The US Justice Department is investigating Chicago police following allegations of brutality including the 2014 death of a suspect shot 16 times. Activists say police abuse in Chicago stretches back decades. DW visited one of the victims.
The US attorney general has voiced concern over police brutality in Chicago after a year-long federal investigation. The Justice Department found that violations were concentrated in "black and Latino neighborhoods."
Police added the charge of abuse of a corpse against Peter Madsen after Wall's torso washed ashore in Copenhagen. The involuntary manslaughter charge will be upgraded to manslaughter, which in Denmark is equal to murder.
Only a week after the "subway kicker" was sentenced for pushing a woman down some subway stairs, police in Berlin have again called for public assistance in finding the perpetrator of a similar attack.
A federal civil rights lawsuit has been filed against Ferguson after the city council voted to revise an agreement to improve civil rights. An investigation into the city found widespread civil rights violations.
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