Protests erupted outside the courthouse after 12 jurors failed to produce a unanimous verdict in the case of University of Cincinnati police officer Roy Tensing, who shot a black man in July 2015. The judge was forced to declare a mistrial.
Four people arrested during the 2014 protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, following the police killing of black teenager Michael Brown have filed a federal lawsuit against the city claiming evidence-free prosecution and violation of basic rights.
On August 9, 2014, unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was fatally shot by white police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. The killing sparked nationwide protests against police brutality and led to changes to policing practices.
New body camera footage released by police in Oklahoma shows a woman in an allegedly stolen SUV driving directly at a police officer, who fires two rounds to stop her. Both escaped without serious injury.