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Charlotte protesters demand justice after no charges filed in police killing of black man

December 1, 2016 7:30 am
Charlotte protesters demand justice after no charges filed in police killing of black man

A large number of demonstrators have taken to the streets of the US city of Charlotte to protest against a decision to not charge an officer in the shooting death of an African-American man. The protesters were angered by the release of the two-month investigation by the district attorney on Wednesday that […]

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No charges against Charlotte cop after killing African American

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No charges against Charlotte cop after killing African American

This AFP file photo taken on September 21, 2016 shows a protester holding up her hands during a demonstration against police brutality in Charlotte, North Carolina. A police officer, who recently killed an African American in the US state of North Carolina, faces no charges as he did not engage […]

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Angry protesters in the US city of Charlotte, North Carolina urge Charlotte mayor, council members to resign

September 27, 2016 5:30 pm
Angry protesters in the US city of Charlotte, North Carolina urge Charlotte mayor, council members to resign

Demonstrators march through the streets following a rally at Marshall Park in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, September 24, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Angry protesters in the US city of Charlotte, North Carolina, have called on the city’s mayor and police chief to resign over their inability to end racial discrimination, […]

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Curfew lifted in Charlotte, North Carolina but peaceful protests continue

September 26, 2016 9:30 am
Curfew lifted in Charlotte, North Carolina but peaceful protests continue

Demonstrators march through the streets following a rally at Marshall Park in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, September 24, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Officials in Charlotte, North Carolina, have announced the end to a citywide curfew that was put in place a couple of days ago, amid unrest over the police killing […]

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US police authorities in Charlotte, North Carolina release footage of fatal shooting amid protests

September 25, 2016 7:00 am
US police authorities in Charlotte, North Carolina release footage of fatal shooting amid protests

US police authorities in Charlotte, North Carolina, have finally released dash and body camera footage of shooting death of an African American man amid continuing protest rallies over the incident. The dash cam video released on Saturday shows the moment that shooting victim Keith Lamont Scott exits his vehicle and […]

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton cancel trip to Charlotte amid unrest

September 24, 2016 4:30 pm
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton cancel trip to Charlotte amid unrest

US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (right) and his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton. (Getty images) US presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have postponed their planned trip Charlotte, North Carolina, which has been rocked by unrest following a fatal police shooting of a black man. On Friday, Charlotte Mayor […]

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Shocking Charlotte video of US police shooting African American released

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Shocking Charlotte video of US police shooting African American released

A video capturing the moments leading up to and following the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, which has sparked days of protests across the city of Charlotte, was released by the man’s family Friday. A video has been released showing the moments before and after the fatal shooting […]

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US protesters in streets of Charlotte, North Carolina rally for 4th night over police killing of black man

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US protesters in streets of Charlotte, North Carolina rally for 4th night over police killing of black man

Protesters march in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 23, 2016 following the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott by police three days earlier and subsequent unrest in the city. (Photo by AFP) US protesters have taken to the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina, for a fourth consecutive night, demanding the release […]

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United States police after Charlotte unrest are on track to fatally shoot as many people in 2016 as they did in 2015

September 23, 2016 7:30 am
United States police after Charlotte unrest are on track to fatally shoot as many people in 2016 as they did in 2015

The unrest this week in Charlotte, sparked by a police officer fatally shooting Keith Lamont Scott there, has made that city the latest epicenter of an ongoing debate over how police use deadly force. Yet even as demonstrations and anger have erupted in cities across the country in recent years, […]

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Governor Pat McCrory declared state of emergency after Charlotte unrest

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Governor Pat McCrory declared state of emergency after Charlotte unrest

Man left fighting for his life as police and protesters clash after shooting of black man. Protesters and police face off on the streets of Charlotte on the second night of demonstrations after Keith Lamont Scott was shot dead by police. Picture / AP The loud crack of a gunshot […]

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