Outrage In America

Denver police shoot pepper balls at protesters

George Floyd Protesters Awarded $14M By Denver Jury

The jury found that police used excessive force against protesters and ordered the city to pay the 12 people who sued.

 | By Associated Press

Former Louisville Police Officer Brett Hankison

Ex-Officer Cleared In Shooting During Breonna Taylor Raid

Brett Hankison was charged with three counts of wanton endangerment for gun shots that went through Breonna Taylor's apartment into a unit next door.

 | By Associated Press

Sign demanding justice for Amir Locke

Amir Locke's Funeral Begins With Song, Prayer In Minneapolis

Hundreds gathered to mourn the death of 22-year-old Locke, who was shot and killed by Minneapolis police serving a no-knock warrant for someone else.

 | By Associated Press and Jamal Andress

Police body camera footage of bystanders

2 Officers Plan To Testify About Floyd Killing; Prosecutors Rest

The prosecution rested its case in the civil rights trial after nearly three weeks of testimony from doctors, police officers and bystanders.

 | By Associated Press

Protest over police killing of Amir Locke

Protests In Minneapolis Over Fatal Police Shooting Of Amir Locke

Demonstrators are calling for the interim police chief to resign after the killing of 22-year-old Locke while police were serving a no-knock warrant.

 | By Associated Press and Jamal Andress

Still from body camera footage of Amir Locke

Minnesota Police Release Footage Of Man Killed During No-Knock Warrant

A SWAT team carrying out a no-knock warrant shot and killed Amir Locke, who was armed but was not the subject of the warrant.

 | By Associated Press and Isbella Diaz

Ahmaud Arbery's father Marcus Arbery heads into the Glynn County Courthouse

Trial In Ahmaud Arbery's Killing Begins In Georgia

The court plans to make its way through more than 600 jurors, going 20 at a time, in the first week.

 | By Jamal Andress

A woman stands in front of a mural of her slain nephew, Ahmaud Arbery

Jury Selection Begins In Ahmaud Arbery's Death

Arbery was shot and killed in February 2020 while he was jogging in a neighborhood in Brunswick, Georgia.

 | By Associated Press

A mural of George Floyd

Minneapolis Police Officers Heard Talking About 'Hunting' Protesters

In a newly released body camera video, Minneapolis police officers are heard talking about "hunting" protesters days after the murder of George Floyd.

 | By Newsy Staff

This combination of photos provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota

Ex-Cops Accused Of Violating Floyd's Rights Plead Not Guilty

All four of the men appeared at the hearing remotely via videoconference.

 | By Associated Press

Damarra Atkins pays her respects to George Floyd at a mural at George Floyd Square.

Ex-Cops Accused Of Violating Floyd's Rights To Be Arraigned

The four former officers are set to appear before a federal judge Tuesday.

 | By Jamal Andress and Associated Press

Crews move a section of the base as they attempt to locate a time capsule said to be buried in the base of the statue.

Crews Searching For Confederate Statue's 1887 Time Capsule

The bronze equestrian statue of Lee was one of five enormous Confederate tributes along Richmond's Monument Avenue.

 | By Associated Press

Crews work to remove one of the country's largest remaining monuments to the Confederacy.

Statue Of Confederate Robert E. Lee Taken Down In Virginia

The Northam administration has said it would seek public input on the statue's future.

 | By Associated Press

The moon illuminates the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue Friday June. 5, 2020, in Richmond, Va

Robert E. Lee Statue In Richmond, Virginia Comes Down Wednesday

The Northam administration has said it would seek public input on the statue’s future.

 | By Emily Grossberg and Associated Press

The moon illuminates the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue

Gen. Lee Statue Can Be Removed, Virginia Supreme Court Rules

The high court's ruling came in two lawsuits filed by Virginia residents who attempted to block removal.

 | By Associated Press

demonstrators carry a giant placard during a rally and march over the death of Elijah McClain

Officers, Paramedics Charged in Elijah McClain’s 2019 Death

A grand jury unveiled a 32-count indictment against three officers and two paramedics

 | By Associated Press

Jacob Blake's sister Letetra Widman and uncle Justin Blake march at a rally.

Jacob Blake Learning To Walk Again Following Police Shooting

Blake was paralyzed after being shot in the back seven times by a Kenosha, Wisconsin police officer in August 2020.

 | By Associated Press and Eliana Moreno

Aaron Larry Bowman cries during an interview at his attorney's office in Monroe, La.

Louisiana State Troopers Under Federal Probe

State police didn’t investigate the attack on Bowman until 536 days after it occurred.

 | By Associated Press

Jacob Blake Jr. listens to a speech during a Get Out The Vote rally in Chicago

1-Year Anniversary Of Jacob Blake Shooting

Today marks one year since Jacob Blake was shot in the back by a white police officer in Wisconsin.

 | By Eliana Moreno

Student in the Hallway

Addressing Anti-Asian Hatred In Schools As The School Year Begins

New Stop AAPI Hate report shows 9,000+ incidents since the start of the pandemic. About 10% of all incidents happen in schools.

 | By Cat Sandoval

Police on motorcycles

An Inside Look at Colorado's Year-Old Qualified Immunity Ban

The ban allows Coloradans to file individual lawsuits against police for alleged civil rights violations but caps potential payouts at $25,000.

 | By Jamal Andress

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks during the funeral for Andrew Brown Jr.

Family Of Andrew Brown Jr. Seeks $30M In Lawsuit Over His Death

Brown was killed in North Carolina after sheriff's deputies opened fire on his car while attempting to serve felony warrants and a search warrant.

 | By Robin Dich

former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin in court during his sentencing hearing

Derek Chauvin Sentenced To 22.5 Years For George Floyd's Murder

Though Chauvin is expected to appeal, for Floyd's loved ones — and millions worldwide — the sentence represents, for now, a final act of justice.

 | By Ben Schamisso and Jamal Andress

A general view shows the site where George Floyd was killed by then Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin.

Judge Rejects Chauvin’s Request For New Trial

A Minnesota judge has denied Derek Chauvin's request for a new trial.

 | By Associated Press and Kamil Zawadzki

former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, listens to verdicts at his trial

Derek Chauvin To Be Sentenced Today

Chauvin faces decades in prison, with several legal experts predicting a sentence of 20 to 25 years.

 | By Simon Kaufman

former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin

Derek Chauvin To Be Sentenced Friday For George Floyd's Murder

The former Minneapolis police officer was found guilty on all counts two months ago after killing George Floyd last year.

 | By Eliana Moreno

U.S. Police Departments Suffer Staff Shortages After Tumultuous Year

After a year of controversy and heightened scrutiny, police departments around the country are facing a surge of retirements and a lag in applicants.

 | By Jamal Andress

President Donald Trump holds a Bible during a visit outside St. John's Church across Lafayette Park from the White House

Watchdog: Trump Photo Opp Not Behind Clearing Protesters In D.C.

Police in riot gear used tear gas and rubber bullets to drive away protesters during nationwide outcry over the death of George Floyd.

 | By Kamil Zawadzki and Associated Press

A man adjusts a sign near a memorial at the scene where 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant was fatally shot

Democratic Lawmakers Investigating Ma'Khia Bryant Shooting Death

The 16-year-old was shot and killed by police in Columbus, Ohio back in April outside the foster home where she had been living for two months.

 | By Eliana Moreno

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin

Derek Chauvin Makes Court Appearance On Federal Charges

He waived his right to a detention hearing and the U.S. Magistrate judge ordered him into federal custody.

 | By Johannah Grenaway