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Shooting of knife-wielding man by Philadelphia police 'presents difficult questions,' mayor says

The mayor of Philadelphia says the shooting death of a Black man by police in West Philadelphia Monday afternoon "presents difficult questions that must be answered."
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Shooting of knife-wielding man by police 'presents difficult questions,' mayor says
October 26, 2020, 8:42 PM

Waukegan officials plan to release body camera video of officer-involved shooting of Black couple

The shooting left Marcellis Stennette dead and the mother of his child wounded.
October 26, 2020, 8:42 PM
Body camera video of officer-involved shooting of Black couple to be released: Mayor
October 23, 2020, 12:06 PM

'Yes, I'm nervous': Mayor urges calm as outrage grows over police shooting of unarmed Black couple in Illinois

Mayor Sam Cunningham said he knows the families of the couple shot by officers.
October 23, 2020, 12:06 PM
'Yes, I'm nervous': Mayor urges calm after police shooting of unarmed Black couple
October 22, 2020, 9:19 PM

Relative: Black couple didn't provoke shooting by police

The mother of a Black woman who was injured in a police shooting in suburban Chicago that left a Black man dead said the two did nothing to provoke the officer
October 22, 2020, 9:19 PM
October 21, 2020, 5:55 AM

Deadly police shooting in Houston

Sgt. Harold Preston, a 41-year veteran, was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call.
October 21, 2020, 5:55 AM
Deadly police shooting in Houston
October 20, 2020, 4:20 AM

2 police officers turn themselves in, nearly 3 years after fatal shooting

In 2017, dash cam video showed Virginia officers Lucas Vinyard and Alejandro Amaya shoot 25-year-old Bijan Ghaisar’s vehicle, killing the motorist after he was rear-ended, officials say.
October 20, 2020, 4:20 AM
2 police officers turn themselves in, nearly 3 years after fatal shooting
October 16, 2020, 5:54 PM

Family of Ronald Greene, Black man who died in police custody, describe 'horrific' bodycam video

The family of Ronald Greene, who died in police custody, describes the 'horrific' body cam video.
October 16, 2020, 5:54 PM
Family of Black man who died in police custody describe 'horrific' bodycam video
October 16, 2020, 4:22 AM

Mother of Ronald Greene: 'It's horrific I can't close my eyes and not see my son'

A new audio recording is raising questions about how Ronald Greene died as his family and attorneys call for authorities to release police's body camera footage.
October 16, 2020, 4:22 AM
Mother of Ronald Greene: 'It's horrific I can't close my eyes and not see my son'
October 10, 2020, 9:47 PM

Families seek new investigations into old police killings

Racial injustice protests since George Floyd's killing have encouraged families.
October 10, 2020, 9:47 PM
October 10, 2020, 4:54 AM

Police defend arrests of slain Black teen's family

I'm "Alvin’s mother,” she screamed repeatedly as officers pulled her from a car.
October 10, 2020, 4:54 AM
Mother, sisters of slain Black teen arrested at protest
October 9, 2020, 11:50 AM

Texas officer charged in death of Jonathan Price fired for 'egregious violation'

A police officer who faces murder charges in the shooting death of a Black man in East Texas has been fired, authorities said.
October 9, 2020, 11:50 AM
Texas officer charged in death of Jonathan Price fired for 'egregious violation'
October 9, 2020, 4:31 AM

Slain Black man's family vows legal fight against police

The family of a Black teen killed by a Wisconsin police officer is vowing to keep fighting after a prosecutor declined to file charges in the case
October 9, 2020, 4:31 AM
October 8, 2020, 12:57 PM

Wisconsin police officer in string of fatal shootings will not be charged in killing of teen; firing recommended

Alvin Cole, 17, was fatally shot by police in February.
October 8, 2020, 12:57 PM
Police officer in string of fatal shootings not charged in killing of teen
October 8, 2020, 12:51 PM

Texas police officer charged in death of Black man who family says was trying to break up dispute

A Texas police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a Black man in East Texas over the weekend.
October 8, 2020, 12:51 PM
Officer charged in death of Black man who family says was trying to break up dispute
October 8, 2020, 12:50 PM

Bodycam footage suggests Jonathan Price shooting was unwarranted, affidavit says

The Texas Rangers released more details about the moments before Officer Shaun Lucas shot and killed Johnathan Price outside a Texas gas station.
October 8, 2020, 12:50 PM
Bodycam footage suggests Jonathan Price shooting was unwarranted, affidavit says
October 8, 2020, 12:29 PM

Protests after no charges for officer in Black teen shooting

Protests and clashes broke out overnight near Milwaukee after the district attorney said the police officer in question was justified for shooting and killing a Black teenager.
October 8, 2020, 12:29 PM
Protests after no charges for officer in Black teen shooting
October 7, 2020, 11:56 AM

Death of Georgia teen shot by police ruled a homicide by medical examiner

Vincent Truitt, 17, was shot and killed on July 13 when police attempted to stop him and two other teens who allegedly were riding in a stolen car.
October 7, 2020, 11:56 AM
Death of teen shot by police ruled a homicide by medical examiner
October 7, 2020, 3:18 AM

Attorney for Amber Guyger retained by officer who shot Jonathan Price

The Texas officer accused of murder in the death of Jonathan Price has retained the attorney who defended Dallas officer Amber Guyger against similar charges last year.
October 7, 2020, 3:18 AM
Attorney for Amber Guyger retained by officer who shot Jonathan Price
October 7, 2020, 12:17 AM

Black man shot by police while attempting to break up a domestic dispute

Witnesses say Jonathan Price was trying to defuse an argument at a Texas store when Officer Shaun Lucas arrived and used a stun gun before shooting Price, who was unarmed and walking away.
October 7, 2020, 12:17 AM
Black man shot by police while attempting to break up a domestic dispute
October 7, 2020, 12:01 AM

Officer charged with murder for shooting Black man who tried to break up a dispute

Jonathan Price, 31, was shot and killed by Wolfe City Police officer Shaun David Lucas in a convenience store parking lot after he was trying to diffuse a domestic dispute.
October 7, 2020, 12:01 AM
Officer charged with murder for shooting Black man who tried to break up a dispute
October 6, 2020, 1:14 PM

Texas officer charged with murder in death of Black man

According to witnesses, Jonathan Price was trying to break up a fight at a gas station when police arrived. ABC's Andrew Dymburt reports.
October 6, 2020, 1:14 PM
Texas officer charged with murder in death of Black man
October 4, 2020, 9:59 PM

South Carolina police officer killed in shooting

A police chief announced the death of an officer after a shooting in Myrtle Beach.
October 4, 2020, 9:59 PM
South Carolina police officer killed in shooting
1 month ago

$20M settlement reached in police killing of handcuffed man

A Maryland county has agreed to a $20 million settlement with the family of a man who was handcuffed in a patrol car when a police officer shot and killed him
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No charges after Delaware review of 2015 police shooting

The Delaware Attorney General’s Office is standing by an earlier decision not to charge police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a Black man in a wheelchair, following a review of new evidence in the case
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Probe of Jacob Blake police shooting in final stages, says Wisconsin AG

Investigators in Wisconsin said Monday they are in the final stages of their probe of last month's shooting of Jacob Blake by a Kenosha police officer.
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Probe of Jacob Blake police shooting in final stages, says Wisconsin AG
1 month ago

Officer charged in death of Black man taken into custody

A police officer facing manslaughter charges in the shooting death of a Black man inside a San Francisco Bay Area Walmart store was handcuffed and taken to jail following a court appearance Tuesday
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2 months ago

4 Houston police officers fired after shooting man on the ground 21 times during alleged mental health crisis

Four Houston police officers were fired after a months-long investigation of a fatal shooting found that they were "objectively unreasonable" in discharging 21 rounds.
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4 Houston cops fired for shooting man 21 times during alleged mental health crisis
2 months ago

4 Houston police officers fired after fatal shooting

The Houston Police Officers’ Union said that four officers have been fired after the fatal shooting of a man who had a history of mental illness and appeared to be on his knees before he was killed.
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4 Houston police officers fired after fatal shooting
2 months ago

Union: 4 Houston police officers fired after fatal shooting

The Houston Police Officers' Union says four Houston officers have been fired following the fatal shooting of a man who had a history of mental illness and appeared to have been on his knees before he was killed
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100s mourn St. Louis police officer shot in line of duty

Mourners gathered to lay to rest a Missouri officer who was fatally shot on duty
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100s mourn St. Louis police officer shot in line of duty
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3 fatal shootings yield no indictments for Florida officers

Three died in separate incidents that helped ignite Black Lives Matter marches.
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Mayor suspends officers involved in man's suffocation death

His overlooked death happened just as the coronavirus was raging out of control.
2 months ago
Black father killed by Rochester police is remembered as loving
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Video shows deadly deputy shooting of Black bicyclist in LA

Deputies tried to stop him for an unspecified traffic violation.
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Los Angeles shooting sparks questions and protests

ABC News’ Matt Gutman reports on the shooting death of Dijon Kizzee by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and the calls for answers after Kizzee was stopped riding a bicycle.
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Los Angeles shooting sparks questions and protests
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Family of Chicago man killed by police seek video, answers

Relatives of a man fatally shot by Chicago police after gunshots were fired at an unmarked police car don’t believe he fired those shots and want to see police body camera footage of the incident
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Protesters gather after LA sheriff's deputies shoot Black man during confrontation

Protesters gathered in South Los Angeles Monday night after sheriff's deputies shot and killed a Black man who they say had a handgun and was fighting with them.
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Protesters gather after LA sheriff's deputies shoot Black man during confrontation
2 months ago

Kenosha shooting timeline: Tracking Kyle Rittenhouse

Using videos verified by ABC News, we tracked Kyle Rittenhouse’s actions the night of Aug. 25, two nights after Jacob Blake’s shooting sparked protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
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Kenosha shooting timeline: Tracking Kyle Rittenhouse
2 months ago

St. Louis police officer, the 8th shot since June, dies from his injuries

A St. Louis police officer who was shot while responded to a call Saturday has died, the St. Louis Police Department said.
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St. Louis police officer, the 8th shot since June, dies from his injuries
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Rally supporting police draws scores to downtown Kenosha

Protesters have demonstrated against police brutality since last weekend.
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Black man paralyzed after police shooting on healing and his advice for Jacob Blake

"It's not going to be easy ... But it is possible to still have a good life," Leon Ford, who survived a police shooting by Pittsburgh police, said.
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Black man paralyzed after police shooting on healing and his advice for Jacob Blake
2 months ago

Lawsuit alleges excessive force in fatal police shooting

The sister of a man fatally shot by a Tennessee police officer has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in federal court alleging excessive force
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Breonna Taylor's mom seeking answers in her death: 'I haven't had time to ... grieve'

Breonna Taylor was killed on March 13 when three Louisville police officers executed a no-knock search warrant, and months later her mother is still looking for answers.
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Breonna Taylor's mom seeking answers in her death: 'I haven't had time to ... grieve'
2 months ago

Police shooting lays bare Wisconsin's deep partisan divide

The shooting by police in Wisconsin of a Black man has sparked strong words of condemnation and a call for Republicans to take action from the state’s Democratic governor, who said he stood by those who demand justice
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Kenosha protesters, police clash again after Black man shot

Video posted on social media showed officers shoot the man seven times.
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Protest erupts after Wisconsin police shoot man from behind
2 months ago

Police shoot, kill Black man outside store in Louisiana

Authorities say the man had a knife outside a convenience store in Lafayette.
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Video captures fatal police shooting of Trayford Pellerin

Multiple gunshots can be heard in the cellphone video taken by a witness.
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Video captures fatal police shooting of Trayford Pellerin
2 months ago

Protest erupts in Louisiana over police-involved fatal shooting

Demonstrators and community activists took to the streets of Lafayette in response to the death of a 31-year-old Black man, Trayford Pellerin, who was shot and killed by police officers.
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Protest erupts in Louisiana over police-involved fatal shooting
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Florida sheriff's office releases body camera footage of fatal police shooting outside mall

A Florida sheriff's office released body camera footage of a police-involved shooting outside a mall.
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Sheriff's office releases footage of fatal police shooting outside mall
2 months ago

Georgia state trooper charged with murder after shooting Black man

A lawyer for the slain man’s family claims the incident started with a burned-out tail light, and that the trooper fired his weapon just seconds after forcing the driver off the road.
2 months ago
Georgia state trooper charged with murder after shooting Black man
3 months ago

North Carolina man dies in a police-involved shooting

David Brooks Jr. was identified as the person who was shot by Roxboro, North Carolina, police and died.
3 months ago
North Carolina man dies in a police-involved shooting