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Louisville Mayor Declares State Of Emergency Ahead of Breonna Taylor Announcement

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is poised to announce whether his office will bring charges against the police officers who shot and killed 26-year-old Breonna Taylor in March.

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Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin Form NASCAR Team With Bubba Wallace Behind The Wheel

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

"The timing seemed perfect as NASCAR is evolving and embracing social change more and more," says Michael Jordan, the basketball icon and majority owner of the Charlotte Hornets NBA franchise said.

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Omaha Bar Owner Has Died By Suicide After He Was Charged In Shooting Of Black Man

Monday, September 21, 2020

Jake Gardner was on the West Coast when a grand jury indicted him last week for the May killing of James Scurlock in Omaha, Neb. Gardner died "at his own hand," his lawyers said Sunday.

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So 2020: New Storm Forms, Named Alpha Because We've Run Out Of Letters

Friday, September 18, 2020

There's only been one other year — 2005 — that Greek names have been needed. The National Hurricane Center on Friday announced storms called Alpha and Beta have formed in the Atlantic.

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Breonna Taylor's Mother: 'I Won't Go Away. I'll Still Fight'

Friday, September 18, 2020

Tamika Palmer says she wants the officers who killed her daughter to be charged. "Even in the very beginning of this year, she kept saying 2020 was her year," she said. "And she was absolutely right."

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Utah Officer Faces Felony Charge For Ordering Police Dog To Bite Black Man

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Jeffery Ryans, the man who sustained dog bites, "certainly wasn't posing an imminent threat of violence or harm to anyone," according to the district attorney.

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Louisville Agrees To $12 Million Settlement With Breonna Taylor's Family

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Officials also announced a series of police reforms to be adopted by the Louisville Metro Police Department. Taylor was killed by police in March.

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S.D.'s Attorney General Fatally Strikes Man With Car, Says He Thought He Hit A Deer

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg struck and killed a 55-year-old man on a rural stretch of road Saturday night. State authorities are investigating.

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Protests Erupt In Lancaster, Pa., Following Officer-Involved Shooting Death

Monday, September 14, 2020

Footage released by the Lancaster Bureau of Police Sunday shows Ricardo Munoz was fired upon by an officer. Police said Munoz had a knife and was brandishing it "in a threatening manner."

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4 Houston Police Officers Fired Over Fatal Shooting Of Nicolas Chavez

Friday, September 11, 2020

"You don't get to shoot somebody 21 times," Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said of the deadly encounter in April. "I cannot defend that."

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NYC Fire Department Renames Highest Award In Light Of Namesake's Racist Views

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said the FDNY was renaming the medal after Chief of Department Peter J. Ganci Jr., who was the highest-ranking member killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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Dallas Police Chief Resigns Amid Fallout Over Department's Handling Of Protests

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

U. Reneé Hall will stay on until the end of 2020. She is the latest in a wave of police chiefs to leave their posts after national protests calling for increase law enforcement accountability.

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The Return Of Colin Kaepernick — To The Madden Franchise

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

EA Sports says Kaepernick will return as a free agent in the latest update of Madden 21. His overall rating of 81 is higher than several notable NFL starters, including Baker Mayfield and Cam Newton.

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Louisville Selects Black Woman As City's Interim Police Chief

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

Yvette Gentry retired from the Louisville Metro Police Department in 2014. She takes over a department facing national scrutiny following the shooting death of Breonna Taylor in March.

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Oklahoma Lawsuit Seeks Reparations In Connection To 1921 Tulsa Massacre

Thursday, September 03, 2020

As many as 300 African American residents were slaughtered when white mobs descended on Tulsa's Greenwood district nearly a century ago. The lead plaintiff is a 105-year-old survivor of the massacre.

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Thousands Gather For March On Washington To Demand Police Reform And Racial Equality

Friday, August 28, 2020

The "Get Your Knee Off Our Necks" march comes as frustration over police brutality and use of force have sparked national protests following the Memorial Day killing of George Floyd.

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Peaceful Protests In Kenosha, Wis., As Demonstrators Remember Shooting Victims

Thursday, August 27, 2020

The shootings of the three protesters appeared to change the tenor of demonstrations on Wednesday night. The protests had turned violent a night earlier when two people were killed.

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Illinois Teen Arrested After Fatal Shootings Of 2 Kenosha, Wis., Protesters

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, is charged with first-degree intentional homicide. The shootings took place on the third night of protests following the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

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Man Shot By Kenosha, Wis., Police Paralyzed From The Waist Down, Lawyer Says

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Attorney Benjamin Crump tweets the news of Jacob Blake's condition Tuesday — and adds he is praying it is not permanent. Blake was shot in the back by police in Wisconsin on Sunday.

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53 Coronavirus Cases Reportedly Linked To Maine Wedding Reception

Monday, August 24, 2020

Nearly half the people who attended the reception have tested positive for the virus. Maine authorities say it has spread to others who did not attend the wedding, including a woman who has died.

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