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Blake drops civil rights lawsuit against Wisconsin officer

May. 09, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jacob Blake has dropped his federal civil rights lawsuit against the Wisconsin police officer who shot him during a domestic disturbance and left him paralyzed from the waist down. Neither attorneys for Blake, whose August 2020 shooting sparked the protests in...

Patrick Lyoya shooting raises issue of officer name release

Apr. 18, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

Patrick Lyoya’s father says he and his family have a right to know the name of the white officer who fatally shot the 26-year-old Black man. But the police chief in Grand Rapids, Michigan, says he will only do so if the officer is charged in the April 4 shooting that followed a...