Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office (MINNEAPOLIS) — Jury selection in the case of the former Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police officer charged with killing a Black man during a traffic stop earlier this year, is set to begin Tuesday — a high-profile incident that was captured on video and sparked a new wave of protests. Kim Potter, […]

Alex_Schmidt/iStock (CHICAGO) — Delisa Tucker was just steps away from her son’s memorial in Chicago early Wednesday morning when she was fatally shot. She had lost 14-year-old Kevin Tinker to gun violence the Sunday before, and friends said she was tending to his memorial when she was gunned down. “While she was lighting candles for […]

iStock/Halfpoint (NEW YORK) — As families gather across the country to celebrate Thanksgiving and give thanks, many are struggling to fill their kitchens with fresh food and groceries. The U.S. has made virtually no progress toward solving this issue of food insecurity in the last two years, according to United States Department of Agriculture data. […]

Courtesy of the Blount Family (HOUSTON) — The funeral of the youngest victim in the deadly Travis Scott Astroworld concert will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. Nine-year-old Ezra Blount was hospitalized following the violent crowd surge at the Nov. 5 concert and later died from his injuries, his family confirmed. Ezra was “trampled and […]

ImageGap/iStock (NEW YORK) — Disabled people are disproportionately victims of violent crime and victimization in the United States, according to new data released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics. And the frequency of these crimes is also increasing, according to the data, though activists don’t seem to know why. The data shows that from 2017-2019 […]

Danielle A. Scruggs for ABC News (CHICAGO) — The story of De’Janay Stanton’s death is one that many transgender women in Chicago fear. The 24-year-old Black transgender woman was shot and killed by a romantic interest in 2018, and since then more and more stories like hers have come to light — in her city […]

Octavio Jones/Pool/Getty Images (BRUNSWICK, Ga.) — Defense attorney Kevin Gough called the homicide trial of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed Black jogger, a “public lynching” of his client — who is one of three white men accused of chasing and killing Arbery. He claimed that the trial has been “infected by mob violence by the woke-left […]

AAron Ontiveroz/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post/Getty Images Attorneys representing Elijah McClain’s family and the City of Aurora have reached an agreement that the city will pay out $15 million in the civil rights lawsuit filed over McClain’s violent arrest and subsequent death, an official briefed on the matter told ABC News. This will be the highest […]

iStock/ijoe84 (NEW YORK) — Details have emerged in the criminal case against the mother of a 14-year-old who went missing in October from her home in New Jersey before being sound safe nearly a month later in New York. According to officials, she ran away in order to escape abuse at home. The criminal complaint […]

iStock/ijoe84 (NEW YORK) — The mother of Jashyah Moore, a 14-year-old from New Jersey who had been missing for about a month, has been charged with two counts of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child. The charges against 39-year-old Jamie Moore were announced in a press release Friday from acting Essex County prosecutor Theodore […]

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