Minnesota police officer will be charged in the shooting of Daunte Wright: prosecutor – National

A Minnesota prosecutor said Wednesday that he will charge a white former suburban Minneapolis police officer with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright in a shooting that ignited days of unrest and clashes between protesters and police. Former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter will be charged Wednesday, three days after […]

Southern California shooting suspect charged with 4 counts of murder – National

A man was charged Friday with murder and attempted murder in a shooting rampage at a Southern California office building this week that left four people dead, including a 9-year-old boy whose mother was critically wounded. Police have not revealed a motive for Wednesday’s attack but said the gunman had targeted the business, Unified […]

COVID-19: Alleged Vancouver penthouse party host arrested again, charged with disobeying court order

A man accused of operating a makeshift nightclub inside his Vancouver penthouse amid COVID-19 restrictions is back in jail. 2:38 Public safety minister hints at more charges against alleged Vancouver illegal party operator Public safety minister hints at more charges against alleged Vancouver illegal party operator – Feb 1, 2021 Police confirm Mo Movassaghi, 42, was […]

A look at the key players in trial of ex-police officer charged in George Floyd’s death – National

Opening statements are set for Monday in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder and manslaughter in George Floyd‘s death. Derek Chauvin‘s trial is expected to last about four weeks and it will be streamed online. Floyd, who was Black, was declared dead on May 25 after Chauvin, who is […]

Colorado supermarket shooting suspect charged with 10 counts of 1st degree murder – National

The suspect in a Colorado supermarket shooting on Monday has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder, according to local authorities on Tuesday. Ten people, including a police officer, were killed Monday afternoon when a gunman opened fire in a Boulder, Colo., grocery store. Read more: 10 people dead, suspect in custody after […]

Cheerleader’s mom charged in deepfake plot against rival teens – National

A Pennsylvania mom faces multiple charges for allegedly making fake photos and videos of teen girls on her daughter’s cheerleading squad, including nude content, in an apparent attempt to get them booted from the team. Raffaela Spone, 50, of Chalfont, Pa., faces three misdemeanour counts of cyber harassment of a child and three counts […]

U.K. police officer charged in murder of Sarah Everard appears in court – National

A serving British police officer accused of the kidnap and murder of a woman in London appeared in court for the first time Saturday. Wayne Couzens, 48, is charged with kidnapping and killing 33-year-old Sarah Everard, who went missing while walking home from a friend’s apartment in south London on the evening of March […]

Minneapolis to increase security for trial of officer charged in George Floyd’s death – National

National Guard troops and hundreds of law enforcement officers will converge on the Minneapolis area during the upcoming trial of the former police officer charged in George Floyd‘s death, and authorities said Wednesday they hope months of planning will help prevent a repeat of last year’s violent unrest. Leaders from Minneapolis and local and […]

Arizona woman charged in U.S. Capitol riot says Proud Boys recruited her – National

An Arizona woman charged in the Jan. 6 onslaught of the U.S. Capitol bragged in a Snapchat video that she was recently recruited by a Kansas City chapter of the Proud Boys, a neofascist organization that describes itself as “Western chauvinists” and has long forbidden female members. Felicia Konold’s claim that the chapter recruited […]

5 charged for Capitol riot involvement linked to Proud Boys – National

Five alleged members of the far-right Proud Boys group have been charged with criminal conspiracy in last month’s deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol that sought to keep then-U.S. President Donald Trump in power, according to a criminal complaint unsealed on Thursday. Federal prosecutors on Thursday also outlined details of a suspected plot by […]