TheaDesign/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (ATLANTA) — Before being shot to death by an Atlanta police officer in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant, Rayshard Brooks had a cordial conversation about being in the area to visit his mother’s grave and to celebrate one of his young daughter’s birthdays, according to a series […]

Philadelphia Police DepartmentBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (PHILADELPHIA) — An alleged contract killer has been charged with four counts of murder for killings that took place in 2018 and 2019, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office announced on Friday. Steven Williams, 25, of Philadelphia, allegedly collected thousands of dollars as a contract killer, according to Philadelphia […]

iStock/WachiwitBy: JON HAWORTH, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) — A man has been arrested after using Tinder to entice a woman into meeting up with him and allegedly attempting to kidnap and rape her before she was able to break free in the middle of the assault. The incident occurred when patrol deputies responded to a […]

iStock/peterspiroBy: ELLA TORRES, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Police departments across the country have come under fire for their handling of what were largely peaceful protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death, which were, in part, against police brutality. In some cases, officials are now investigating alleged officer misconduct. Yet for one man who […]

Elijah Nouvelage/Getty ImagesBY: WILLIAM MANSELL AND CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC NEWS (ATLANTA) — A man was killed after reportedly being shot by an Atlanta police officer late Friday night, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Officials have identified the man as 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks of Atlanta. At 10:33 p.m. local time officers responded to a […]

DanHenson1/iStockBY: EMILY SHAPIRO AND ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC NEWS (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A man allegedly threatened to set fire to a predominantly African American church after one of its ministers took part in a prayer vigil for George Floyd, federal authorities said. John Bareswill allegedly called the Baptist church in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on June […]

Craig Hudson for The Washington Post via Getty ImagesBy LUKE BARR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — The United States Park Police have come under fire for their handling of protesters outside the White House, but a case in Northern Virginia could provide insight into the organization’s lack of transparency in controversial incidents, lawmakers say. Bijan Ghaisar […]

amphotora/iStockBy EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (DECHERD, Tenn.) — The family of a 24-year-old who drowned while police looked on, instead of coming to his aid, are outraged after seeing the events unfold on body camera video. Officers with the police department in Decherd, Tennessee, right outside of Winchester, were in a car pursuit in the […]

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iStock/ChiccoDodiFCBy: JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The death of George Floyd, a black man who died on Memorial Day after he was pinned down by a white Minnesota police officer, has sparked outrage and protests in Minneapolis, across the United States and across the world. Second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter charges have […]

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