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Minnesota authorities: Police officer who knelt on George Floyd has been arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 11:17am

Minnesota authorities: Police officer who knelt on George Floyd has been arrested.

'Never Have I Ever' brings rare voice, and a newcomer, to TV

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 10:24am

When Mindy Kaling was growing up in the Boston area, few classmates looked like her, and her television choices ranged from angsty white teenagers to funny white teenagers.

Fed lockup where Epstein died gets harsh coronavirus review

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 9:28am

Prisoners with COVID-19 symptoms were neglected and ignored as the outbreak rippled through the federal detention center in Manhattan where financier Jeffrey Epstein died last summer, according to a doctor who performed a court-authorized inspection of the facility this month.

Baltimore voters face watershed moment with mayoral primary

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 9:16am

Baltimore’s most consequential election in a generation is set to take place next week, when voters will be looking for a leader who can rein in violent crime, address entrenched poverty and restore steadily eroding trust in local government.

The Latest: Officer arrested in death of George Floyd

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 9:03am

The Latest on the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer knelt on his neck (all times local):

Virus protection adds new wrinkle to Southwest heat relief

Anita Snow, Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 8:46am

Trying to stay safe during a global pandemic is hard enough, but people in Southwest desert cities like Phoenix and Las Vegas where temperatures can soar into the triple digits are also trying to protect themselves from the brutal heat.

Sheriff: Texas constable mistakenly killed by deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 7:59am

A Texas deputy mistakenly shot and killed another responding officer early Friday while searching a home after a neighbor reported a suspicious person in the area, authorities said.

Phoenix march to protest George Floyd death ends with clash

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 7:34am

Hundreds rallied in downtown Phoenix to demonstrate against the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody in a protest that turned into a clash with police.

Probe: US Interior official used office for personal gain

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 7:04am

A senior Trump administration official misused his office for private gain by capitalizing on his government connections to help get a family member hired at the Environmental Protection Agency, investigators said in a report obtained by The Associated Press.

Protests over George Floyd's death spread across the nation

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 6:43am

A group of about 10 protesters gathered Friday near a Florida town home that belongs to a white Minneapolis police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck.

VIRUS DIARY: For boy with Down syndrome, new path of therapy

Peter Prengaman, Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 6:42am

The speech therapist held up a book of animals. Our 4-year-old looked curiously at her across the Zoom call screen.

Mississippi mayor flouts calls to resign over Floyd comments

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 4:50am

A Mississippi mayor who sparked outrage when he said he “didn’t see anything unreasonable” about the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody is resisting calls to resign, including from his own town's board of aldermen.

Twitter adds 'glorifying violence' warning to Trump tweet

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 2:50am

Twitter has added a warning to one of President Donald Trump's tweets about protests in Minneapolis, saying it violated the platform's rules about “glorifying violence."

Columbus protest over George Floyd's death turns violent

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 2:18am

Protesters angry over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody turned out for a demonstration in Columbus that began peacefully but turned violent early Friday, with windows smashed at the Ohio Statehouse and storefronts along surrounding downtown streets.

Officer in George Floyd case arrested, governor acknowledges ‘abject failure’ in protest response

Tim Sullivan and Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 11:58pm

Thick smoke hovered over Minneapolis on Friday, hours after cheering protesters torched a police station that officers abandoned as a third night of violent protests flared over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer knelt on his neck.

Mother of Louisville police shooting victim calls for peace

Bruce Schreiner and Dylan Lovan, Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 11:27pm

Looking to defuse tensions in Louisville over the fatal shooting of a black woman by police who broke down her door, the victim's mother on Friday called on protesters to continue demanding justice but to do it in “the right way without hurting each other."

Police: 7 shot at Louisville protest against the killing of Breonna Taylor, a black woman shot by police in her home

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 11:27pm

Police: 7 shot at Louisville protest against the killing of Breonna Taylor, a black woman shot by police in her home.

Police across US speak out against Minneapolis custody death

Stefanie Dazio, Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 11:12pm

Murder. Brutality. Reprehensible. Indefensible. Police nationwide, in unequivocal and unprecedented language, have condemned the actions of Minneapolis police in the custody death of a handcuffed black man who cried for help as an officer knelt on his neck, pinning him to the pavement for at least eight minutes.

Protesters gain access to Minneapolis police precinct, set fires in wake of George Floyd death

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 9:26pm

Protesters gain access to Minneapolis police precinct, set fires in wake of George Floyd death.