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Ma’Khla Bryant

Ma’Khla Bryant

Police video shows the shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant (left).FACEBOOK/COLUMBUS DIVISION OF POLICE

BY MARK FERENCHIK THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH/TNS COLUMBUS, Ohio — In an unprecedented move, Columbus police showed body camera footage of the shooting of a 16-year-old girl by a Columbus police officer just hours after the incident on the city’s southeast side. The shooting, happened about 20 minutes before a guilty verdict was announced in the […]

BY AMY FORLITI, STEPHEN GROVES and TAMMY WEBBER ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS — Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man’s neck in a case that touched off worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and […]

Chauvin

Chauvin

Derek Chauvin

With the romance of last year’s George Floyd moment in the rearview mirror — the massive protests against anti-Black racism rolling in seemingly inexhaustible waves through the summer — we have reached the moment of the Derek Chauvin trial. This is progress; an officer has been charged with second- and third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter […]