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Daunte Wright’s family wants stiffer charge for Minnesota ex-cop

BROOKLYN CENTER: Daunte Wright‘s family members joined with community leaders Thursday in calling for more serious charges against the white former police officer who fatally shot him, comparing her case to the murder charge brought against a Black officer who killed a white woman in nearby Minneapolis. Former Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter was […]

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daunte wright: Minnesota cop will be charged in shooting of Black motorist

BROOKLYN CENTER: A prosecutor said Wednesday that he will charge a white former suburban Minneapolis police officer with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright in a shooting that ignited days of unrest and clashes between protesters and police. The charge against former Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter will be filed Wednesday, […]

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Pressure builds to fire Minnesota officer who killed Daunte Wright

BROOKLYN CENTER: The pressure built Tuesday to fire the suburban Minneapolis police officer who killed a 20-year-old Black man during an altercation after a traffic stop, a shooting authority said was a tragic mistake but that family members of Daunte Wright and others pointed to as yet the latest example of a broken criminal justice […]


Minnesota Timberwolves executive Gersson Rosas hopes game gives players platform in wake of Daunte Wright shooting

As the Minnesota Timberwolves and Brooklyn Nets resume play after Monday’s game was postponed in the wake of the police shooting of Daunte Wright, Wolves president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas said he hoped playing Tuesday would “give our guys a platform to show and say what they feel.” “We live here,” Rosas said. “This […]


Some local reporters were barred from a news conference after Daunte Wright’s death.

Reporters from multiple local organizations were denied entry to a news conference on Monday about the shooting of Daunte Wright, whose death at the hands of a police officer in Minnesota has set off protests. Mr. Wright, 20-year-old Black man, was killed by the officer on Sunday during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minn., […]


Minnesota Twins’ game against Boston Red Sox postponed in wake of police shooting of Daunte Wright

Monday afternoon’s game between the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox has been postponed due to “safety reasons” following the police shooting of Daunte Wright on Sunday night. “Out of respect for the tragic events that occurred yesterday in Brooklyn Center, and following the additional details in this evolving situation, the Minnesota Twins have […]

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daunte wright: Protests erupt after police shoot Black man in Minneapolis traffic stop

BROOKLYN CENTER: Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets as angry protests erupted in a Minneapolis suburb after a 20-year-old Black man was shot dead during a traffic stop. The unrest in Brooklyn Center came hours before the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd, was set to […]