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amphotora/iStockBy JACK DATE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — A Justice Department investigation into a specialized narcotics unit of the Springfield, Massachusetts, Police Department found officers routinely used excessive force, including punching people in the face and using head strikes in violation of the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution. “We found in that case there was a […]

iStock/TNT_bomb_dot_com(BLOOMINGTON, Indiana) — BY: MEREDITH DELISO and CHERYL GENDRON, ABC News Bloomington police arrested a 66-year-old Indiana woman in a hit-and-run crash that injured two protesters, officials said Thursday. Christi Bennett was arrested late Wednesday and charged with two counts of criminal recklessness, a felony. She was also charged with leaving the scene of an […]

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic As the nation struggles with racial tensions in the wake of George Floyd‘s death and the subsequent calls to defund the police, Black actors are coming forward about the disproportionate treatment they received from law enforcement. One such person is Will Smith, who opened up on On 1 With Angela Rye on Monday about his past brushes with Philadelphia police, which he […]

kali9/iStockBy IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (LAKE MONROE, Ind.) — Viral videos depicting a group of white men allegedly assaulting a Black man in an Indiana park on the Fourth of July has caught the attention of Indiana investigators who are seeking more answers and community leaders who are seeking justice. Vauhxx Rush Booker of Bloomington, […]

Courtesy of MarioFollowing his thought-provoking single, “Rewrite It,” Mario describes the phrase, Black Lives Matter, as “a call to action to study, to understand, to fight for what you believe in.” “It’s a call to action for us to unite more and do more things that will directly affect our communities,” the R&B singer shared during a recent VIBE interview. “It’s […]

On Wednesday’s (June 3) episode of #EverydayStruggle, Nadeska, Wayno and DJ Akademiks start off the show discussing Blackout Tuesday movement, and …

Breonna Taylor FamilyBy ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — One of the three police officers involved in the death of Breonna Taylor has been terminated from the force. Brett Hankison was fired from the Louisville Metro Police Department on Tuesday, more than three months after Taylor’s death. Taylor, a 26-year-old African American emergency room […]

San Jose Police DepartmentBy JON HAWORTH, ABC News (SAN JOSE, Calif.) — A woman who deliberately coughed on a baby in a stroller at a restaurant is being hunted by police. The incident occurred in the afternoon of June 12 at approximately 5:25 p.m. at a Yogurtland establishment in San Jose, California, when the suspect, […]

iStock/NadejdaReidBy: EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — When a Pennsylvania police officer crashed his patrol car on the way to a call, a bystander stepped in to save him, authorities said. The fiery, two-car accident took place on Sunday in Uniontown, about 45 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Robert Broadwater told […]

SeanPavonePhoto/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (RICHMOND, Va.) — Police in Virginia’s capital declared an unlawful assembly on Sunday night as anti-racism protesters tried to tear down a Confederate-era monument. The Richmond Police Department announced the unlawful assembly declaration on Twitter, urging people to “leave the area.” The department later tweeted that an unlawful assembly was […]