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StoryGraph Biggest Story 2021-04-25 -- north carolina (6), andrew brown jr (6), the body camera footage (5), law enforcement (5), in elizabeth city (5)

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north carolina (6), andrew brown jr (6), the body camera footage (5), law enforcement (5), in elizabeth city (5)

Andrew Brown Jr.'s family met with the sheriff, but were not shown bodycam footage of his death

The family of Andrew Brown Jr. said they met with the Pasquotank County sheriff on Friday but were not shown the body camera footage of his death that many in the community have demanded.

Virginia man shot by deputy who gave him ride home earlier in the day

A man in Virginia was shot by the same sheriff's deputy who had given him a ride home earlier in the day.

NC sheriff to ask court to release bodycam footage of Andrew Brown shooting

A North Carolina sheriff will ask a court to release body camera footage of the police shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City.

An unarmed man was shot by a Virginia deputy who gave him a ride home an hour earlier

An unarmed Black man was shot by a Virginia sheriff's deputy while on the phone with a 911 dispatcher, according to authorities and 911 audio released Friday.

Analysis: Optimism on police reform in the Capitol collides with anguish in the streets

As President Joe Biden looks to build momentum for police reform in his address to a joint session of Congress this week, there is some optimism in Washington about the potential for a bipartisan compromise that would finally create more accountability for law enforcement. But beyond the beltway, there is also deep frustration and anger in the streets of America as young men and women of color keep getting injured and killed by police.

1 Verdict, Then 6 Police Killings Across America In 24 hours

At least six people were fatally shot by officers across the United States in the 24 hours after jurors reached a verdict in the murder case against Chau...

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