Chicago police and prosecutors emphasize “gangs” and “gun violence” are to blame for police shooting death of 13-year-old Adam Toledo, attempting to distort the media narrative in advance of the upcoming public release of likely disturbing body cam footage of the shooting after weeks of stonewalling.
An anti-war activist was visited by California Highway Patrol officers after posting video of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s bumbling comments on Israel-Palestine. The action, which AOC denies triggering, was initiated by a call to US Capitol Police.
A year after nationwide protests against police brutality, the New York City Council passed a bill limiting qualified immunity, a longstanding legal protection officers had against lawsuits.
The move came as Human Rights Watch said authorities have forcibly disappeared hundreds of politicians, election officials, journalists, activists, and protesters.