Texas prison officials have acquired a small supply of pentobarbital to replenish their dwindling inventory of the execution drug so lethal injections set for next month in the nation's most active death penalty state can be carried out.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has created an independent oversight board to monitor the implementation of recommendations from a Justice Department team that studied the city's nearly 400 officer-involved shootings in the last eight years.
A day after two officers were cleared of criminal wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a Frankford man during a December traffic stop, someone took to the sidewalk outside police headquarters to protest that decision and the man's death.
Ferguson's municipal court will hold its first session since a Department of Justice report found the city has operated a profit-driven system that heightened tensions among residents for years before Michael Brown's shooting death last summer.
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