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Joe Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination, setting up election challenge to President Donald Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 8:23pm

Joe Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination, setting up election challenge to President Donald Trump.

Plane crashes in rural Georgia; 2 children among the 5 dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 7:59pm

A small plane crashed Friday in rural Georgia, killing all five on board, including four members of a Florida family who were traveling to a funeral in Indiana.

Sheriff: Five killed in small plane crash in Georgia, including four family members who were traveling to a funeral

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 7:53pm

Sheriff: Five killed in small plane crash in Georgia, including four family members who were traveling to a funeral.

N.C. court: Death-row inmates can use repealed bias law

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 7:13pm

Most death row inmates in North Carolina can again use a law addressing racial discrimination to seek life sentences instead, even though the law was amended and later repealed, the state Supreme Court ruled on Friday.

Surfers 'paddle out,' circle up in memory of George Floyd

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 7:13pm

On a sliver of sand that before the Civil Rights era was derisively dubbed "The Ink Well" because of its popularity among black people, hundreds of surfers gathered Friday to honor the life of George Floyd and other African Americans killed by police.

Citing jobs report, Trump claims victory over coronavirus, economic collapse, progress on racial inequality

Steve Peoples, Zeke Miller and Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 6:26pm

President Donald Trump effectively claimed victory over the economic crisis and COVID-19 on Friday as well as major progress against racial inequality, heartily embracing a better-than-expected jobs report in hopes of convincing a discouraged nation he deserves another four years in office.

Shot officer was targeted at Vegas protest, authorities say

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 6:12pm

A prosecutor said Friday a 20-year-old Las Vegas man deliberately shot and gravely wounded a police officer during a Las Vegas Strip protest of the death George Floyd in Minneapolis, and said the man fired at least two other shots that night.

California man gets life in prison in race-related killings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 6:08pm

A man convicted of killing four white men in 2017 in a race-related rampage in California’s Central Valley was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole, prosecutors said.

1 dead, 1 wounded in suspected homicide-attempted suicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 5:33pm

One man was killed and another critically woundedin a suspected homicide-attempted suicide Friday at an Oklahoma shooting range, police said.

Wichita State cancels Ivanka Trump's speech to tech school

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 3:17pm

A Kansas technical school canceled plans for Ivanka Trump to give a virtual commencement speech to graduates because of criticism of President Donald Trump’s response to protests over the death of George Floyd.

Colin Kaepernick has more support now, still long way to go

Rob Maaddi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 3:12pm

an expression meant to raise awareness of such issues, not demean the flag or the anthem. The 32-year-old Kaepernick hasn’t played in the NFL since 2016.

Tennessee official: Don't send forms yet for expanded voting

Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 2:33pm

Tennessee’s election coordinator told his local counterparts Friday not to send absentee voting applications to some Tennesseans just yet, guidance issued the day after a court ordered that all 4.1 million registered voters can vote by mail during the coronavirus pandemic.

Indianapolis police to review training amid baton use probe

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 2:29pm

Indianapolis’ police chief said Friday that his department is taking a look at officers’ training for responding to heated public protests while it investigates four officers caught on video using batons and pepper balls to subdue two women at a protest last weekend over the death of George Floyd.

Protest arrests logjam tests NYC legal system, bail reform

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 2:16pm

A wave of arrests in the New York City protests over the death of George Floyd has strained the criminal justice system and ignited a debate over whether bail reforms have allowed smash-and-grab looters to get off easy.

California governor ends police training in 'sleeper hold'

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 1:51pm

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday ordered the state's police training program to stop teaching officers how to use a neck hold that blocks the flow of blood to the brain and endorsed legislation that would ban the practice statewide.

Breonna Taylor would have been 27 today. Here's where her case stands.

Aj Willingham, CNN  |  Posted Jun 5th - 1:49pm

On June 5, Breonna Taylor would have been 27 years old. But she was killed two months ago when police broke down the door to her apartment in an attempted drug sting, and shot her eight times.

California governor orders immediate end of training for police on “carotid hold” that stops blood flow to brain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 1:49pm

California governor orders immediate end of training for police on “carotid hold” that stops blood flow to brain.

Minneapolis agrees to ban all chokeholds by police and require bystanding officers to stop them in wake of Floyd death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 1:16pm

Minneapolis agrees to ban all chokeholds by police and require bystanding officers to stop them in wake of Floyd death.

3 Chinese nationals sentenced for taking Navy base pics

Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 12:38pm

Three Chinese nationals have been sentenced to prison for illegally taking photographs at a Florida Navy base.