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Ex-Officer Gets 12 Years in Naked Man's Fatal Shooting

DECATUR, Ga. — A former Georgia police officer convicted of aggravated assault and other crimes in the fatal shooting of an unarmed, naked man was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison. Robert "Chip" Olsen was responding to a call of a naked man behaving erratically at an Atlanta-area apartment complex in...

Sacramento to Pay $2.4M to Young Sons of Man Shot by Police

SACRAMENTO — The city of Sacramento will pay $2.4 million to the two sons of an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by police last year, according to court documents. A quarter of the money, plus nearly $14,000 in expenses, will go to attorneys, and the rest into a...

Rare Conviction of Officer in Shooting Spurs Race Concerns

MINNEAPOLIS — After three weeks of testimony, a jury needed little more than a day to convict a black Minneapolis police officer of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed white woman who had called 911 to report a possible crime, delivering a guilty verdict that immediately sparked questions...