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Boulder mass shooting: Nine civilians killed before slain officer arrived, DA says

Boulder mass shooting: Nine civilians killed before slain officer arrived, DA says

Chet Strange/Getty Images(BOULDER, Colo.) — The nine civilian victims gunned down at a Boulder, Colorado, grocery store last month were all killed before police officer Eric Talley and other officers “bravely charged in” the store, Boulder County District Attorney Michael Dougherty said Thursday. Less than 30 seconds after Talley — the final victim — was…read more »

Daunte Wright’s family gathers in Minneapolis for funeral: Live updates

Daunte Wright’s family gathers in Minneapolis for funeral: Live updates

Wright Family(MINNEAPOLIS) — Family and friends of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man shot dead by a Minnesota police officer on April 11, will gather on Thursday for his funeral. Wright, who leaves behind a 2-year-old son, was shot and killed by a Brooklyn Center police officer during an afternoon traffic stop. The officer claimed…read more »

North Carolina sheriff’s deputy fatally shoots Black man while serving warrant

North Carolina sheriff’s deputy fatally shoots Black man while serving warrant

vmargineanu/iStock(ELIZABETH CITY, N.C.) — A sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a Black man while executing a search warrant in North Carolina on Wednesday, authorities said. The shooting occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET as deputies from the Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office attempted to serve the man — identified as Andrew Brown Jr. — a search…read more »

How Wyoming became the most vaccine-hesitant state

How Wyoming became the most vaccine-hesitant state

RiverNorthPhotography/iStock(NEW YORK) — With more than half of U.S. adults now having received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, the country is on the precipice of a new vaccination challenge: hesitancy. According to new estimates from a U.S. Census Bureau survey conducted from October to March, we know more about which Americans are most…read more »

16-year-old girl fatally shot by police in Ohio

16-year-old girl fatally shot by police in Ohio

vmargineanu/iStock(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Police have identified the 16-year-old girl who was shot and killed by a Columbus, Ohio, police officer Tuesday afternoon while he responded to a fight between several girls in a residential neighborhood. Columbus police responded to 911 calls of a disturbance at 4:30 p.m. local time, with the first officer getting out…read more »

Human remains found in search for missing Amish teen, prosecutors say

Human remains found in search for missing Amish teen, prosecutors say

East Lampeter Police Department(EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP, Penn.) — Investigators have found human remains in a rural Pennsylvania area during the search for an Amish teenager who has been missing for 10 months, authorities said. Linda Stoltzfoos, 18, was reported missing on June 21 when she did not return from a youth group she was supposed…read more »