A Manhattan judge warned Monday he won't let the Rev. Al Sharpton argue the history of police brutality in his minitrial over protests after the Sean Bell verdict. Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Larry Stephen cut off a lawyer for one of Sharpton's co-defendants who brought up other questionable police shootings.
Portland city commissioners unanimously passed a nearly $6 million plan to address gun violence in the city. None of that money will be going to the Portland Police Bureau.