Mystery in West Texas: How Did a Border Patrol Agent Die?

A month after one border agent was killed and another seriously injured, investigators still do not know if they were attacked or hurt in an accident.

Lawmakers Confront F.B.I. Director Over Report on Black Extremists

The F.B.I. director faced sharp questioning over an internal report that some have said called to mind the F.B.I.’s illegal spying on blacks during the civil rights movement.

Texas Tech Student in Custody After Campus Police Officer Is Fatally Shot

Hollis Daniels. By MANNY FERNANDEZ October 9, 2017 HOUSTON — A college freshman shot and killed a campus police officer at Texas Tech University in Lubbock on Monday night after the student was taken to the university police station for questioning in...

Missouri Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Police Officer

By MATTHEW HAAG August 8, 2017 A Missouri man accused of killing a police officer during a routine traffic stop on Sunday night was arrested on Tuesday after eluding the authorities in a sweeping two-day manhunt, the police said. A Missouri state trooper...

Minneapolis Police Chief Forced Out After Fatal Shooting of Australian Woman

By MITCH SMITH July 21, 2017 The Minneapolis police chief, Janee Harteau, resigned on Friday at the mayor’s request, less than a week after one of the city’s officers fatally shot an unarmed Australian woman who had called 911 for help. Mayor...

After a Mass Tragedy, Confronting the Curation of Catastrophe

By ALAN BLINDER July 7, 2017 DALLAS — An eight-foot cross rests on its side, near an assortment of other crosses and a menagerie of police uniform patches. Close by are rain-curled posters and hundreds of artificial flowers. “Back the...