This week marks one year since George Floyd, an unarmed Black man was killed by then police officer Derek Chauvin, who held his knee on Floyd for nearly nine minutes. His death, recorded on video by a bystander, sparked widespread…
By PBS NewsHour
North Carolina sheriff's deputies were justified in their fatal shooting of a Black man in April, a district attorney said Tuesday.
By Ben Finley, Jonathan Drew, Associated Press
Hundreds of mourners wearing COVID-19 masks packed into Shiloh Temple International Ministries to remember Wright, a 20-year-old father of one who was shot by a police officer on April 11 in the small city of Brooklyn Center.
By Aaron Morrison, Tim Sullivan, Tammy Webber, Associated Press
Newly released transcripts show that a grand jury investigating the police suffocation death of Daniel Prude last year in Rochester, New York, voted 15-5 not to charge the three officers involved in his restraint of a criminally negligent homicide charge…
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
By Associated Press
"Unfortunately, there's never going to be justice for us," Wright's mother, Katie Wright, said Thursday. "Justice isn't even a word to me. I do want accountability."…
By Scott Bauer, Mike Householder, Associated Press
She was charged Wednesday with second-degree manslaughter in what her chief said appeared to be a case of confusing her Taser with her handgun. Wright's family members, Black community leaders and others are calling for more serious charges.
By Amy Forliti, Steve Karnowski, Tammy Webber, Associated Press
The defense at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd wrapped up its case Thursday without putting Chauvin on the stand, presenting a total of two days of testimony to the prosecution’s two…
The killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright by a police officer on Sunday afternoon set off three nights of protests in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center, and raised questions over the circumstances that led to the shooting of yet another…
By Mohamed Ibrahim, Mike Householder, Associated Press
A white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb resigned Tuesday.
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