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3 months ago

4 former police officers charged in Tyre Nichols' death to appear in federal court

A fifth officer, Desmond Mills, pleaded guilty to his federal charges in a plea agreement.
3 months ago
VIDEO: 4 former police officers charged in Tyre Nichols' death to appear in federal court
4 months ago

Memphis police chief could be voted out, a year after Tyre Nichols' death

Memphis Police Chief C.J. Davis loses reappointment vote after Tyre Nichols death.
4 months ago
Memphis Police Director Cerelyn Davis speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 27, 2023.
5 months ago

Tyre Nichols remembered 1 year after fatal traffic stop in Memphis

The city of Memphis is honoring the memory of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols one year after the violent, fatal confrontation with local police officers.
5 months ago
Demonstrators march through downtown protesting the death of Tyre Nichols, Jan. 28, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn.
7 months ago

Former officer pleads guilty to federal charges in Tyre Nichols' death

Desmond Mills Jr., one of the five former Memphis police officers charged in the death of Tyre Nichols, pleaded guilty to federal offenses on Thursday.
7 months ago
In this photo released by the Memphis Police Department, Desmond Mills, Jr., is shown.
8 months ago

5 ex-Memphis officers federally indicted in Tyre Nichols’ death

Nichols, 29, died on Jan. 10, three days after a violent confrontation with police following a traffic stop.
8 months ago
VIDEO: 5 ex-Memphis officers federally indicted in Tyre Nichols’ death
8 months ago

5 former Memphis officers indicted by federal grand jury in Tyre Nichols' death

Five former Memphis police officers have been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with the death of Tyre Nichols.
8 months ago
Tyre Nichols who was pulled over while driving and died three days later, is beaten by Memphis Police Department officers on January 7, 2023, in this screen grab from a video released by Memphis Police Department, Jan. 27, 2023.
8 months ago

Tyre Nichols: Timeline of investigation into his death

The investigation into the death of Tyre Nichols continues, as five officers are charged in connection with his death.
8 months ago
In this Jan. 17, 2023, file photo, a portrait of Tyre Nichols is displayed at a memorial service for him in Memphis, Tenn.
10 months ago

DOJ investigating potential 'discriminatory policing' in Memphis

The Department of Justice said it is investigating whether law enforcement in Memphis engaged in "discriminatory policing," in the wake of the death of Tyre Nichols earlier this year.
10 months ago
The Department of Justice said it is investigating whether law enforcement in Memphis engaged in "discriminatory policing," in the wake of the death of Tyre Nichols earlier this year.
10 months ago

After Tyre Nichols' death, DOJ probes possible 'discriminatory policing' in Memphis

The Department of Justice is investigating whether law enforcement in Memphis, Tennessee, engaged in "discriminatory policing," officials said Thursday.
10 months ago
A portrait of Tyre Nichols is displayed at a memorial service for him, Jan. 17, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn. Nichols was killed during a traffic stop with Memphis Police on Jan. 7.
1 year ago

5 officers charged in Tyre Nichols' death appear in court

The five Memphis officers charged in Tyre Nichols' death – Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Justin Smith, Emmitt Martin III, and Desmond Mills Jr. – appeared in court.
1 year ago
Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Desmond Mills Jr., Emmitt Martin III and Justin Smith entered a not-guilty please in court after the death of Tyre Nichols, Feb. 17, 2023.
1 year ago

Tyre Nichols: What Did I Do?

Tyre Nichols' friends and family talk with "Impact x Nightline" about their still lingering pain five months after surveillance footage captured Memphis cops beating the 29-year-old after a stop.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Tyre Nichols: What Did I Do?
1 year ago

Tyre Nichols' official autopsy reveals brain injuries from blunt force trauma: DA

The medical examiner's official autopsy report for Tyre Nichols showed he "died of brain injuries from blunt force trauma," the DA's office told Nichols' family Tuesday.
1 year ago
A photo of Tyre Nichols is displayed outside the sanctuary during church service at Mt. Olive Cathedral CME Church, Jan. 29, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn.
1 year ago

Tyre Nichols' official autopsy revealed: DA

The medical examiner's official autopsy report for Tyre Nichols showed he "died of brain injuries from blunt force trauma," the DA's office told Nichols' family Tuesday.
1 year ago
The medical examiner's official autopsy report for Tyre Nichols showed he "died of brain injuries from blunt force trauma," the DA's office told Nichols' family Tuesday.
1 year ago

White officer in Tyre Nichols footage will not be charged: Attorney

Preston Hemphill, the white officer seen on body camera footage during Tyre Nichols' traffic stop, will not be charged in Nichols' death, his attorney said.
1 year ago
Memphis police officer Preston Hemphill.
1 year ago

Tyre Nichols' mother sues city of Memphis, police over his death

Tyre Nichols' mother has sued the city of Memphis and police officers over his death following a violent traffic stop in the city.
1 year ago
Tyre Nichols in a 2020 photo, in Conway, Ark.
1 year ago

Tyre Nichols’ family sues Memphis, police officers for $550 million

ABC News contributor Channa Lloyd breaks down a landmark $550 million lawsuit filed by the family of Tyre Nichols against the city of Memphis and members of the police department.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Tyre Nichols’ family sues Memphis, police officers for $550 million
1 year ago

Tyre Nichols' mother sues the city of Memphis, police for $500 million over his death

The complaint lists Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn Davis and the five now-former officers charged in connection with Nichols' death.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Tyre Nichols' mother sues the city of Memphis, police for $500 million over his death
1 year ago

City council approves naming Sacramento skatepark after Tyre Nichols

A California skatepark will be named after Tyre Nichols, after the Sacramento City Council voted unanimously 9-0 to approve the naming Tuesday afternoon.
1 year ago
A screen at the entrance of Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church displays the celebration of life for Tyre Nichols on Feb. 1, 2023 in Memphis, Tenn.
1 year ago

Memphis police to decertify officer who retired before termination in Nichols case

A Memphis police lieutenant on duty at the scene of the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols retired with benefits before he was expected to be fired, city officials said.
1 year ago
An undated photo of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police.
1 year ago

Police supervisor in Tyre Nichols’ death retired with benefits before getting fired

Lt. DeWayne Smith was believed to be the highest-ranking officer on the scene, according to a statement from Nichols’ family’s lawyers.
1 year ago
In this image from video released and partially redacted by the city of Memphis, Tenn., Tyre Nichols lies on the ground during a brutal attack by Memphis Police officers, Jan. 7, 2023, in Memphis.
1 year ago

Memphis residents debate new ordinances after Tyre Nichols death

The Memphis City Council voted on six proposed reform ordinances after Tyre Nichols was killed by police on Jan. 10, 2023.
1 year ago
The Memphis City Council voted on six proposed reform ordinances after Tyre Nichols was killed by police on Jan. 10, 2023.
1 year ago

DOJ to review Memphis Police Department following Tyre Nichols' death

The Department of Justice is set to review the Memphis Police Department following Tyre Nichols death.
1 year ago
A Memphis Police Department patrol vehicle is parked at the North Main precinct in Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 31, 2023.
1 year ago

Release of new footage in Tyre Nichols case delayed by court order

About 20 more hours of footage in Tyre Nichols' case will no longer be released on Wednesday by Memphis city officials.
1 year ago
A portrait of Tyre Nichols is displayed at a memorial service for him, Jan. 17, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn. Nichols was killed during a traffic stop with Memphis Police on Jan. 7.
1 year ago

After Tyre Nichols' death, Memphis passes police reforms

Memphis city officials passed police reform following the death of Tyre Nichols.
1 year ago
Amber Sherman speaks at a rally to demand the city council support six ordinances regarding public safety and police reform outside Memphis City Hall, March 2, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn.
1 year ago

All 5 officers charged with Tyre Nichols' death plead not guilty

Following the arraignment, attorney Ben Crump joined Tyre Nichols’ family in calling for justice to come swiftly.
1 year ago
VIDEO: All 5 officers charged with Tyre Nichols' death plead not guilty
1 year ago

Former Memphis police officers plead not guilty to charges in Tyre Nichols’ death

The fired officers were arraigned on charges including second-degree murder in connection with the death of Tyre Nichols.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Former Memphis police officers plead not guilty to charges in Tyre Nichols’ death
1 year ago

Officers charged in Nichols’ death plead not guilty

Channa Lloyd, an attorney and ABC News contributor, breaks down the latest on the case against the former Memphis, Tennessee, police officers charged in the death of Tyre Nichols.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Officers charged in Nichols’ death plead not guilty
1 year ago

Tyre Nichols: Former police officers enter not guilty pleas

Five former Memphis police officers accused of second-degree murder in connection with the beating that led to Tyre Nichols' death pleaded not guilty in court Friday.
1 year ago
Five former Memphis police officers accused of second-degree murder in connection with the beating that led to Tyre Nichols' death pleaded not guilty in court Friday.
1 year ago

Ex-officers plead not guilty in Tyre Nichols death

Five former Memphis police officers entered pleas of not guilty Friday for charges related to the death of Tyre Nichols.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Ex-officers plead not guilty in Tyre Nichols death
1 year ago

Tyre Nichols' mom says officers didn't have 'courage' to look at her in court

Five former Memphis police officers accused of second-degree murder in connection with the beating that led to Tyre Nichols' death pleaded not guilty in court Friday.
1 year ago
From left, attorney Ben Crump, Tyre Nichols mother, RowVaughn Wells, and stepfather, Rodney Wells exit the courthouse, Feb. 17, 2023 in Memphis.
1 year ago

Memphis police officers plead not guilty for the murder of Tyre Nichols

The five former Memphis police officers charged in the beating death of Tyre Nichols claimed they were innocent by pleading not guilty.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Memphis police officers plead not guilty for the murder of Tyre Nichols
1 year ago

Parents of Tyre Nichols speak out after former officers plead not guilty

Tyre Nichols' mom said she will attend every future court date.
1 year ago
Tyre Nichols' mom said she will attend every future court date.
1 year ago

5 former officers involved in Tyre Nichols’ death to face arraignment

In their first court appearance, the former officers will face charges for second-degree murder, aggravated assault, aggravated kidnapping and official misconduct.
1 year ago
VIDEO: 5 former officers involved in Tyre Nichols’ death to face arraignment
1 year ago

2 deputies who tried to hide involvement in Tyre Nichols' death suspended

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday that it has suspended two patrol deputies in connection with the death of Tyre Nichols.
1 year ago
An undated photo of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police.
1 year ago

District attorney to review prior cases of ex-cops charged in Tyre Nichols' death

The Shelby County District Attorney's Office announced that it will review all prior cases of the five former Memphis police officers charged in Tyre Nichols' death.
1 year ago
A Memphis Police badge is seen, Dec. 2, 2016, in Memphis, Tennessee.
1 year ago

'Wolfpack' police culture in Memphis sparked Tyre Nichols beating: Chief

The Memphis police department and fire department are under intense scrutiny following Tyre Nichols' death.
1 year ago
This image from video released on Jan. 27, 2023 shows Tyre Nichols seated leaning against a car during an attack by five Memphis police officers on Jan. 7, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn.
1 year ago

Former Memphis officer texted photo of beaten Tyre Nichols, state records show

A former Memphis officer charged in connection with Tyre Nichols' death took a photo of Nichols and texted it to multiple people, according to state records.
1 year ago
Tyre Nichols who was pulled over while driving and died three days later, is beaten by Memphis Police Department officers on January 7, 2023, in this screen grab from a video released by Memphis Police Department, Jan. 27, 2023.
1 year ago

Tyre Nichols' Family Watches Biden Deliver State of Union Address

President Biden delivered his State of the Union address. Tyre Nichols' family along with multiple other Black families who lost children to police violence were in the chamber demanding change.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Tyre Nichols' Family Watches Biden Deliver State of Union Address
1 year ago

Tyre Nichols' family attends State of the Union address

President Joe Biden introduced Tyre Nichols' parents and discussed police reform during his State of the Union address.
1 year ago
President Joe Biden introduced Tyre Nichol's parents and discussed police reform at his State of the Union address.
1 year ago

Officer allegedly shared photo of bloodied Tyre Nichols

A former Memphis police officer allegedly took a picture of Tyre Nichols after he was beaten by officers and sent it to at least five people, according to a document shared with investigators.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Officer allegedly shared photo of bloodied Tyre Nichols
1 year ago

Tyre Nichols ‘had a beautiful soul,’ mom says

RowVaugh Wells will be among first lady Jill Biden’s guests at the State of the Union.
1 year ago
RowVaugh Wells will be among first lady Jill Biden’s guests at the State of the Union.
1 year ago

Tony Hawk honoring Tyre Nichols

The skateboard star says he will donate proceeds from his autographed pictures to Nichols' memorial fund.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Tony Hawk honoring Tyre Nichols
1 year ago

DOJ conducts review of police department after Tyre Nichols’ death

The Department of Justice will help conduct a review of the Memphis Police Department following the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols, city officials said.
1 year ago
Tyre Nichols who was pulled over while driving and died three days later, is beaten by Memphis Police Department officers on January 7, 2023, in this screen grab from a video released by Memphis Police Department, Jan. 27, 2023.
1 year ago

White officer involved in Tyre Nichols arrest fired

Preston Hemphill, the white Memphis Police officer who was one of the first cops to confront Tyre Nichols, was fired from the force.
1 year ago
Memphis police officer Preston Hemphill.
1 year ago

White officer fired in Tyre Nichols incident

A sixth Memphis officer has now been fired following Nichols' death in a Memphis hospital three days after his arrest.
1 year ago
VIDEO: White officer fired in Tyre Nichols incident
1 year ago

MPD fires white officer involved in Tyre Nichols’ arrest

Preston Hemphill was one of the first Memphis Police officers who confronted Tyre Nichols during a traffic stop on Jan. 7.
1 year ago
Preston Hemphill was one of the first Memphis Police officers who confronted Tyre Nichols during a traffic stop on Jan. 7.
1 year ago

White officer in Tyre Nichols arrest fired

Preston Hemphill, the white Memphis Police officer who was one of the first cops to confront Tyre Nichols, was fired from the force, the department said.
1 year ago
VIDEO: White officer in Tyre Nichols arrest fired
1 year ago

Rodney King’s daughter weighs in on death of Tyre Nichols

As Memphis, Tennessee, mourns Tyre Nichols, there have been cries for police reform across the country.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Rodney King’s daughter weighs in on death of Tyre Nichols
1 year ago

Why cops might act violently in groups, according to experts

As the U.S. reels from the video of police officers beating Tyre Nichols, experts tell ABC News what can make people act violently as a group.
1 year ago
This image from video released on Jan. 27, 2023 shows Tyre Nichols seated leaning against a car during an attack by five Memphis police officers on Jan. 7, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn.
1 year ago

Tyre Nichols' parents speak out following release of police camera footage

Tyre Nichols' parents spoke exclusively with ABC News Live hours after footage of his encounter with police was released to the public.
1 year ago
RowVaughn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols sits with her husband, Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells during an interview with ABC News, Jan. 27, 2023.