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By Fred de Sam Lazaro
The death of George Floyd and the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin has kept the state of Minnesota in the national spotlight. Now the death of Daunte Wright near Minneapolis has led to new protests and opened long-standing…
By Associated Press
Their mission is to help quell the unrest that began after the death of Walter Wallace Jr. on Monday. The mayor's office said the city requested that the guard help with "the current situation and election preparation."…
In our news wrap Wednesday, demonstrators in Poland gathered for a seventh straight day over a court ruling that banned abortions of fetuses, even ones with severe abnormalities. The nationwide strike is a rare show of opposition in a country…
By Amna Nawaz, Saher Khan
Philadelphia protests over the killing of Walter Wallace Jr. represent only the latest in a year of nationwide demonstrations against racism and police violence. The ongoing movement has captured attention and provided political fodder -- but it also reflects a…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Florida extended voter registration to tonight after its online system crashed Monday. The failure may have prevented thousands of people from enrolling to cast ballots. Also, Russian dissident Alexei Navalny says the Kremlin had him…
The killing of Breonna Taylor at the hands of Louisville police galvanized a national protest movement. On Wednesday, one of the officers was indicted on criminal charges in the case -- but they weren’t for Taylor’s death. Many in Louisville…
By Lindsay Whitehurst, Sophia Eppolito, Associated Press
An advocacy group says a police shooting that wounded a 13-year-old autistic boy in Salt Lake City reveals shortfalls in the way officers respond to a mental health crisis.
By Todd Richmond, Associated Press
The Sunday shooting of Blake, a Black man, put the nation's spotlight on Wisconsin and triggered a series of peaceful protests and violence. The union's attorney says the state Department of Justice's public accounting of the event to date is…
Kenosha, Wisconsin, has become the latest flashpoint in ongoing national unrest over racism and police violence. Protests erupted Sunday night after an incident caught on video in which Jacob Blake, a Black man, appears to be shot by police, who…
This was the third shooting by Lafayette police since mid-July.
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