CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — In the trial of a white Charlotte police officer charged with killing a black man who was seeking help after a car crash, attorneys focused Tuesday on the immediate aftermath of the brief, violent encounter between the two men.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — An American doctor accused of killing a lion in an illegal hunt in Zimbabwe said Tuesday that he had complied with all rules and regulations, filled out all the necessary paperwork and obtained the correct permits.
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawmakers are rushing to draft New York's first regulations for a type of heavy-duty rooftop air conditioning equipment amid suspicions that bacteria-laden mist from these units could be the cause of the deadliest known outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the city's history.
DALLAS (AP) — The family of Sandra Bland, the black woman found dead in a Texas jail cell days after a confrontation with a white state trooper during a traffic stop, filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials. The 28-year-old woman's death comes after nearly a year of heightened national scrutiny of police and their dealings with black suspects, especially those who have been killed by officers or die in police custody. Here are some key events in the Bland case:
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A weeklong manhunt launched after a killing, kidnapping and the wounding of two sheriff's deputies in California focused Tuesday on a remote area of sparsely populated mining territory.