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2h ago

Video of fatal Chicago police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo released

Mayor Lori Lightfoot described the body camera video as "excruciating" and warned parents to shield their children from it.
the newly released body camera footage of the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo in Chicago.
the newly released body camera footage of the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo in Chicago.
3h ago

Biden calls for de-escalation with Russia following sanctions, proposes meeting with Putin

President Joe Biden has characterized Russian President Vladimir Putin as a "killer" and said he would "pay the price" for a range of malicious activities Washington blames on Moscow.
Image: Vladimir Putin
Image: Vladimir Putin
3h ago

Daunte Wright's family speaks out as officer makes first court appearance

"There is never going to be justice for us," Wright's mother said at a press conference with attorney Benjamin Crump. "We are still going to bury our son."
Image: Floyd and Wright families attorney Ben Crump speaks, flanked by the family of Daunte Wright, during a press conference at New Salem Missionary Church in Minneapolis on April 15, 2021.
Image: Floyd and Wright families attorney Ben Crump speaks, flanked by the family of Daunte Wright, during a press conference at New Salem Missionary Church in Minneapolis on April 15, 2021.

'Really good scenario': Only 5,800 infections reported in fully vaccinated people, CDC says

Many questions remain about who might be at risk for the so-called breakthrough infections.
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Image: Covid Vaccine
3h ago

'Our American way of policing is on trial': Law enforcement officers respond to Chauvin trial

While some officers see the trial as an example of a rogue officer being held accountable, others see it as a sign that the country has turned against them.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin tells the judge that he waived his right to testify to the jury, next to his defense attorney Eric Nelson, in Minneapolis on April 15, 2021, in this courtroom sketch.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin tells the judge that he waived his right to testify to the jury, next to his defense attorney Eric Nelson, in Minneapolis on April 15, 2021, in this courtroom sketch.

Police body camera video shows fatal shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo in Chicago

NBC News' Antonia Hylton reports on the newly released body camera footage of the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo in Chicago. 
Police body camera video shows fatal shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo in Chicago
Police body camera video shows fatal shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo in Chicago
4h ago

Missing hiker found based on photo he texted from Los Angeles area mountains

Before the hiker's phone died, he shared a photo with a friend that police later used to ask the public for help in identifying his location.
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5h ago

New Mexico governor pays $62,500 to former staffer in sexual harassment settlement

Public financial disclosures for New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham's campaign show five monthly payments of $12,500 for "legal expenses."
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham speaks in Santa Fe, N.M., at the close of a 60-day legislative session on March 20, 2021.
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham speaks in Santa Fe, N.M., at the close of a 60-day legislative session on March 20, 2021.
5h ago

Messy home run thrusts Dodgers fan — and a plate of nachos — into limelight

Brando Lopez became an instant social media celebrity thanks to images of his jacket and face covered in melted cheese. The Dodgers sent him a hoodie and another plate of nachos.
Image: A fan holds up Justin Turner's homerun ball
Image: A fan holds up Justin Turner's homerun ball
6h ago

Man charged with hate crimes in burning of Black church

Dushko Vulchev intentionally set fire to the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Massachusetts, federal authorities said Thursday.
Firefighters work to put out a fire at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Mass., on Dec. 28, 2020.
Firefighters work to put out a fire at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Mass., on Dec. 28, 2020.
7h ago

Molly Lillard, daughter of former NFL star Al Toon, dead in apparent murder-suicide

Lillard, a former University of Michigan volleyball star, was shot to death at a home in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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