We talk about fireworks safety every year, especially around the 4th of July, but already so many cities and towns have seen a spike in calls for illegal fireworks.
WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — A civil lawsuit filed Monday following the death of a 16-year-old in a Michigan youth facility says he screamed “I can’t breathe” as at least one staff member placed their weight on the Black teen’s chest for nearly 10 minutes. The lawsuit filed in Kalamazoo County Circuit Court names Lakeside […]
BURIEN, Wash. (AP) — Seattle officers hold down a protester, and one repeatedly punches him in the face. In another run-in, officers handcuff a looting suspect on the ground, one pressing a knee into his neck— the same tactic used on George Floyd. The officers were captured on videosappearing to violate policies on how to […]
The Christopher Columbus statue in Wooster Square in New Haven was vandalized Saturday, and it wasn’t the first time.
Norwich to replace Christopher Columbus memorial, honor Italian-Americans
Protesters gathered in Hartford on Friday to rally against police brutality.
ATLANTA (AP) — The deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta in the span of less than three weeks have led to a push in the U.S. for more training of police officers in how to de-escalate tense situations before they explode in violence. “You’ve got to get cops to understand […]
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For 12-year-old Tamir Rice, it was simply carrying a toy handgun. For Eric Garner, it was allegedly selling untaxed cigarettes. For Michael Brown, Sandra Bland and Ahmaud Arbery, it was the minor offenses of jaywalking, failing to signal a lane change and trespassing on a residential construction site. And for George Floyd, […]
A parade and a flyover in honor of New Haven Public School 2020 graduates will take place Thursday morning, Mayor Justin Elicker announced Wednesday.
WEST POINT. N.Y. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday highlighted the diversity of West Point’s graduating class and appealed for America’s newest officers to uphold the country’s core values, a speech emphasizing unity at a time when the commander in chief’s relationship with military leaders has become strained and questions have arisen about the […]