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Kenosha shooting timeline: Tracking Kyle Rittenhouse

Using videos verified by ABC News, we tracked Kyle Rittenhouse’s actions the night of Aug. 25, 2020, two nights after Jacob Blake’s shooting sparked protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
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Kenosha shooting timeline: Tracking Kyle Rittenhouse
October 15, 2021, 4:24 PM

Lawsuit over Kenosha shootings: Police enabled armed militia

A man who was shot in the arm by Kyle Rittenhouse during a protest against police brutality in Wisconsin has filed a federal lawsuit alleging police did nothing to prevent the violence
October 15, 2021, 4:24 PM
Police enabled armed militia during protest, lawsuit over Kenosha shootings claims
October 15, 2021, 3:44 AM

Off-duty female NYPD officer charged with murder for shooting woman after finding her with partner, police say

The police officer was taken into custody at the scene of the shooting.
October 15, 2021, 3:44 AM
Off-duty female officer charged with murder for shooting woman she found with partner
October 14, 2021, 9:49 PM

Police fatally shoot armed man in Southern California

Authorities say police shot and killed a man who was armed with a rifle in Southern California
October 14, 2021, 9:49 PM
October 13, 2021, 3:18 PM

Attorney files another lawsuit against officer who killed 3

An attorney has filed another lawsuit against a former Wisconsin police officer who fatally shot three people, saying his department taught him to view Black people as dangerous
October 13, 2021, 3:18 PM
October 9, 2021, 4:23 PM

'Dangerous times': 4 federal agents shot this week

'Dangerous times': 4 federal agents shot this week
October 9, 2021, 4:23 PM
'Dangerous times': 4 federal agents shot this week
October 7, 2021, 2:22 AM

Unarmed Latino said to be having mental health crisis shot to death by police in California

Brandon Lopez was fatally shot after an hours-long standoff with police.
October 7, 2021, 2:22 AM
Unarmed Latino said to be having mental health crisis shot to death by police
October 5, 2021, 4:08 AM

1 DEA agent killed, 2 officers hurt in Amtrak shooting

The shooting occurred on an Amtrak train that was stopped in Tucson, Arizona. There were no reports of injuries to the 137 passengers or 11 crew members and the suspected gunman died, officials said.
October 5, 2021, 4:08 AM
1 DEA agent killed, 2 officers hurt in Amtrak shooting
October 5, 2021, 12:29 AM

1 DEA agent killed, 2 officers hurt in Amtrak train shooting

A shooting broke out on a stopped Amtrak train in Tuscon, Arizona. The suspected gunman is dead, police said.
October 5, 2021, 12:29 AM
1 DEA agent killed, 2 officers hurt in Amtrak train shooting
1 month ago

Thrive Causemetics donates $100K to Breonna Taylor Memorial Endowment

The University of Louisville scholarship was kickstarted by the brand and awarded to Kaelyn Goatley, a student pursuing a career as a labor and delivery nurse.
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Thrive Causemetics donates $100K to Breonna Taylor Memorial Endowment
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No indictments for 4 Texas officers who shot man in crisis

A grand jury has declined to indict four Houston police officers who fatally shot a man more than 20 times while he was in the midst of a mental health crisis
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Florida manhunt for former marine who allegedly killed a cop

Police say Patrick McDowell shot Nassau County Sheriff’s Deputy Joshua Moyers once in the face and once on the back during a traffic stop in Callahan, Florida, on Friday.
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Florida manhunt for former marine who allegedly killed a cop
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Police kill armed man on crowded Southern California beach

Crowds had gathered at Huntington Beach for the U.S. Open of Surfing.
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Deadly police shooting in Houston

Authorities say a suspect opened fire and killed one officer and wounded another while they were executing an arrest warrant at his apartment Monday. The gunman was killed by police.
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Deadly police shooting in Houston
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Murder conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Noor overturned

ABC News' Kyra Phillips speaks with ABC News contributor Chana Lloyd on the Minnesota Supreme court's decision to overturn the third-degree murder conviction of a Minneapolis police officer.
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Murder conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Noor overturned
2 months ago

Police: Officer killed man who pointed replica guns at him

The guns he held each turned out to be a “realistic replica," authorities said.
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Charges for officer who shot handcuffed man with stun gun

An Arizona police officer was charged with aggravated assault for his actions during an encounter four years ago in which he is accused of shooting a handcuffed man in the testicles with a stun gun
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Former Marine charged in killing of 4 people, including baby, denied bond

A former Marine sharpshooter allegedly went on an early-morning shooting "rampage" in Polk County, Florida, on Sunday, killing four strangers, authorities said.
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Former Marine charged in killing of 4 people, including baby, denied bond
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Police wound, capture alleged armed gunman after shootout in Florida

Officers found four people dead after the shootout, including a mother cradling her child.
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Police wound, capture alleged armed gunman after shootout in Florida
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Officers, paramedics involved in Elijah McClain’s death charged with manslaughter

The indictment contained 32 counts, including manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, against the three officers and two paramedics involved in the 23-year-old’s death.
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Officers, paramedics involved in Elijah McClain’s death charged with manslaughter
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Grand jury clears Texas officer who fatally shot Black man

The Black man was shot as he ran away after being confronted.
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Blake, paralyzed in police shooting, hopeful he'll walk soon

It's an accomplishment he says is tempered by fears of it happening again.
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Police: Station shooting, Lyft driver's death may be linked

Authorities are trying to determine if there is a connection.
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California officer shoots at suspect but kills bystander

Authorities say a California police officer accidentally killed a bystander over the weekend while shooting at a suspect
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Off-duty cop fatally shot in Houston restaurant

An off-duty officer visiting from New Orleans was reportedly shot to death while eating at a restaurant in Houston. Suspects remain on the run, police said.
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Off-duty cop fatally shot in Houston restaurant
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4 officers injured during shootout in New Mexico

Three out of four officers were shot during the incident at a business in northeast Albuquerque, according to police.
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4 officers injured during shootout in New Mexico
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Arkansas officer acquitted in death of man holding BB gun

A jury has acquitted a Little Rock police officer who was accused of using excessive force in the 2016 fatal shooting of a man holding a BB gun
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Prosecutor: Shooting of Black man in drug bust justified

A Black man was killed by deputies in during a drug sting.
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Video shows unarmed man fatally shot by California police

Fontana police have released body-worn camera footage of a fatal shooting in February that left an unarmed man dead
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1 officer dead, 1 critical after traffic stop attack

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned those responsible for the increased gun violence on the streets.
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1 officer dead, 1 critical after traffic stop attack
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Internal investigation clears S.C. deputies who killed man

An internal investigation found the two were justified in using deadly force.
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Fired officer who wounded unarmed Black man won't be charged

Former St. Paul police officer was fired for a shooting of an unarmed Black man.
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Kentucky sheriff's deputy killed in ambush

Jefferson County sheriff's deputy Brandon Shirley, 26, was "targeted" and "ambushed" while working an off-duty security job in Louisville, police said.
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Kentucky sheriff's deputy killed in ambush
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Probe: Suspect fatally shot by Texas officer posed no threat

State investigators have found that a murder suspect who was wielding a knife posed no immediate safety threat when a Texas police officer fatally shot him from as far as 20 feet away
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Investigation determined suspect fatally shot by Texas officer posed no threat
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'Watch your crossfire': Videos show wild Chicago police shooting

Police said the suspect was killed after aiming a gun at officers.
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'Watch your crossfire': Videos show wild Chicago police shooting
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Alleged victim speaks out after violent police encounter

Video shows Clarence Gailyard handcuffed and on the ground while officer David Lance Dukes is seen stomping on him.
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Alleged victim speaks out after violent police encounter
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California sheriff’s deputy killed, another injured

A sheriff's deputy was fatally shot and a second deputy was wounded while responding to a California home Sunday afternoon. The suspect began shooting from inside the home and struck the two.
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California sheriff’s deputy killed, another injured
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Maryland police give details of fatal McDonald's standoff

A Maryland police chief has provided details at a news conference three days after officers fatally shot a 21-year-old man outside a McDonald’s restaurant during an armed standoff
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Maryland police kill man in 'armed standoff' at McDonald's

Police say officers in Maryland fatally shot a 21-year-old outside a McDonald’s.
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Deputy indicted in shooting of man who called 911 for help

A Virginia sheriff’s deputy was indicted Thursday on a felony charge related to the shooting of a Black man at his home after he called 911 for help
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Family files $30M suit over deputies' shooting of Black man

The family of an unarmed Black man who was fatally shot by sheriff’s deputies in North Carolina has filed a $30 million civil rights lawsuit
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Family files $30M suit over deputies' shooting of Andrew Brown Jr.
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2 police officers shot and wounded

Two Baltimore police officers are in stable condition Tuesday night after being shot while attempting to arrest a murder suspect. They exchanged fire with the suspect, who did not survive.
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2 police officers shot and wounded
4 months ago

Chicago police identify man fatally shot by officers

The man reportedly pointed a gun at officers as they tried to arrest him.
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Ex-officer pleads guilty to manslaughter; family blasts deal

The mother of a Black man fatally shot by a white former Nashville officer sobbed, screamed and knocked over a courtroom lectern as she begged a judge not to accept a plea deal she says was struck in secret without her knowledge
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Family seeks 2nd chance at charging officer in man's death

The man's family invoked a rarely used legal process.
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Sheriff: Alabama man killed after pointing gun at deputies

Authorities say an armed 20-year-old man was fatally shot during a standoff.
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1 dead, 12 people injured stemming from drive-by shooting spree in Arizona: Police

One person is dead and a dozen people injured after an apparent drive-by shooting spree near Phoenix, authorities said.
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1 dead, 12 injured after random drive-by shooting spree: Police
4 months ago

Gun evidence detailed in Minneapolis task force shooting

Newly filed court documents detail gun evidence recovered from the scene of a fatal shooting of a driver during an arrest attempt by members of a federal task force in Minneapolis
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5 months ago

Autopsy: Andrew Brown Jr. died from gunshot wound to head

The unarmed Black man was fatally shot in April by North Carolina deputies.
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Autopsy: Andrew Brown Jr. died from gunshot to head
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Minneapolis sees more protests after man killed by deputies

Protesters took to the streets for a fourth consecutive night.
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Minneapolis sees more protests after man killed by deputies