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Tucson police chief offers to resign after man dies in custody

25 Jun 2020

The chief of police in Tucson, Arizona on Wednesday offered to resign after he released a video showing the death of a Latino man who said "he could not breathe" as police handcuffed him and placed him face down on his stomach.

Seattle police investigate new shooting near autonomous zone

24 Jun 2020

Seattle police on Tuesday said they were investigating a third shooting in the Capitol Hill neighborhood near the city's "autonomous zone," a day after the mayor vowed to dismantle the encampment set up by anti-racism protesters.

New Mexico protester unarmed when shot: lawyer

19 Jun 2020

TAOS, N.M. A New Mexico protester was unarmed when he was shot during a demonstration earlier this week to remove a conquistador statue in Albuquerque, the man's lawyer said.

Thousands evacuated from Arizona wildfires

19 Jun 2020

PHOENIX Over 2,000 people were evacuated from three large wildfires in Arizona on Thursday as dry conditions and gusty winds whipped blazes across the U.S. Southwest.

'It may save your life': Facing virus surge, more U.S. states mandate masks

19 Jun 2020

California, North Carolina and a string of U.S. cities mandated or urged mandatory mask use on Thursday to get a grip on spiraling coronavirus cases as at least six states set daily records. | Video

Shooting charge dropped against suspected New Mexico shooter

18 Jun 2020

A New Mexico prosecutor on Wednesday dropped a shooting charge against an Albuquerque man suspected of shooting a protester and called for further investigations after allegations the protester was armed at the time he was shot.

Facing Arizona surge, Navajos reimpose virus curfew

18 Jun 2020

The Navajo Nation has reimposed 57-hour weekend curfews to protect citizens from a surge in coronavirus cases in neighboring Arizona after the largest Native American reservation managed to flatten its own COVID-19 curve.

Militia at violent New Mexico protest linked to white supremacy, domestic terror - mayor

17 Jun 2020

Members of a heavily armed New Mexico militia blamed for sparking violence at a protest where a demonstrator was shot are trying to "prop up" white supremacy and may be connected to domestic terrorism, Albuquerque's mayor said on Tuesday.

Suicide finding for black man found hanging in California stirs anger

14 Jun 2020

Police in California on Friday said a young black man found hanging from a tree likely committed suicide, stirring outrage among community members who said authorities were too quick to draw conclusions about what could have been a hate crime. | Video

'This is about livelihoods': U.S. virus hotspots reopen despite second wave specter

12 Jun 2020

Facing budget shortfalls and double-digit unemployment, governors of U.S. states that are COVID-19 hotspots on Thursday pressed ahead with economic reopenings that have raised fears of a second wave of infections. | Video

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