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US AG announces inquiry into Minneapolis policing practices after ex-cop Chauvin convicted of Floyd's murder

26 days ago   |   By RT

An inquiry into Minneapolis Police Department has been launched by US Attorney General Merrick Garland after former officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of black man George Floyd during his arrest in May 2020.
“The Justice Department has opened a civil investigation to determine whether the Minneapolis Police Department engages in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional or unlawful policing,” Garland told a press conference on Wednesday.
The probe by the Department of Justice will include “experienced attorneys” from its Civil Rights Division and the US Attorney's Office...
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After Floyd verdict, US attorney general launches police probe

After Floyd verdict, US attorney general launches police probe

26 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Attorney General Garland says Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict does not address 'potentially systemic policing issues'.
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Trump to headline North Carolina GOP convention in June

Trump to headline North Carolina GOP convention in June

Former president Donald Trump is set to attend the Tar Heel State's GOP convention in Greenville on Saturday, June 5, before serving as headline speaker for the event's dinner... Read more ...

COVID-19 vaccines in California: Everything you need to know

COVID-19 vaccines in California: Everything you need to know

Developments are fast-moving as California and other states work to ramp up the COVID-19 vaccination effort. Here are answers to common questions about the vaccine that we have... Read more ...

Joel Greenberg pleads guilty to sex trafficking of minor, 5 other charges

Joel Greenberg pleads guilty to sex trafficking of minor, 5 other charges

Former Seminole County tax collector Joel Greenberg has plead guilty to sex trafficking of a minor, fraud and bribery charges in federal court Monday. Read more ...

1 killed, 1 injured after SUV veers off road, lands in backyard in Arlington...

1 killed, 1 injured after SUV veers off road, lands in backyard in Arlington Heights

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - One person is dead and another is injured after a high-speed crash in Arlington Heights. Emergency crews responded around 1 a.m. Monday to 602 S... Read more ...

Harry seen at Princess Diana's funeral in new ‘The Me You Can't See' trailer

Harry seen at Princess Diana's funeral in new ‘The Me You Can't See' trailer

Prince Harry is looking back on his mental health struggles in the new Apple TV+ series. Read more ...

Former Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to plead guilty Monday to 6...

Former Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to plead guilty Monday to 6 federal charges

As part of the plea, Greenberg has agreed to give "substantial assistance" to prosecutors, including by testifying at trials or in federal grand juries if needed Read more ...

COVID-19 Latest: The show will go on; Increased capacity limits begin today

COVID-19 Latest: The show will go on; Increased capacity limits begin today

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Bill Gates was investigated by Microsoft's board over alleged affair, report...

Bill Gates was investigated by Microsoft's board over alleged affair, report says

Earlier this month Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda Gates, announced they were divorcing after 27 years of marriage. Read more ...

Cedar Rapids tries to turn city of stumps into tree oasis

Cedar Rapids tries to turn city of stumps into tree oasis

It took the storm about 14 hours to travel nearly 800 miles, causing an estimated $7.5 billion in damage and ruining 850,000 acres of crops in Iowa alone. Read more ...

Vicki Gunvalson gets sentimental as she moves out of ‘RHOC' home

Vicki Gunvalson gets sentimental as she moves out of ‘RHOC' home

The former "Housewife" said goodbye to her Coto de Caza, Calif., home on Sunday after it was featured on 14 seasons of the Bravo show. Read more ...