Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press | PostedMay 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.
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.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | PostedMay 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.
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.
Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press | PostedMay 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.
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.
Bruce Schreiner and Dylan Lovan, Associated Press | PostedMay 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."
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.
Thomas Peipert, Associated Press | PostedMay 28th - 7:25pm
Protesters swarmed Denver on Thursday, blocking traffic and smashing vehicles while running from gunfire and police tear gas after a demonstration against the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody turned violent.