A long New Yorker profile offers us a glimpse into the world of the man who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown this time last year. The former cop now styles himself something of a tragic figure.
From having an air freshener on your rearview mirror to driving through a yellow light, it's terrifyingly easy to get convicted for a crime after being pulled over for something that is actually not illegal.
Some Queensland farmers are exploiting Australia's regional employment scheme to sleep with vulnerable workers.
In 2009, Henry Davis was jailed because there was a warrant out for a man with a similar name, allegedly beaten by cops, then charged with destruction of property for bleeding on police uniforms.
After spending an ordinary evening at home with her boyfriend, Chelsea Clark was sent a series of photos of the couple's night, seemingly taken from the laptop's camera.
After being pulled over for not having a license plate earlier this month, the 43-year-old was shot in the head by University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing without provocation. After Tensing got charged with murder and manslaughter, residents h…
This month has seen at least six women of color die while in custody—but some statistics show that such incidents are sadly not rare.
Meagan Taylor, a 22-year-old jailed while visiting Iowa with a friend earlier this month, got released last week after a flurry of activism drew attention to her plight—and what was probably a bogus arrest.
Topless women are having something of a moment this week in Canada, though not without conflict.
The leader of the National Police Chiefs Council said that small grow operations are likely to be merely "recorded" rather than investigated.
A TV news reporter described his behavior as "more than a little strange."
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After breaking and entering into a stranger's home, this man hid under a bed for three days and charged all four of his cell phones.
"There's no racial overtones to this show. There's nothing racial to the show," he said.
One of the authors of Encounters with Police: A Black Man's Guide to Survival talks about Sandra Bland's controversial arrest in Texas and how people of color can attempt to avoid police brutality.
Their lawsuit claims the state's civil asset forfeiture laws allow law enforcement agencies to rake in cash by seizing and selling innocent civilians' property.
Wince-inducing dashcam footage of the 28-year-old activist's arrest was released Tuesday in an apparent act of transparency, but it won't end the controversy around her death.
A police chief in Durham has effectively given weed smokers the go-ahead to grow plants for their own use.
The hacktivist group claims that it had taken several government websites offline on Sunday morning and is threatening to release the name of the officer responsible for the death.
Inside the schisms and drama of Reclaim Australia.
On the anniversary of one of the most notorious police killings in recent memory, Eric Garner's family looks back at a year of grief and activism.
Christelle de Castro, a New York-based photographer and art director, was there one year ago after Eric Garner's killing, when the people hit the streets in protest.
The 28-year-old Black Lives Matter activist was reportedly about to start a new job when she got pulled over Friday near Houston.
Even after a year defined by allegation after allegation of horrific police brutality, this one is tough to fathom.
The death of Eric Harris has revealed a lot of shenanigans surrounding the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office.