‘It's Always There': DC National Guard Member Recalls Terrifying Traffic Stop
A local man said he felt the need to come forward about his own terrifying traffic stop after the release of the videos last month showing the brutal beating of Tyre Nichols at the hands of Memphis police.
Man Speaks Out About Police Encounter
A local man said he felt the need to come forward about his own terrifying traffic stop after the release of the videos last month showing the brutal beating of Tyre Nichols at the hands of Memphis police. The News4 I-Team’s Tracee Wilkins reports.
House Democrats Pass Police Funding Bills Despite Divisions
House Democrats have pushed through a long-sought policing and public safety package after overcoming internal differences on legislation they plan to make central to their election-year pitch. The package of four bills passed in succession —all with bipartisan support — and now head to the Senate, where their fate is uncertain. The Democrats’ success came after party leaders spent hours...
Sent in as a Police Informant, Woman's Cries Went Unheard as She Was Sexually Assaulted in Unmonitored Drug Sting
An Associated Press investigation found a woman informant was allegedly raped twice during an undercover drug sting last year in which her law enforcement handlers left her unmonitored and unprotected.
Civil Rights Group: Disinformation Sank the Minneapolis Policing Vote
“I do think that people were on the other side because of disinformation…the other thing is, people cannot sometimes imagine something different. We are stuck with these paradigms about ‘police keep us safe'” but many Black Americans do not feel safe around the police. Judith Browne Dianis, executive director of the civil rights organization The Advancement Project, unpacks how Minneapolis...
Maryland AG Will Investigate Deadly Force Cases Under New Law
Sweeping new police reforms took effect in Maryland Friday involving the release of police records, the use of controversial no-knock warrants and how police-involved deaths are investigated. News4’s Darcy Spencer spoke with lawmakers and a head of the state Fraternal Order of Police, which is critical of the new laws.
New Laws Take Effect Oct. 1 in DC, Maryland, Virginia
Major police reforms take effect in Maryland on Oct. 1 among more laws in D.C. and Virginia.
New Laws in DC, Maryland and Virginia Take Effect Oct. 1
New laws that go into effect Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, in D.C., Maryland and Virginia affect LGBT rights, scooters, court record expungement, prescription drugs and a lot more.
City Where Daunte Wright Was Killed Enacts Policing Changes
The Minneapolis suburb where Black motorist Daunte Wright was killed by an officer has enacted its first step in a plan to change policing in the city.
Congressional Talks Over Police Reform Stall Without Agreement
Senate negotiators say bipartisan congressional talks on overhauling policing practices have ended without agreement