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. 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 […]
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 […]
Someone has defaced a giant mural of George Floyd at the Minneapolis intersection where he died in May.
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. […]
Racism is a subject many people in Waterbury aren’t quick to discuss, and some feel it doesn’t impact them at all. Meanwhile, the police department is at the forefront of a host of challenges this year.
You might say Waterbury police went back to school Wednesday. About 40 members of law enforcement arrived on campus for cultural diversity and awareness training.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]