Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesBy LUKE BARR and ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News (PORTLAND, Ore.) — After unrest and public outcry over clashes between protesters and law enforcement, there will be a “phased withdrawal” of federal officers from Portland, the Oregon governor announced Wednesday. “These federal officers have acted as an occupying force, refused accountability, and […]

TSABY: AMANDA MAILE and SAM SWEENEY (NEWARK) — A New Jersey woman was arrested after officials found an assault rifle that the Transportation Security Administration described as “artfully concealed” inside her suitcase at Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday. TSA officers found the concealed weapon “behind the lining of a suitcase” during screening operations of […]

kali9/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC NEWSA judge has lifted the gag order in the high-profile cases of the four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd. The hearing on Tuesday followed a July 9 order from Judge Peter Cahill, barring the defendants — Derek Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, Kiernan Lane and Tou […]

Mason Trinca/Getty ImagesBY: QUINN OWEN, LUKE BARR AND JAKE DATE, ABC NEWS (PORTLAND, Ore.) — The U.S. attorney in Oregon has requested an investigation of federal law enforcement agents following recent clashes between federal agents and demonstrators protesting police brutality in Portland. The request comes in the wake of threats by President Donald Trump to […]

amphotora/iStockBy CLAYTON SANDELL and BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (AURORA, Colo.) — Photos have surfaced of Colorado police striking troubling poses near where an unarmed Black man was placed in a chokehold last summer and later died, prompting their chief to order an immediate internal investigation that she said could lead to their termination. Interim Aurora […]

iStock/niratBy: BILL HUTCHINSON and ALEX PEREZ, ABC News (MINNEAPOLIS) — The four fired Minneapolis police officers criminally charged in the death of George Floyd appeared before a judge on Monday for a brief pre-trial hearing that was also attended by Floyd’s aunt and uncle, who sat in the front row. Derek Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, […]

(NEW YORK) — Eight Minnesota correctional officers of color have filed a discrimination complaint alleging they were barred from guarding the white former police officer charged with murdering George Floyd, a Black man. The eight minority officers assigned to the Ramsey County Adult Detention Center in St. Paul complained to the Minnesota Department of Human […]

traveler1116/iStockBy CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) — A week after the Los Angeles Police Department launched investigations into 56 misconduct complaints that occurred during recent anti-police brutality protests, 10 officers were placed on desk duty, officials said. Police said that 56 complaints were reported as of June 10 and resulted in seven officers being […]

amphotora/iStockBy EMILY SHAPIRO and  STEPHANIE WASH, ABC News (ATLANTA) — Former Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe, accused of felony murder in the shooting of Rayshard Brooks, has turned himself in. Officer Devin Brosnan, who is also facing charges, arrived at the Fulton County jail shortly before 11 a.m. ET Thursday. The officers were told to […]

iStock/ChiccoDodiFC(ATLANTA) — BY: IVAN PEREIRA The Atlanta Police Department released new information regarding the two officers involved in the arrest that led to Rayshard Brooks’ death last week, along with the 911 call that led them to the Wendy’s parking lot. Officer Garret Rolfe, who fatally shot Brooks, 27, had prior disciplinary investigations some of […]

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