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Officials: Man shot by St. Paul officer streamed sex assault

Prosecutors say a man livestreamed his sexual assault of a former girlfriend on social media and threatened to kill her shortly before he was shot and wounded by a St. Paul police officer who was criticized by the city’s police chief for firing at him
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December 3, 2020, 4:30 PM

Attorney: St. Paul officer shot Black man to protect others

An attorney for a St. Paul police officer who shot and wounded a Black man who emerged naked from a dumpster says the officer was trying to protect his fellow officers and himself
December 3, 2020, 4:30 PM
December 2, 2020, 5:40 PM

St. Paul police chief: Officer shouldn't have shot Black man

The union declined to confirm whether officer had been fired.
December 2, 2020, 5:40 PM
Officer shouldn't have shot Black man: Police chief
November 14, 2020, 10:30 PM

Officer charged in 2018 fatal shooting while in security job

Nashville officer is now charged with second-degree murder in the death.
November 14, 2020, 10:30 PM
November 13, 2020, 9:23 PM

Report: 5 investigations of Wisconsin officer who shot Blake

Newly released records show a white Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer who shot a Black man in the back had been the subject of five internal investigations during his seven-year career
November 13, 2020, 9:23 PM
November 10, 2020, 6:54 PM

Body camera footage shows 'graphic' police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. in Philadelphia

Authorities released body camera footage and 911 audio involving Walter Wallace Jr., a Black man fatally shot by officers during a mental health crisis.
November 10, 2020, 6:54 PM
Body camera footage shows 'graphic' police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr.
1 month ago

Mother sues in police shooting, says son was left to die

The Black 19-year-old Marcellis Stinnette was fatally shot by Chicago police.
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2 charged after explosives found in van amid unrest in Philadelphia over Black man's death

Protests erupted in the city after Walter Wallace Jr. was killed by police Monday.
1 month ago
2 charged after explosives found in van amid unrest in Philadelphia
1 month ago

Body camera turned on after fatal shooting of unarmed Black couple in Illinois, footage shows

An officer involved in a fatal shooting in Waukegan, Illinois, did not turn his body-worn camera on until after the deadly confrontation, footage shows.
1 month ago
Body camera only turned on after fatal shooting of Black couple, footage shows
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'They didn't give a damn': Mother of slain Walter Wallace says police knew her son was in a mental crisis

The mother of the 27-year-old Philadelphia man who was gunned down by officers Monday in front of his family's home said police knew he was having a mental crisis.
1 month ago
Mother of man killed by police says officers knew her son was in a mental crisis
1 month ago

Philadelphia pledges better response after Black man's death

Philadelphia police pledged to release 911 tapes and footage from police body cameras “in the near future” in the shooting death of a Black man with a history of mental health problems
1 month ago
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Lawyers: Cop video of shooting of 2 Blacks suggests coverup

Lawyers say that a suburban Chicago police officer's failure to turn on his body camera until after he shot two Black people last week suggests the officer wanted to hide what really happened
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Looting, protests underway in Philadelphia for 2nd night after fatal police shooting

The shooting unfolded after officers responded to a domestic call.
1 month ago
Looting, protests underway for 2nd night after fatal police shooting
1 month ago

New details after fatal police shooting in Philadelphia

The family of Walter Wallace Jr., who allegedly had a knife and was shot by police, spoke out after unrest ensued in the wake of his death.
1 month ago
New details after fatal police shooting in Philadelphia
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Tafara Williams says she and boyfriend had their hands up when police opened fire

An officer fired multiple times into a car Williams was driving.
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Survivor of police shooting says cops let boyfriend die: 'He was still alive'
1 month ago

Turmoil in Philadelphia after death of Walter Wallace Jr.

Wallace, whose family says is bipolar, was shot by police after he allegedly approached officers with a knife. Thirty officers were injured and nearly 100 people were arrested in ensuing protests.
1 month ago
Turmoil in Philadelphia after death of Walter Wallace Jr.
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Woman injured in police shooting says cops let boyfriend die

A woman injured in a police shooting in suburban Chicago says she begged officers to help her boyfriend, who was also shot and eventually died
1 month ago
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Survivor of Waukegan police shooting speaks out

An officer fired multiple times into a car Williams was driving.
1 month ago
Survivor of Waukegan police shooting speaks out
1 month ago

Chaos erupts with demonstrators in Philadelphia after armed man shot by police

Walter Wallace Jr., 27, was armed with a knife and shot by police Monday which prompted hundreds to take to the streets in outrage.
1 month ago
Chaos erupts with demonstrators in Philadelphia after armed man shot by police
1 month ago

30 officers injured in protests after shooting of knife-wielding man by Philadelphia police

The mayor of Philadelphia says the shooting death of a Black man by police in West Philadelphia Monday afternoon "presents difficult questions that must be answered."
1 month ago
30 officers injured after shooting of knife-wielding man by Philadelphia police
1 month ago

Waukegan officials plan to release body camera video of officer-involved shooting of Black couple

The shooting left Marcellis Stennette dead and the mother of his child wounded.
1 month ago
Body camera video of officer-involved shooting of Black couple to be released: Mayor
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'Yes, I'm nervous': Mayor urges calm as outrage grows over police shooting of unarmed Black couple in Illinois

Mayor Sam Cunningham said he knows the families of the couple shot by officers.
1 month ago
'Yes, I'm nervous': Mayor urges calm after police shooting of unarmed Black couple
1 month ago

Relative: Black couple didn't provoke shooting by police

The mother of a Black woman who was injured in a police shooting in suburban Chicago that left a Black man dead said the two did nothing to provoke the officer
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Deadly police shooting in Houston

Sgt. Harold Preston, a 41-year veteran, was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call.
1 month ago
Deadly police shooting in Houston
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2 police officers turn themselves in, nearly 3 years after fatal shooting

In 2017, dash cam video showed Virginia officers Lucas Vinyard and Alejandro Amaya shoot 25-year-old Bijan Ghaisar’s vehicle, killing the motorist after he was rear-ended, officials say.
1 month ago
2 police officers turn themselves in, nearly 3 years after fatal shooting
2 months ago

Family of Ronald Greene, Black man who died in police custody, describe 'horrific' bodycam video

The family of Ronald Greene, who died in police custody, describes the 'horrific' body cam video.
2 months ago
Family of Black man who died in police custody describe 'horrific' bodycam video
2 months ago

Mother of Ronald Greene: 'It's horrific I can't close my eyes and not see my son'

A new audio recording is raising questions about how Ronald Greene died as his family and attorneys call for authorities to release police's body camera footage.
2 months ago
Mother of Ronald Greene: 'It's horrific I can't close my eyes and not see my son'
2 months ago

Families seek new investigations into old police killings

Racial injustice protests since George Floyd's killing have encouraged families.
2 months ago
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Police defend arrests of slain Black teen's family

I'm "Alvin’s mother,” she screamed repeatedly as officers pulled her from a car.
2 months ago
Mother, sisters of slain Black teen arrested at protest
2 months ago

Texas officer charged in death of Jonathan Price fired for 'egregious violation'

A police officer who faces murder charges in the shooting death of a Black man in East Texas has been fired, authorities said.
2 months ago
Texas officer charged in death of Jonathan Price fired for 'egregious violation'
2 months ago

Slain Black man's family vows legal fight against police

The family of a Black teen killed by a Wisconsin police officer is vowing to keep fighting after a prosecutor declined to file charges in the case
2 months ago
2 months ago
Police officer in string of fatal shootings not charged in killing of teen
2 months ago

Texas police officer charged in death of Black man who family says was trying to break up dispute

A Texas police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a Black man in East Texas over the weekend.
2 months ago
Officer charged in death of Black man who family says was trying to break up dispute
2 months ago

Bodycam footage suggests Jonathan Price shooting was unwarranted, affidavit says

The Texas Rangers released more details about the moments before Officer Shaun Lucas shot and killed Johnathan Price outside a Texas gas station.
2 months ago
Bodycam footage suggests Jonathan Price shooting was unwarranted, affidavit says
2 months ago

Protests after no charges for officer in Black teen shooting

Protests and clashes broke out overnight near Milwaukee after the district attorney said the police officer in question was justified for shooting and killing a Black teenager.
2 months ago
Protests after no charges for officer in Black teen shooting
2 months ago

Death of Georgia teen shot by police ruled a homicide by medical examiner

Vincent Truitt, 17, was shot and killed on July 13 when police attempted to stop him and two other teens who allegedly were riding in a stolen car.
2 months ago
Death of teen shot by police ruled a homicide by medical examiner
2 months ago

Attorney for Amber Guyger retained by officer who shot Jonathan Price

The Texas officer accused of murder in the death of Jonathan Price has retained the attorney who defended Dallas officer Amber Guyger against similar charges last year.
2 months ago
Attorney for Amber Guyger retained by officer who shot Jonathan Price
2 months ago

Black man shot by police while attempting to break up a domestic dispute

Witnesses say Jonathan Price was trying to defuse an argument at a Texas store when Officer Shaun Lucas arrived and used a stun gun before shooting Price, who was unarmed and walking away.
2 months ago
Black man shot by police while attempting to break up a domestic dispute
2 months ago

Officer charged with murder for shooting Black man who tried to break up a dispute

Jonathan Price, 31, was shot and killed by Wolfe City Police officer Shaun David Lucas in a convenience store parking lot after he was trying to diffuse a domestic dispute.
2 months ago
Officer charged with murder for shooting Black man who tried to break up a dispute
2 months ago

Texas officer charged with murder in death of Black man

According to witnesses, Jonathan Price was trying to break up a fight at a gas station when police arrived. ABC's Andrew Dymburt reports.
2 months ago
Texas officer charged with murder in death of Black man
2 months ago

South Carolina police officer killed in shooting

A police chief announced the death of an officer after a shooting in Myrtle Beach.
2 months ago
South Carolina police officer killed in shooting
2 months ago

$20M settlement reached in police killing of handcuffed man

A Maryland county has agreed to a $20 million settlement with the family of a man who was handcuffed in a patrol car when a police officer shot and killed him
2 months ago
2 months ago

No charges after Delaware review of 2015 police shooting

The Delaware Attorney General’s Office is standing by an earlier decision not to charge police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a Black man in a wheelchair, following a review of new evidence in the case
2 months ago
2 months ago

Probe of Jacob Blake police shooting in final stages, says Wisconsin AG

Investigators in Wisconsin said Monday they are in the final stages of their probe of last month's shooting of Jacob Blake by a Kenosha police officer.
2 months ago
Probe of Jacob Blake police shooting in final stages, says Wisconsin AG
3 months ago

Officer charged in death of Black man taken into custody

A police officer facing manslaughter charges in the shooting death of a Black man inside a San Francisco Bay Area Walmart store was handcuffed and taken to jail following a court appearance Tuesday
3 months ago
3 months ago

4 Houston police officers fired after shooting man on the ground 21 times during alleged mental health crisis

Four Houston police officers were fired after a months-long investigation of a fatal shooting found that they were "objectively unreasonable" in discharging 21 rounds.
3 months ago
4 Houston cops fired for shooting man 21 times during alleged mental health crisis
3 months ago

4 Houston police officers fired after fatal shooting

The Houston Police Officers’ Union said that four officers have been fired after the fatal shooting of a man who had a history of mental illness and appeared to be on his knees before he was killed.
3 months ago
4 Houston police officers fired after fatal shooting
3 months ago

Union: 4 Houston police officers fired after fatal shooting

The Houston Police Officers' Union says four Houston officers have been fired following the fatal shooting of a man who had a history of mental illness and appeared to have been on his knees before he was killed
3 months ago
3 months ago

100s mourn St. Louis police officer shot in line of duty

Mourners gathered to lay to rest a Missouri officer who was fatally shot on duty
3 months ago
100s mourn St. Louis police officer shot in line of duty
3 months ago

3 fatal shootings yield no indictments for Florida officers

Three died in separate incidents that helped ignite Black Lives Matter marches.
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