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In a photo provided by Jada W., protesters gather Thursday, May 28, 2020, in downtown Louisville, Ky., against the police shooting of Breonna Taylor, a black woman fatally shot by police in her home in March. At least seven people were shot during the protest. (Jada W. via AP)

7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting

May. 29, 2020 3:16 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — At least seven people were shot in Louisville as protesters turned out to demand justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman fatally shot by police in her home in March. Louisville Metro Police confirmed in a statement early Friday that there were at least seven shooting victims, at...

President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order aimed at curbing protections for social media giants, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump calls Floyd death 'shocking,' calls protesters 'thugs'

May. 29, 2020 2:58 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday called protesters in Minneapolis “thugs” and vowed that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” Trump tweeted after protesters outraged by the death of a black man in police custody torched a police station. Earlier Thursday,...

This tweet posted by Chief David Roddy of the Chattanooga, Tenn., Police Department is seen Thursday, May 28, 2020. Law enforcement officials nationwide have rushed to condemn the actions of Minneapolis officers in the death of a black man in custody, a wave of harsh criticism experts say is unprecedented. (Chattanooga Police Department via AP)

Police across US speak out against Minneapolis custody death

May. 29, 2020 2:53 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Murder.Brutality. Reprehensible.Indefensible. Police nationwide, in unequivocal and unprecedented language, have condemned the actions of Minneapolis police in the custody death of a handcuffed black man who cried for help as an officer knelt on his neck, pinning him to the pavement for...

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.

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...

President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order aimed at curbing protections for social media giants, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump tries a new response after George Floyd's death

May. 28, 2020 8:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the kind of personal statement expected from a president in response to the disturbing video of a black man gasping for help as a white policeman pinned him to the street by the neck. But it was a very different tone for President Donald Trump, who has often been silent in the face...

FILE - In this Monday, May 25, 2020, file frame from video provided by Darnella Frazier, a Minneapolis officer kneels on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed man who was pleading that he could not breathe, in Minneapolis. Police around the U.S. and law enforcement experts are broadly condemning the way Floyd, who died in police custody, was restrained by a Minneapolis officer who dug his knee into the man's neck.  (Darnella Frazier via AP, File)

Police, experts condemn knee restraint used on George Floyd

May. 28, 2020 7:14 PM EDT

Police around the nation and law enforcement experts on Thursday broadly condemned the way George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis police custody this week, was restrained by an officer who dug his knee into the man's neck, saying no circumstances warrant such a dangerous technique. Deeply disturbing video shot by...

'Somebody shot my girlfriend': 911 call in police shooting

May. 28, 2020 7:12 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The boyfriend of a Kentucky woman shot by police in her home told a 911 operator “somebody shot my girlfriend” after officers burst into the apartment. The 911 call Kenneth Walker made after Breonna Taylor was shot during a warrant search by Louisville police was...

Escaped Colorado inmates pretended to be immigrants

May. 28, 2020 4:16 PM EDT

SELLS, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says two men who escaped from a Colorado prison said they were Mexican immigrants who wished to be deported when agents patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border found them. After some more questioning, agents discovered the men were 35-year-old Jose Rodriguez and...

Livingston County Sheriff's work at the scene of cab of a tractor trailer after the driver was killed during a shootout with law enforcement officers, Thursday, May 28, 2020 on Rt. 20A in Geneseo, N.Y. The incident started in LeRoy, N.Y. when police stopped the tractor trailer for speeding but the driver took off and drove into Livingston County leading law enforcement on a chase. (Tina MacIntyre-Yee/Democrat & Chronicle via AP)

Police kill trucker who fired at, rammed them during chase

May. 28, 2020 2:52 PM EDT

LEROY, N.Y. (AP) — The driver of a semitrailer truck took off during a traffic stop in upstate New York and led police on a circuitous chase in which he made U-turns, rammed cruisers and fired at officers, stopping only when they shot and killed him, authorities said. Police in the Genesee County village...