Nichols, 29, was pulled over on Jan. 7 for what police said was reckless driving. After trying to flee on foot, Nichols was severely beaten by police. He died in a hospital days later.
The National Guard is already present in Atlanta. Other protests shut down a major highway in Memphis and Grand Central Station in New York City.
A young girl wrote to a Rhode Island police department asking them to run a DNA test on a cookie and carrots left for Santa Claus and his reindeer.
Police said the two had made a pact weeks beforehand. She could be charged with first-degree murder.
A trial in federal court in Virginia is set to begin Monday for the lawsuit filed by the U.S. Army lieutenant who was pepper sprayed, struck and handcuffed by police during a traffic stop.
A Walmart employee opened fire in a Virginia store late Tuesday during what are normally popular pre-Thanksgiving shopping hours. It's the second high-profile mass killing in a handful of days.
Bullhead City, Ariz., says Norma Thornton, 78, violated a city ordinance that prohibits people from giving out cooked food in public parks without a permit.
A now-former San Antonio police officer was charged Tuesday with aggravated assault by a peace officer for shooting and gravely wounding a teen eating a hamburger in his car in a parking lot.
Philippine police killed three detained militants linked to Islamic State after they staged a Manila jail rampage that saw a police officer stabbed and a former opposition senator held hostage.
The U.S. Justice Department alleges that Rodney Vicknair committed a civil rights violation when he sexually assaulted a victim in 2020.