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Lawyer says cop shot Jacob Blake after hearing a mother's plea: 'He's got my kid. He's got my keys'

25 days ago   |   By WTAE

Police Officer Rusten Sheskey said he used deadly force during the chaotic encounter because he was afraid Jacob Blake, while attempting to flee the scene, was trying to kidnap a child in the backseat of the vehicle.
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Lawyer says officer thought Blake was trying to kidnap child

Lawyer says officer thought Blake was trying to kidnap child

25 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

The Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake in the back seven times last month told investigators he thought Blake was trying to abduct one of his own children and that he opened fire because Blake started turning toward the officer while holding a knife, the officer's lawyer contends.
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People Think Biden Threw Obama Under The Bus On Immigration During Final...

People Think Biden Threw Obama Under The Bus On Immigration During Final Presidential Debate

The final presidential debate between Democratic nominee Joe Biden and President Donald Trump was a tame fare compared to the first one, but things got a little testy when the... Read more ...

Watch Live: Biden, Trump in final 2020 presidential debate

Watch Live: Biden, Trump in final 2020 presidential debate

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Fact Check: President Trump and Joe Biden square off in final debate

Fact Check: President Trump and Joe Biden square off in final debate

As the candidates face off for the final time before Election Day, we're fact-checking them. Read more ...

2020 NH 2nd District debate: Convincing voters of their leadership skills

2020 NH 2nd District debate: Convincing voters of their leadership skills

Rep. Annie Kuster and her Republican challenger Steve Negron describe how they can convince voters of their leadership qualities. Read more ...

FDA approves remdesivir to treat COVID-19

FDA approves remdesivir to treat COVID-19

The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday in a letter that it has approved remdesivir as a treatment for coronavirus patients. Read more ...

Southwest no longer blocking middle seat on flights

Southwest no longer blocking middle seat on flights

Southwest will start selling every seat on flights starting Dec. 1. Read more ...

Judge dismisses one murder charge against ex-cop Derek Chauvin over George...

Judge dismisses one murder charge against ex-cop Derek Chauvin over George Floyd death

A Minneapolis judge has dismissed the third-degree murder charge against ex-police officer Derek Chauvin, who is accused of killing African-American man, George Floyd... Read more ...

Next up in hunt for COVID-19 vaccine: Testing shots in kids

Next up in hunt for COVID-19 vaccine: Testing shots in kids

The global hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine for kids is only just beginning - a lagging start that has some U.S. pediatricians worried they may not know if any shots work for young... Read more ...

Remains of at least 10 people found in Tulsa search for 1921 race massacre...

Remains of at least 10 people found in Tulsa search for 1921 race massacre victims

At least 10 bodies have been found in an unmarked mass grave at an Oklahoma cemetery where investigators are searching for remains of victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Read more ...

Texas woman died of COVID-19 aboard flight

Texas woman died of COVID-19 aboard flight

A Texas woman died of COVID-19 on a Spirit flight from Las Vegas to Dallas that was diverted to Albuquerque on July 25, officials confirm. Read more ...