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Thomas Robertson and Jacob Fracker took a photograph of themselves during an insurrection and bragged about their exploits on social media.
A bulletin warns they could start across the country on January 16, stoking fears of more bloodshed after last week’s deadly siege on the US Capitol.
New data shows that far-right vigilantes, often with support from cops, have threatened protesters nearly 500 times since police killed George Floyd.
The masks, reading “Stop killing Black people,” were meant to quell the spread of the coronavirus, which has disproportionately affected Black Americans.
Sheriff Oddie Shoupe told officers that he would rather they use deadly force than risk damaging patrol cars, according to bodycam footage
Trump supporters working to undermine the Mueller investigation are saying things about the FBI you don’t typically hear from Republicans.
“I believe that the people who shot and killed Bijan should be held accountable. Doesn’t matter if they are police officers or civilians.”
Federal politicians are outrage, but state government and police say the crime fears have been overblown.
Editor’s note: Taking a cue from Slate, this article describes an American news story — the virtually unprecedented prosecution