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Shooting at Knoxville, Tennessee, high school leaves 1 dead, police officer injured

iStock/ChiccoDodiFC(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) — One person is dead and a police officer was injured during an officer-involved shooting at a high school in Knoxville, Tennessee, police reported Monday. Knoxville Police Department officers responded to Austin-East Magnet High School in northeast Knoxville after reports of a male subject who was “possibly armed in the school,” police said.…read more »

Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright during traffic stop meant to use Taser, police chief says

iStock/CatEyePerspective(BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn.) — A police officer who shot and killed a driver during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, on Sunday afternoon, meant to deploy her Taser instead of her gun, police said. In a press conference on Monday, Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon says he believes the female officer intended to…read more »

George Floyd’s brother testifies in ‘spark of life’ phase of Derek Chauvin murder trial

DNY59/iStock(MINNEAPOLIS) — The jury has heard extensively about George Floyd’s drug addiction, but until Monday little had been shared to humanize the man prosecutors say died in the most inhumane way. Prosecutors winding down their murder case against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, called Floyd’s brother, Philonise Floyd, to the witness stand to provide…read more »

Ex-Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid charged in crash that injured 5-year-old girl

iStock/Motortion(NEW YORK) — Missouri prosecutors charged former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid with DWI on Monday in connection with the February crash that critically injured a 5-year-old, leaving her with severe traumatic brain injury. Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said Reid, 35, surrendered later in the day on the charge of driving…read more »