Atlanta police officer sacked after fatal shooting of black man
An Atlanta police officer has been sacked following the fatal shooting of an African-American man, and another has been placed on administrative duty, the police department has announced.
The moves follow the resignation of Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields, who stepped down as the Friday night killing of Rayshard Brooks, 27, sparked a new wave of protests in Atlanta after turbulent demonstrations over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis had simmered down.
A Delta Air Lines flight from Los Angeles to Atlanta was forced to land unexpectedly when an unruly passenger assaulted two flight attendants and, according to Oklahoma City police, said he was “going to take the plane down.”
Joe Biden on Tuesday became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Tulsa, Oklahoma, site where hundreds of Black Americans were massacred by a white mob in 1921, as he marked the country's legacy of racial violence. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
In a first, a teenager was awarded the Pulitzer special citation for filming George Floyd in Minneapolis last year. The video that went viral following the death of George Floyd sparked off protests across America calling for police reforms, human rights and end of racial discrimination against people of African origin.
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Activists who took to the streets to protest the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor are now running for office as the next step in their fight for social justice. CNN’s Leyla Santiago reports.
When peaceful demonstrators protesting the death of George Floyd were tear gassed by police outside of his home, Rahul Dubey gave dozens of protesters a safe place to spend the night. Dubey’s action led to friendships and changed lives.
A year after his killing sparked a national reckoning over racial injustice, George Floyd's relatives met on Tuesday with President Joe Biden to urge passage of a police reform bill, while people around the country continued the call for change. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
One year ago today, George Floyd was killed by a police officer in Minneapolis. His death sparked global protests against police brutality. Today, as the family continue to mourn his death, activists and communities around the country march and pay tribute to the man who became a symbol for racial justice. CNN’s Omar Jimenez has the latest from Minneapolis.
Garrett Rolfe, the former Atlanta police officer charged in the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks in a Wendy’s parking lot, was wrongly terminated, the Atlanta Civil Service Board has ruled. CNN’s Ryan Young reports.
Three Aurora police officers under investigation for a photograph taken near the site where Elijah McClain struggled with officers were seen in the picture imitating the carotid hold used on McClain by..
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One person has been shot by law enforcement in Liberty at the end of a car chase. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the incident began as a police chase in Independence and continued up..