Family files suit in police killing of unarmed black man

The lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday on behalf of Terence Crutcher seeks at least $75,000 in damages and calls for widespread reforms and increased transparency from the police department, including better training.

UPS gunman who killed 3 had filed overtime grievances

UPS union official Joseph Cilia told The Associated Press that 38-year-old Jimmy Lam had filed the grievance in March and had requested that the package delivery company relieve him of working extra hours going forward.

UPS workers fled gunfire that killed 4

Amid a barrage of gunfire, some workers sought refuge on the roof of the four-story facility, while others ran outside and pounded on the windows of a public bus, witnesses said.

Trump pleased with Sessions testimony

The president’s personal friend, Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy said late Monday that Trump was considering terminating Mueller. The claim went undisputed until Tuesday night when White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters that Trump “has no intention” of firing Mueller, even though she maintained that “the president has the right to.”

Congressional Democrats sue Trump over foreign payments

Almost 200 senators and representatives are plaintiffs in a lawsuit alleging Trump is violating the so-called emoluments clause of the Constitution. The lawmakers argue they have standing to sue because the clause says only Congress may approve foreign gifts and payments.

Sessions vigorously denies improper Russia contacts

Testifying at a packed Senate hearing, Sessions, who was a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, also rejected any idea of misconduct in the ouster of FBI Director James Comey and vowed to defend his honor “against scurrilous and false allegations.”