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January 19, 2021, 8:10 PM

Ohio police officer shot and killed following hourslong standoff

Officer Brandon Stalker was just 24 years old.
January 19, 2021, 8:10 PM
Ohio police officer shot and killed following hourslong standoff
January 17, 2021, 5:21 AM

Fatal police shooting under investigation in Texas

Patrick Warren Sr. was shot dead by a police officer after his family called the city’s mental health hotline for help.
January 17, 2021, 5:21 AM
Fatal police shooting under investigation in Texas
January 16, 2021, 4:33 PM

Texas man killed by police after mental distress call

Patrick Warren's family is speaking out for the first time about their call for help that turned deadly, saying they want the officer to be fired and charged.
January 16, 2021, 4:33 PM
Texas man killed by police after mental distress call
January 15, 2021, 10:34 AM

Experts compare Jacob Blake’s violent arrest to Kyle Rittenhouse’s release on bail

San Francisco Police Department Captain Yulanda Williams, ABC News contributor and columnist LZ Granderson and attorney Brian Buckmire discuss how the two cases compare.
January 15, 2021, 10:34 AM
Experts compare Jacob Blake’s violent arrest to Kyle Rittenhouse’s release on bail
January 15, 2021, 10:33 AM

Jacob Blake tells his story after being shot 7 times by police

Blake, who is now partially paralyzed, recounted being shot by police after they used a stun gun on him. Police say he drew a knife on them. The officers are on paid leave and will not face charges.
January 15, 2021, 10:33 AM
Jacob Blake tells his story after being shot 7 times by police
January 14, 2021, 6:08 PM

Jacob Blake speaks out for 1st time since near-fatal shooting in exclusive interview

Blake, 29, told Michael Strahan that he told his sons, “‘Daddy loves you no matter what’” after being shot seven times by police because “I thought it was going to be the last thing I say to them.”
January 14, 2021, 6:08 PM
Jacob Blake speaks out for 1st time since near-fatal shooting in exclusive interview
January 14, 2021, 12:18 AM

Jacob Blake reveals what he said to his sons after being shot by police

Blake, who was shot seven times during an encounter with police, tells Michael Strahan he thought he had said his final words to his children.
January 14, 2021, 12:18 AM
Jacob Blake reveals what he said to his sons after being shot by police
January 13, 2021, 11:32 PM

ABC News exclusive: Jacob Blake recalls going 'limp' when shot 7 times by police officer

Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Black man, survived after being shot seven times by a Wisconsin police officer in August 2020.
January 13, 2021, 11:32 PM
Jacob Blake recalls going 'limp' when shot 7 times by police officer
January 11, 2021, 8:33 PM

Union still deciding action on officer fired in Hill's death

The union that represents Columbus police officers says it hasn't decided yet whether to formally challenge the firing of the officer who shot and killed Andre Hill
January 11, 2021, 8:33 PM
Union still deciding action on officer fired in in Andre Hill's death
January 6, 2021, 1:19 PM

No charges filed against officers in shooting of Jacob Blake

Demonstrators took to the streets in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday night after prosecutors announced they are declining to charge the officer who shot Blake seven times last August.
January 6, 2021, 1:19 PM
No charges filed against officers in shooting of Jacob Blake
January 5, 2021, 10:57 PM

Officer who shot Jacob Blake will not face charges

The Kenosha County District Attorney announced none of the officers involved with the incident will face charges.
January 5, 2021, 10:57 PM
Officer who shot Jacob Blake will not face charges
January 5, 2021, 10:26 PM

No charges against officer in shooting of Jacob Blake

The Kenosha County, Wisconsin, district attorney will not be charging any of the law enforcement officers involved in the August 2020 shooting.
January 5, 2021, 10:26 PM
No charges against officer in shooting of Jacob Blake
January 5, 2021, 3:53 PM

As DA's decision looms in Jacob Blake shooting, Kenosha braces for civil unrest and National Guard mobilized

Residents and business owners in Kenosha braces for civil unrest.
January 5, 2021, 3:53 PM
As DA's decision looms in Jacob Blake shooting, Kenosha braces for civil unrest
January 5, 2021, 12:38 AM

Warrant: Officers tried to buy gun from man shot by police

The fatal shooting happened less than a mile away from where George Floyd died.
January 5, 2021, 12:38 AM
Hundreds demonstrate over fatal Minneapolis police shooting
December 30, 2020, 3:10 PM

New details arise in Andre Hill shooting as police report is released

According to the report, Officer Adam Coy's partner said she "did not observe any threats" from Hill before Coy fatally shot the unarmed 47-year-old while responding to a noise complaint.
December 30, 2020, 3:10 PM
New details arise in Andre Hill shooting as police report is released
December 30, 2020, 1:53 PM

Andre Hill did not appear to pose any threat before he was shot, officer tells investigators

An officer at the scene of a police-involved shooting in Columbus, Ohio, told investigators Andre Hill did not appear to pose any threat before he was shot and killed.
December 30, 2020, 1:53 PM
Andre Hill did not appear to pose any threat before he was shot, officer says
December 30, 2020, 12:25 PM

Handcuffed suspect who allegedly shot Pennsylvania police officer caught after 9 days

A suspect accused of shooting at a police officer while handcuffed was caught following a nine-day manhunt.
December 30, 2020, 12:25 PM
Handcuffed suspect who allegedly shot police officer caught after 9 days
December 29, 2020, 10:28 PM

Police observed no threats from Andre Hill before shooting

Newly released records show an officer on the scene of last week's fatal shooting of Andre Hill did not observe any threats before a fellow officer fired at him
December 29, 2020, 10:28 PM
December 29, 2020, 1:03 PM

Officer fired in fatal shooting of Andre Hill

Adam Coy was terminated by the Columbus Police Department for "unreasonable use of force," not turning on his body camera and not rendering aid to Hill while he was dying.
December 29, 2020, 1:03 PM
Officer fired in fatal shooting of Andre Hill
December 29, 2020, 12:27 PM

Officer who shot, killed Andre Hill fired from police department

A disciplinary hearing was held Monday for Columbus, Ohio, police officer Adam Coy who shot and killed Andre Hill.
December 29, 2020, 12:27 PM
Officer who shot, killed Black man fired from police department
December 29, 2020, 8:46 AM

Officer fired after deadly police shooting in Columbus, Ohio

Officer Adam Coy was fired after he shot and killed Andre Hill, who was unarmed when police responded to a “non-emergency” disturbance call last week.
December 29, 2020, 8:46 AM
Officer fired after deadly police shooting in Columbus, Ohio
December 28, 2020, 12:57 PM

Hearing set for Ohio officer who shot and killed Andre Hill

A Columbus officer will face termination for fatally shooting the 47-year-old unarmed Black man just days before Christmas.
December 28, 2020, 12:57 PM
Hearing set for Ohio officer who shot and killed Andre Hill
1 month ago

4 charged with aiding handcuffed fugitive who allegedly shot Pennsylvania police officer

4 charged with aiding handcuffed fugitive who allegedly shot Pennsylvania police officer
1 month ago
4 charged with aiding handcuffed fugitive who allegedly shot police officer
1 month ago

Exclusive: Andre Hill's family speaks out

Officials calling for the officer to be fired, as the family of Andre Hill, a Black man killed by police, say that's not enough.
1 month ago
Exclusive: Andre Hill's family speaks out
1 month ago

Sheriff's deputy shoots man after exchanging fire in Houston

Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a 31-year-old man at a Houston apartment complex after the man shot at the deputy
1 month ago
Sheriff's deputy shoots man after exchanging fire in Houston
1 month ago

Police chief moves to fire officer who fatally shot unarmed Black man

An investigation has been launched into a police shooting after body camera footage showed Andre Hill approach an officer that responded to a non-emergency call on Tuesday morning.
1 month ago
Police chief moves to fire officer who fatally shot unarmed Black man
1 month ago

Chief calls to terminate cop who shot Andre Hill as family mourns loss this Christmas

The police chief of Columbus, Ohio, has called for the immediate termination of a police officer involved in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Black man.
1 month ago
Chief calls to terminate cop who shot Black man as family mourns loss this Christmas
1 month ago

New body camera video shows moments after Andre Hill was shot in Ohio

Columbus police say officers responded to a disturbance call early Tuesday morning. They said Hill was walking toward the officers when they lost sight of one of his hands and opened fire.
1 month ago
New body camera video shows moments after Andre Hill was shot in Ohio
1 month ago

Mother of Casey Goodson Jr., a Black Ohio man killed by deputy, says at funeral: 'We have to get justice'

Outrage grows in Ohio capital over separate fatal police shootings of Black men.
1 month ago
Mother of Black man killed by deputy says at funeral: 'We have to get justice'
1 month ago

Columbus, Ohio, police officer relieved of duty after fatal shooting of Black man

The officers' body cameras weren't turned on until after the shooting and authorities said there was a delay in rendering first aid to the victim.
1 month ago
Officer relieved of duty after leaving bodycam off during fatal shooting of Black man
1 month ago

Handcuffed suspect on the run after allegedly shooting Pennsylvania police officer

Handcuffed escapee remains on the run after allegedly shooting Pennsylvania police officer with hidden gun
1 month ago
Suspect on the run after allegedly shooting police officer while handcuffed
1 month ago

Texas police release video of cop fatally shooting Black man

Police in a Houston suburb have released the body camera footage of an officer fatally shooting a Black man in the back
1 month ago
1 month ago

FBI joins investigation into fatal police shooting of Ohio man

Newly-released 911 calls show the confusion that unfolded as Casey Goodson, 23, was fatally gunned down at his home by a Ohio sheriff’s deputy.
1 month ago
FBI joins investigation into fatal police shooting of Ohio man
1 month ago

FBI investigates fatal deputy-involved shooting, mother demands justice

Tamala Payne expressed outrage over the death of her son, 23-year-old Casey Goodson, in Columbus, Ohio.
1 month ago
FBI investigates fatal deputy-involved shooting, mother demands justice
1 month ago

Wichita hoax call case notes history of police shootings

Civil rights attorneys representing the family of a Kansas man killed by police responding to a hoax emergency call are using the case to try to hold the city of Wichita accountable for what they call a troubled history of police shootings
1 month ago
Hoax call case notes history of police shootings
2 months ago

Minnesota attorney general to decide police shooting charges

Minnesota’s attorney general will decide whether a St. Paul police officer should be charged in connection with last month’s non-fatal shooting of a Black man who had been hiding from police after he allegedly livestreamed a sexual assault
2 months ago
2 months ago

Attorney: St. Paul officer shot Black man to protect others

An attorney for a St. Paul police officer who shot and wounded a Black man who emerged naked from a dumpster says the officer was trying to protect his fellow officers and himself
2 months ago
2 months ago

St. Paul police chief: Officer shouldn't have shot Black man

The union declined to confirm whether officer had been fired.
2 months ago
Officer shouldn't have shot Black man: Police chief
2 months ago

Officer charged in 2018 fatal shooting while in security job

Nashville officer is now charged with second-degree murder in the death.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Report: 5 investigations of Wisconsin officer who shot Blake

Newly released records show a white Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer who shot a Black man in the back had been the subject of five internal investigations during his seven-year career
2 months ago
2 months ago

Body camera footage shows 'graphic' police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. in Philadelphia

Authorities released body camera footage and 911 audio involving Walter Wallace Jr., a Black man fatally shot by officers during a mental health crisis.
2 months ago
Body camera footage shows 'graphic' police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr.
3 months ago

Mother sues in police shooting, says son was left to die

The Black 19-year-old Marcellis Stinnette was fatally shot by Chicago police.
3 months ago
3 months ago

2 charged after explosives found in van amid unrest in Philadelphia over Black man's death

Protests erupted in the city after Walter Wallace Jr. was killed by police Monday.
3 months ago
2 charged after explosives found in van amid unrest in Philadelphia
3 months ago

Body camera turned on after fatal shooting of unarmed Black couple in Illinois, footage shows

An officer involved in a fatal shooting in Waukegan, Illinois, did not turn his body-worn camera on until after the deadly confrontation, footage shows.
3 months ago
Body camera only turned on after fatal shooting of Black couple, footage shows
3 months ago

'They didn't give a damn': Mother of slain Walter Wallace says police knew her son was in a mental crisis

The mother of the 27-year-old Philadelphia man who was gunned down by officers Monday in front of his family's home said police knew he was having a mental crisis.
3 months ago
Mother of man killed by police says officers knew her son was in a mental crisis
3 months ago

Philadelphia pledges better response after Black man's death

Philadelphia police pledged to release 911 tapes and footage from police body cameras “in the near future” in the shooting death of a Black man with a history of mental health problems
3 months ago
3 months ago

Lawyers: Cop video of shooting of 2 Blacks suggests coverup

Lawyers say that a suburban Chicago police officer's failure to turn on his body camera until after he shot two Black people last week suggests the officer wanted to hide what really happened
3 months ago
3 months ago

Looting, protests underway in Philadelphia for 2nd night after fatal police shooting

The shooting unfolded after officers responded to a domestic call.
3 months ago
Looting, protests underway for 2nd night after fatal police shooting
3 months ago

New details after fatal police shooting in Philadelphia

The family of Walter Wallace Jr., who allegedly had a knife and was shot by police, spoke out after unrest ensued in the wake of his death.
3 months ago
New details after fatal police shooting in Philadelphia
3 months ago

Tafara Williams says she and boyfriend had their hands up when police opened fire

An officer fired multiple times into a car Williams was driving.
3 months ago
Survivor of police shooting says cops let boyfriend die: 'He was still alive'