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May 6, 2022, 4:25 PM

Daunte Wright's mother detained after recording traffic stop

Wright said she was worried about what the cop might do to the person arrested.
May 6, 2022, 4:25 PM
2 months ago

Daunte Wright's family balks at plan to take down memorial

Plans to take down a memorial at the suburban Minneapolis intersection where Daunte Wright was fatally shot by a police officer are on hold after his family complained
2 months ago
3 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.
3 months ago
Former police officer sentenced to 2 years in killing of Daunte Wright
3 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.
3 months ago
Kim Potter gets 24 months for killing Daunte Wright
3 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.
3 months ago
Significant 'downward departure' in sentencing of former cop
3 months ago

Daunte Wright's mother reacts to sentencing of Kim Potter

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

ABC News Live: Sentencing day for Kim Potter

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3 months ago
ABC News Live: Sentencing day for Kim Potter
3 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.
3 months ago
Kim Potter sentenced to 2 years in prison
3 months ago

Daunte Wright's mother angered by Potter's smiling mug shot

A prison intake photo of Kim Potter that showed her smiling widely after she was convicted of manslaughter in Daunte Wright’s death flared up at her sentencing
3 months ago
3 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.
3 months ago
Kim Potter sentenced to 24 months in the death of Daunte Wright
3 months ago

Kim Potter gives statement prior to her sentencing

The former officer faced the family of Daunte Wright for the entire statement.
3 months ago
Kim Potter gives statement prior to her sentencing
3 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.
3 months ago
Judge to sentence former officer Kim Potter
3 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.
3 months ago
Sentencing day
3 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.
3 months ago
Daunte Wright's mother gives statement in Kim Potter sentencing
4 months ago

Charges dropped against man accused of judge tampering

Case involved the trial of the former cop convicted in Daunte Wright’s death.
4 months ago
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Daunte Wright's parents speak out after Kim Potter verdict
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Kim Potter found guilty of manslaughter in death of Duante Wright
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Key takeaways from Kim Potter’s guilty verdict
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Former officer Kim Potter found guilty on 2 counts of manslaughter
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Verdict reached in trial of Kim Potter
5 months 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.
5 months ago
ABC News Live: Kim Potter found guilty of manslaughter in Daunte Wright shooting
5 months ago

Kim Potter guilty of manslaughter in death of Daunte Wright

Potter has been convicted on first- and second-degree manslaughter charges.
5 months ago
Jury finds Kim Potter guilty in death of Daunte Wright
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Kim Potter guilty in Daunte Wright's death
5 months 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.
5 months ago
ABC News Special Report: Kim Potter verdict
5 months ago

Key moments in the police shooting of Daunte Wright

Former police officer Kim Potter is standing trial in Minnesota on manslaughter charges in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright
5 months ago
5 months ago

EXPLAINER: How does someone confuse a gun for a Taser?

Taser-gun mix-ups are rare but have happened in several states in recent years.
5 months ago
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Jury deliberates in trial of former office Kim Potter
5 months ago

ABC News Live: Jury deliberations begin in Kim Potter trial

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5 months ago
ABC News Live: Jury deliberations begin in Kim Potter trial
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Key takeaways in Kim Potter trial as jury begins deliberations
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Breaking down Kim Potter’s trial and testimony as jury deliberations begin
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Closing arguments in Kim Potter trial expected to begin
5 months ago

Key moments in the police shooting of Daunte Wright

Former police officer Kim Potter is standing trial in Minnesota on manslaughter charges in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright
5 months ago
5 months ago

EXPLAINER: What is Potter charged with in Wright death?

Prosecutors have tried to prove that a white suburban Minneapolis police officer, Kim Potter, committed manslaughter when she fatally shot Daunte Wright, a Black man, during an attempted arrest in April
5 months ago
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Former Minnesota police officer takes the stand during trial
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Former police officer testifies in high-stakes trial in killing of Daunte Wright
5 months ago

Experts: Potter missed chance to explain Taser-gun mix-up

She testified at her trial on manslaughter charges in Daunte Wright's death.
5 months ago
5 months 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.
5 months ago
ABC News Live: Defense, Prosecution rest case in trial of fmr. officer Kim Potter
5 months 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."
5 months ago
What is an action error? Kim Potter's defense explains
5 months 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.
5 months ago
‘It was a performance’: Legal expert on Kim Potter testimony
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Kim Potter breaks down during testimony
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Former police officer Kim Potter takes the stand
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Breaking down Kim Potter’s emotional testimony
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Kim Potter testifies in her own defense
5 months 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.
5 months ago
What is an 'action error'? Kim Potter's defense explains
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter expected to take the stand
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Former police officer Kim Potter takes the stand in her own defense
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Kim Potter expected to testify in Daunte Wright case
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Kim Potter is ‘the master of her own fate’: Legal expert on decision to testify
5 months ago

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

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

Potter's ex-chief: 'I saw no violation' of policy by officer

Kim Potter’s police chief at the time she shot and killed Daunte Wright testified at her manslaughter trial, calling Potter “a fine officer” and saying he “saw no violation” of policy in Potter’s actions at the scene
5 months ago
Prosecution rests case against Kim Potter in Wright death