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By Terry Tang, Associated Press
The shooting happened against the backdrop of heightened tensions and protests nationwide in wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis less than three weeks earlier.
By Sudhin Thanawala, Kate Brumback, Associated Press
Three law enforcement officers in Arkansas have been suspended after a video posted on social media showed a suspect being held down on the ground and beaten by police.
By Associated Press
U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson handed J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao a victory on Friday when he ruled that the complex formulas for calculating their sentences will be based on involuntary manslaughter, rather than murder, as a starting point.
By Amy Forliti, Associated Press
A judge has sentenced former Minneapolis police Officer Thomas Lane to 2 1/2 years in prison on a federal civil rights charge for his role in the killing of George Floyd.
By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press
By Steve Karnowski, Mohamed Ibrahim, Associated Press
A state investigation launched after George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer has determined that the department has engaged in a pattern of race discrimination.
By David Eggert, Mike Householder, Associated Press
The Rev. Al Sharpton demanded Friday that authorities publicly identify the Michigan officer who killed Patrick Lyoya, a Black man and native of Congo who was fatally shot in the back of the head after a struggle.
By Mike Householder, Ed White, Associated Press
Lawyers for the family of Patrick Lyoya say an independent autopsy confirms that the Black man was fatally shot in the back of the head by a Michigan police officer.
By John Yang, Ryan Connelly Holmes
Three former Minneapolis police officers have been convicted in federal court of violating George Floyd’s civil rights. They were on the scene assisting fellow officer Derek Chauvin when he pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes,…
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.
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