After a cop killed his son, Nicholas Heyward Sr. became a mentor to the Black Lives Matter movement. His crusade may finally pay off.
We asked psychologists and a chaplain how to handle weeks of headlines dominated by shootings, political turmoil, and terrorist attacks.
He came at me with a knife screaming "Kill me!" and "I'm going to kill you." I shot him once in the stomach, but stopped there.
The United States is alone in the world in electing its prosecutors, but how should officials handle the rage and resentment that boils over when police kill unarmed minorities?
It's fine for conservatives to use Garner's tragic death to decry the "nanny state," but they also shouldn't ignore the racial disparities that run through the US justice system.
Police kill. They get away with it. They kill again. Eventually, you realise that this process is not a bug in the system but a feature.
A month later, the death of John Crawford III at the hands of police still makes no damn sense.
They've shot and killed 26 people in the past four years.
Everyone from Barack Obama to Chris Christie is having second thoughts about marijuana prohibition.
Cops are supposed to protect the public. That includes the mentally ill.
At least this cop was charged for killing a civilian.
Cops seize property in drug busts so they can buy more fancy equipment for more drug busts.