Shootings

FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2020, file photo, Kyle Rittenhouse, left, with backwards cap, walks along Sheridan Road in Kenosha, Wis., with another armed civilian. Attorney John Price who is representing Kyle Rittenhouse, charged with shooting three people during a protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has resigned from his position with a defense fund that has raked in more than $700,000 to defend his client and conservative causes. (Adam Rogan/The Journal Times via AP, File)
August 29, 2020 - 8:35 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A Republican student group at Arizona State University is receiving backlash for donating money to the 17-year-old gunman who fatally shot two protesters in Wisconsin. College Republicans United announced this week that half of any funds they raise during the semester will go...
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August 29, 2020 - 8:08 pm
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — Two St. Louis police officers were shot and one of them was seriously wounded Saturday evening while responding to a report of a shooting on the city's south side by a suspect who remains barricaded inside a house, authorities said. One officer was shot in the head and was “...
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President Donald Trump gives thumbs up while walking to Air Force One upon departure at Chennault International Airport, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Lake Charles, La. Trump toured damage from Hurricane Laura in Texas and Louisiana. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 29, 2020 - 7:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will travel to Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, amid fury over the police shooting of Jacob Blake in the back, which left the 29-year-old Black man paralyzed. White House spokesman Judd Deere told reporters aboard Air Force One on Saturday that Trump will be...
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Hundreds march at a rally for Jacob Blake Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
August 29, 2020 - 6:53 pm
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — With chants of “One person, one vote!" and "No justice, no peace!” a crowd of about 1,000 demonstrators gathered outside a Wisconsin courthouse Saturday to denounce police violence and share messages of change, a week after an officer shot Jacob Blake in the back and left the...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2020, file photo, State Sen. Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, discusses one of the more than one dozen budget trailer bills before the Senate at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. California lawmakers are setting up a task force to study and make recommendations for reparations to African-Americans, particularly the descendants of slaves, as the nation struggles again with civil rights and unrest following the latest shooting of a Black man by police. The state Senate supported creating the nine-member commission on a bipartisan 33-3 vote Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
August 29, 2020 - 5:44 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are setting up a task force to study and make recommendations for reparations to African Americans, particularly the descendants of slaves, as the nation struggles again with civil rights and unrest following the latest shooting of a Black man by...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2020 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks on the second day of the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany. Zuckerberg, on Friday, Aug. 29, says Facebook made a mistake in not removing a militia group’s page earlier this week that called for armed civilians to enter Kenosha, Wis. amid violent protests following a police shooting of Jacob Blake, who is Black. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, File)
August 29, 2020 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook made a mistake in not removing a militia group's page earlier this week that called for armed civilians to enter Kenosha, Wisconsin, amid violent protests after police shot Jacob Blake, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says. The page for the “Kenosha Guard” violated Facebook's...
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August 29, 2020 - 10:45 am
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A prominent lawyer in Haiti was shot and killed at his home, police said Saturday. Monferrier Dorval, head of the bar association in the capital, Port-au-Prince, was attacked on Friday night, police spokesman Garry Desrosiers said. He said an investigation was underway...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2020 file photo, authorities disperse people from a park in Kenosha, Wis. Police in Kenosha have arrested dozens of people since a white office shot a Black man in the back. Activists in the Wisconsin city say police have been aggressive in responding to protests over Jacob Blake's shooting, even as they've tolerated armed militia groups. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
August 29, 2020 - 8:44 am
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Police officers in Kenosha were on alert after days of protests over the shooting of Jacob Blake by one of their colleagues, and they'd recently gotten a tip about “suspicious vehicles” from out of state. So, after watching a group of people fill cans at a gas station Wednesday...
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Protesters take to the street and block traffic at the intersection of Willow Street and Evangeline Thruway after a vigil held Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, in Lafayette, La., for 31-year-old Trayford Pellerin, who was shot and killed by Lafayette police officers while armed with a knife the night before. (Scott Clause/The Daily Advertiser via AP)
August 29, 2020 - 6:12 am
In the span of 48 hours, two Black men in U.S. cities hundreds of miles apart were shot by police in episodes that set off a national conversation about the need for officers to open fire on people walking away from them. The Jacob Blake shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and the killing of Trayford...
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Shane Braswell, who has participated in Black Lives Matter protests this summer, plays guitar in front of a mural covering the entrance to an Apple store, Aug. 27, 2020 in Portland, Ore. Braswell said President Donald Trump's portrayal of Portland as a violent city overcome by mobs of protesters is inaccurate and grossly exaggerated. "I hate when people say, 'Portland riots' or 'Seattle riots.' You see it as a riot because it is something that's going against your administration or your beliefs or your principles when the majority of the country is fed up and marching arm-in-arm," he said. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
August 28, 2020 - 9:01 pm
At almost every turn at the Republican National Convention, speakers from the president on down portrayed American cities like Portland, Oregon, New York and Chicago as lawless Democratic wastelands that have been overrun with violence, looting and destruction that is forcing residents to flee for...
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