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  1. sports
    Washington Nationals Game Descends Into Chaos After Shooting OutsideThree people were shot on Saturday night, including a bystander attending the game, after people in two cars exchanged gunfire outside the ballpark.
  2. crime
    The Plight of New York City’s Violence InterruptorsOne of the deadliest New York summers in recent memory is testing the alternative to police.
  3. crime
    Michael Avenatti Is Headed to PrisonTrump’s flamboyant former nemesis is sentenced for trying to extort Nike out of more than $20 million.
  4. derek chauvin trial
    Derek Chauvin Sentenced to 22.5 Years for Murder of George FloydThe judge said “abuse of a position of trust and authority and also the particular cruelty shown to George Floyd” factored into his decision.
  5. crime
    What Happens Next After the Derek Chauvin SentencingMany legal issues remain unresolved, from the fate of the other officers who arrested George Floyd to federal efforts to address police brutality.
  6. 2021 mayoral race
    Eric Adams Volunteer Stabbed in the BronxHe was reportedly stabbed multiple times while canvassing for Adams, but survived. The motive for the attack is not yet clear.
  7. crime
    FBI Snooped on Criminals Using Encrypted Messaging AppThe operation, which the FBI and Australian Federal Police have been running for nearly three years, led to hundreds of arrests across 18 countries.
  8. crime
    Death Penalty, Hate-Crime Charges Sought in Atlanta Spa ShootingsA prosecutor said she will seek hate-crime charges against Robert Aaron Long, alleging that some victims were targeted for being of Asian heritage.
  9. crime
    Federal Grand Jury Indicts Former Officers in George Floyd’s DeathDerek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers have been indicted on charges of violating George Floyd’s civil rights.
  10. crime
    Asian Woman Told to ‘Take Off Your Mask,’ Attacked With Hammer in NYCA 31-year-old recent FIT graduate was attacked by a stranger while walking with a friend in Hell’s Kitchen on Sunday. The suspect is still at large.
  11. power
    Men Who Killed Ahmaud Arbery Face Federal Hate-Crime ChargesA grand jury indicted Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan for targeting Arbery because of his race.
  12. crime
    The Roger Stone Acolyte Who Trolled Staten Island PoliticsEccentric lawyer Richard Luthmann was a staple on the Staten Island political scene. Then the fake Facebook posts began.
  13. crime
    Video Shows CA Man Died After Cops Pinned Him for Five MinutesMario Gonzalez’s family says he was murdered by police; investigations are under way.
  14. power
    Manhattan Drops Prosecution of Consensual Sex WorkThe DA will still pursue charges for visiting sex workers and for sex trafficking.
  15. derek chauvin trial
    Chauvin Found Guilty On All Counts: Live UpdatesThe former Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd is now a convicted murderer.
  16. derek chauvin trial
    Does the Chauvin Trial Mark a Turning Point in Police Accountability?The forces that animated the case aren’t going away.
  17. derek chauvin trial
    Derek Chauvin Found Guilty on All CountsThe jury found Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
  18. derek chauvin trial
    Minneapolis Prepares for Unrest As Chauvin Jurors DeliberateNational Guard troops are all over the place as the city braces for a verdict.
  19. crime
    Chauvin Trial Closing Arguments: ‘You Can Believe Your Eyes’Prosecutors urged jurors to trust the video evidence, while the defense said Chauvin did not “purposefully” apply “unlawful force” on George Floyd.
  20. mass shootings
    8 Killed in Shooting at FedEx Warehouse in IndianapolisAt least five other people had been hospitalized with injuries, including one in critical condition. Police said the gunman killed himself.
  21. crime
    Why Do Tasers Look Like Guns Anyway?Daunte Wright’s killer is not the first law-enforcement officer to confuse the two, often with deadly consequences.
  22. crime
    Ex-Officer Who Fatally Shot Daunte Wright Charged With ManslaughterKim Potter was arrested and charged with second-degree manslaughter on Wednesday. She has been released on a $100,000 bond.
  23. crime
    Can ‘Bystander Intervention Training’ Stop Hate Crimes?Last week’s anti-Asian attack in Manhattan raises the question of why people don’t intervene.
  24. gun violence
    Four Killed, Including a Child, in California Mass ShootingThe end of March has seen a spate of deadly gun violence around the country.
  25. capitol riot
    Two Capitol Police Officers Sue Trump Over Injuries Sustained in RiotThe officers are each seeking at least $75,000 in damages, arguing that Trump bears responsibility for inciting his followers to riot on January 6.
  26. crime
    Man Charged With Hate Crime for Horrific Anti-Asian Attack Caught on VideoA homeless man has been arrested in the brutal attack on a 65-year-old Filipino woman outside a luxury apartment building in midtown Manhattan.
  27. mass shootings
    What We Know About the Boulder Supermarket ShootingMore details continue to emerge about the ten people who were killed in the attack, as well as the accused shooter — whose motive remains unclear.
  28. anti-asian violence
    At Least 5 Asian People Were Attacked in NYC This WeekendThe NYPD is investigating all five as potential hate crimes.
  29. atlanta
    Attacks on Atlanta-Area Spas Leave 8 Dead, Including 6 Asian Women: What We KnowThe suspect has been charged with murder as leaders call for solidarity with the Asian American community.
  30. hate
    The Message From the Heart of the Atlanta Attacks: ‘America Is Getting Worse’Asian spa workers speak.
  31. jailbreak
    Americans Who Masterminded Carlos Ghosn’s Escape Now in Japanese CustodyU.S. special forces veteran and his son spirited the ex-Nissan CEO out of Tokyo while he was awaiting trial.
  32. new york city
    No Hate Crime Charges in Random Stabbing of Asian NYC ManAfter a confusing set of announcements from police, the Manhattan DA’s office concluded the attack happened “for no reason at all.”
  33. power
    Ahmaud Arbery’s Mother Is Suing the Three Men Who Killed Her SonIn a federal lawsuit, Wanda Cooper-Jones also accuses police and prosecutors of trying to “cover up” Arbery’s murder.
  34. capitol riot
    Key Moments from the Senate’s First Hearing on the Capitol RiotSecurity officials who were in charge on January 6 claimed in Senate testimony that they had insufficient intelligence on the potential threat.
  35. crime
    What We Know About the Killing of Elijah McClainA scathing report by independent investigators says Aurora police “stretched the record to exonerate the [responding] officers.”
  36. power
    The Charges Against Amy Cooper Have Been DismissedCooper faced one count of filing a false report after she infamously accused a Black birder of “threatening my life” last May.
  37. crime
    America Saw a Historic Rise in Murders in 2020. Why?“If you wanted to think of this as potentially erasing several decades worth of progress, that wouldn’t be an overstatement,” says one expert.
  38. capitol insurrection
    Man Charged in Capitol Riot Called for AOC’s AssassinationGarret Miller reportedly tweeted “assassinate AOC” on the day of the attack.
  39. crime
    The Last Man Set to Be Executed by the Trump AdministrationWhat to know about Dustin Higgs, the final person scheduled to be killed in Trump’s cruel and unprecedented execution spree.
  40. capitol riot
    Olympic Gold Medalist Klete Keller Charged in Capitol RiotThe swimmer was identified by his “Team USA” jacket and six-foot-six frame.
  41. capitol insurrection
    Insurrectionist’s Ex-wife Identified Him to the FedsAnd she wasn’t the only one to recognize him from footage of the riot.
  42. power
    Two More Police Officers to Be Fired in Breonna Taylor CaseLouisville’s interim police chief has issued termination letters to detectives Myles Cosgrove and Joshua Jaynes.
  43. crime
    The Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Won’t Face Federal ChargesThe Justice Department has officially declined to prosecute Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback.
  44. new york city
    Homicides Surged in NYC in 2020The city is part of a national trend in surging violent crime that has been blamed on everything from an anti-police backlash to the pandemic.
  45. crime
    What Happened to Quawan Charles?A Black teen was found dead in a field. His family says he looked “like he’d been tortured.” Law enforcement still hasn’t ruled his death a homicide.
  46. fear vs. fun
    Cops Bust 80-Person Party at a Sex Club in QueensThe illicit event was a swingers’ party organized by Caligula New York.
  47. power
    An Unarmed Black Man Tried to Shake Hands With a Cop. He Was Shot Dead.Jonathan Price, 31, was shot four times in the torso after his family says he broke up a domestic dispute.
  48. politics
    Donald Trump Could Be on Trial Sooner Than You ThinkThe criminal case against him is already in the works.
  49. politics
    The Case for ConsequencesFor the Republic to survive Trump’s presidency, he must be tried for his crimes. Even if that sparks a constitutional crisis of its own.
  50. crime
    The Justice Department Is Reportedly Trying to Shield Trump From a Rape LawsuitA court filing asks a judge to “substitute the United States for President Trump as defendant” in E. Jean Carroll’s defamation case.
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