Cop Shooting

Lawyers for the Minnesota cop, who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop in July, wrote in court papers this week that the victim was "negligent" and caused his own death, reports CBS News.

Cleveland’s police union asked Ohio Gov. John Kasich to temporarily ban open-carry gun laws in the state, while the Republican National Convention is taking place this week.

Officials in Chicago have released the dash-cam video footage of Laquan McDonald's shooting death at the hands of city police Officer Jason Van Dyke from October 2014. The video was released a day ahead of the court-ordered deadline and on the same day Van Dyke turned himself in to authorities.