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In this photo provided by instagram account of @mckinley_moore, demonstrators gather Thursday, May 28, 2020, in downtown Louisville, Ky., to protest the killing of Breonna Taylor, a black woman fatally shot by police in her home in March. (@mckinley_moore via AP)

7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting

May. 29, 2020 9:21 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — At least seven people were shot in Louisville as hundreds of protesters converged on City Hall demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was fatally shot in March by police who broke down her door. Louisville Metro Police said early Friday that at least one person was...

Parents charged in 2-year-old son's shooting death

May. 29, 2020 8:38 AM EDT

EAST PENN, Pa. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy fatally shot himself in his family's home after his parents knowingly left a loaded handgun within reach of the child, authorities said. Andrew Zawoski, 28, and Christine McFarland, 24, are each charged with involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment. It was't...

Series of shootings in Philadelphia leave 2 dead, 9 wounded

May. 29, 2020 8:00 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A series of six apparently unrelated shootings over a short span in Philadelphia has left two people dead and nine wounded, authorities said. The first shooting occurred around 10:45 p.m. Thursday, when two men approached a group gathered on the porch of a home and opened fire. One man...

S. Carolina county to review EMS response to deadly shooting

May. 29, 2020 6:30 AM EDT

BOWMAN, S.C. (AP) — Officials in a South Carolina county plan to review the response to a deadly shooting at a Memorial Day cookout to determine whether emergency responders followed all necessary protocols. Three people — Austin Lee Benjamin, 17, Malik Glover, 24, and Antonio Smith, 19 —...

Protesters face off with police at the Minneapolis Police Third Precinctt, Thursday, May 28, 2020, after a night of rioting as protests continue over the arrest of George Floyd who died in police custody Monday night in Minneapolis after video shared online by a bystander showed a white officer kneeling on his neck during his arrest as he pleaded that he couldn't breathe. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Officer accused in Floyd's death opened fire on 2 people

May. 29, 2020 3:08 AM EDT

A white Minneapolis police officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck opened fire on two people during his 19-year career and had nearly 20 complaints and two letters of reprimand filed against him. Derek Chauvin, 44, became the focus of street protests and a federal investigation after he was seen in cellphone...

North Carolina city records fourth homicide in a week

May. 29, 2020 3:07 AM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A woman found shot to death in Winston-Salem marks the city’s fourth homicide in six days, authorities said. Police have identified the woman as Jericka Nasgah McGee, 21, the Winston-Salem Journal reports. Officers found McGee’s body lying in the street on...

Police: 7 shot at Louisville protest against the killing of Breonna Taylor, a black woman shot by police in her home

May. 29, 2020 1:27 AM EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police: 7 shot at Louisville protest against the killing of Breonna Taylor, a black woman shot by police in her home.

4 suspects shot dead in Southern California incidents

May. 28, 2020 9:34 PM EDT

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Southern California police have shot and killed four people, including two who attacked police dogs and one armed with a sword, in separate confrontations, authorities said. On Thursday, Fontana police went to a home after a report that a disabled person had been attacked. Officers...

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2016, file photo, former Columbus Police officer Canyon Boykin, center, is led from the Lowndes County Courthouse in handcuffs while people applaud in Columbus, Miss. The Mississippi attorney general said Thursday, May 28, 2020, that a manslaughter charge will be dropped against Boykin in the October 2015 shooting death of an African American man because her office reviewed the case and concluded the officer acted in self-defense. (Luisa Porter/The Commercial Dispatch via AP, File)

Mississippi to drop charge of white ex-cop in man's death

May. 28, 2020 9:21 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi attorney general said Thursday that a manslaughter charge will be dropped against a white former police officer in the October 2015 shooting death of an African American man because her office reviewed the case and concluded the officer acted in self-defense. The...

NYPD: Man shot by officers later dies of coronavirus

May. 28, 2020 8:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man shot by New York City police last month after menacing officers with a knife and an antique gun died of the coronavirus five days after he was wounded, police said Thursday. Ricardo Cardona, 55, repeatedly told officers “please kill me” as he ignored orders to drop the...