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Protesters demand release of body camera footage of Tennessee high school shooting

Protesters demand release of body camera footage of Tennessee high school shooting

FatCamera/iStock(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) — Protests unfolded in Tennessee Friday with demands police release body camera footage of the officer-involved high school shooting that left one student dead and a police officer wounded. The shooting happened at Austin-East Magnet High School in east Knoxville on Monday. Police said a 17-year-old student had a gun inside the school…read more »

Police body camera footage shows fatal shooting of Black man in Honolulu

Police body camera footage shows fatal shooting of Black man in Honolulu

Courtesey of the Myeni Family(HONOLULU) — Honolulu police have released body camera footage showing when officers deployed a stun gun on a Black man and fatally shot him while responding to a call about an alleged burglary. Lindani Myeni, 29, a married father of two originally from South Africa, was killed by police outside a…read more »

Derek Chauvin murder trial spotlights America’s social ills: Advocates

Derek Chauvin murder trial spotlights America’s social ills: Advocates

Court TV via ABC News(MINNEAPOLIS) — At the start of the Derek Chauvin murder trial for the killing of George Floyd, defense attorney Eric Nelson asked jurors to exercise their common sense and apply sound judgment based solely on the evidence presented, stressing, “there is no political or social cause in this courtroom.” But advocates…read more »

Severe weather brings major flash flooding to South this weekend

Severe weather brings major flash flooding to South this weekend

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Strong storms are expected this weekend in the South, with flooding rain, large hail and gusty winds in the forecast from southern Texas to the Florida panhandle. A stationary front will stall along the South Saturday and over 6 million people will be impacted by strong thunderstorms. A flash flood watch…read more »

Daunte Wright protests turn violent again in Minnesota, nearly 100 people arrested

Daunte Wright protests turn violent again in Minnesota, nearly 100 people arrested

BlakeDavidTaylor/iStock(BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn.) — Nearly 100 people were arrested Friday night in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, following the protests of the death of Daunte Wright, according to local authorities. Following a relatively peaceful protest Thursday where there were zero arrests, officials were hoping for the same Friday. However, as crowds began trying to break into the…read more »

What we know about the fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo

What we know about the fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo

Chicago Police Department(CHICAGO) — The fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo was captured on newly released body camera footage, along with witness and surveillance video. Chicago Police Officer Eric Stillman has been identified in the original case incident report as the officer who fatally shot the teen on March 29 in the Little Village…read more »

Eight killed in FedEx shooting: Suspect had ‘no confrontation with anyone,’ police said

Eight killed in FedEx shooting: Suspect had ‘no confrontation with anyone,’ police said

ictor/iStock(INDIANAPOLIS) — Eight people were shot and killed and several others were injured in a mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis Thursday night, according to authorities. The suspect was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, Craig McCartt, deputy chief of Criminal Investigations at Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, said at a Friday…read more »