iStock/Zbynek PospisilBY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — With tensions already running high over the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old Black man by sheriff’s deputies, protests this weekend in Vancouver, Washington, devolved into reported vandalism of businesses and fights between demonstrators demanding justice and members of right-wing groups that converged in the city. Kevin Peterson […]

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kali9/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON and JOSH HOYOS, ABC News (PHILADELPHIA) — A knife-wielding Black man was in the throes of a mental health crisis, according to his family, when two Philadelphia police officers opened fire 14 times and killed him. The confrontation that cost 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr. his life on Monday afternoon set off protests […]

WPVI-TVBy MARC NATHANSON and JON HAWORTH, ABC News (PHILADELPHIA) — At least 30 police officers have been injured and 33 people have been arrested as protests continued overnight in Philadelphia over the shooting death of a Black man by police in West Philadelphia on Monday afternoon. The Philadelphia Police Department confirmed that a 56-year-old female […]

kali9/iStockBy HALEY YAMADA, ABC News (PROVIDENCE, R.I.) — A Rhode Island man was in a coma Wednesday after his moped crashed during a police chase earlier this week, sparking protests. Authorities are investigating whether Jhamal Gonsalves’ moped was struck by a Providence police vehicle just before crashing on Sunday. Video before the crash occurred showed […]

Allison Dinner/Getty ImagesBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — For the second night in a row, protests erupted in Brooklyn, New York, on Wednesday, the day before new restrictions in COVID-19 hot spots went into effect. The demonstrations unfolded in Borough Park, one of the neighborhoods forced to restrict capacity at houses of worship […]

PinkOmelet/iStockBy KARMA ALLEN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Hundreds of Orthodox Jewish men gathered in the streets of Brooklyn, New York, lighting bonfires and defying orders to disperse, in protest of the state’s new COVID-19 restrictions Tuesday night. The demonstrations came in response to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision to reinstate restrictions on public gatherings and […]

MattGush/iStockBY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — At least 28 people were arrested overnight as civil unrest continued in Louisville over a grand jury’s controversial decision in the Breonna Taylor case. Tensions have boiled over in the streets of Kentucky’s largest city in the days since a grand jury declined to indict three white […]

FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty ImagesBy WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) — A pickup truck hit a protester Thursday night in Hollywood, California, and moments later a second vehicle hit a car participating in the same protest as it tried to leave the area, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The “largely peaceful” […]

iStock/ChiccoDodiFCBy EMILY SHAPIRO and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — Two Louisville police officers shot during Wednesday night’s protests are doing well and will survive their injuries, announced interim police chief Robert Schroeder, who also said that more than 100 people were arrested during the demonstrations that followed the grand jury’s decision in the […]

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