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Milwaukee radio hosts react as Chauvin verdict came down

Milwaukee radio hosts react as Chauvin verdict came down

1 hour ago   |   WISN

WISN 12 News' Ben Wagner was in-studio at 101.7 The Truth, a radio station that focuses on issues facing the Black community, as the Derek Chauvin verdict came down.
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Lawyer shifts legal fight from George Floyd to Pamela Turner

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   10 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - The conviction Tuesday of former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin on murder and manslaughter charges for pinning George Floyd's neck with his knee was already...
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Lawmakers push PPP revamp as funding lapse looms

Lawmakers push PPP revamp as funding lapse looms

5 hours ago   |   Politico

A bipartisan group of senators on Tuesday unveiled plans to offer more emergency pandemic relief to the country's tiniest employers, a last-minute revamp of Washington's nearly...
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NYC councilman wants ‘Big Belly' solar-powered trash compactors to reduce litter and rats

6 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

“We have the problem of overflowing trash cans. There's f-king rats everywhere and every New Yorker hates rats," said Councilman Ben Kallos.
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Biden and Harris make emotional call to George Floyd's family after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder

Biden and Harris make emotional call to George Floyd's family after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   11 articles

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and first lady Jill Biden called George Floyd's family on Tuesday after a jury found Derek Chauvin...
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Pulisic Watch: USMNT wing provides danger, no finish for sleepy Chelsea

7 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

USMNT winger Christian Pulisic was one of few Chelsea players to show some jump in a 0-0 draw with Brighton and Hove Albion at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.
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Watch the Moment George Floyd's Family Hears Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict

7 hours ago   |   Newsweek   |   7 articles

The family had been watching TV for the decision along with the family's lawyer, civil rights attorney Ben Crump.
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‘In the Earth' Review: Grassroots Horror

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

Ben Wheatley gets back to basics with this horror movie conceived during the pandemic.
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George Floyd's Family, Attorney Ben Crump To Speak Following Verdict In Derek Chauvin Trial

9 hours ago   |   CBS   |   7 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - A verdict has been reached and soon the world will know the fate of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, accused in the death of George Floyd. The...
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Archaeological Homesite Discovery Linked To Maryland Abolitionist Harriet Tubman

Archaeological Homesite Discovery Linked To Maryland Abolitionist Harriet Tubman

11 hours ago   |   CBS

CHURCH CREEK, Md. - A historic homesite discovered in Maryland has been linked to abolitionist and famed Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman. Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd...
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Xi to attend Biden's climate change summit in first meeting of two leaders

Xi to attend Biden's climate change summit in first meeting of two leaders

China's President Xi Jinping will attend a U.S.-led climate change summit on Thursday at the invitation of President Joe Biden, in the first meeting between the two leaders... Read more ...

Will Chauvin Trial Change Policing in America?

Will Chauvin Trial Change Policing in America?

Apr.20 - Jason Johnson, Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund president, discusses his views on the guilty verdict of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the death... Read more ...

Columbus police release bodycam footage of officer's fatal shooting of teen girl

Columbus police release bodycam footage of officer's fatal shooting of teen girl

Columbus police on Tuesday night released bodycam footage showing an officer's fatal shooting of a 15-year-old girl earlier in the day. The truncated video begins at the moment... Read more ...

Arrieta pitches Cubs to 3-1 win over Mets on cool night

Arrieta pitches Cubs to 3-1 win over Mets on cool night

CHICAGO - Jake Arrieta pitched five effective innings, Craig Kimbrel escaped a jam in the ninth and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Tuesday. Read more ...

Here's why it's rare for police officers to be convicted of murder

Here's why it's rare for police officers to be convicted of murder

Experts point to several factors they say make it rare for police officers to receive murder convictions, from powerful police unions to reluctant jurors. Read more ...

Minneapolis community celebrates Derek Chauvin conviction

Minneapolis community celebrates Derek Chauvin conviction

The Rev. Jesse Jackson joined hundreds of people in Minneapolis on Tuesday night celebrating the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd. The civil rights... Read more ...

Raiders receive backlash for 'I can breathe' tweet; owner Mark Davis says...

Raiders receive backlash for 'I can breathe' tweet; owner Mark Davis says team won't delete post

The Raiders received considerable backlash for the wording of the post. Read more ...

Body of woman found off trail in Volusia County, deputies say

Body of woman found off trail in Volusia County, deputies say

Authorities are investigating after the body of a woman was found off a trail in Osteen on Tuesday. Read more ...

Bogaerts' 3-run HR, Rodríguez lift BoSox over Blue Jays 4-2

Bogaerts' 3-run HR, Rodríguez lift BoSox over Blue Jays 4-2

BOSTON - Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run home run to back Eduardo Rodríguez in his first start at Fenway Park since 2019, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2... Read more ...

Des Moines lawyer reflects on guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

Des Moines lawyer reflects on guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

A jury found former Minnesota police Officer Deric Chauvin guilty Tuesday on all counts in connection with the death of George Floyd. Read more ...