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A North Carolina city is suing to reinstate the firing of a police official accused of making false statements about the videotaped beating of an unarmed black pedestrian by a white officer.
An online effort to raise money for a mentally disabled man whose beating was broadcast live on Facebook in Chicago has brought in nearly $100,000.
Authorities in Cumberland County are accusing a Fayetteville man of beating his handicapped grandfather after an argument over $5. The sheriff's office says 18-year-old Michael Allen Jackson was angered when his grandfather refused to give him the money.
Surf City police have reviewed video of Marine Gunnery Sgt. John Adam Kinosh assaulting cab driver Charles Hawkesworth. The charges against Kinosh have been upgraded to one felony count of assault inflicting serious injury and a misdemeanor count of communicating threats. Kinosh is in a mental health facility in Wilmington and cannot be arrested until his release.