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‘We Are Going to War:’ Some Armed Protesters Gather in Louisville Days After Officers...

Louisville, Kentucky, police clashed with hundreds of protesters, some armed, participating in a “peaceful” gathering deemed unlawful by authorities, who dispersed the crowd two hours before the 9 p.m. curfew went into effect using flashbangs, several witnesses and videos revealed via Twitter on Friday night. Friday’s confrontation occurred after the Wednesday shooting to two police officers during…

FACT CHECK: Does This Image Show US Protesters Destroying A Road?

An image shared on Facebook over 400 times purportedly shows U.S. protesters using pickaxes to destroy roads “in order to cause wrecks.” Verdict: False The picture shows people in South Africa damaging a road in protest against local water and electricity shortages. Fact Check: Text overlaying the image reads, “BE CAREFUL. NOW THEY’RE DESTROYING THE ROADS…

WATCH: Louisville Cop Shot Wednesday Shows Up for Roll Call Thursday

A police officer in Louisville, KY, showed up for roll call on Thursday, less than 24 hours after being shot the previous night during an evening of protests and riots. Maj. Aubrey Gregory, a 21-year police veteran, was one of the two Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) officers shot Wednesday evening in downtown Louisville during…

Photo: Flare Thrown into Library During Louisville Riot over Breonna Taylor

A rioter broke the glass door of a library in Louisville, Kentucky, during a riot Thursday evening and threw a flare into the stacks, according to a local reporter. Rae Hodge, a Louisville-based writer for CNET, tweeted photographs of the shattered glass door, and the flare burning inside the library: Someone broke the library door…

Charles Barkley Says Events Leading Up To Breonna Taylor’s Death Matter

September 24, 2020 10:53 PM ET Protesters continue to take to the streets in Louisville, Kentucky and other major cities following Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s decision not to charge two of the officers involved in the death of Breonna Taylor. However, National Basketball Association (NBA) analyst Charles Barkley said Thursday that people need to…

Report: Biden Supporters Vandalize, Burn Trump Supporters’ Home in Minnesota

Deana Molla/Facebook A home belonging to supporters of President Donald Trump in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, was attacked in the early hours of Wednesday morning, according to a Facebook post. A news release from the Brooklyn Center Police Department noted that the home’s occupants had a “fairly large ‘Trump 2020’ sign that was destroyed.” Deana Molla,…

Kamala Harris amid Protests: ‘Never Stop Speaking Breonna’s Name’

Amid several violent Black Lives Matter protests on Wednesday, Democrat vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (CA) seemingly encouraged the activists to continue their demonstrations. The protests broke out Wednesday evening in Louisville and later other cities across the nation after a Kentucky grand jury did not bring murder charges against the officers involved in the…

WATCH: Car Drives Through Roadblock in Denver, Hits Protester

A large group of demonstrators set-up a roadblock in Denver on Wednesday night, as part of a wave of protests that swept over the country in wake of the Grand Jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case. However, one motorist decided that they weren’t going to sit by while protesters surrounded their car. As the…

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris Tweet: ‘Say Her Name’ amid Street Protests

The Democratic candidate for president and his running mate tweeted the street slogan, “Say Her Name,” amid a wave of raucous and sometimes violent protests from coast to coast. The protests and tweets came after a grand jury in Kentucky did not recommend murder charges against several police officers for the March 2020 shooting death of…

Minnesota: Black Lives Matter Shuts Down I-94 in St. Paul

Black Lives Matter protesters walked onto I-94 in St. Paul, Minnesota, to obstruct highway traffic on Wednesday evening. A local Fox affiliate reported that authorities “blocked off traffic in the area” where the protesting crowd entered the interstate. “About 400 people were marching to protest the lack of more serious charges against officers involved in…

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