President Trump issued an executive order undoing an Obama-era directive that limited police access to surplus military gear.
The federal government was expected to file a civil-rights lawsuit against the city of Ferguson on Wednesday.
Ferguson city leaders are willing to confront the federal government in court, the mayor said Wednesday.
Ferguson's cost of implementing reforms spelled out in an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice could approach $4 million.
Some Chicago police officers are blaming the "ACLU effect" for increased homicides, saying more oversight makes it hard for them to do their jobs.
The Justice Department is close to an agreement with the Ferguson, Missouri, police department on a deal that would bring sweeping changes…