The original press release from the Minneapolis Police Department about George Floyd's death does not mention the force used by Derek Chauvin against him, saying only that "officers were able to get the suspect into handcuffs and noted he appeared to be suffering medical distress."
President Joe Biden compared last summer's protests over the death of George Floyd to the Civil Rights movement and pressed for Congress to make sweeping law enforcement reforms after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty Tuesday on three counts related to Floyd's death.
"It's borrowed precisely from the Ku Klux Klan of the 1930s and 1920s when the Klan would march outside of courthouses and threatened all kinds of reprisals if the jury ever dared convict a white person or acquit a black person," Dershowitz said.
"I haven't heard Maxine saying anything about people 'peacefully' protesting," said Louisiana GOP Rep. Scalise Tuesday.
"Local and state resources have been fully deployed, but they are inadequate to address the threat," Walz wrote in an executive order.
Firefighters were called to the Sacred Heart of Jesus church to find thick smoke billowing through the windows and flames erupting from the church roof.
"Justice is not served until we radically imagine what the system of policing actually is," Oluchi Omeoga, co-founder of Black Visions Collective, told Newsweek.
Walter Mondale, who served as vice president in the Jimmy Carter administration between 1977 to 1981, died on Monday. He was 93.
"Do like Minneapolis did and tell the cops to stand down and basically let people run wild on the streets," DeSantis said, warning against Democrat-controlled cities he says have sought to "defund" law enforcement.
The company said it hoped these plans would help "limit content that could lead to civil unrest or violence."
Traffic camera footage shows a car veer onto a side barrier before ricocheting off the left wall into a tunnel and exploding.
"We all know how this ends, to the point that they're literally closing schools because of it," one user tweeted.
Judge Peter Cahill said jurors should "plan for long, hope for short" as the defense rested its case on Thursday after two days of testimony. Chauvin, the ex-Minneapolis police officer, faces second- and third-degree murder and manslaughter charges in the death of George Floyd.
One protester can be seen waving the severed pig's head while he and others yell and curse at the police officers behind a fence.
"For us to be able to reopen and be the light in the city that people expect us to be and all our community actions, it's tough to know that we have to close again," store owner Moh Habib said.
Actor and comedian Walter Masterson claimed in a viral TikTok video that a warrant for Wright's arrest was issued after he missed a court appearance because the notice about the hearing was sent to the wrong address.
The families came together following the Sunday shooting of Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, who was shot and killed by police during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.
While taking the stand in the murder trial against Chauvin, a former Santa Rosa, California, police officer, Barry Brodd said, "That isn't an incident of deadly force. That's an incident of an accidental death."
The veteran officer resigned a day after she was identified as the officer who fatally shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright on Sunday.
Both teams had postponed their games on Monday following the fatal shooting of Wright, a 20-year-old Black man who was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center on Sunday afternoon.
"I lost my son, he's never coming back," Aubrey Wright said after his 20-year-old son was fatally shot during a traffic stop in Minnesota.
"The pain of George Floyd's shooting is still scarred into our minds and yet history continues to repeat itself because of a rotten and racist institution," Miski Noor said.
Naisha Wright gave an emotional interview to CNN about the killing of her 20-year-old nephew.
The fundraiser for the 20-year-old shot by a Brooklyn Center police officer was set up by a member of his family.
Kim Potter was identified as the officer who fatally shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.
Clashes between police and protesters have resulted in the use of tear gas and fireworks. One video shows a plume of smoke coming out of a ransacked Dollar Tree store.
One video shared to Twitter showed a protester scaling a fence and pelting an officer with stones.
"Peaceful protest? Understandable," the president said.
"We cannot afford to make mistakes that lead to the loss of life of other people and in our profession," Elliott said during a press conference. "And so I do fully support releasing the officer of her duties."
After watching body camera videos, attendees at a Brooklyn Center Police conference can be heard asking the department's chief, "Oh my God, you're telling me that wasn't enough to terminate this officer?"