Civil Rights & Social Justice

It's the latest federal probe of a city and its police department accused of civil rights violations.

After a racist tirade by a former police chief went viral, residents claimed cops' systemic abuse.

A Black teen was left "traumatized" after a half dozen police officers racially profiled him while he was walking home from school, threw him to the ground and handcuffed him "soley due to his race," according to a lawsuit filed in Kentucky.