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Judge rules there is enough evidence to try 3 suspects on murder charges in fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 2:34pm

Judge rules there is enough evidence to try 3 suspects on murder charges in fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery.

Prosecutor appointed to probe black man's killing by officer

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 2:30pm

A longtime central Indiana prosecutor was on Thursday appointed as a special prosecutor to investigate the fatal shooting of a black man by an Indianapolis police officer.

Portland, other cities rethink school police amid protests

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 2:05pm

Oregon’s largest school district will no longer have police officers in its schools and joins a handful of urban districts from Minneapolis to Denver that are rethinking their school resource officer programs amid national outrage over the death of George Floyd.

Sheriff: Will of 'Tiger King' star's missing husband forged

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 2:03pm

Someone forged the will of the missing husband of Carole Baskin, a woman prominently featured in Netflix’s “Tiger King" documentary series, a Florida sheriff said.

Some Louisville police stage protest, walking out on mayor

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 2:00pm

Staging their own protest, some Louisville police officers walked out on the mayor to express their frustration amid demonstrations in the Kentucky city over police interactions with blacks.

Indianapolis to dismantle Confederate monument in park

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 1:54pm

Indianapolis will remove from a park a monument dedicated to Confederate soldiers who died at a Union prison camp in the city, the mayor announced Thursday.

Judge rejects Ponzi king Madoff's bid for early release

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 1:34pm

A dying Ponzi king Bernard Madoff lost his bid for early release from prison Thursday when the judge who sentenced him to 150 years behind bars said he intended for him to die there and nothing has happened in the last 11 years to change his mind.

FBI identifies man shot and killed by marshals in Arkansas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 1:21pm

The FBI has identified the man who was shot and killed by U.S. marshals in Arkansas as they tried to arrest him on an attempted murder warrant.

Florida Supreme Court blocks assault weapon ban from ballot

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 12:46pm

The Florida Supreme Court is blocking an assault weapons ban from going to voters in 2022, saying in a Thursday ruling that the ballot summary is deceptive because it doesn't clearly state that a grandfathering clause applies to the owner, not the gun itself.

West Virginia governor defends himself after Obama comment

Anthony Izaguirre, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 12:43pm

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice continued to defend himself Thursday after making comments about not wanting former President Barack Obama in the state, saying he's not racist and has black friends.

Judge: $750K bail for 3 ex-officers accused in Floyd's death

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 12:39pm

A judge set bail at $750,000 apiece Thursday for three fired Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the killing of George Floyd, as a memorial service took place just blocks away.

Judge sets bail at $750,000 each for 3 Minneapolis ex-officers accused of aiding and abetting in death of George Floyd

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 12:37pm

Judge sets bail at $750,000 each for 3 Minneapolis ex-officers accused of aiding and abetting in death of George Floyd.

Influencer Jake Paul faces charges after Arizona mall riot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 12:26pm

Social media influencer Jake Paul faces misdemeanor charges following a riot at a mall outside Phoenix, police said Thursday. Paul, who has 20 million followers, says he was merely trying to find people protesting against the death of George Floyd.

New plea change hearing for suspect accused of game threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 11:59am

A magistrate judge rescheduled a change of plea hearing for a man accused of threatening a shooting at Ohio State University and vowing to hurt players on the football team.

AP source: NBA Board of Governors approves 22-team format in major step to league restarting its virus-delayed season

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 11:59am

AP source: NBA Board of Governors approves 22-team format in major step to league restarting its virus-delayed season.

As nation confronts old demons, a 1770 slaying is recalled

William J. Kole, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 11:55am

Like George Floyd, he was black, in his mid-40s, and died at the hands of a white man. And like Floyd, he may have helped touch off a revolution.

LA mayor announces end of curfews for 2nd largest US city

Janie Har and John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 11:52am

Widespread peaceful conduct across California at demonstrations to protest the death of George Floyd brought an end to curfews in Los Angeles and elsewhere Thursday while other cities kept restrictions in place as a precaution against looting and violence.

The mayor of Los Angeles has announced that he will not reimpose a curfew for the city

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 11:48am

The mayor of Los Angeles has announced that he will not reimpose a curfew for the city.

Federal inmate dies after being pepper sprayed by guards

Michael R. Sisak and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 11:33am

A federal jail inmate in New York City died Wednesday after correctional officers sprayed him with pepper spray, the Bureau of Prisons said.