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February 4, 2023, 6:19 PM

Kansas police responding to overdose call shoot, kill man

An armed man fled from the scene of an opioid overdose, police say.
February 4, 2023, 6:19 PM
February 4, 2023, 2:52 AM

Officers kill man in S. Carolina after he stabs police dog

Officers in South Carolina have shot and killed a man who stabbed a police dog during a raid on a home
February 4, 2023, 2:52 AM
February 3, 2023, 6:22 PM

Civil lawsuit filed year after police-related death of Minneapolis man, Amir Locke

Civil lawsuit filed year after police-related death of Minneapolis man, Amir Locke, who was killed during a no-knock search warrant.
February 3, 2023, 6:22 PM
Civil lawsuit filed year after police-related death of Minneapolis man, Amir Locke
February 3, 2023, 12:23 PM

1 dead, officer wounded in shooting at Memphis library

Authorities say a shooting at a Tennessee library has left one person dead and a police officer critically wounded
February 3, 2023, 12:23 PM
February 2, 2023, 3:18 AM

Mother of man fatally shot by Columbus police renews call for officer to be held accountable

The mother of Donovan Lewis renewed her call Tuesday for the Columbus, Ohio, police officer who fatally shot her son last year to be terminated and charged.
February 2, 2023, 3:18 AM
Donovan Lewis' mother renews call for action after son fatally shot by police
February 1, 2023, 2:52 AM

Man firing rifle inside Target fatally shot by officers: Police

A armed man firing an AR-15-style rifle in a Target store in Omaha, Nebraska, was shot and killed by responding police officers on Tuesday, authorities said.
February 1, 2023, 2:52 AM
Man firing rifle inside Target fatally shot by officers: Police
January 29, 2023, 4:23 PM

Iowa police won't release videos of officers shooting teen

Police are refusing to release body camera video of three Des Moines officers fatally shooting a 16-year-old boy after he pointed a gun at them last month because state law prevents releasing the footage showing a minor committing a “delinquent act” be...
January 29, 2023, 4:23 PM
Iowa police won't release videos of officers shooting teen
January 24, 2023, 2:15 PM

Tyre Nichols 'a human pinata' for cops, attorney says after viewing bodycam footage

The video footage of Tyre Nichols' interaction with five Memphis police officers is "appalling," Ben Crump, attorney for the Nichols family, said.
January 24, 2023, 2:15 PM
Tyre Nichols 'a human pinata' for cops, attorney says after viewing bodycam footage
January 23, 2023, 10:48 PM

Family of Tyre Nichols views body camera footage from deadly arrest

The family, joined by Attorney Ben Crump, spoke with reporters after meeting with Memphis officials and viewing the footage from that deadly arrest.
January 23, 2023, 10:48 PM
Family of Tyre Nichols views body camera footage from deadly arrest
January 22, 2023, 3:15 AM

5 Memphis police officers have been fired over Tyre Nichols' death

The Memphis Police Department has fired five police officers over the death of Tyre Nichols following an investigation into his confrontation with police.
January 22, 2023, 3:15 AM
5 Memphis police officers have been fired over Tyre Nichols' death
January 19, 2023, 12:08 AM

Baltimore officer faces no charges after killing teen driver

In one of his first high-profile decisions after taking office earlier this month, Baltimore’s new top prosecutor declined to bring criminal charges against a local police officer who fatally shot a fleeing teenage driver last year
January 19, 2023, 12:08 AM
Baltimore officer faces no charges after killing teen driver
January 12, 2023, 7:25 PM

Police fatally shoot man with knife in Columbia, Missouri

Police in Columbia, Missouri say a man suspected of assaulting several people was fatally shot when he rushed toward officers with a knife
January 12, 2023, 7:25 PM
January 12, 2023, 12:28 PM

Black Lives Matter co-founder blames LAPD for cousin's death

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors has accused the Los Angeles Police Department of killing her cousin during a traffic stop.
January 12, 2023, 12:28 PM
Black Lives Matter co-founder blames LAPD for cousin's death
1 month ago

3 Indianapolis officers shoot man apparently sleeping in car

Two Indianapolis police investigations are underway after three officers shot a man who appeared to have been sleeping in his car
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California deputy killed by driver, suspect dies in shootout

Authorities say a Southern California sheriff’s deputy has been shot and killed by a man with a violent criminal history during a traffic stop
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2 charged with murder in killing of Ontario police officer

Canadian prosecutors have filed first-degree murder charges against two people arrested after an Ontario Provincial Police officer was shot to death while on duty
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Florida deputy fatally shot during Christmas Eve standoff

A sheriff’s deputy in the Florida Panhandle was fatally shot Christmas Eve during a standoff with a suspect who was being served a warrant
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323 officers shot in the line of duty in 2022: Police union

Over 300 officers were shot in the line of duty in 2022, the Fraternal Order of Police said.
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323 officers shot in the line of duty in 2022: Police union
2 months ago

Police officer Aaron Dean found guilty of manslaughter in killing of Atatiana Jefferson

Jurors have reached a verdict in the Aaron Dean trial concerning the death of Atatiana Jefferson.
2 months ago
Police officer found guilty of manslaughter in killing of Atatiana Jefferson
2 months ago

Ex-cop found guilty of manslaughter in Atatiana Jefferson’s death

Aaron Dean fatally shot Jefferson through her window in Fort Worth, Texas, three years ago as she played video games with her 8-year-old nephew.
2 months ago
Ex-cop found guilty of manslaughter in Atatiana Jefferson’s death
2 months ago

Jury finds former police officer guilty in Atatiana Jefferson's death

Former police officer Aaron Dean was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of Atatiana Jefferson in 2019.
2 months ago
Jury finds former police officer guilty in Atatiana Jefferson's death
2 months ago

Police officer found guilty of manslaughter in killing of Atatiana Jefferson

ABC News’ Alex Presha breaks down the guilty verdict for former police officer Aaron Dean in the killing of Atatiana Jefferson in her Fort Worth, Texas, home.
2 months ago
Police officer found guilty of manslaughter in killing of Atatiana Jefferson
2 months ago

Patrick Lyoya's family files lawsuit against police officer who fatally shot him

Attorney Ben Crump and Patrick Lyoya's family filed a civil lawsuit against ex-officer Christopher Schurr and the city of Grand Rapids.
2 months ago
Family files lawsuit against police officer who killed unarmed Black man
2 months ago

Lyoya family files lawsuit after fatal shooting

The family of Patrick Lyoya, who was killed by a Grand Rapids police officer, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city and the former officer.
2 months ago
Lyoya family files lawsuit after fatal shooting
2 months ago

Trial begins for accused shooter of Atatiana Jefferson

Former police officer Aaron Dean is accused of shooting Atatiana Jefferson at her home in Fort Worth, Texas, in 2019
2 months ago
Trial begins for accused shooter of Atatiana Jefferson
2 months ago

Opening statements begin in trial of officer charged in killing of Atatiana Jefferson

Atatiana Jefferson was shot and killed in her home in October 2019.
2 months ago
Opening statements begin in trial of officer charged in killing of Atatiana Jefferson
2 months ago

Trial begins for cop accused of killing Texas woman playing video games with nephew

ABC News contributor Brian Buckmire provides analysis on the murder trial for former police officer Aaron Dean, who’s accused of killing Atatiana Jefferson in her home in Fort Worth, Texas, in 2019.
2 months ago
Trial begins for cop accused of killing Texas woman playing video games with nephew
2 months ago

Deputy fatally shoots roommate in 'dumb' accident

The two deputies were "the best of friends," the sheriff said.
2 months ago
Deputy fatally shoots roommate in 'dumb' accident
2 months ago

Trial for Texas officer who killed Black woman hinges on gun

The 11-year-old nephew of a Black woman fatally shot by a white Texas police officer says his aunt had a gun but didn't raise it to point at the officer
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Grand jury indicts former San Antonio police officer accused of shooting unarmed teen

A grand jury has indicted a former San Antonio Police officer on two counts of aggravated assault after shooting an unarmed teen.
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Grand jury indicts former San Antonio cop accused of shooting unarmed teen
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Oklahoma City authorities release body camera footage from deadly police shooting

Oklahoma City authorities have released the body camera footage from the deadly police shooting that left an officer dead earlier this month.
2 months ago
Oklahoma City authorities release body camera footage from deadly police shooting
2 months ago

5 officers charged after Black man paralyzed in police van

They were charged with misdemeanors over their treatment of a Black man.
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Court: Cop who shot Castile wrongly denied teaching license

A state board must reconsider its rejection of a substitute teaching license.
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Officers avoid charges in fatal shooting of Detroit man suffering mental health crisis

Detroit officers involved in the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Porter Burks will not face any charges.
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Officers avoid charges in fatal shooting of Detroit man
2 months ago

Prosecutor: Detroit officers who killed man won't be charged

A prosecutor says Detroit police officers who fired 38 rounds at a 20-year-old Black man who was wielding a knife will not be charged for his death
2 months ago
Prosecutor: Detroit officers who killed man won't be charged
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Lawyer: Teen shot by San Antonio cop released from hospital

A teen shot by a San Antonio police officer as he put his car in reverse while eating a hamburger has been released from the hospital
2 months ago
Lawyer: Teen shot by San Antonio cop released from hospital
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Family of man killed by sheriff's deputy say he was in mental health crisis

The family of Irvin Moorer Charley, who was killed by sheriff's deputies in South Carolina, say he was having a mental health crisis.
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Family of man killed by sheriff's deputy say he was in mental health crisis
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Family demands answers as police shooting death of Baltimore teenager sparks outrage

The family of 18-year-old Donnell Rochester, who was fatally shot by Baltimore police, is calling for accountability in a case that has sparked outrage across the city.
2 months ago
Family demands answers as police shooting death of teenager sparks outrage
3 months ago

Kentucky officer sued for killing armed man during standoff

A Kentucky police officer who fatally shot an armed Black man during a standoff is facing a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the man’s estate
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Officer who shot Jacob Blake acted 'within policy,' won't face discipline, chief says

A Wisconsin police officer was acting "within policy" when he shot Jacob Blake seven times, leaving him partially paralyzed, an internal investigation determined.
3 months ago
Officer who shot Jacob Blake acted 'within policy,' won't face discipline, chief says
3 months ago

Officers plead guilty to reckless endangerment in fatal shooting of 8-year-old Fanta Bility

Three former Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania police officers pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment during a court hearing in the fatal shooting of 8-year-old Fanta Bility.
3 months ago
Officers plead guilty to reckless endangerment in fatal shooting of 8-year-old
3 months ago

Kansas City officer appeals conviction in shooting death

A former Kansas City police detective convicted of shooting and killing a Black man in 2019 is asking that his conviction be overturned or that he be given a new trial
3 months ago
Kansas City officer appeals conviction in shooting death
3 months ago

Calif. police officer arrested after firing shots into air

Authorities say a Southern California police officer was arrested for firing his gun into the air several times in a tavern’s parking lot after drinking with his friends
3 months ago
Calif. police officer arrested after firing shots into air
3 months ago

Officers who killed Jayland Walker back on job, family calls move ‘callous’

The officers who fatally shot Jayland Walker, a 25-year-old Black man, will be on administrative duty in Akron and the decision prompted anger from community leaders.
3 months ago
Officers who killed Jayland Walker back on job, family calls move ‘callous’
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Suspect who allegedly shot 2 New Jersey police officers in custody

The suspect who allegedly shot two police officers in Newark, New Jersey, is in custody. One officer was released from the hospital and the other is still recovering.
3 months ago
Suspect who allegedly shot 2 New Jersey police officers in custody
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Police shooting suspect taken into custody after manhunt in Newark

A suspect is in custody after two police officers were shot while serving a search warrant in Newark, New Jersey.
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Police shooting suspect taken into custody after manhunt in Newark
3 months ago

No charges in police shooting of man in Asbury Park standoff

A grand jury has declined to bring criminal charges against a New Jersey police officer who fatally shot a knife-wielding man during a standoff at the Jersey Shore in 2020
3 months ago
No charges in police shooting of man in Asbury Park standoff
3 months ago

Authorities in New Jersey search for suspect after 2 officers were shot

Authorities in Newark, New Jersey search for the suspect, still at large, after two officers were shot while serving a search warrant.
3 months ago
Authorities in New Jersey search for suspect after 2 officers were shot
3 months ago

2 police officers shot in Newark, New Jersey

The officers are in the hospital in stable condition.
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2 police officers shot in Newark, New Jersey
3 months ago

Officer shoots driver ‘recklessly’ going through barricaded Halloween event: Police

There are no reported injuries of anyone being struck by the car.
3 months ago
Officer shoots driver ‘recklessly’ going through barricaded Halloween event: Police