STEPHEN MATUREN/AFP via Getty ImagesBy KARMA ALLEN, ABC News (KENOSHA, Wis.) — Jacob Blake captured the attention of civil rights advocates around the world last week as cellphone video circulated of the 29-year-old man being shot seven times in the back by Wisconsin police in front of his children. Blake’s family said the shooting left […]

ABCBY: BILL HUTCHINSON, KAYNA WHITWORTH, ANNIE PONG, and JENNA HARRISON, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — As the governor of Oregon announced a plan to end violence in Portland following a fatal shooting during clashes between protesters on one hand and radical right activists and supporters of President Donald Trump on the other, a video emerged of […]

St. Louis Police DepartmentBy MARC NATHANSON, ABC News (ST. LOUIS. Mo.) — A St. Louis police officer who was shot while responding to a call Saturday has died, marking the latest round of summer violence in the Gateway City. Officer Tamarris Bohannon suffered a head wound when he was shot while responding to a late-afternoon […]

z1b/iStockBy ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (KENOSHA, Wisc.) — The American Civil Liberties Union is calling for Kenosha’s top law enforcement leaders to resign after Jacob Blake, a Black man, was paralyzed after being shot in the back by a white Kenosha officer, and resulting protests turned deadly. Two days after Blake was shot, a counter-protester […]

amphotora/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(KENOSHA, Wis.) — As more details emerge surrounding the police shooting of Jacob Blake, who remains hospitalized, Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul is refusing to answer questions on whether officers knew beforehand that Blake had a knife. “We’re not commenting on that detail at this point in the investigation. Mr. Blake […]

Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesBy BILL HUTCHINSON and SABINA GHEBREMEDHIN, ABC News (KENOSHA, Wis.) — Defying the governor’s curfew order, hundreds of protesters outraged over police shooting a Black man in the back in front of his children took to the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin, again on Monday and into Tuesday, breaking patrol car […]

kali9/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (KENOSHA, Wis.) — Authorities issued a curfew in Kenosha, Wisconsin, as angry crowds gathered in protest after a Black man was shot and seriously wounded by police Sunday evening. The shooting occurred just after 5 p.m. local time when officers from the Kenosha Police Department responded to a reported domestic […]

kali9/iStockBy KARMA ALLEN, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) — Police arrested two suspects on Thursday in connection with a hate crime against three transgender women on Los Angeles’ Hollywood Boulevard. The violent incident was caught on video on Monday, with a man yelling derogatory slurs, allegedly robbing them and attacking one woman with a bottle. Others […]

kali9/iStockBy KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — Police arrested a suspect on Thursday in connection with a hate crime against three transgender women on Los Angeles’ Hollywood Boulevard. The Los Angeles Police Department did not immediately provide details on the suspect’s identity, but sources with knowledge of the ongoing investigation previously told ABC News that […]

carlballou/iStockBy IVAN PEREIRA and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (AUSTIN, Texas) — Three officers were shot and a man was in a standoff with police following a 911 call about a domestic disturbance in a suburb of Austin, Texas, authorities said. Three people related to the suspect were being held hostage inside the house in Cedar […]

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