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Prosecutor seeks more than 7 years in prison for ex-officer Kim Potter for Daunte Wright’s death

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Prosecutors have asked a judge to sentence former Brooklyn Center police officer Kimberly Potter to more than seven years in prison for Daunte Wright's death. Potter was convicted in December of first-degree and se...

Daunte Wright’s mother says she’s thankful for the guilty verdicts against ex-officer Kim Potter

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Daunte Wright's mother said Friday the guilty verdict against former police officer Kim Potter for fatally shooting Wright isn't quite justice, but it is accountability, and she's thankful for it. "Justice would be ...

Kim Potter trial: Minneapolis jury reaches verdict in Daunte Wright shooting

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"A trial outcome has been reached and will be read on the record today between 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. CST," according to a notification sent out by the Minnesota Judicial Branch by midday Thursday.  The jury, comprised...

Kim Potter trial: jury deliberates for second day in case over shooting death of Daunte Wright

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As of 12:15 p.m. ET Tuesday, the Minneapolis jury had deliberated for seven hours and 30 minutes, with the majority of that time – five hours and 15 minutes – being from Monday. Kim Potter, 49, faces up to 15 years i...

Kim Potter trial: Daunte Wright, repeat offender killed by ex-cop, appears in yet another felony complaint

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Former Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kim Potter is on trial for Wright's death, facing first- and second-degree manslaughter charges. Wright’s father, Aubrey Wright, took the stand Wednesday as a character witness t...

Kim Potter trial: Daunte Wright not first shooting connected to ex-cop: ‘100%’ deserves murder charge

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Though they never knew each other, Heisler and Wright were both from Brooklyn Center and around the same age when they were killed by police. It was during the trial for Derek Chauvin that Heisler’s mother recalled h...

Kim Potter trial: Daunte Wright victim shares impact statement that she never got to deliver to him

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The victim, who asked to have her name withheld from publication, shared the statement publicly for the first time in an interview with Fox News Digital. "I did not feel safe living in my own apartment," she said. "I...

Kim Potter trial: Daunte Wright robbery victim recounts ‘evil’ deed in exclusive first interview

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"Everybody feels so horrible for this man, but no one takes the time to see how horrible of a person he was," says a Minnesota woman who police allege Wright choked and robbed at gunpoint. At 15, a concussion ended h...

Kim Potter trial over Daunte Wright’s death kicks off Wednesday with opening arguments

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Potter, 49, had been an officer for 26 years and was working for the Brooklyn Center Police Department on April 11, 2021, when she and other officers, including a trainee, attempted to stop Wright and then tried to a...

Kim Potter trial: Daunte Wright’s victims remember slain Minneapolis 20-year-old, ‘Karma’s a b—-‘

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At the fortified police station in Brooklyn Center, someone installed letters to spell out "Daunte Wright" in all caps on a barricade erected around the perimeter.  And prominent civil rights attorney Ben Crump is re...

Kim Potter trial: Jury nearly set in case of Daunte Wright’s shooting death

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Potter, 49, is charged with first- and second-degree manslaughter in the April 11 shooting of Wright, a 20-year-old Black motorist, following a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center. The White off...

Video shows Daunte Wright posing with gun in woman’s bathroom before robbery

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The 13-second clip, obtained by Fox News, shows Wright aiming the gun at the camera and at his own head, with the sound of running water in the background. Police found it on his phone during their investigation, acc...

New allegations paint Daunte Wright as violent offender as top Democrats who attended his funeral silent

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Wright is accused of shooting a teen and a former classmate on separate occasions in a pair of civil lawsuits against his estate. In May 2019, 16-year-old Caleb Livingston was at a Full Stop gas station in Minneapoli...

Minnesota officer charged in death of Daunte Wright to appear in court

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Former Brooklyn Center Officer Kim Potter, who is White, has an omnibus hearing, also known as a pretrial hearing, on Monday afternoon in Hennepin County District Court. The purpose of such a hearing is to go over ev...

Daunte Wright death: Officer Kim Potter’s file has commendations, minor reprimands

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The city of Brooklyn Center late Wednesday released more materials from the service file of Kim Potter, the White officer who shot Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop April 11. The city's police ch...

Al Sharpton defends his private jet tweet during eulogy for Daunte Wright

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"We ain't in the back of the bus no more," Sharpton said, calling back to Rosa Parks' act of civil disobedience in 1955. "I’d have taken an Apollo rocket if it was available." Wright, a 20-year-old father, was killed...

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