Nation Feb 16

People react to the outcome in the manslaughter trial of Kimberly Potter, the former Minnesota police officer who killed Black motorist Daunte Wright after mistaking her handgun for her Taser during a traffic stop, outside the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. December 23, 2021. Photo by Adam Bettcher/REUTERS
Prosecutors reduce requested sentence for ex-cop Kim Potter

Minnesota prosecutors have apparently backed away from their pursuit of a longer-than-usual sentence for the suburban Minneapolis police officer who said she confused her handgun for her Taser when she killed Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black motorist.