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In our news wrap Friday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a Biden administration appeal of the Trump-era "Remain in Mexico" policy, police in Canada arrested at least 70 protesters and towed away trucks in an effort to end protesters’…
Kim Potter, the former Minneapolis police officer who killed Daunte Wright, was sentenced on Friday to two years in prison. That was far less than the standard manslaughter sentence of around seven years. Potter fatally shot Wright, a 20-year-old Black…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro, Sam Lane
Kim Potter was convicted in December of both first-degree and second-degree manslaughter in the April 11 killing of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black motorist.
By Amy Forliti, Associated Press
The suburban Minneapolis police officer who said she confused her handgun for her Taser when she killed Daunte Wright is set to be sentenced for her first-degree manslaughter conviction.
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.
By John Yang, Courtney Norris
A jury convicted former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter Thursday on two counts of manslaughter after 27 hours of deliberations. Potter shot Daunte Wright, 20, after reaching for her taser but drawing her gun. The April incident began as a…
By Scott Bauer, Amy Forliti, Associated Press
Jurors on Thursday convicted a suburban Minneapolis police officer of two manslaughter charges in the killing of Daunte Wright, a Black motorist she shot during a traffic stop after she said she confused her gun for her Taser.
Jurors weighing the case of the suburban Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed Black motorist Daunte Wright asked the judge after a full day of deliberations Tuesday what they should do if they can’t reach a verdict.
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