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Minneapolis protests spread to other cities across the US

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

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, with windows smashed at the Ohio Statehouse and storefronts along surrounding downtown streets.

Mississippi mayor flouts calls to resign over Floyd comments

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

A Mississippi mayor whose remarks about the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody sparked outrage 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

The 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, with windows smashed at the Ohio Statehouse and storefronts along surrounding downtown streets.

Minneapolis police station torched amid George Floyd protest

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

Cheering protesters torched a Minneapolis police station that the department abandoned as three days of violent protests spread to nearby St. Paul and angry demonstrations flared across the U.S over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer kneeled on his neck.

7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting

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

At least seven people were shot in Louisville as hundreds of protesters converged on City Hall demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was fatally shot in March by police who broke down her door.

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.

Tough words, little drama, familiar champ in virtual bee

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 8:43pm

an ancient, cursive script of Aramaic origin used in India and elsewhere in central Asia — before he started to spell. He plowed through it quickly and confidently, as he had all night.

Shots fired during Denver protest of Minneapolis man's death

Thomas Peipert, Associated Press  |  Posted May 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.

NYPD: Man shot by officers later dies of coronavirus

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 6:48pm

A man shot by New York City police last month after menacing officers with a knife and an antique gun died of the coronavirus five days after he was wounded, police said Thursday.

4-time DUI offender gets 17-year sentence for deadly crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 5:36pm

A South Carolina man convicted of driving under the influence for a fourth time was sentenced to 17 years in prison in connection with a crash last year that left a 66-year-old man dead.

Police, experts condemn knee restraint used on George Floyd

Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 5:13pm

what transpired before or after what a video shows — are known. But the Floyd case has drawn swift and widespread condemnation.

'Somebody shot my girlfriend': 911 call in police shooting

Dylan Lovan, Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 5:12pm

The boyfriend of a Kentucky woman shot by police in her home told a 911 operator “somebody shot my girlfriend” after officers burst into the apartment.

Sheriff: Louisiana deputy fatally shoots man who pointed gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 4:36pm

A Louisiana deputy fatally shot a man who led authorities on a chase and later pointed a gun at the deputy, officials said.

Texas to allow some fans at outdoor pro sports events

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 4:29pm

Texas will soon allow outdoor pro sports events to have spectators, but the numbers will be strictly limited, under a new order Thursday from Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.

Trump ally Stone won't need to go to prison quarantine site

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 4:15pm

By the end of June, he’ll be Inmate No. 19579-104.

Grand Canyon to fully open South Rim entrance in June

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 3:49pm

The Grand Canyon is expanding access to its more popular South Rim entrance and planning to let visitors in around the clock next month after it shuttered temporarily over coronavirus concerns.