Dave Chappelle releases first statement about ‘unsettling’ attack

CNN — A representative for Dave Chappelle has released a statement regarding an audience member who attacked him Tuesday night while the comedian was performing at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. “As unfortunate and unsettling as the incident was, Chappelle went on with the show,” Carla Sims, Chappelle’s representative, said in a statement to … Read more

Amir Locke: No charges will be filed in fatal police shooting

CNN — Prosecutors declined to file charges against the Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot Amir Locke or any other officers involved in the no-knock warrant service that led to the 22-year-old Black man’s death in early February. An officer shot Locke within a few seconds of entering the apartment afters said prosecutor Locke emerged … Read more

Sacramento mass shooting: All 6 killed identified as police arrest one suspect

CNN — Police on Monday said they have arrested one man who is a suspect in Sunday’s mass shooting in Sacramento that killed six people and wounded 12 others. Dandre Martin, 26, was identified as a “related suspect” and was booked on assault and illegal firearm possession charges, according to a release from Sacramento police. … Read more

Jussie Smollett: Brothers’ confession video shows how actor’s story unraveled

CNN — The brothers Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo were kept in Chicago Police detention for nearly two days after they were accused of attacking the “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett in a homophobic and racist hate crime. In the 47th hour of that detention, in a small fluorescently lit room painted a bland white, the brothers … Read more

Steven Zajonc arrested by NYPD in connection with 7 separate attacks against Asian women

CNN — A New York man was arrested Wednesday night after allegedly assaulting seven Asian women in a span of about two hours over the weekend, according to the New York City Police Department. Police have recommended Steven Zajonc, 28, be charged with seven counts of assault as a hate crime, seven counts of attempted … Read more

Curtis Reeves: Retired police captain acquitted

CNN — A Florida jury acquitted retired Florida police captain Curtis Reeves in the shooting death of a man in a movie theater eight years ago. Reeves was accused of second-degree murder and aggravated battery in the 2014 killing of 43-year-old Chad Oulson, who was on a movie date with his wife. Reeves pleaded not … Read more

Austin police officers charged after 2020 George Floyd protests says they’ve been released on just $1 bond

Dallas CNN — Nineteen Austin police officers have been indicted for their actions during the 2020 George Floyd protests and riots, according to documents publicly released Tuesday. The 19 officers were indicted on two counts of aggravated assault by a public servant that “intentionally, knowingly, and recklessly” caused serious bodily harm to individuals, according to … Read more

NYC subway: Two men struck by trains, one killed, within hours of each other

CNN — One man died and another was injured after they were struck by subway trains in different areas of New York City within hours of each other Saturday night, the New York Police Department (NYPD) said. In the first incident, a 35-year-old male was walking between train cars on the southbound J train in … Read more