Feds charge Kentucky officer accused of hitting protester

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Federal officials have charged a Kentucky police officer accused of hitting a kneeling protester in the back of the head with a riot stick last year during demonstrations for racial justice. Louisville Metro Police officer Cory P. Evans was charged Wednesday with deprivation of rights under color of law, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court,

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US Capitol riots: Police officer’s death intensifies Capitol siege questions

A police officer has died from injuries suffered as US President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the Capitol, a violent siege that is forcing hard questions about the defeated president’s remaining days in office and the ability of the Capitol Police to secure the area. The US Capitol Police said in a statement that Officer Brian D. Sicknick was injured “while

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Why are there riots and looters in Minneapolis?  – The Sun

PARTS of Minneapolis were left burning after protests erupted over the death of George Floyd in police custody. Smoke hung over the city of 400,000 on Thursday morning as looters carried merchandise from a damaged Target store with no resistance from police. Why are there riots in Minneapolis? Protesters began to gather Wednesday afternoon near the precinct station in the

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