Minneapolis to name stretch of street for George Floyd

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A stretch of a Minneapolis street that includes the place where George Floyd was killed will soon be named in his honor. Although the street will still be called Chicago Avenue, the city will refer to the blocks between 37th and 39th streets as George Perry Floyd Jr. Place, the Star Tribune […]

George Floyd? Donald Trump? Hero statue nominations are in

George Floyd. Sacagawea. The guy who invented air conditioning. Americans’ suggestions of suitable statues for President Donald Trump’s planned National Garden of American Heroes are in, and they look considerably different from the predominantly white worthies that the administration has locked in for many of the pedestals. The outside nominations are more activist, less white […]

Court weighs allowing courtroom cameras in George Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The trial of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s death will generate massive public interest when it begins in March, but as it stands, most people who want to watch the proceedings will be out of luck. The judge overseeing the case has yet to decide whether cameras will […]

George Floyd mural in Minneapolis defaced with black paint

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Someone has defaced a giant mural of George Floyd at the Minneapolis intersection where he died in May. Someone sprayed black paint on the mural on the side of a food market, the Star Tribune reported. A Minneapolis police spokesman says the department hasn’t taken any reports about the vandalized mural, however. […]

Lawyer: Medical workers improperly accessed Floyd’s records

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Family members of George Floyd have been notified that multiple employees of a Minneapolis healthcare system have improperly accessed the man’s medical records sometime in the last 30 days, an attorney for the family said. Attorney Antonio Romanucci told KARE 11 that family members received a letter from Hennepin Healthcare, notifying them […]

5 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PUSH BY FEDS TO ARREST IN US PROTESTS A Trump administration crackdown has already led to more than 300 arrests on federal crimes in the protests that erupted following the death of George Floyd, an AP analysis […]

5 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP’S OWN WORDS BRING FOCUS BACK TO VIRUS Saying he “wanted to always play it down,” the president is redirecting attention to his handling of the pandemic less than two months before the election. 2. US WEST […]

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