The slain officers were Justin Martin and Anthony Beminio.

Pennsylvania lawmakers passed a bill critics say could ‘fuel the flames’ after police-involved deaths

Pennsylvania's HB 1538 bill could damage the public’s trust in police and provide conditions for explosive protests.

Mentally ill woman wrote a heartbreaking essay foreshadowing her own death at hands of police

There are too many mentally ill people "who come up against law enforcement … and end up dead," she wrote.

Police fatally shot a 66-year-old black woman wielding a baseball bat

The officer who fired the fatal shots was also armed with a Taser, but did not deploy it, a police official said.