• FILE- In this June 9, 2016 file photo, Arthur B. Johnson Jr., of Baltimore, demonstrates alone outside Baltimore's Courthouse East on the first day of the trial of Officer Caesar Goodson, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Freddie Gray, in Baltimore. More than a year after Freddie Gray's death, the same streets that exploded in fury and flame are calm. Despite back-to-back acquittals for officers charged in Gray's death, the physical protest movement that helped topple the careers of both the police commissioner and the mayor has dissipated, leaving activists exploring other avenues for change. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark, File)

    Weary of protest, Baltimore activists seek change elsewhere

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Under the beating summer sun, retired steelworker Arthur B. Johnson Jr. stood outside the Clarence Mitchell Courthouse in Baltimore, clutching the fraying wooden handle of a homemade sign.

  • In this Friday, July 22, 2016 photo, Collin Allen, the creator of 'White Men for Black Lives', poses on the Freedom Trail in Boston Common, as a group of summer camp children walk past, in Boston, Mass. Some white Americans say they're being spurred to action by the shootings of black men by officers in Minnesota and Louisiana after long sitting in silence. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    How sympathetic whites are helping to fuel racial change

    MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — An attorney in Oregon is supporting political candidates who promise to address racial profiling in policing. In suburban Ohio, a mother says she and her friends will push for better racial integration in their children’s high school. And in rural Massachusetts, a young father has launched a Facebook group called “White Men for Black Lives.”

  • Pulse deputy: ‘Heroism in the face of indescribable horror’

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Deputies and police officers within shooting range of a gunman inside the Pulse nightclub loaded wounded patrons into pick-up trucks and drove them to safety. Dispatchers had trouble reaching a police officer who had initially called in “shots fired” from the club.

  • Dechia Gerald, wife of slain Baton Rouge police officer Matthew Gerald, holds her daughters Fynleigh, left, and Dawclyn, right, as the casket is placed in the hearse during the funeral for her husband at the Healing Place Church in Baton Rouge, La., Friday, July 22, 2016. More than 2,000 people packed the church where Mayor Kip Holden and other leaders eulogized Gerald, the first of three officers slain by a lone gunman to be laid to rest.  (Bill Feig/Baton Rouge Advocate via AP, Pool)

    Respect police, Baton Rouge mayor says at officer’s funeral

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — When protests erupted here over a black man’s killing during a struggle with two white police officers, Baton Rouge police officer Matthew Gerald made a promise to an old friend who urged him to be careful.

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 22 LARCENY 12:14 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 3604 W. Quay Ave. in reference to larceny. SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE 12:48 a.m. –…

  • Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner speaks to the media during a press conference, Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Houston. Officials in Houston released video footage Thursday, taken from the body camera of one of the officers showing police officers shooting Braziel, who police said had been holding a gun while standing in a street. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

    Houston police release videos from deadly shooting

    HOUSTON (AP) — Officials in Houston released video Thursday showing police officers shooting a black man who police said had been holding a gun while standing in a street.

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 21 SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE 1:08 a.m. – Officer dispatched to First and Main streets in reference to a suspicious vehicle. ALARM 1:52…

  • Farmington ranchers settle lawsuit over killed roosters

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Ranchers in Farmington who had hundreds of roosters and chickens killed after a cockfighting investigation have settled their federal lawsuit against a New Mexico State Police agent.

  • In this Wednesday, July 20, 2016, frame from video, Charles Kinsey explains in an interview from his hospital bed in Miami what happened when he was shot by police on Monday. Kinsey, a therapist who was trying to calm an autistic patient in the middle of the street, said he was shot even though he had his hands in the air and repeatedly told the police that no one was armed. (WSVN via AP)

    Black therapist says police shot him with his hands raised

    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — A black therapist who was trying to calm an autistic man in the middle of the street says he was shot by police even though he had his hands in the air and repeatedly told them that no one was armed.

  • Cleveland Police Chief, Calvin Williams, left, talks with protesters on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Cleveland, during the third day of the Republican convention. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Cleveland police chief hits the streets to keep the peace

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams has never been far from the action during the Republican convention, taking charge when a flag-burning turned into a melee, wading into the crowd when demonstrators nearly came to blows and joining bicycle officers on patrol.