LIVE UPDATES: Police, rioters clash as unrest continues in Minnesota; 24 arrested

April 15, 2021 at 06:18

Protesters and police clashed for a fourth straight night Wednesday in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, following the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright. About 24 people were arrested after authorities cleared protesters around the time of Brooklyn Center's 10 p.m....

LIVE UPDATES: Derek Chauvin murder trial continues Thursday

April 15, 2021 at 06:18

The murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin is set to continue on Thursday morning. Defense testimony is expected to resume Thursday. Judge Peter A. Cahill said the defense could finish its case by today and the court would likely t...

Chicago braces for release of video in Adam Toledo's shooting death

April 15, 2021 at 05:39

Chicago bodycam footage that captured the fatal police shooting of Adam Toledo, 13, will be released on Thursday, according to the Civilian Office of Police Accountability. The materials related to Toledo's March 29 shooting death will include footage from...

This Day in History: April 15

April 15, 2021 at 04:00

On this day, April 15 …1947: Jackie Robinson, baseball’s first Black Major League player, makes his official debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers on opening day at Ebbets Field. Also on this day:1452: Leonardo da Vinci is born in or near the Tuscan town of Vinci...

Minnesota protester tells Fox reporter: Only way things change is 'if people start throwing things'

April 15, 2021 at 02:46

Former Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police officer Kim Potter "committed an act of war" when she shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright on Sunday, an anonymous protester outside the suburb's police station told Fox News Wednesday night. "I was out here las...

California child protective agency declines to answer questions about mother accused of killing her 3 kids

April 15, 2021 at 02:03

The agency charged with protecting children from abusive homes in Los Angeles County has declined to comment on a case Wednesday in which a mother allegedly brutally stabbed to death her three children. In a statement to Fox News, the Department of Children...

California ethnic studies pitch denounces US as a 'parasitic system' based on the 'invasion' of White settlers

April 15, 2021 at 02:01

Documents from a California ethnic studies program called on educators to tell students that America is a "system of oppression" built around the idea that "White male settlers" have invaded and "appropriated land," according to a new report. "The language...

New York county top cop Geraldine Hart, first woman to lead the department, to step down

April 15, 2021 at 01:54

A New York county top cop Geraldine Hart will be stepping down next month after three years on the job, according to a Wednesday report. Hart, 53, was the first woman to lead the 2,400-member department in Suffolk County. An FBI veteran, Hart took the job a...

Fifth of Americans refuse to get coronavirus vaccine as Johnson & Johnson shot is put on hold

April 15, 2021 at 01:53

Despite what appears to be an exceedingly rare risk, the pause could threaten Americans' trust in vaccines, as Europeans' confidence plummeted in the wake of problems with the AstraZeneca vaccine last month. PAUSE IN JOHNSON & JOHNSON COVID-19 VACCINE R...

NYC school holding event on 'raising our babies to value anti-racism'

April 15, 2021 at 01:05

A Manhattan private school for young children is hosting an event for parents to learn about raising babies to value anti-racism. The Thursday event is designated for current and prospective parents of kids aged 1-5, according to an announcement for the Cor...

Albany police station attacked by anti-police rioters throwing bottles at officers

April 15, 2021 at 00:47

A group of protesters in Albany, New York Wednesday evening descended on a police station where they threw bottles at police officers and broke a window, police said. The protesters appeared to have splintered off from anti-police demonstrations in Townsend...

Ex-Minnesota police officer Kim Potter released from jail after posting $100G bond

April 15, 2021 at 00:12

Kimberly Potter, the former Minnesota police officer charged in the shooting death of a Black motorist, was released from custody Wednesday, according to jail records. Potter, 48, was released from a Hennepin County jail just before 5:40 p.m. local time aft...

Knoxville police identify student killed after bringing gun to high school

April 14, 2021 at 23:52

The student killed Monday in an officer-involved shooting at a Knoxville high school has been identified and a bullet that hit the officer did not come from the student’s gun, authorities said. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has identified the...

Effort to include Republicans on infrastructure plan falling flat on Capitol Hill

April 14, 2021 at 23:44

"Here is where the disconnect that I am concerned about is: We are going (to the White House), we are negotiating, the President is being very sincere, but in the end, we get rolled because there is a partisan process. Republicans have made it clear they ar...

Army drill sergeant charged over viral video involving Black man

April 14, 2021 at 23:40

South Carolina authorities have charged a White Army drill sergeant with misdemeanor assault after he appeared on video shoving and shouting at a Black man on a suburban sidewalk earlier this week. Jonathan Pentland, 42, as the aggressor who demands that a...

Body of missing LSU freshman Kori Gauthier recovered from Mississippi River

April 14, 2021 at 23:23

Authorities have recovered the body of LSU freshman Kori Gauthier, who went missing last week, from the Mississippi River, officials confirmed Wednesday. "Our entire community is heartbroken by the loss of this amazing young woman," Baton Rouge Mayor-Presid...

Ben Crump: Police, especially in Minnesota, should be on 'their greatest behavior'

April 14, 2021 at 23:02

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump expressed disbelief Wednesday that a police officer, particularly in Minnesota, could shoot a Black man even after the reckoning over police reform following several high-profile police killings in recent years. "If ever ther...

Bernie Madoff death caps unbelievably tragic 'mixed story': Gasparino

April 14, 2021 at 22:41

FOX Business' Charlie Gasparino called Ponzi scheme architect Bernie Madoff's story an "unbelievable tragedy" in an interview with "Your World" Wednesday, claiming the Nasdaq pioneer's reputation played a large role in his successful multi-billion dollar sw...

Three Idaho children reported missing, may be together, sheriff's office says

April 14, 2021 at 22:39

Three children who were last seen in a small western Idaho town have been reported missing, the Gem County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. Two of the older children, 17-year old Tristan Conner Sexton and 14-year-old Taylor Summers, were spotted in Emmett in...

Ohio mother charged with murder after son’s body found decomposing under pile of clothes

April 14, 2021 at 22:23

An Ohio mom accused of killing her 19-year-old son and hiding his body under a pile of clothes in a bedroom for nearly two months has been indicted on murder and assault charges. Dominic Allen was missing from late September 2020 until early December, when...