Miriam Carey

Police in D.C. and Baltimore are considering body camera programs. (Photo credit: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Backs Use of Body Cameras by Police

Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution to bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said, weighing in on a national debate sparked by the shooting of an unarmed black man last month in Ferguson, Missouri.

09/15/2014

Police in D.C. and Baltimore are considering body camera programs. (Photo credit: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Police Departments Consider Body Cameras As Officer Scrutiny Increases

It has been a scene of violence and turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri these past few weeks, as witness and police accounts of what happened the night an unarmed 18-year-old died at the hands of a police officer continue to differ.

08/21/2014

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

No Charges To Be Filed Against Officers Involved in Capitol Car Chase, Shooting

No charges will be filed against the U.S. Secret Service members and Capitol Police officers involved in the D.C. car chase that ended in a woman’s death in October, the local U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.

07/10/2014

Police inspect car driven by Mariam Carey following deadly chase from White House to Capitol Hill. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawyer: Autopsy Shows Woman Killed After Capitol Hill Chase Shot 5 Times

The attorney for the family of a woman killed by police on Capitol Hill says her autopsy shows she was shot multiple times from behind, including a shot to the back of the head.

04/08/2014

Miriam Carey's sisters, Valarie, left, and Amy, Right, speak to the media outside a family home in Bedford-Stuyvesent, Brooklyn. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Family of Woman Who Led Cops on Capitol Car Chase Suing Police

The family of Miriam Carey, the woman who was killed after ramming White House barricades and leading authorities on a chase to the U.S. Capitol in October, plans to sue the Secret Service, the U.S. Capitol Police and the United States of America.

02/06/2014

Workers return to the Washington Navy Yard on September 17, 2013.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

The Top Local News Stories of ’13

The Top Local News Stories of ’13

12/27/2013

Police inspect car driven by Mariam Carey following deadly chase from White House to Capitol Hill. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawyer for Conn. Woman Shot Near Capitol Seeks US Probe

A lawyer for a Connecticut woman killed by police after a car chase outside the U.S. Capitol is requesting a Justice Department investigation.

11/26/2013

Police inspect a black Infiniti with Connecticut plates after chasing and shooting the driver. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawyer for Conn. Woman Shot After D.C. Chase Seeks Probe

A lawyer for a Connecticut woman killed by police after a car chase outside the U.S. Capitol is requesting a Justice Department investigation.

11/26/2013

A police car that struck a barricade blocks Constitution Avenue as U.S. Capitol Police investigate a shooting outside of the U.S. Capitol on October 3, 2013. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Police: Conn. Woman In Chase Had Obama Delusions

A woman who was shot to death after a car chase outside the U.S. Capitol this month had been under delusions that government cameras kept her under constant surveillance, and her boyfriend contacted police several times to express concerns about the safety of their daughter, according to records released Thursday.

10/24/2013

Police inspect a black Infiniti with Connecticut plates after chasing and shooting the driver. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Boyfriend of Woman Killed in Chase From White House to Capitol Expressed Concerns

The boyfriend of the woman who was shot to death after a car chase outside the U.S. Capitol earlier this month called police several times last year to express concern about her emotional stability and the safety of their infant daughter.

10/24/2013

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,650 other followers