Gov. Walz Says Order Must Be Restored As Twin Cities Enters 4th Day Of George Floyd Unrest ‘Silence Is Violence’: Minneapolis Protests Spread To Other Cities Across The US ‘A Beautiful Spirit:’ George Floyd Made New Life in Minn., But Lost Job Due To Pandemic President Trump Calls Mpls. Protesters ‘Thugs’; Doubles Down On ‘When The Looting Starts, The Shooting Starts’ Message ‘Let My Building Burn’: Gandhi Mahal Restaurant Owner Calls For Justice For George Floyd ‘There Is No Need To See More Video’: Police Across The Country Speak Out Against George Floyd’s Death Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey Addresses City In The Middle Of Night Of Violence ‘Not Our Officer’: St. Paul PD Says Social Media Post Claiming One Of Its Officers Incited Mpls. Riots Is False Donate To Help Rebuild Damaged Small Businesses On Lake Street Owner Of Cup Foods, Where Police First Encountered George Floyd, Calls For Justice … [Read more...] about Former MPD Officer Derek Chauvin In Custody, Charged With Murder In George Floyd’s Death
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"You're seeing the prosecutor's office, I think, looking at the fact that this was a police officer," Coates said. "What a reasonable police officer would have done, but also, whether this officer intended to get up this morning or have that interaction with Mr. George Floyd and cause his death." … [Read more...] about Why was ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin charged with third-degree murder?
Atson, who is black, described seeing her 14- and 11-year-old brothers tackled by Minneapolis police years ago because officers mistakenly presumed the boys had guns. She said she had been at “every single protest” since Floyd’s death and worried about raising children who could be vulnerable in police encounters. … [Read more...] about Ex-Minneapolis officer charged with murder, manslaughter in death of George Floyd
Because of Floyd’s “I can’t breathe,” comment, his death was quickly compared to that of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man in New York who died in 2014 after a white officer placed him in a chokehold while he begged for his life. Garner also told officers, “I can’t breathe,” a cry that became a national rallying point against the country’s long history of police brutality. … [Read more...] about White US Police Officer Charged with Murder in Black Man’s Death
“The original contact, from what we can obtain, took place through a social media interaction. Then, an exchanging of phone numbers to a meeting where Mr. Vázquez took his vehicle and drove it to outside of the victim’s residence,” said Tpr. Stephen Limani, of Pennsylvania State Police. “The victim then entered into his vehicle, and at that point in time, that’s where the sexual intercourse took place. She was 13 at the time when this took place.” … [Read more...] about Pirates Pitcher Felipe Vázquez Facing Additional Local Charges In Sexual Assault Case