Daunte Wright: Protests continue after police resignations, decision on charges looms – National

Prosecutors expect to decide Wednesday whether to charge the white former police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb, sparking nights of protests and raising tensions amid the nearby murder trial of the ex-officer charged with killing George Floyd. Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter and […]

Wisconsin police officer who shot Jacob Blake back on duty, won’t face discipline – National

A white policeman cleared of criminal wrongdoing after shooting an African-American man in the back last August in Kenosha, Wisconsin, igniting deadly protests that helped stoke a summer of U.S. racial tensions, has been returned to duty. Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis said in a statement posted on Tuesday that officer Rusten Sheskey was […]

Police officer among several shot at Tennessee high school, authorities say – National

Multiple people, including a police officer, where shot Monday at a Tennessee high school, authorities said. The Knoxville Police Department tweeted that several agencies were at the scene of a shooting at the Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, TN. Multiple agencies are on the scene of a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School. […]

Judge in George Floyd case won’t sequester jury after fatal police shooting – National

The judge in the George Floyd murder case refused a defence request to immediately sequester the jury Monday, the morning after the killing of a Black man during a traffic stop triggered unrest in a suburb just outside Minneapolis. The request came from the attorney for former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin. Defence attorney […]

Police fire tear gas at protesters angry over officer’s killing of Black Minnesota man – National

Police fired tear gas on Sunday to disperse angry protesters after an officer fatally shot a Black man about 16 km from where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis last May, a Reuters witness said. About 100 people, some visibly upset and one carrying a sign demanding “Justice for George Floyd,” confronted police in […]

Mother arrested after 3 kids found dead in Los Angeles home: police – National

The mother of three children — all under the age of 5 — found slain inside a Los Angeles apartment Saturday morning has been arrested, police said. Liliana Carrillo, 30, was arrested in Tulare County, about 200 miles (322 kilometres) north of Los Angeles. It wasn’t immediately known if she had a lawyer who […]

Capitol police officer killed in attack was an 18-year veteran of the force – National

A U.S. Capitol Police officer who died after a man rammed his car into him and another officer at a barricade was identified as an 18-year veteran of the force. William “Billy” Evans joined the department in 2003 and was a member of its first responders unit. Read more: U.S. Capitol police officer, knife-wielding […]

Police in U.S. Capitol responding to ‘critical incident’ after reported vehicle ramming – National

The U.S. Capitol police say they are responding to a “critical incident” following reports of a vehicle ramming two officers on the grounds of the federal legislature. A tweet sent from the verified U.S. Capitol Police account said that officers are responding to reports of a ramming of two officers at one of the […]

Texas police officers indicted in Black man’s 2019 death while filming TV show – National

Two former Texas sheriff’s deputies were arrested Tuesday on manslaughter charges in the 2019 death of a man whom they shocked with stun guns after a police chase that was filmed by real-time police TV series “Live PD,” authorities said. The charges are the first directly tied to the death of Javier Ambler, a […]

2 killed, 1 injured in Maryland convenience store shooting: police – National

By Staff The Associated Press Posted March 28, 2021 6:57 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Two people were killed and a third person was injured in a shooting at a Maryland convenience store and gas […]