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Blake, paralyzed in police shooting, hopeful he'll walk soon

Aug. 30, 2021 08:54 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Black man who was left paralyzed from the waist down after he was shot in the back by a white police officer in Wisconsin expects to be walking soon, an accomplishment he says is tempered by fears of it happening again. Jacob...

Today in History

Aug. 23, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2021. There are 130 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 23, 2008, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama introduced his choice of...

Kenosha officials reject damage claim sought by Jacob Blake

Jun. 24, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Officials in Kenosha, Wisconsin, have denied a claim for damages from Jacob Blake Jr., the Black man who was paralyzed when he was shot by a white police officer last summer. Blake sought damages for medical expenses, lost wages and “pain and...