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Trump Sued for Threat to Pull COVID-19 Funding Over Indian Blockade

Trump Sued for Threat to Pull COVID-19 Funding Over Indian Blockade

President Donald Trump's chief of staff threatened to garnish federal coronavirus relief funding from a South Dakota Indian tribe if it didn't remove roadblock [...] Read full article: Trump Sued for Threat to Pull COVID-19 F...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., told "The Daily Briefing" Tuesday that both parties should find a middle ground on the issue of law enforcement reform after Senate De [...] Read full article: Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible'...→

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

Cities around the country face excessive force lawsuits claiming police tackled, beat and tear-gassed protesters. Read full article: At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutal...→

Qualified Immunity Protection for Police Emerges as Flash Point Amid Protests

Qualified Immunity Protection for Police Emerges as Flash Point Amid Protests

The Supreme Court developed the doctrine that serves as a shield for officers. A half-century later, it is at the center of the debate over policing. Read full article: Qualified Immunity Protection for Police...→

Detroit Police Department Investigates Officer Conduct During Protests

The Detroit Police Department is investigating several incidents involving its officers during the Detroit protests. Read full article: Detroit Police Department Investigates O...→

In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police Department Means Taking On Police Union

In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police Department Means Taking On Police Union

As Minneapolis tries to overhaul its police department in the wake of Floyd’s death, city leaders will collide with a pugnacious and powerful union that has lo [...] Read full article: In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police ...→

NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In AG Investigation Into Police Response To Protests

NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In AG Investigation Into Police Response To Protests

Attorney General Letitia James heard from 100 witnesses last week, including elected officials and community leaders. Read full article: NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In...→

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

In an interview with "60 Minutes," Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says he's working towards building trust and reforming the department -- but gett [...] Read full article: Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Can...→

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Arradondo tells Lesley Stahl how he's trying to mend the mistrust communities have for his police department, brought to a head after the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradon...→

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Protest marches and other actions to call out racism and police brutality have been continue Sunday in various parts of Los Angeles County. This is the fourth [...] Read full article: Father's Day Protests and Marches Agains...→

Trump allies see a mounting threat: Biden’s rising evangelical support

Trump allies see a mounting threat: Biden’s rising evangelical support

The president’s supporters worry Biden can grab a larger slice of a critical voting bloc — when Trump can least afford departures from his base. Read full article: Trump allies see a mounting threat: Bide...→

Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, Racism and Police Violence

Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, Racism and Police Violence

What began as a gang in the area of Oldtown near the north side of Chicago in 1959 then became a Puerto Rican nationalist party that expanded to New York City [...] Read full article: Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, ...→

Minneapolis police union head blames

Minneapolis police union head blames "failed leadership" for George Floyd case

"We believe that our membership...has been unfairly scapegoated by political leaders in our city and our state," Lt. Bob Kroll said. "They have shifted their f [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union head blames "fa...→

Boston Police fielded more conduct complaints as protests began

Boston Police fielded more conduct complaints as protests began

The Boston Police Department received at least 30 complaints over conduct in the first days of the recent and ongoing protests, according to data the departmen [...] Read full article: Boston Police fielded more conduct compl...→

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police in Minneapolis on Tuesday said they erroneously reported that one person had died when gunfire broke out in the city’s Uptown area. Read full article: Police update report on Minneapolis gunf...→

Minneapolis police union head interviewed on CBS This Morning | MinnPost

Minneapolis police union head interviewed on CBS This Morning | MinnPost

Plus: coronavirus outbreak at Amazon’s Shakopee operation; Walker Art Center lays off part-time staff; Duluth faces dire budget situation; and more. Read full article: Minneapolis police union head interviewe...→

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Bay Area businesses suffered widespread damage during the George Floyd protests but most of the looting happened far away from the marches. Seven different sho [...] Read full article: Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Nigh...→

Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minneapolis Foundation To Address Police Reform

Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minneapolis Foundation To Address Police Reform

Instead they want a civilian council of community members to have power and make decisions when it comes to police accountability. Read full article: Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minne...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Tom Petty's family issues cease and desist after Trump plays

Tom Petty's family issues cease and desist after Trump plays "I Won't Back Down" at Tulsa rally

"We want to make it clear that we believe everyone is free to vote as they like, think as they like, but the Petty family doesn't stand for this." Read full article: Tom Petty's family issues cease and desi...→

1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapolis shooting, police say

1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapolis shooting, police say

(CNN) — Twelve people were shot, including one fatally, during an overnight melee in Minneapolis, police said. The shooting took place early Sunday morning in. [...] Read full article: 1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapol...→

Trump slams protests, defends pandemic response as Tulsa crowd underwhelms - amNewYork

BY JEFF MASON AND MAKINI BRICE President Donald Trump, addressing a far less-than-full arena for his first political rally in months, blasted anti-racism Read full article: Trump slams protests, defends pandemic r...→

12 shot in Uptown Minneapolis, police say

12 shot in Uptown Minneapolis, police say

One man is dead and 11 people suffered non-life-threatening wounds in a shooting in Minneapolis, police there said early Sunday. Read full article: 12 shot in Uptown Minneapolis, police sa...→

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

“Defund the police” has become a rallying cry for nationwide protests against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death. But many Minneapolis reside [...] Read full article: On Minneapolis' North Side, residents qu...→

2 charged with vandalizing police cars in Newark protests

2 charged with vandalizing police cars in Newark protests

Two men have been charged with vandalizing police vehicles during recent protests in Newark. Read full article: 2 charged with vandalizing police cars i...→

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

A white Minnesota state senator and former sheriff downplayed racism and police violence in a news conference Tuesday on the topic of police reform — and promp [...] Read full article: MN senator says ‘racism is just a sideba...→

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis’ police chief says the death of George Floyd was “murder” and that the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck knew what [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s de...→

Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Killed In Uptown Shooting Over The Weekend

Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Killed In Uptown Shooting Over The Weekend

Minneapolis police confirmed Tuesday that no one was killed in the weekend shooting in the heart of Uptown that injured 12 people. Read full article: Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Ki...→

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Minneapolis police union acknowledged Tuesday that bystander video of the police encounter with George Floyd was “horrific” b [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union says it’s been ...→

Trump issues warning amid vandalism, effort to topple Andrew Jackson statue in Lafayette Square Park

Trump issues warning amid vandalism, effort to topple Andrew Jackson statue in Lafayette Square Park

President Trump took to Twitter late Monday to announce that “numerous people were arrested” in Washington, D.C., as protesters attempted to tear down a statue [...] Read full article: Trump issues warning amid vandalism, eff...→

'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,600 Minneapolis Gunfire Reports Within 30 Days

'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,600 Minneapolis Gunfire Reports Within 30 Days

A data map shows the amount of gunfire reports in Minneapolis over the past 30 days is more than 1,600 and climbing. Read full article: 'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,...→

In Minneapolis, looking for police recruits who can resist ‘warrior culture’

In Minneapolis, looking for police recruits who can resist ‘warrior culture’

Even as the Minneapolis Police Department reels in the aftermath of its officers’ involvement in the killing of George Floyd, the department has been recruitin [...] Read full article: In Minneapolis, looking for police recru...→

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

"“I don’t think in 50 years we had the level of protest we’ve seen in New York City. We certainly have not seen the level of police violence directed at protes [...] Read full article: A Brief History Of Past Protests Against...→

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

 Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel called out the double standard of President Trump's critics who cited coronavirus concerns following his campaign [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No d...→

Tom Petty’s family issues a cease and desist order to Trump campaign

Tom Petty’s family issues a cease and desist order to Trump campaign

(CNN) — The family of the late Tom Petty has filed a cease and desist notice to the Trump campaign after one of the musician’s... Read full article: Tom Petty’s family issues a cease and de...→

Opinion: After George Floyd protests, police chiefs say, “We hear you”

Opinion: After George Floyd protests, police chiefs say, “We hear you”

Leaders of San Jose, San Francisco and Los Angeles departments call for reform, end of racist policing and officers Read full article: Opinion: After George Floyd protests, po...→

Minneapolis shooting spree leaves at least 1 dead, 11 wounded, police say

Minneapolis shooting spree leaves at least 1 dead, 11 wounded, police say

One man was killed and 11 people were wounded early Sunday when gunfire erupted in a Minneapolis business district, police said. Read full article: Minneapolis shooting spree leaves at lea...→

Trump Sued for Threat to Pull COVID-19 Funding Over Indian Blockade

Trump Sued for Threat to Pull COVID-19 Funding Over Indian Blockade

President Donald Trump's chief of staff threatened to garnish federal coronavirus relief funding from a South Dakota Indian tribe if it didn't remove roadblock [...] Read full article: Trump Sued for Threat to Pull COVID-19 F...→

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

“Defund the police” has become a rallying cry for nationwide protests against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death. But many Minneapolis reside [...] Read full article: On Minneapolis' North Side, residents qu...→

Minneapolis police union head blames

Minneapolis police union head blames "failed leadership" for George Floyd case

"We believe that our membership...has been unfairly scapegoated by political leaders in our city and our state," Lt. Bob Kroll said. "They have shifted their f [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union head blames "fa...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

A white Minnesota state senator and former sheriff downplayed racism and police violence in a news conference Tuesday on the topic of police reform — and promp [...] Read full article: MN senator says ‘racism is just a sideba...→

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police in Minneapolis on Tuesday said they erroneously reported that one person had died when gunfire broke out in the city’s Uptown area. Read full article: Police update report on Minneapolis gunf...→

Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Killed In Uptown Shooting Over The Weekend

Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Killed In Uptown Shooting Over The Weekend

Minneapolis police confirmed Tuesday that no one was killed in the weekend shooting in the heart of Uptown that injured 12 people. Read full article: Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Ki...→

Qualified Immunity Protection for Police Emerges as Flash Point Amid Protests

Qualified Immunity Protection for Police Emerges as Flash Point Amid Protests

The Supreme Court developed the doctrine that serves as a shield for officers. A half-century later, it is at the center of the debate over policing. Read full article: Qualified Immunity Protection for Police...→

Trump issues warning amid vandalism, effort to topple Andrew Jackson statue in Lafayette Square Park

Trump issues warning amid vandalism, effort to topple Andrew Jackson statue in Lafayette Square Park

President Trump took to Twitter late Monday to announce that “numerous people were arrested” in Washington, D.C., as protesters attempted to tear down a statue [...] Read full article: Trump issues warning amid vandalism, eff...→

In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police Department Means Taking On Police Union

In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police Department Means Taking On Police Union

As Minneapolis tries to overhaul its police department in the wake of Floyd’s death, city leaders will collide with a pugnacious and powerful union that has lo [...] Read full article: In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police ...→

In Minneapolis, looking for police recruits who can resist ‘warrior culture’

In Minneapolis, looking for police recruits who can resist ‘warrior culture’

Even as the Minneapolis Police Department reels in the aftermath of its officers’ involvement in the killing of George Floyd, the department has been recruitin [...] Read full article: In Minneapolis, looking for police recru...→

NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In AG Investigation Into Police Response To Protests

NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In AG Investigation Into Police Response To Protests

Attorney General Letitia James heard from 100 witnesses last week, including elected officials and community leaders. Read full article: NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In...→

Tom Petty's family issues cease and desist after Trump plays

Tom Petty's family issues cease and desist after Trump plays "I Won't Back Down" at Tulsa rally

"We want to make it clear that we believe everyone is free to vote as they like, think as they like, but the Petty family doesn't stand for this." Read full article: Tom Petty's family issues cease and desi...→

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Arradondo tells Lesley Stahl how he's trying to mend the mistrust communities have for his police department, brought to a head after the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradon...→

Opinion: After George Floyd protests, police chiefs say, “We hear you”

Opinion: After George Floyd protests, police chiefs say, “We hear you”

Leaders of San Jose, San Francisco and Los Angeles departments call for reform, end of racist policing and officers Read full article: Opinion: After George Floyd protests, po...→

12 shot in Uptown Minneapolis, police say

12 shot in Uptown Minneapolis, police say

One man is dead and 11 people suffered non-life-threatening wounds in a shooting in Minneapolis, police there said early Sunday. Read full article: 12 shot in Uptown Minneapolis, police sa...→

Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, Racism and Police Violence

Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, Racism and Police Violence

What began as a gang in the area of Oldtown near the north side of Chicago in 1959 then became a Puerto Rican nationalist party that expanded to New York City [...] Read full article: Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, ...→

2 charged with vandalizing police cars in Newark protests

2 charged with vandalizing police cars in Newark protests

Two men have been charged with vandalizing police vehicles during recent protests in Newark. Read full article: 2 charged with vandalizing police cars i...→

Boston Police fielded more conduct complaints as protests began

Boston Police fielded more conduct complaints as protests began

The Boston Police Department received at least 30 complaints over conduct in the first days of the recent and ongoing protests, according to data the departmen [...] Read full article: Boston Police fielded more conduct compl...→

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., told "The Daily Briefing" Tuesday that both parties should find a middle ground on the issue of law enforcement reform after Senate De [...] Read full article: Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible'...→

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis’ police chief says the death of George Floyd was “murder” and that the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck knew what [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s de...→

Minneapolis police union head interviewed on CBS This Morning | MinnPost

Minneapolis police union head interviewed on CBS This Morning | MinnPost

Plus: coronavirus outbreak at Amazon’s Shakopee operation; Walker Art Center lays off part-time staff; Duluth faces dire budget situation; and more. Read full article: Minneapolis police union head interviewe...→

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

Cities around the country face excessive force lawsuits claiming police tackled, beat and tear-gassed protesters. Read full article: At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutal...→

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Minneapolis police union acknowledged Tuesday that bystander video of the police encounter with George Floyd was “horrific” b [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union says it’s been ...→

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Bay Area businesses suffered widespread damage during the George Floyd protests but most of the looting happened far away from the marches. Seven different sho [...] Read full article: Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Nigh...→

Detroit Police Department Investigates Officer Conduct During Protests

The Detroit Police Department is investigating several incidents involving its officers during the Detroit protests. Read full article: Detroit Police Department Investigates O...→

'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,600 Minneapolis Gunfire Reports Within 30 Days

'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,600 Minneapolis Gunfire Reports Within 30 Days

A data map shows the amount of gunfire reports in Minneapolis over the past 30 days is more than 1,600 and climbing. Read full article: 'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,...→

Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minneapolis Foundation To Address Police Reform

Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minneapolis Foundation To Address Police Reform

Instead they want a civilian council of community members to have power and make decisions when it comes to police accountability. Read full article: Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minne...→

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

"“I don’t think in 50 years we had the level of protest we’ve seen in New York City. We certainly have not seen the level of police violence directed at protes [...] Read full article: A Brief History Of Past Protests Against...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

In an interview with "60 Minutes," Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says he's working towards building trust and reforming the department -- but gett [...] Read full article: Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Can...→

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

 Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel called out the double standard of President Trump's critics who cited coronavirus concerns following his campaign [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No d...→

1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapolis shooting, police say

1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapolis shooting, police say

(CNN) — Twelve people were shot, including one fatally, during an overnight melee in Minneapolis, police said. The shooting took place early Sunday morning in. [...] Read full article: 1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapol...→

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Protest marches and other actions to call out racism and police brutality have been continue Sunday in various parts of Los Angeles County. This is the fourth [...] Read full article: Father's Day Protests and Marches Agains...→

Tom Petty’s family issues a cease and desist order to Trump campaign

Tom Petty’s family issues a cease and desist order to Trump campaign

(CNN) — The family of the late Tom Petty has filed a cease and desist notice to the Trump campaign after one of the musician’s... Read full article: Tom Petty’s family issues a cease and de...→

Trump slams protests, defends pandemic response as Tulsa crowd underwhelms - amNewYork

BY JEFF MASON AND MAKINI BRICE President Donald Trump, addressing a far less-than-full arena for his first political rally in months, blasted anti-racism Read full article: Trump slams protests, defends pandemic r...→

Trump allies see a mounting threat: Biden’s rising evangelical support

Trump allies see a mounting threat: Biden’s rising evangelical support

The president’s supporters worry Biden can grab a larger slice of a critical voting bloc — when Trump can least afford departures from his base. Read full article: Trump allies see a mounting threat: Bide...→

Minneapolis shooting spree leaves at least 1 dead, 11 wounded, police say

Minneapolis shooting spree leaves at least 1 dead, 11 wounded, police say

One man was killed and 11 people were wounded early Sunday when gunfire erupted in a Minneapolis business district, police said. Read full article: Minneapolis shooting spree leaves at lea...→

Trump Sued for Threat to Pull COVID-19 Funding Over Indian Blockade

Trump Sued for Threat to Pull COVID-19 Funding Over Indian Blockade

President Donald Trump's chief of staff threatened to garnish federal coronavirus relief funding from a South Dakota Indian tribe if it didn't remove roadblock [...] Read full article: Trump Sued for Threat to Pull COVID-19 F...→

Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, Racism and Police Violence

Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, Racism and Police Violence

What began as a gang in the area of Oldtown near the north side of Chicago in 1959 then became a Puerto Rican nationalist party that expanded to New York City [...] Read full article: Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, ...→

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

“Defund the police” has become a rallying cry for nationwide protests against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death. But many Minneapolis reside [...] Read full article: On Minneapolis' North Side, residents qu...→

Minneapolis police union head blames

Minneapolis police union head blames "failed leadership" for George Floyd case

"We believe that our membership...has been unfairly scapegoated by political leaders in our city and our state," Lt. Bob Kroll said. "They have shifted their f [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union head blames "fa...→

2 charged with vandalizing police cars in Newark protests

2 charged with vandalizing police cars in Newark protests

Two men have been charged with vandalizing police vehicles during recent protests in Newark. Read full article: 2 charged with vandalizing police cars i...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

Boston Police fielded more conduct complaints as protests began

Boston Police fielded more conduct complaints as protests began

The Boston Police Department received at least 30 complaints over conduct in the first days of the recent and ongoing protests, according to data the departmen [...] Read full article: Boston Police fielded more conduct compl...→

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

A white Minnesota state senator and former sheriff downplayed racism and police violence in a news conference Tuesday on the topic of police reform — and promp [...] Read full article: MN senator says ‘racism is just a sideba...→

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., told "The Daily Briefing" Tuesday that both parties should find a middle ground on the issue of law enforcement reform after Senate De [...] Read full article: Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible'...→

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police in Minneapolis on Tuesday said they erroneously reported that one person had died when gunfire broke out in the city’s Uptown area. Read full article: Police update report on Minneapolis gunf...→

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis’ police chief says the death of George Floyd was “murder” and that the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck knew what [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s de...→

Minneapolis police union head interviewed on CBS This Morning | MinnPost

Minneapolis police union head interviewed on CBS This Morning | MinnPost

Plus: coronavirus outbreak at Amazon’s Shakopee operation; Walker Art Center lays off part-time staff; Duluth faces dire budget situation; and more. Read full article: Minneapolis police union head interviewe...→

Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Killed In Uptown Shooting Over The Weekend

Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Killed In Uptown Shooting Over The Weekend

Minneapolis police confirmed Tuesday that no one was killed in the weekend shooting in the heart of Uptown that injured 12 people. Read full article: Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Ki...→

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

Cities around the country face excessive force lawsuits claiming police tackled, beat and tear-gassed protesters. Read full article: At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutal...→

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Minneapolis police union acknowledged Tuesday that bystander video of the police encounter with George Floyd was “horrific” b [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union says it’s been ...→

Qualified Immunity Protection for Police Emerges as Flash Point Amid Protests

Qualified Immunity Protection for Police Emerges as Flash Point Amid Protests

The Supreme Court developed the doctrine that serves as a shield for officers. A half-century later, it is at the center of the debate over policing. Read full article: Qualified Immunity Protection for Police...→

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Bay Area businesses suffered widespread damage during the George Floyd protests but most of the looting happened far away from the marches. Seven different sho [...] Read full article: Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Nigh...→

Trump issues warning amid vandalism, effort to topple Andrew Jackson statue in Lafayette Square Park

Trump issues warning amid vandalism, effort to topple Andrew Jackson statue in Lafayette Square Park

President Trump took to Twitter late Monday to announce that “numerous people were arrested” in Washington, D.C., as protesters attempted to tear down a statue [...] Read full article: Trump issues warning amid vandalism, eff...→

Detroit Police Department Investigates Officer Conduct During Protests

The Detroit Police Department is investigating several incidents involving its officers during the Detroit protests. Read full article: Detroit Police Department Investigates O...→

'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,600 Minneapolis Gunfire Reports Within 30 Days

'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,600 Minneapolis Gunfire Reports Within 30 Days

A data map shows the amount of gunfire reports in Minneapolis over the past 30 days is more than 1,600 and climbing. Read full article: 'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,...→

In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police Department Means Taking On Police Union

In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police Department Means Taking On Police Union

As Minneapolis tries to overhaul its police department in the wake of Floyd’s death, city leaders will collide with a pugnacious and powerful union that has lo [...] Read full article: In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police ...→

Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minneapolis Foundation To Address Police Reform

Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minneapolis Foundation To Address Police Reform

Instead they want a civilian council of community members to have power and make decisions when it comes to police accountability. Read full article: Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minne...→

In Minneapolis, looking for police recruits who can resist ‘warrior culture’

In Minneapolis, looking for police recruits who can resist ‘warrior culture’

Even as the Minneapolis Police Department reels in the aftermath of its officers’ involvement in the killing of George Floyd, the department has been recruitin [...] Read full article: In Minneapolis, looking for police recru...→

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

"“I don’t think in 50 years we had the level of protest we’ve seen in New York City. We certainly have not seen the level of police violence directed at protes [...] Read full article: A Brief History Of Past Protests Against...→

NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In AG Investigation Into Police Response To Protests

NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In AG Investigation Into Police Response To Protests

Attorney General Letitia James heard from 100 witnesses last week, including elected officials and community leaders. Read full article: NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

In an interview with "60 Minutes," Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says he's working towards building trust and reforming the department -- but gett [...] Read full article: Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Can...→

Tom Petty's family issues cease and desist after Trump plays

Tom Petty's family issues cease and desist after Trump plays "I Won't Back Down" at Tulsa rally

"We want to make it clear that we believe everyone is free to vote as they like, think as they like, but the Petty family doesn't stand for this." Read full article: Tom Petty's family issues cease and desi...→

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

 Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel called out the double standard of President Trump's critics who cited coronavirus concerns following his campaign [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No d...→

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Arradondo tells Lesley Stahl how he's trying to mend the mistrust communities have for his police department, brought to a head after the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradon...→

1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapolis shooting, police say

1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapolis shooting, police say

(CNN) — Twelve people were shot, including one fatally, during an overnight melee in Minneapolis, police said. The shooting took place early Sunday morning in. [...] Read full article: 1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapol...→

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Protest marches and other actions to call out racism and police brutality have been continue Sunday in various parts of Los Angeles County. This is the fourth [...] Read full article: Father's Day Protests and Marches Agains...→

Tom Petty’s family issues a cease and desist order to Trump campaign

Tom Petty’s family issues a cease and desist order to Trump campaign

(CNN) — The family of the late Tom Petty has filed a cease and desist notice to the Trump campaign after one of the musician’s... Read full article: Tom Petty’s family issues a cease and de...→

Trump slams protests, defends pandemic response as Tulsa crowd underwhelms - amNewYork

BY JEFF MASON AND MAKINI BRICE President Donald Trump, addressing a far less-than-full arena for his first political rally in months, blasted anti-racism Read full article: Trump slams protests, defends pandemic r...→

Opinion: After George Floyd protests, police chiefs say, “We hear you”

Opinion: After George Floyd protests, police chiefs say, “We hear you”

Leaders of San Jose, San Francisco and Los Angeles departments call for reform, end of racist policing and officers Read full article: Opinion: After George Floyd protests, po...→

Trump allies see a mounting threat: Biden’s rising evangelical support

Trump allies see a mounting threat: Biden’s rising evangelical support

The president’s supporters worry Biden can grab a larger slice of a critical voting bloc — when Trump can least afford departures from his base. Read full article: Trump allies see a mounting threat: Bide...→

12 shot in Uptown Minneapolis, police say

12 shot in Uptown Minneapolis, police say

One man is dead and 11 people suffered non-life-threatening wounds in a shooting in Minneapolis, police there said early Sunday. Read full article: 12 shot in Uptown Minneapolis, police sa...→

Minneapolis shooting spree leaves at least 1 dead, 11 wounded, police say

Minneapolis shooting spree leaves at least 1 dead, 11 wounded, police say

One man was killed and 11 people were wounded early Sunday when gunfire erupted in a Minneapolis business district, police said. Read full article: Minneapolis shooting spree leaves at lea...→