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Fort Worth police chief to retire at the end of the year

Jul. 27, 2020 7:35 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fort Worth police Chief Ed Kraus announced Monday that he'll retire at the end of the year, the city said in a statement. Kraus, a 28-year veteran of the department, was appointed chief in December. He'd been named interim chief in May 2019 after Joel Fitzgerald was fired. In...

Daud Mumin speaks during an interview in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. The 18-year-old college student, who turned 19 later in the month, says he has experienced racism and that he and other youth in the United States are tired of waiting for justice and are ready to take it back themselves. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Voices of protest, crying for change, ring across US, beyond

Jun. 17, 2020 2:20 PM EDT

They are nurses and doctors, artists, students, construction workers, government employees; black, brown and white; young and old. Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets in big cities and tiny towns in every U.S. state - and even around the world - to protest the killing of George...

Erma Johnson, the mother of Dion Johnson, speaks at a news conference in Phoenix on Friday, June 5, 2020. The family of Dion Johnson, an unarmed man shot and killed by an Arizona state trooper the same day George Floyd died, said Friday they want a federal investigation. (AP Photo/Terry Tang)

Protests highlight deaths at hands of police around the US

Jun. 10, 2020 1:46 PM EDT

Protesters have been galvanized around the world by the death of George Floyd, an African American man who pleaded for air and later died after a white police officer in Minnesota pressed his knee into his neck. Alongside his story, demonstrators are speaking out about deaths in their own hometowns. Some are...