PinkOmelet/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A New York man was arrested this week in the death of an 80-year-old bar patron stemming from a mask dispute last month, authorities said. Donald Lewinski, 65, was arrested Monday in connection with the Sept. 26 incident in West Seneca, a suburb in Buffalo, Erie County […]

Toa55/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (FRESNO, Calif.) — Authorities have rescued dozens of people near a reservoir in California who became trapped by a fast-moving wildfire in a national forest. Local fire departments and law enforcement agencies from Fresno and Madera counties are conducting the massive rescue operation in the Mammoth Pool Reservoir area of […]

Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesBy WILLIAM MANSELL, MORGAN WINSOR, SABRINA GHEBREMEDHIN, and BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (KENOSHA, Wis.) — Authorities on Wednesday night identified the police officer who shot Jacob Blake, which has led to four days of protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and renewed calls nationwide to end police violence against people of color. […]

kali9/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (KENOSHA, Wis.) — Authorities issued a curfew in Kenosha, Wisconsin, as angry crowds gathered in protest after a Black man was shot and seriously wounded by police Sunday evening. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has also authorized the National Guard to support local law enforcement and “help protect critical infrastructure and […]

Sgt. Elder Fernandes, 23, is pictured in a photo released by the Killeen Police Department in Killeen, Texas, on Aug. 20, 2020. He was reported missing by his family, who have not heard from him since Aug. 17. – (Killeen Police Department)By ELLA TORRES and MATT SEYLER, ABC News (KILLEEN, Texas) — Authorities in Texas […]

Courtesy Ben Crump LawBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS (MINNEAPOLIS) — The family of George Floyd filed a federal civil lawsuit on Wednesday against the city of Minneapolis and the police officers involved in the death of the 46-year-old Black man that ignited nationwide protests and demands for major reforms to U.S. policing. The suit was […]

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