Minneapolis sees more protests after man killed by deputies

MINNEAPOLIS — Protesters took to the streets for a fourth consecutive night in Minneapolis over the shooting death of a Black man by members of a U.S. Marshals task force. Crowds marched Sunday evening in response to Thursday’s fatal shooting of 32-year-old Winston Boogie Smith Jr. in Minneapolis’ Uptown neighborhood. Officers stood watch during the […]

Hundreds join Daunte Wright's family on march for justice

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — Hundreds of people joined Daunte Wright’s family and friends on a march through the Minneapolis suburb where he was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop three weeks earlier. Demonstrators on Sunday called for police reform and more serious charges against the officer who killed Wright, a 20-year-old […]

Police: Driver throws bleach, Molotov cocktail at NY officer

NEW YORK — A driver who ran a red light threw a chemical liquid at a New York City police officer, drove away and then tossed a flaming Molotov cocktail as officers pursued him Saturday morning, authorities said. Body camera footage shows the driver tossing a liquid — later identified as bleach — at an […]

Police chief reprimands officer over Breonna Taylor email

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville’s police chief has reprimanded the sergeant who was shot during the raid on Breonna Taylor’s apartment for an email he sent that was critical of department leadership. Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly sent the late-night email in September, writing that he and other officers “did the legal, moral and ethical thing” the night […]

Video of North Carolina K-9 training prompts investigation

SALISBURY, N.C. — An investigation of K-9 training is underway after video showed a North Carolina officer lifting a dog by a leash and slamming the animal into the side of a police vehicle, officials said. Salisbury Police Chief Jerry Stokes told news outlets he couldn’t comment in detail on what happened. Stokes said the […]

‘I know I am’: Sheriff’s worker fired over racist admission

A Georgia sheriff’s employee has been fired over a video that shows him confronting a 19-year-old Latina for speaking Spanish at a McDonald’s and then admitting to being a racist. Chatham County Sheriff John Wilcher tells reporters that the man has been fired from the department, but declined to identify the man or provide his […]