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kuzma/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (DENVER) — A private security guard who claimed self-defense in a fatal shooting following protests in Denver over the weekend will face second-degree murder charges, prosecutors announced Thursday. Matthew Dolloff, 30, will be charged on Monday for the shooting death of Lee Keltner, said Denver District Attorney Beth McCann. Upon […]

Michael M. Santiago/Getty ImagesBy JOSHUA HOYOS, IVAN PEREIRA and MARC NATHANSON, ABC News (ROCHESTER, N.Y.) — Rochester, New York police reported no arrests Sunday night after demonstrators protesting the death of Daniel Prude descended on the city’s Public Safety Building, a day after nearby demonstrations resulted in numerous clashes between protesters and police. “The Rochester […]

Nathan Howard/Getty ImagesBY: MEREDITH DELISO, ABC NEWS     (PORTLAND, Wash.) —  Police found clothing and ammunition connecting a suspect killed during an encounter with authorities Thursday to the death of a pro-Trump protester in Portland, Oregon, days earlier, officials said. Michael Reinoehl, 48, was wanted for murder in the second degree with a firearm and […]

Stephen J. Cohen/Getty ImagesAs protests continue across the nation following police-involved shootings of several unarmed Black men, which resulted in the deaths of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks, singer Teyana Taylor made an impassioned plea for Black lives in a powerful new music video. Released Wednesday, Taylor framed the music video for her new single “Still” to prove that not much has changed in America since […]

Paul Morigi/Getty ImagesTens of thousands of protestors seeking criminal justice reform gathered at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Friday under the rallying cry “Get Your Knee Off Our Necks,” a reference to the manner in which George Floyd was killed while in police custody in Minneapolis in May. Rev. Al Sharpton announced the march in June […]

kali9/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON and WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (MINNEAPOLIS) — Violence erupted in Minneapolis overnight when protesters took to the streets, some looting and vandalizing businesses, after social media posts wrongly claimed officers fatally shot a Black man who police alleged died by suicide following his involvement in a homicide. At least six people were […]

Wolterk/iStockBy CAMMERON PARRISH, ABC News (TEMPE, Ariz.) — Even as students have begun moving into housing at one of the biggest colleges in the United States, debate rages over if they should even be there in the first place. With the fall term scheduled to begin Aug. 20, Arizona State University is facing backlash from […]

Civil Rights Attorney Lee Merritt breaks down all the charges protestors face after the #BreonnaTaylor protest and predicts what will happen next. See more at the! * * * #RickeySmileyMorningShow

#PorshaWilliams speaks out about getting arrested at the protests for #BreonnaTaylor. T.I. gives the sweetest message to his wife Tiny for her birthday. See more at the! * * * #RickeySmileyMorningShow

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