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Massachusetts Officer Indicted in Fatal OIS

An officer with the Reading (MA) Police Department has been indicted for allegedly shooting a man at a call for service in February 2018.

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Former Louisville Officer Indicted in Breonna Taylor Shooting Reports to Jail and Released

First-degree wanton endangerment is considered a Class D felony, punishable with fines of up to $10,000 and up to five years in prison.

Kentucky Governor Asks Attorney General to Release Breonna Taylor Evidence

Gov. Andy Beshear did not directly criticize or praise the grand jury's decision, but called on Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron to release as many findings in the case to the public as possible

Federal Investigation of Breonna Taylor Shooting Continues

Because the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right against unreasonable searches or seizures, the warrant process in the Taylor case could be part of the FBI review.

Breonna Taylor Shooting Ruled Justified, Officer Charged for Shots into Other Apartments

Cameron explained to the press and to a live TV audience that Mattingly and Cosgrove could not be charged with a crime over Taylor's death because they fired back at Walker in self-defense.

With Decision on Breonna Taylor Shooting Imminent, Louisville Police Prepare for Unrest

Federal and other government buildings have been closed and some boarded up in downtown Louisville.

Lancaster Riot Suspects Charged, Held on $1 Million Bail Each

Twelve adults arrested in the rioting face a variety of felony and misdemeanor charges, including arson, riot, institutional vandalism and criminal conspiracy. One defendant also faces a charge of illegal possession of a firearm.

Grand Jury Indicts Texas Officer in Fatal 2019 OIS

An officer with the Baytown (TX) Police Department was indicted on a charge of first-degree aggravated assault by a public servant on Monday in connection with the fatal shooting of a woman in May 2019

Louisville Pays Record Breaking $12 million to the Family of Breonna Taylor

The city of Louisville will pay a record-breaking $12 million to the family of Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old woman fatally shot by police in her apartment earlier this year.

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Violent Protests Shake PA City After Officer Fatally Shoots Man with Knife

Investigators determined Munoz had a knife in his right hand as he chased the officer, according to the release. The officer then fired several shots, and Munoz was killed.