Georgetown Law School professor Paul Butler testifies before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on policing practices and law enforcement accountability in June 2020. In an NPR interview, Butler says police in Brooklyn Center, Minn., didn’t need to pursue Daunte Wright over an outstanding warrant. Mandel Ngan/Pool/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mandel Ngan/Pool/Getty Images Georgetown
While describing President Joe Biden’s upcoming schedule for next week, White House press secretary Jen Psaki had to pause and say: “Wow — there’s a plane right overhead, just for anyone tuning in online.” She was nearly drowned out by the noise as the planes passed. The flyover was part of the World War I
Kim Lee Finger and Michelle Brooks, like many Black Americans, grew up knowing they are descended from slaves. Over the years, each had heard fragments of family stories about their great-great-grandparents, who were children of a woman named Ann. Ann was once owned by a white farmer from a well-known family that helped found what
After the brutal murder of his first wife, Mark Winger moved on. After all, he was seen as the hero who tried to save her, subsequently killing her supposed murderer with his handgun moments later. Police quickly concluded the 1995 killing of Donnah Winger was a tragic incident, committed at the hands of a seemingly
Najat Hamza had been living in the U.S. for almost two decades after fleeing Ethiopia’s regional state of Oromia when she was young, she told StoryCorps in 2017. “My heart will always belong to Oromia,” she said. Najat Hamza hide caption toggle caption Najat Hamza Najat Hamza had been living in the U.S. for almost
Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Indianapolis 2. Coronavirus Almost half of US states saw an increase in coronavirus cases this week, and experts are
A gunman killed eight people and wounded others at a FedEx Corp. facility in Indianapolis before killing himself, the city’s police said. The police responded just after 11 p.m. local time on Thursday to reports of shots being fired at the facility near Indianapolis’s airport and encountered the shootings still in progress, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police
Police said they believe the alleged shooter is dead. April 16, 2021, 7:08 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Eight people were shot and killed and several others injured in a mass shooting Thursday night at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, according to local authorities. When officers arrived at
Ajo, a former copper mining town more than 100 miles from Phoenix, is unincorporated. The U.S. government began dropping off migrants on the historic plaza in Ajo in March. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption toggle caption Kirk Siegler/NPR Ajo, a former copper mining town more than 100 miles from Phoenix, is unincorporated. The U.S. government began
(CNN)Law enforcement officials in Indianapolis are working a “mass casualty situation,” according to Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Spokesperson Officer Genae Cook. The incident happened at a FedEx facility located at 8951 Mirabel Road in Indianapolis, according to Cook. Police are on the scene and gathering information, no other details were immediately available. This is a
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