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February 21, 2024 at 8:54 PM

Connecticut trooper who fatally shot man in stopped car set to go on trial

Jury selection has begun for the trial of a Connecticut state trooper who fired seven gunshots into a stopped car in 2020 and killed a 19-year-old man
February 21, 2024 at 8:54 PM
Connecticut trooper who fatally shot man in stopped car set to go on trial
February 21, 2024 at 3:58 AM

LAPD releases body camera footage of fatal shooting of man holding plastic fork

LAPD Chief Michel Moore told the Police Commission last week he had "concerns relative to the actions of the officer involved."
February 21, 2024 at 3:58 AM
LAPD releases body camera footage of fatal shooting of man holding plastic fork
February 20, 2024 at 2:34 AM

2 cops, 1 first responder killed during domestic call

Officers Paul Elmstrand and Matthew Ruge along with firefighter Adam Finseth were killed after responding to a call of an armed man in a domestic call. The suspect was later found dead.
February 20, 2024 at 2:34 AM
2 cops, 1 first responder killed during domestic call
February 16, 2024 at 3:14 AM

Texas woman mistaken as intruder and shot by police speaks for the 1st time

The woman’s attorney called the incident evidence of "unnecessary and excessive force."
February 16, 2024 at 3:14 AM
Texas woman mistaken as intruder and shot by police speaks for the 1st time
February 15, 2024 at 11:27 AM

3 cops wounded in confrontation with suspect

Three police officers were shot in Washington, D.C., while trying to serve an arrest warrant at a home, police said.
February 15, 2024 at 11:27 AM
3 cops wounded in confrontation with suspect
February 14, 2024 at 9:36 PM

Florida deputy fires gun at squad car after mistaking falling acorn for gunshots

Former deputy Jesse Hernandez was responding to a call in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, last November when the incident took place.
February 14, 2024 at 9:36 PM
Florida deputy fires gun at squad car after mistaking falling acorn for gunshots
February 14, 2024 at 9:10 PM

3 DC police officers shot while serving arrest warrant

The incident unfolded Wednesday morning when officers responded to a home to try to serve an arrest warrant for cruelty to animals, according to police.
February 14, 2024 at 9:10 PM
3 DC police officers shot while serving arrest warrant
February 14, 2024 at 8:42 PM

3 DC police officers shot while trying to serve arrest warrant

The incident unfolded when officers responded to a home trying to serve an arrest warrant for animal cruelty.
February 14, 2024 at 8:42 PM
3 DC police officers shot while trying to serve arrest warrant
February 14, 2024 at 12:15 AM

Tennessee fugitive wanted in killing of deputy taken into custody

Kenneth Wayne DeHart was captured by authorities in Tennessee. He is facing murder and attempted murder charges.
February 14, 2024 at 12:15 AM
Tennessee fugitive wanted in killing of deputy taken into custody
February 13, 2024 at 3:34 AM

Officials release body camera footage after a woman was shot by deputies

ABC News' Pierre Thomas has the latest details after a woman was shot by deputies after allegedly being mistaken for an intruder.
February 13, 2024 at 3:34 AM
Officials release body camera footage after a woman was shot by deputies
February 10, 2024 at 2:23 PM

Bodies of 6 family members recovered after Pennsylvania home went up in flames during shooting: DA

The remains of all six members of the Le family have been recovered, Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer said in a press conference Friday.
February 10, 2024 at 2:23 PM
6 bodies recovered after home went up in flames during shooting: DA
February 9, 2024 at 11:31 PM

Manhunt underway after fatal shooting of Tennessee deputy

More than $70,000 in reward money is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Kenneth DeHart, 42, who is considered “armed” and “dangerous.”
February 9, 2024 at 11:31 PM
Manhunt underway after fatal shooting of Tennessee deputy
February 9, 2024 at 9:40 PM

Former St. Louis officer who shot suspect in 2018 found not guilty

A judge has ruled that a former St. Louis police officer was not guilty of assault for shooting a suspected carjacker in 2018, ruling he acted in self-defense
February 9, 2024 at 9:40 PM
Former St. Louis officer who shot suspect in 2018 found not guilty
February 8, 2024 at 2:45 AM

2 cops shot, fire set on home

A house outside Philadelphia became engulfed in flames after a suspect opened fire and injured two officers who were responding to a 911 call, investigators said.
February 8, 2024 at 2:45 AM
2 cops shot, fire set on home
February 7, 2024 at 10:46 AM

Suspect in hostage incident at Florida bank shot and killed by SWAT sniper: Sheriff

A suspect in a hostage incident at a Florida bank was shot and killed by a SWAT sniper, and the two hostages were unharmed, authorities said.
February 7, 2024 at 10:46 AM
Suspect in hostage incident at Florida bank shot and killed by SWAT sniper: Sheriff
January 31, 2024 at 10:53 PM

New Mexico officers will not be charged in fatal shooting while responding to wrong house

Three New Mexico police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Robert Dotson while responding to the wrong home's address will not be charged.
January 31, 2024 at 10:53 PM
New Mexico officers won't be charged in fatal shooting responding to wrong house
1 month ago

Family of Ricky Cobb II speaks out after cop charged in fatal shooting

Ricky Cobb II, 33, was shot and killed during an incident in July 2023.
1 month ago
Family of Ricky Cobb II speaks out after cop charged in fatal shooting
1 month ago

Family speaks out after Minnesota state trooper charged in fatal shooting of Ricky Cobb II during traffic stop

A Minnesota State Patrol trooper was charged in connection to the death of 33-year-old Ricky Cobb II, who was shot and killed during a routine traffic stop in July.
1 month ago
Family speaks out after trooper charged in fatal shooting of man during traffic stop
1 month ago

Minnesota state trooper charged in fatal shooting of Ricky Cobb II during traffic stop

Ricky Cobb II, 33, was shot and killed during an incident on July 31, 2023.
1 month ago
Minnesota state trooper charged in fatal shooting of Ricky Cobb II
1 month ago

State trooper charged in shooting death during traffic stop

ABC News’ Alex Perez has the details on charges brought against a Minnesota state trooper in connection to the fatal shooting of Ricky Cobb II during a traffic stop in July 2023.
1 month ago
State trooper charged in shooting death during traffic stop
1 month ago

2 NYPD officers shot during domestic call: Police

Two officers were shot and injured in Brooklyn after responding to a domestic call but no life-threatening injuries were reported, according to police.
1 month ago
2 NYPD officers shot during domestic call: Police
1 month ago

Line-of-duty officer deaths decreased almost 40% in 2023

The number of officers shot and killed was down 25%.
1 month ago
Line-of-duty officer deaths decreased almost 40% in 2023
1 month ago

Bodycam footage shows police shooting of 11-year-old

Sgt. Greg Capers was responding to a domestic violence call at the time of the incident. Now, the victim’s family is suing Capers and the city.
1 month ago
Bodycam footage shows police shooting of 11-year-old
1 month ago

Body camera video released in police shooting of 11-year-old

The family of the 11-year-old is seeking justice through a civil lawsuit after the boy was shot and injured by a police officer.
1 month ago
Body camera video released in police shooting of 11-year-old
2 months ago

Final sentencing in the death of Elijah McClain

Former police officer sentenced to 14 months in jail for criminally negligent homicide.
2 months ago
Final sentencing in the death of Elijah McClain
2 months ago

Body camera footage released in police shooting of woman who called 911 for alleged domestic incident

Niani Finlayson, 27, was shot and killed after making a domestic violence call.
2 months ago
Body camera footage released in police shooting of woman who called 911
2 months ago

Family sues after woman who called 911 fatally shot by police

The Los Angeles Police Department is facing a multimillion-dollar lawsuit after allegedly fatally shooting 27-year-old Niani Finlayson.
2 months ago
Family sues after woman who called 911 fatally shot by police
2 months ago

Officer speaks out after grand jury clears him in shooting of 11-year-old

Indianola Police Sgt. Greg Capers is speaking out after a grand jury cleared him in the shooting of an unarmed 11-year-old boy inside his home.
2 months ago
Officer speaks out after grand jury clears him in shooting of 11-year-old
2 months ago

Officer speaks out after grand jury clears him in shooting of 11-year-old

Mississippi sergeant spoke out in an exclusive interview on "GMA3."
2 months ago
Officer speaks out after grand jury clears him in shooting of 11-year-old
2 months ago

Suspect fatally shot after trying to bring gun into bar, police say

Officials said body camera footage will be released within 10 business days.
2 months ago
Suspect fatally shot after trying to bring gun into bar, police say
2 months ago

3 hurt, suspect dead in officer-involved shooting in downtown Austin: Police

A gun-wielding suspect was killed and three bystanders were injured in a police-involved shooting in downtown Austin, Texas, authorities said.
2 months ago
Fatal police-involved shooting rocks heart of Texas capital
3 months ago

Opening arguments begin in trial of 2 paramedics charged in connection with Elijah McClain's death

Jeremy Cooper and Peter Cichuniec were the Aurora Fire and Rescue paramedics who injected McClain with 500 milligrams (mg) of ketamine on Aug. 24, 2019.
3 months ago
Opening arguments begin in paramedics' trial in connection to Elijah McClain's death
3 months ago

Officers involved in Jayland Walker death cleared of departmental wrongdoing

Officers involved in Jayland Walker's death have been cleared of departmental policy and procedural wrongdoing.
3 months ago
Officers involved in Jayland Walker's death cleared of wrongdoing in investigation
4 months ago

Off-duty US Park Police officer charged in fatal shooting of colleague: Officials

An off-duty U.S. Park Police officer was arrested Sunday and charged in the fatal shooting of a colleague inside a McLean, Virginia, apartment, authorities said.
4 months ago
US Park Police officer kills colleague with gun he thought was unloaded: Officials
4 months ago

Judge reinstates murder charge against Philadelphia cop

A judge has reinstated all charges, including murder, against former Philadelphia police officer Mark Dial in the fatal shooting of Eddie Irizarry.
4 months ago
Judge reinstates murder charge against Philadelphia cop
4 months ago

Son of Nashville’s police chief named top suspect in officer shooting

Tennessee police issued a statewide alert for suspect John Drake Jr. on Saturday after two officers were shot while investigating a vehicle theft.
4 months ago
Son of Nashville’s police chief named top suspect in officer shooting
4 months ago

Georgia deputy fatally shoots man during traffic stop

Body camera footage released by the Camden County Sheriff’s office shows the moment a Georgia man, who previously spent 16 years wrongfully imprisoned, was shot and killed during a traffic stop.
4 months ago
Georgia deputy fatally shoots man during traffic stop
4 months ago

Bodycam video released in fatal police shooting of exonerated man in Georgia

The Camden County, Georgia, Sheriff's Office has released the dashboard camera and body camera footage of the fatal police shooting of 53-year-old Leonard Allan Cure.
4 months ago
Georgia bodycam video released in fatal police shooting of exonerated man
4 months ago

Trial begins for 3rd officer charged in connection with Elijah McClain's death

The second trial in connection with the death of 23-year-old Elijah McClain following an altercation with Aurora, Colorado, police began Tuesday.
4 months ago
Trial begins for 3rd officer charged in connection with Elijah McClain's death
4 months ago

Elijah McClain's mother responds after jury convicts 1 officer in connection with his death

The jury has convicted one officer in the first trial connected to 2019 death of 23-year-old Elijah McClain.
4 months ago
Elijah McClain's mother responds jury convicts 1 officer in his death
5 months ago

Footage of deadly police shootout released

New body camera video showed a deadly shootout between deputies and a retired police officer at a popular biker bar in southern California.
5 months ago
Footage of deadly police shootout released
5 months ago

3 officers shot in Philadelphia while responding to 911 call about a domestic shooting

Three Philadelphia police officers were shot Wednesday night while responding to a 911 call about a shooting at a home, officials said.
5 months ago
3 officers shot in Philadelphia while responding to 911 call about domestic shooting
5 months ago

Charges dropped for police officer charged in fatal shooting: Report

A judge dismissed the case against a former Philadelphia police officer Mark Dial who had been charged with murder in connection to the death of Eddie Irizarry, according to WPVI.
5 months ago
Charges dropped for police officer charged in fatal shooting: Report
5 months ago

Los Angeles sheriff's deputy dies after being shot in patrol vehicle, office says

Deputy Ryan Clinkunbroomer, 30, was "shot in his patrol car," law enforcement officials said.
5 months ago
Los Angeles sheriff's deputy dies after being shot in patrol vehicle, office says
5 months ago

Suspect arrested in shooting of sheriff's deputy

The suspect in Deputy Ryan Clinkunbroomer's shooting allegedly barricaded himself inside a house for several hours before his arrest, police said.
5 months ago
Suspect arrested in shooting of sheriff's deputy
5 months ago

Ta'Kiya Young's grandmother pushes for justice for pregnant mom shot by police

Nadine Young, the grandmother of the pregnant woman shot by Ohio police last month, speaks with ABC News Live.
5 months ago
Ta'Kiya Young's grandmother pushes for justice for pregnant mom shot by police
5 months ago

Family of pregnant Ta'kiya Young seek answers after fatal police shooting

ABC News' Linsey Davis spoke to attorney Sean Walton and Nadine Young, grandmother of Ta'kiya Young, whose fatal shooting by an Ohio police officer was captured on body camera video.
5 months ago
Family of pregnant Ta'kiya Young seek answers after fatal police shooting
5 months ago

Philadelphia officer who shot Eddie Irizarry charged with murder: DA

The Philadelphia police officer who shot and killed a man sitting in his car last month surrendered to authorities Friday morning on murder charges.
5 months ago
Philadelphia officer who shot Eddie Irizarry charged with murder: DA
5 months ago

Police bodycam footage of the shooting death of Eddie Irizarry released

The 27-year-old officer was charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a motorist in Philadelphia.
5 months ago
Police bodycam footage of the shooting death of Eddie Irizarry released
5 months ago

Video released of fatal police shooting as officer is charged with murder

The Philadelphia police officer who shot and killed a man sitting in his car last month surrendered to authorities Friday morning on murder charges.
5 months ago
Video released of fatal police shooting as officer is charged with murder