Dispatcher unafraid of being ‘snitch’ reports Floyd arrest

A 911 dispatcher who was apparently watching in real time as a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into the neck of George Floyd called a supervisor to tell him what she saw, not caring if it made her look like a “snitch,” according to a recording of the call made public Monday.

Dispatcher unafraid of being ‘snitch’ reports Floyd arrest

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 911 dispatcher who was apparently watching in real time as a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into the neck of George Floyd called a supervisor to tell him what she saw, not caring if it made her look like a “snitch,” according to a recording of the call made public […]

California woman appears in two racist rant videos in two days

TORRANCE, Calif. (KTLA) — A California woman who sparked outrage when a video of her racist rant against an Asian woman went viral Wednesday surfaced in a second, similar video Thursday. The new video, taken at Charles H. Wilson Park, the same park in the first video, shows a man confronting the woman and asking […]

Courts straining to balance public health with public access

After her son was arrested for allegedly throwing rocks at police during a protest over racial injustice, Tanisha Brown headed to the courthouse in her California hometown to watch her son’s arraignment. She was turned away, told the courthouse was closed to the public because of coronavirus precautions. A day later, the Kern County Superior […]

White Mich. couple charged after gun pulled on Black family

A white couple face criminal charges after one of them was captured on video pulling a handgun on a Black woman and her daughters in a restaurant parking lot in Michigan. Jillian Wuestenberg, 32, and Eric Wuestenberg, 42, were arrested after Wednesday night’s confrontation and charged Thursday with felonious assault, Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper […]

Trooper, man struggled before fatal shooting, video shows

A New Jersey state trooper fired his handgun six times, killing a New York state man after a struggle erupted during a traffic stop on the Garden State Parkway last month, recently released video showed. About a dozen audio and dashboard camera video recordings from the May 23 traffic stop in Bass River, New Jersey, […]

`You broke my wrist!’ Police sued for taking down wrong man

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Body camera video shows Antonio Arnelo Smith handing his driver’s license to a Black police officer and answering questions cooperatively before a white officer walks up behind him, wraps him in a bear hug and slams him face-first to the ground. “Oh my God, you broke my wrist!” the 46-year-old Black […]

Nevada men alleged to have ‘boogaloo’ ties plead not guilty

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three men that prosecutors say have ties to an anti-government movement and tried to spark violence during recent Las Vegas protests pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal explosives and firearm charges. Prosecutors allege that the Nevada men have ties to the right-wing extremist “boogaloo” movement, an internet-based network expressing support for […]

Crowds tear down statues, attack Wisconsin state senator

Crowds outside the Wisconsin State Capitol tore down two statues, attacked a state senator, threw a Molotov cocktail into a government building and unsuccessfully tried to break into the Capitol building amid protests following the arrest of a Black man who shouted at restaurant customers through a megaphone while carrying a baseball bat.

Woman fired after backlash from racist park confrontation

NEW YORK (AP) — The verbal dispute between a white woman walking her dog and a black man bird watching in Central Park might normally have gone unnoticed in a city preoccupied by the coronavirus pandemic. That changed when birdwatcher Christian Cooper pulled out his phone and captured Amy Cooper calling police to report she […]

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