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2 months ago

Prosecutor on Wright's death case resigns, citing 'vitriol'

A prosecutor who was handling the case against a former suburban Minneapolis police officer charged in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright has resigned, saying “vitriol” and “partisan politics” have made it hard to pursue justice
2 months ago
2 months ago

Minnesota AG's office to prosecute case in Wright's death

“I did not seek this prosecution and do not accept it lightly,” Ellison said.
2 months ago
3 months ago

Minneapolis police officer charged in death of Daunte Wright to appear in court

The former Brooklyn Center officer, Kim Potter, is charged with second-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright.
3 months ago
Officer charged in death of Daunte Wright to appear in court
3 months ago

Officer charged in Daunte Wright death to stand trial Dec. 6

A former police officer charged with manslaughter is to appear in court Monday.
3 months ago
3 months ago

Former police officer arraigned in Daunte Wright shooting case

Breaking down the implications for race and policing ahead of the December trial.
3 months ago
Former police officer arraigned in Daunte Wright shooting case
3 months ago

Minneapolis police officer charged in death of Daunte Wright appears in court

Former Brooklyn Center Officer Kim Potter is charged with second-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright.
3 months ago
Minneapolis police officer charged in death of Daunte Wright appears in court
3 months ago

Hundreds join Daunte Wright's family on march for justice

Hundreds joined Daunte Wright’s family on a march near the site of his shooting.
3 months ago
Hundreds join Daunte Wright's family on march for justice
3 months ago

Sharpton decries 'stench of racism' in Daunte Wright's death

Daunte Wright was remembered at his funeral Thursday as a dedicated father whose life was ended too soon at the hands of police
3 months ago
3 months ago

Chauvin defense asks for mistrial based on Rep. Maxine Waters' 'guilty' comments

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy accused Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of "inciting violence" for her weekend comments about racial justice protests.
3 months ago
Chauvin defense asks for mistrial based on Rep. Maxine Waters' 'guilty' comments
4 months ago

Daunte Wright protests turn violent again in Minnesota, nearly 100 people arrested

There were zero protesters arrested the night before in Brooklyn Center.
4 months ago
Nearly 100 people arrested as Daunte Wright protests turn violent again in Minnesota
4 months ago

Journalists allege police harassment at Minnesota protests

There was a federal order to leave them alone.
4 months ago
4 months ago

Minnesota mayor blasts police tactics to control protesters

Police have driven away protesters with tear gas grenades and rubber bullets.
4 months ago
4 months ago

Former officer Kim Potter charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter

The family of Daunte Wright is demanding accountability as former officer Kim Potter appeared in court for the first time.
4 months ago
Former officer Kim Potter charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter
4 months ago

Officer who killed Daunte Wright makes 1st court appearance

Former Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, officer Kim Potter appeared in court for the first time over Zoom after fatally shooting the 20-year-old during a traffic stop on Sunday.
4 months ago
Officer who killed Daunte Wright makes 1st court appearance
4 months ago

Daunte Wright case highlights challenge of police reaching for stun guns: Experts

Experts weigh in on police use of stun guns following the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright in Minnesota, where a cop meant to deploy a stun gun.
4 months ago
Should a stun gun have been used on Daunte Wright? Experts weigh in
4 months ago

What we know about the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright

Here's what we know about the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright by a Brooklyn Center police officer.
4 months ago
What we know about the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright
4 months ago

Daunte Wright's mom says she 'wants 100% accountability' in wake of officer's arrest

The family of Daunte Wright is holding a press conference Thursday as the former officer who shot their son appears in court.
4 months ago
Daunte Wright's mom: 'There's never gonna be justice for us'
4 months ago

Daunte Wright’s family demands accountability, former officer in court

Former officer Kim Potter appeared in court for her first hearing. She faces a single charge of second-degree manslaughter for allegedly firing a gun instead of deploying her taser on Wright.
4 months ago
Daunte Wright’s family demands accountability, former officer in court
4 months ago

Daunte Wright’s family calls for ‘accountability’ at emotional press conference

Daunte Wright’s mother, father and aunt spoke out at a press conference Thursday after he was killed by a police officer on Sunday morning.
4 months ago
Daunte Wright’s family calls for ‘accountability’ at emotional press conference
4 months ago

Officer who shot Daunte Wright released on bail

Protesters gathered for a fourth consecutive night and former officer Kim Potter is expected to be in court Thursday.
4 months ago
Officer who shot Daunte Wright released on bail
4 months ago

Police shooting of Daunte Wright: A timeline of the case

Protesters are taking to the streets of Minnesota in the wake of this weekend's fatal police shooting of a 20-year-old Black man, Daunte Wright.
4 months ago
Police shooting of Daunte Wright: A timeline
4 months ago

Ex-cop who fatally shot Daunte Wright charged with 2nd degree manslaughter

Former officer Kim Potter was arrested on Wednesday morning after shooting and killing the 20-year-old Black man during a traffic stop in Minnesota on Sunday.
4 months ago
Ex-cop who fatally shot Daunte Wright charged with 2nd degree manslaughter
4 months ago

Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright charged with second-degree manslaughter: DA

Kim Potter, the white police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright, faces charges.
4 months ago
Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright charged with manslaughter
4 months ago

Hundreds protest at Brooklyn Center Police Department for 4th night after fatal shooting of Daunte Wright

Hundreds of people gathered outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department on Wednesday as protests over the killing of Daunte Wright continued for a fourth night.
4 months ago
Hundreds protest at Brooklyn Center Police Department for 4th night after shooting
4 months ago

Officer who shot Daunte Wright could be charged today

Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott has not yet accepted officer Kim Potter's resignation.
4 months ago
Officer who shot Daunte Wright could be charged today
4 months ago

In Minnesota, suburban mayor is thrust into policing debate

Mike Elliott is among many who celebrated his election as mayor of Brooklyn Center as the beginning of a new era
4 months ago
4 months ago

Crowds protest in solidarity with Daunte Wright

Crowds of protesters in New York marched in solidarity with Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old man who was killed by police during a traffic stop in Minnesota.
4 months ago
Crowds protest in solidarity with Daunte Wright
4 months ago

Officer who shot, killed Daunte Wright and police chief both resign

Kim Potter resigned from her position Tuesday, along with Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon, days after Potter fatally shot the 20-year-old Black man at a traffic stop.
4 months ago
Officer who shot, killed Daunte Wright and police chief both resign
4 months ago

Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright resigns, protests turn violent for 3rd night

A Minnesota police officer resigned from her position Tuesday after fatally shooting Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man.
4 months ago
Officer who fatally shot Black man resigns, protests turn violent for 3rd night
4 months ago

Daunte Wright's parents speak out after shooting in ABC News exclusive: 'He's never coming back'

The parents of Daunte Wright said they "can't accept" the notion that their son's killing was "a mistake."
4 months ago
Parents of Black man killed by police react to chief calling shooting 'accidental'
4 months ago

Daunte Wright case follows history of fatal police incidents in Minnesota Twin Cities

At least 55 people have died at the hands of police in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area over the last 20 years, but the problem goes far beyond the cities' limits.
4 months ago
Daunte Wright case follows history of fatal police incidents in Minnesota Twin Cities
4 months ago

Daunte Wright's family speaks out

The family of police-shooting victim Daunte Wright gave an emotional plea for accountability, alongside the family of George Floyd, during a news conference with attorney Ben Crump.
4 months ago
Daunte Wright's family speaks out
4 months ago

Minnesota senator addresses Daunte Wright shooting

Tina Smith talks about the Wright shooting, the Chauvin trial and the ongoing violence and policing issue in the U.S.
4 months ago
Minnesota senator addresses Daunte Wright shooting
4 months ago

Families of George Floyd and Daunte Wright hold joint press conference

“If ever there was a time when nobody in America should be killed by police, it’s during this pinnacle trial of Derek Chauvin," Floyd family attorney Benjamin Crump stated.
4 months ago
Families of George Floyd and Daunte Wright hold joint press conference
4 months ago

Officer who shot Daunte Wright resigns

Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott delivers remarks following the resignation of the officer involved in the deadly shooting of Daunte Wright.
4 months ago
Officer who shot Daunte Wright resigns
4 months ago

Brooklyn Center police chief says shooting of Daunte Wright was accidental

Former NYPD detective Marq Claxton discusses the unrest in Minnesota and the best way for police to deal with protesters.
4 months ago
Brooklyn Center police chief says shooting of Daunte Wright was accidental
4 months ago

Police body cam footage released in the shooting of Daunte Wright

Crowds clashed with police in suburban Minneapolis and 40 people were arrested overnight for rioting or breaking curfew.
4 months ago
Police body cam footage released in the shooting of Daunte Wright
4 months ago

Officer who fatally shot Black man meant to use Taser, police chief says

Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon said that in the body camera footage from the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright, 20, the female officer involved accidentally discharged a gun instead of a taser.
4 months ago
Officer who fatally shot Black man meant to use Taser, police chief says
4 months ago

Dozens arrested on 2nd night of protests in Minnesota

Crowds clashed with police again in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center following the death of Daunte Wright. ABC News’ Kenneth Moton reports.
4 months ago
Dozens arrested on 2nd night of protests in Minnesota
4 months ago

Parents of Daunte Wright break silence after fatal shooting by police

Katie and Aubrey Wright and their attorneys Ben Crump and Jeff Storms discuss the death of their unarmed son during a traffic stop and how they are seeking justice.
4 months ago
Parents of Daunte Wright break silence after fatal shooting by police
4 months ago

Violence erupts overnight in Minnesota

Tensions were ignited after the killing of another black man by police.
4 months ago
Violence erupts overnight in Minnesota
4 months ago

Biden calls for investigation into Minnesota police shooting

President Joe Biden responded to the police shooting of Daunte Wright in a suburb of Minneapolis on Sunday which sparked protests.
4 months ago
Biden calls for investigation into Minnesota police shooting
4 months ago

Biden responds to Minnesota police shooting

The president called for calm after a Black man is killed by a police officer during a traffic stop.
4 months ago
Biden responds to Minnesota police shooting
4 months ago

Chief calls police officer’s killing of Black man ‘accidental’

Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon described Sunday’s officer-involved shooting of Daunte Wright as "accidental."
4 months ago
Chief calls police officer’s killing of Black man ‘accidental’
4 months ago

A police officer shot and killed Daunte Wright during a traffic stop

Protests broke out overnight near Minneapolis where tensions are already high as the trial of Derek Chauvin enters its third week.
4 months ago
A police officer shot and killed Daunte Wright during a traffic stop