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Kali9/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC NEWS (TOLEDO, Ohio) — A Toledo police officer is dead after being shot in the chest while responding to a 911 call of an intoxicated person in a Home Depot parking lot overnight. Witnesses, according to Toledo Police Chief George Krahl, said that the suspect was walking away from officer Anthony […]

Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times via Getty ImagesBy AVERI HARPER, ABC News (MINNEAPOLIS) — In the aftermath of George Floyd’s death while in Minneapolis police custody, the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution this week declaring racism a public health crisis. Hennepin County Commissioner Angela Conley, the first Black commissioner in the […]

iStock/MattGushBy: JON HAWORTH, ABC News (CHICAGO) — Two teenage boys were shot to death after asking the suspect how tall he was when they were buying candy from a store. The incident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. on Saturday June 20 after three teenage boys went to a store in South Chicago to buy some […]

Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty ImagesBy ELLA TORRES, ABC News (TRENTON, N.J.) — New Jersey’s Department of Corrections has removed an officer after a video purportedly showed him mocking the death of George Floyd. The agency tweeted Tuesday that “removal charges have been served” on the officer, who was identified by the local union as […]

Andy Cross/MediaNewsGroup/The Denver Post via Getty ImagesBY: CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC NEWS (DENVER) — As the world sees unprecedented protests calling for an end to police brutality and systemic racism in the name of George Floyd, a Black man who died while in police custody, the death of another Black man who was being detained by […]

Breonna Taylor FamilyBy ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — One of the three police officers involved in the death of Breonna Taylor has been terminated from the force. Brett Hankison was fired from the Louisville Metro Police Department on Tuesday, more than three months after Taylor’s death. Taylor, a 26-year-old African American emergency room […]

iStock/omersukrugoksuBy: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (KILLEEN, Texas) — Foul play is suspected in the death of a Fort Hood, Texas, soldier, whose remains were found 10 months after he went missing, military officials said. A search for Pvt. Gregory Wedel-Morales ended on Friday with the discovery of his skeletal remains in a field in Killeen, […]

Stelsone/iStockBy EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (ATLANTA) — A former Atlanta police officer is facing charges including felony murder and aggravated assault after fatally shooting Rayshard Brooks in a Wendy’s parking lot last week, prosecutors said Wednesday. Brooks, a black man, “was running away at the time that the shot was fired” by Officer Garrett Rolfe, […]

JannHuizenga/iStockBy CLAYTON SANDELL and JEFFREY COOK, ABC News (YUMA, Colo.) — Two hours east of the unrest in Denver following the death of George Floyd, a newspaper editor and police chief heard rumors of buses, full of protesters from as far as Chicago, heading toward their farming community of Yuma after the town’s pastor planned […]

iStock/MotortionBy: EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) — Los Angeles County officials are promising a thorough investigation into the death of a young black man who was found hanging from a tree. Robert Fuller, 24, was found dead on June 10 in Palmdale, California. Nothing was found at the scene besides the rope, his backpack […]


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