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4 months ago

Daunte Wright's girlfriend files new suit against Brooklyn Center, Kim Potter

Daunte Wright's girlfriend files new suit against Brooklyn Center and Kim Potter for physical and emotional injuries.
4 months ago
Daunte Wright's girlfriend files new suit against Brooklyn Center, Kim Potter
9 months ago

Former police officer sentenced to 2 years in killing of Daunte Wright

Kim Potter was sentenced to 24 months and a fine of $1,000 following her conviction in the death of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man who was fatally shot during a traffic stop.
9 months ago
Former police officer sentenced to 2 years in killing of Daunte Wright
9 months ago

Kim Potter gets 24 months for killing Daunte Wright

The judge sentencing Kim Potter gave a more lenient sentence than many expected. ABC News break down why she chose the lesser sentence.
9 months ago
Kim Potter gets 24 months for killing Daunte Wright
9 months ago

Kim Potter, who killed Daunte Wright, sentenced to 24 months, fine on manslaughter convictions

Former officer Kim Potter, who killed Daunte Wright, sentenced on manslaughter convictions.
9 months ago
Significant 'downward departure' in sentencing of former cop
9 months ago

Daunte Wright's mother reacts to sentencing of Kim Potter

"Today, the justice system murdered him all over again," Katie Wright said.
9 months ago
Daunte Wright's mother reacts to sentencing of Kim Potter
9 months ago

ABC News Live: Sentencing day for Kim Potter

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9 months ago
ABC News Live: Sentencing day for Kim Potter
9 months ago

Kim Potter sentenced to 2 years in prison

Former officer Kim Potter, who killed Daunte Wright in 2021, was convicted on two counts of manslaughter by a jury in December.
9 months ago
Kim Potter sentenced to 2 years in prison
9 months ago

Kim Potter sentenced to 24 months in the death of Daunte Wright

The judge emphasized the unique circumstances of the case before sentencing was announced.
9 months ago
Kim Potter sentenced to 24 months in the death of Daunte Wright
9 months ago

Kim Potter gives statement prior to her sentencing

The former officer faced the family of Daunte Wright for the entire statement.
9 months ago
Kim Potter gives statement prior to her sentencing
9 months ago

Judge to sentence former officer Kim Potter

ABC News contributor Brian Buckmire discusses the factors that go into the judge’s sentencing decision.
9 months ago
Judge to sentence former officer Kim Potter
9 months ago

Sentencing day

Former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter will learn her fate Friday, after her conviction in the death of Daunte Wright. ABC News' Mona Kosar Abdi has the details.
9 months ago
Sentencing day
9 months ago

Daunte Wright's mother gives statement in Kim Potter sentencing

Katie Wright asked the judge for the full sentence recommended from the state in the killing of her son.
9 months ago
Daunte Wright's mother gives statement in Kim Potter sentencing
1 year ago

Daunte Wright's parents speak out after verdict for former officer Kim Potter

Kim Potter was convicted of manslaughter in Wright's shooting death.
1 year ago
Daunte Wright's parents speak out after Kim Potter verdict
1 year ago

Kim Potter found guilty of manslaughter in death of Duante Wright

The former Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police officer was found guilty on Thursday of first-degree and second-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright in April.
1 year ago
Kim Potter found guilty of manslaughter in death of Duante Wright
1 year ago

Key takeaways from Kim Potter’s guilty verdict

Law and trial experts break down the biggest takeaways from Kim Potter’s trial, including how a guilty verdict in cases like this and the trial of Derek Chauvin impact race relations in America.
1 year ago
Key takeaways from Kim Potter’s guilty verdict
1 year ago

Former officer Kim Potter found guilty on 2 counts of manslaughter

A Minnesota jury convicted Kim Potter for shooting and killing 20-year-old Daunte Wright at a traffic stop in April.
1 year ago
Former officer Kim Potter found guilty on 2 counts of manslaughter
1 year ago

Verdict reached in trial of Kim Potter

Former police officer Kim Potter has been found guilty of both manslaughter charges in the killing of Daunte Wright.
1 year ago
Verdict reached in trial of Kim Potter
1 year ago

ABC News Live: Kim Potter found guilty of manslaughter in Daunte Wright shooting

Plus, Wright’s mother, Katie Bryant, reacts to the verdict during a press conference.
1 year ago
ABC News Live: Kim Potter found guilty of manslaughter in Daunte Wright shooting
1 year ago

Kim Potter guilty of manslaughter in death of Daunte Wright

Potter has been convicted on first- and second-degree manslaughter charges.
1 year ago
Jury finds Kim Potter guilty in death of Daunte Wright
1 year ago

Kim Potter guilty in Daunte Wright's death

The former Brooklyn Center police officer has been convicted on first- and second-degree manslaughter charges.
1 year ago
Kim Potter guilty in Daunte Wright's death
1 year ago

ABC News Special Report: Kim Potter verdict

The former police officer was found guilty of first- and second-degree manslaughter in the death of Daunte Wright.
1 year ago
ABC News Special Report: Kim Potter verdict
1 year ago

Jury deliberates in trial of former office Kim Potter

Former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter pleaded not guilty to manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright. The prosecutors said Potter acted recklessly.
1 year ago
Jury deliberates in trial of former office Kim Potter
1 year ago

ABC News Live: Jury deliberations begin in Kim Potter trial

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1 year ago
ABC News Live: Jury deliberations begin in Kim Potter trial
1 year ago

Key takeaways in Kim Potter trial as jury begins deliberations

Here are the key takeaways in the Kim Potter trial as jury deliberations begin after the prosecution and defense finished closing arguments.
1 year ago
Key takeaways in Kim Potter trial as jury begins deliberations
1 year ago

Breaking down Kim Potter’s trial and testimony as jury deliberations begin

Attorneys CK Hoffler and Channa Lloyd react to closing arguments in the Kim Potter trial, and Fmr. NYPD Chief of detectives weighs in on Potter’s testimony.
1 year ago
Breaking down Kim Potter’s trial and testimony as jury deliberations begin
1 year ago

Closing arguments in Kim Potter trial expected to begin

The attorney for Daunte Wright’s family, Jeff Storms, reacts to Kim Potter’s testimony and shares his hopes for this case as closing arguments are expected to begin.
1 year ago
Closing arguments in Kim Potter trial expected to begin
1 year ago

Former Minnesota police officer takes the stand during trial

ABC News contributor Channa Lloyd discussed Kim Potter’s decision to testify about shooting motorist Daunte Wright during a traffic stop.
1 year ago
Former Minnesota police officer takes the stand during trial
1 year ago

Former police officer testifies in high-stakes trial in killing of Daunte Wright

Kim Potter took the stand in her own defense and broke down during her testimony on the shooting death of Wright during a traffic stop.
1 year ago
Former police officer testifies in high-stakes trial in killing of Daunte Wright
1 year ago

ABC News Live: Defense, Prosecution rest case in trial of fmr. officer Kim Potter

Plus, today’s top headlines, and fmr. NYPD chief of detectives shares insight on police training in Potter case.
1 year ago
ABC News Live: Defense, Prosecution rest case in trial of fmr. officer Kim Potter
1 year ago

What is an action error? Kim Potter's defense explains

Kim Potter's lawyers are portraying her fatally shooting Daunte Wright as an "action error."
1 year ago
What is an action error? Kim Potter's defense explains
1 year ago

‘It was a performance’: Legal expert on Kim Potter testimony

ABC News’ Deirdre Bolton speaks with lawyer Bernarda Villalona following the emotional testimony of Kim Potter, as the jury prepares to deliberate in the death of Daunte Wright.
1 year ago
‘It was a performance’: Legal expert on Kim Potter testimony
1 year ago

Kim Potter breaks down during testimony

ABC News’ Stephanie Ramos reports on the testimony of former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter in the shooting of Daunte Wright, where a verdict is expected to be handed down next week.
1 year ago
Kim Potter breaks down during testimony
1 year ago

Former police officer Kim Potter takes the stand

Kim Potter, who has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright, took the stand in her own defense on Friday.
1 year ago
Former police officer Kim Potter takes the stand
1 year ago

Breaking down Kim Potter’s emotional testimony

Attorney Channa Lloyd and fmr. Prosecutor Bernarda Villalona break down the trial of Kim Potter after the former Minnesota police officer took the stand and testified in her own defense.
1 year ago
Breaking down Kim Potter’s emotional testimony
1 year ago

Kim Potter testifies in her own defense

Kim Potter was emotional on the witness stand as she described the traffic stop that killed Daunte Wright.
1 year ago
Kim Potter testifies in her own defense
1 year ago

What is an 'action error'? Kim Potter's defense explains

Kim Potter is charged with first- and second-degree manslaughter in the death of Daunte Wright.
1 year ago
What is an 'action error'? Kim Potter's defense explains
1 year ago

Former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter expected to take the stand

What to expect if former police officer Kim Potter takes the stand to defend herself in the death of Daunte Wright.
1 year ago
Former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter expected to take the stand
1 year ago

Former police officer Kim Potter takes the stand in her own defense

Potter has said she meant to pull her Taser instead of her gun after Daunte Wright attempted to drive away as officers tried to arrest him.
1 year ago
Former police officer Kim Potter takes the stand in her own defense
1 year ago

Kim Potter expected to testify in Daunte Wright case

The former Brooklyn Center police officer is expected to take the stand in her own defense as early as Friday.
1 year ago
Kim Potter expected to testify in Daunte Wright case
1 year ago

Kim Potter is ‘the master of her own fate’: Legal expert on decision to testify

ABC News’ Trevor Ault speaks with legal expert Bernarda Villalona about the manslaughter trial of former police officer Kim Potter as she prepares to testify in her own defense.
1 year ago
Kim Potter is ‘the master of her own fate’: Legal expert on decision to testify
1 year ago

Kim Potter trial: Prosecution tears into Potter's police training

Daunte Wright was fatally shot by Kim Potter on April 11.
1 year ago
Prosecution tears into Kim Potter's training as it rests its case
1 year ago

Former Minnesota police officer on trial for murder of Daunte Wright

Kim Potter, who is white, says she mistook her gun for her taser in the shooting of Daunte Wright, a Black man. She has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree and second-degree manslaughter.
1 year ago
Former Minnesota police officer on trial for murder of Daunte Wright
1 year ago

'He was loved': Daunte Wright's father gives 'spark of life' testimony

Daunte Wright's father provides "spark of life" testimony during the trial of former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter.
1 year ago
Daunte Wright's father gives 'spark of life' testimony during Kim Potter trial
1 year ago

Daunte Wright case: How seemingly minor traffic stops can turn deadly

Daunte Wright was pulled over for an expired registration tab and an air freshener hanging in the back windshield on the day he was fatally shot.
1 year ago
Daunte Wright case: How seemingly minor traffic stops can turn deadly
1 year ago

Kim Potter trial: What to expect in week 2

The Kim Potter trial enters its second week with a long list of potential witnesses. Daunte Wright's father is expected to testify.
1 year ago
Kim Potter trial: What to expect in week 2
1 year ago

Former officer Kim Potter set to go on trial in death of Daunte Wright

Former police officer Kim Potter is charged with first and second-degree manslaughter in the death of Daunte Wright.
1 year ago
Kim Potter trial: Jury selection begins
1 year ago

Kim Potter trial Day 1: Key takeaways in Daunte Wright death case

Day 1 of the Kim Potter trial concerning the death of Daunte Wright has ended.
1 year ago
Kim Potter trial Day 1: Key takeaways in Daunte Wright death case
1 year ago

Day 3 in trial of former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter

Former homicide prosecutor Bernarda Villalona discusses Daunte Wright’s girlfriend’s emotional testimony and the defense’s request for a mistrial.
1 year ago
Day 3 in trial of former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter
1 year ago

Girlfriend of Daunte Wright gives emotional testimony during manslaughter trial

Alayna Albrecht-Payton took the stand Thursday to describe the harrowing moments after Wright had been shot by former cop Kim Potter.
1 year ago
Girlfriend of Daunte Wright gives emotional testimony during manslaughter trial
1 year ago

New body camera footage released in Kim Potter’s murder trial

Daunte Wright’s girlfriend, Alayna Albrecht-Payton, took the stand on the second day of the trial of former officer Kim Potter. She was a passenger in the car when Wright was pulled over by police.
1 year ago
New body camera footage released in Kim Potter’s murder trial