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January 28

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Country on edge as city of Memphis releases Tyre Nichols body camera footage; Black mayors talk challenges facing cities.
January 28
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January 28

Lora King: ‘I don't wish this on anybody’

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with Lora King, the daughter of Rodney King, about the death of Tyre Nichols after a confrontation with Memphis police officers and her father’s legacy.
January 28
VIDEO: Lora King: ‘I don't wish this on anybody’
January 28

Rep. Joe Towns Jr.: ‘Our people are hurting in my district and across the state of Te

Rep. Joe Towns Jr. (D-TN) joins ABC News' Phil Lipof after five former Memphis officers were charged with second-degree murder in connection with Tyre Nichols' death.
January 28
VIDEO: Rep. Joe Towns Jr.: ‘Our people are hurting in my district and across the state of Tennessee’
January 28

Defense police attorney: ‘It’s tough to justify the actions committed by the officers'

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with defense police attorney and former Los Angeles county sheriff's deputy, Tom Yu, about the released video of Tyre Nichols’ arrest.
January 28
VIDEO: Defense police attorney: ‘It’s tough to justify the actions committed by the officers’
January 28

Baltimore mayor: ‘We saw Tyre Nichols be brutally murdered’

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott about the released police body camera and surveillance video showing the violent police confrontation that led to Tyre Nichols’ death.
January 28
VIDEO: Baltimore mayor: ‘We saw Tyre Nichols be brutally murdered’
January 27

Body camera footage released of Tyre Nichols beating

Nichols, 29, died three days after being detained by Memphis police.
January 27
Nichols, 29, died three days after being detained by Memphis police.
January 27

Protests begin following release of body camera footage of Tyre Nichols arrest

Similar protests also started in cities like Washington, D.C , Philadelphia, Boston and New York City.
January 27
Similar protests also started in cities like Washington, D.C , Philadelphia, Boston and New York City.
January 27

Tyre Nichols' parents speak out following release of police camera footage

"I just want them to see why they charged these police officers with murder."
January 27
RowVaughn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols sits with her husband, Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells during an interview with ABC News, Jan. 27, 2023.
January 27

Tyre Nichols forces a look back at deaths during police encounters

ABC News’ Linsey Davis reports on the series of deaths during police encounters, calling into question how our country is policed and whether we are facing a systemic abuse of power.
January 27
VIDEO: Tyre Nichols forces a look back at deaths during police encounters
January 27

Mother of Tyre Nichols: ‘I'm just going to miss my baby’

ABC News’ Elwyn Lopez sat down with the family members of Tyre Nichols and attorney Ben Crump to discuss the body camera footage of the deadly police encounter in Memphis.
January 27
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Tyre Nichols: A timeline of the investigation into his death

Five officers have been charged in his death.
January 27
A portrait of Tyre Nichols is displayed at a memorial service for him, Jan. 17, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn. Nichols was killed during a traffic stop with Memphis Police on Jan. 7.
January 27

Tyre Nichols: Video released of confrontation with Memphis police

Nichols' family saw the video before it was released to the public.
January 27
This still image from a Memphis Police Department body-cam video released on January 27, 2023, shows a police officer aiming a tazer towards Tyre Nichols, in Memphis, Tennessee.
January 27

Video of fatal Tyre Nichols beating released

The city of Memphis released body camera footage of Tyre Nichols' confrontation with police officers and peaceful protests reportedly began in the community.
January 27
VIDEO: Video of fatal Tyre Nichols beating released
January 27

DOJ charges 3 in 'murder for hire' plot against Iranian journalist

Two men hired another man to kill a journalist critical of Iran, feds say.
January 27
An image taken from a doorbell video shows Khalid Mehdiyev on the porch of the home of Masih Alinejad, July 28, 2022, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Mehdiyev and two others have been charged by the Justice Department as part of an Iran-backed plot to kill Alinejad, an Iranian American author and activist who has spoken out against human rights abuses.
January 27

On Location: January 76, 2023

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
January 27
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
January 27

Syracuse police announce 2 arrests in fatal shooting of Brexialee Torres-Ortiz

The 11-year-old was walking near her home when she was shot and killed, police say.
January 27
The 11-year-old was walking near her home when she was shot and killed, police say.
January 27

Double murderer found after multistate manhunt

The fugitives were found hiding in a barn, authorities said.
January 27
The Washington County Virginia Sheriff's Office release an image of Albert Lee Ricketson.
January 27

Jan. 6 rioter who maced Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick sentenced

Julian Khater pleaded guilty to assaulting officers with a dangerous weapon.
January 27
Tear gas is fired at supporters of President Trump who stormed the United States Capitol building in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021.
January 27

Couple smashes wall to rescue trapped cat

After a repairman fixed a hole in a Nevada couple's shower, their cat was nowhere to be found — until they heard meowing coming from the wall.
January 27
VIDEO: Couple smashes wall to rescue trapped cat
January 27

‘Drop the hammer!’: Video of attack on Pelosi’s husband released

ABC News’ Jay O’Brien reports from Capitol Hill after authorities released video showing the brutal attack on former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul Pelosi.
January 27
VIDEO: ‘Drop the hammer!’: Video of attack on Pelosi’s husband released
January 27

Nichols' family to file lawsuit against Memphis police, ‘Scorpion unit’

ABC News correspondents and contributors break down the latest in the Tyre Nichols case after his family calls for peaceful protest ahead the release of video of the arrest that led to his death.
January 27
VIDEO: Nichols' family to file lawsuit against Memphis police, ‘Scorpion unit’
January 27

ABC News Live: Tyre Nichols’ family urges calm ahead of arrest video release

Plus, dramatic body camera footage is released showing the attack on former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband.
January 27
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Tyre Nichols’ family urges calm ahead of arrest video release
January 27

ABC News Live: Footage of attack on Pelosi's husband released

Plus, the latest on the death of Tyre Nichols, and an update on the murder trial of Alex Murdaugh, the South Carolina attorney accused of killing his wife and son.
January 27
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Footage of attack on Pelosi's husband released
January 27

Detectives testify in Murdaugh murder trial

Ted Clifford, a reporter with The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina, and attorney Bernarda Villalona break down the latest on the murder trial of attorney Alex Murdaugh.
January 27
VIDEO: Detectives testify in Murdaugh murder trial
January 27

ABC News Live: Memphis braces for release of Tyre Nichols arrest video

Plus, the latest on the hammer attack on Paul Pelosi and the world pauses to remember the Holocaust.
January 27
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Memphis braces for release of Tyre Nichols arrest video
January 27

What is the Memphis police SCORPION unit?

Five officers assigned to the unit have been charged in Nichols' death.
January 27
In this screen grab taken from a video, the Memphis Police Department announce the launch of the SCORPION unit, on Nov. 12, 2021.
January 27

Memphis NAACP responds to death of Tyre Nichols

Van Turner, the president of the Memphis chapter of the NAACP, responds to the death of Tyre Nichols, the unarmed Black man who died after authorities say he was beaten by Memphis police officers.
January 27
VIDEO: Memphis NAACP responds to death of Tyre Nichols
January 27

At least 7 dead after gunman opens fire outside Jerusalem synagogue

The suspect, who was Palestinian, was shot and killed by police, according to authorities.
January 27
The suspect, who was Palestinian, was shot and killed by police, according to authorities.
January 27

Who was Tyre Nichols, the man allegedly murdered by 5 police officers?

Nichols was passionate about skateboarding and photography, his family said.
January 27
Tyre Nichols in a 2020 photo, in Conway, Ark.
January 27

What to know about the death of Tyre Nichols

Five Memphis police officers were fired and charged with second-degree murder in connection with the 29-year-old’s death.
January 27
VIDEO: What to know about the death of Tyre Nichols
January 27

Newly released video shows brutal attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband

The bodycam footage appears to show suspect David DePape in the Pelosi home before he attacks the former speaker’s husband with a hammer.
January 27
VIDEO: Newly released video shows brutal attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband
January 27

Tyre Nichols’ family and attorneys hold press conference ahead of video release

Nichols’ mother called for peace from the Memphis community ahead of the release of the bodycam footage from Tyre’s arrest that led to his death.
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Mother of Tyre Nichols anguished over son’s death

Nichols, 29, died three days after an encounter with Memphis police officers during a traffic stop on Jan. 7.
January 27
Nichols, 29, died three days after an encounter with Memphis police officers during a traffic stop on Jan. 7.
January 27

Body camera footage of attack on Nancy Pelosi's husband released

The attacker was looking for Nancy Pelosi, but she wasn't home when her husband was attacked.
January 27
VIDEO: Body camera footage of attack on Nancy Pelosi's husband released
January 27

Tyre Nichols' family holds press conference

The family asks for peace ahead of the video release showing Tyre Nichols' beating.
January 27
VIDEO: Tyre Nichols' family holds press conference
January 27

Ben Crump describes Tyre Nichols' last words

The Nichols family lawyer said his last words were him repeatedly calling for his "mom."
January 27
VIDEO: Ben Crump describes Tyre Nichols' last words
January 27

Tyre Nichols case will remind people of Rodney King, Ben Crump says

Attorney spoke to ABC News' Linsey Davis about the "reprehensible" video.
January 27
Ben Crump speaks at a news conference with the family of Tyre in Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 23, 2023.
January 27

Lawyer Ben Crump speaks ahead of release of footage in death of Tyre Nichols

"It's not just justice for one family, it's justice for all of us," Crump said.
January 27
VIDEO: Lawyer Ben Crump speaks ahead of release of footage in death of Tyre Nichols
January 27

Who was Tyre Nichols?

Nichols, 29, was allegedly assaulted by five Memphis police officers after being pulled over on Jan. 7.
January 27
Nichols, 29, was allegedly assaulted by five Memphis police officers after being pulled over on Jan. 7.
January 27

New campaign pushes colleges, universities to divest from gun industry

Students at nearly 30 universities have signed on to join the campaign.
January 27
Two men wear 'Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America' T-shirts at a Fourth of July celebration in Santa Fe, July 4, 2017.
January 27

ABC News Live: Memphis bracing for release of Tyre Nichols arrest video

Plus, prosecutors call a second witness to the stand in the trial of Alex Murdaugh and U.S. military officials say a senior ISIS leader has been killed in northern Somalia.
January 27
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Memphis bracing for release of Tyre Nichols arrest video
January 27

Detective Laura Rutland details Murdaugh murder crime scene in 2nd day of trial

The defense has been focusing its case on the preservation of the crime scene.
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60 of nearly 100 stolen guns still unaccounted for after firearm burglaries

Several of the stolen guns have been associated with armed robberies and shootings.
January 27
Several of the stolen guns have been associated with armed robberies and shootings.
January 27

Soul of a Nation Presents: ‘Black in Vegas’ | Wednesday 10/9c on ABC

In honor of Black History Month, ABC News looks at the history of Black entertainers in Las Vegas and celebrates artists now ruling the strip. Featuring Usher, Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson and more.
January 27
VIDEO: Soul of a Nation Presents: ‘Black in Vegas’ | Wednesday 10/9c on ABC
January 27

Investigators search for clues in case of murdered parents of 'Baby Holly'

A canvass was performed on the Texas plot of land where the couple was found.
January 27
A sign showing plans for the land’s proposed commercial development.
January 27

A mother's death leads investigators to estranged husband's deadly plot

Shele Covlin was found dead after an apparent slip in the tub in 2009.
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Shele Covlin
January 27

Tyre Nichols arrest video to be released

Memphis police have said they are preparing for the public's reaction to the release of the video of the arrest after the five officers involved were charged with Nichols' murder.
January 27
VIDEO: Tyre Nichols arrest video to be released
January 27

ABC News Live: Memphis officials set to release Tyre Nichols arrest video

Plus, the latest on the double murder trial of Alex Murdaugh as more witnesses are set to be called, and second gentleman Doug Emhoff visits Auschwitz for Holocaust Remembrance Day.
January 27
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Memphis officials set to release Tyre Nichols arrest video
January 27

Memphis police chief 'horrified' at Tyre Nichols video, set to be released today

Tyre Nichols died in a hospital three days after a traffic stop on Jan. 7
January 27
Memphis Police Director Cerelyn Davis speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 27, 2023.
January 27

Ex-police officers charged with murder in connection with Tyre Nichols' death

Nichols died on Jan. 7, after police pulled him over for a traffic stop.
January 27
A portrait of Tyre Nichols is displayed at a memorial service for him, Jan. 17, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn. Nichols was killed during a traffic stop with Memphis Police on Jan. 7.