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Maryland Boy Uses Poetry To Process Racism, Police Brutality, George Floyd's Death [Video]

Maryland Boy Uses Poetry To Process Racism, Police Brutality, George Floyd's Death

An 11-year-old boy from Columbia turned to writing after watching the video of the death of George Floyd.

Credit: WJZ Baltimore     Duration: 00:35Published
Milley: 'Personally outraged' by George Floyd's death [Video]

Milley: 'Personally outraged' by George Floyd's death

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark Milley on Thursday told the House Armed Services Committee that he was 'personally outraged by George Floyd's brutal and senseless killing" and that the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:56Published
LVMPD limits use of neck restraints [Video]

LVMPD limits use of neck restraints

In the wake of George Floyd's death, the LVMPD is limiting officers use of neck restraints. Starting now, officers can only use neck restraints if they fear their life is in danger.

Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas     Duration: 00:25Published
Toyota staff sacked after apparently mocking George Floyd’s murder [Video]

Toyota staff sacked after apparently mocking George Floyd’s murder

Toyota has sacked two high ranking employees after a video was leaked of George Floyd's death apparently being mocked at their Indiana plant. Patrick Talley, a supervisor, was seen to kneel on a..

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Senate Hearings Continue On Unrest Following George Floyd’s Death [Video]

Senate Hearings Continue On Unrest Following George Floyd’s Death

Minnesota Senate Republicans continue a series of hearings, looking into who is to blame for the violence and unrest following George Floyd’s death, Esme Murphy reports (2:03).WCCO 4 News at 5 –..

Credit: CBS 4 WCCO Minnesota     Duration: 02:03Published
Cub Foods Reopens In South Minneapolis [Video]

Cub Foods Reopens In South Minneapolis

Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield reports from south Minneapolis, where the Cub Foods that was destroyed during the unrest following George Floyd's death has reopened (2:26). WCCO 4 News At Noon - July 8,..

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Cub Foods To Open Pop-Up Locations After Unrest Closes Stores [Video]

Cub Foods To Open Pop-Up Locations After Unrest Closes Stores

Two grocery stores damaged in the riots following George Floyd's death will reopen to help communities struggling with access to fresh groceries, reports Reg Chapman (1:35).WCCO 4 News At 10 - July 7,..

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WEB EXTRA: Full Interview With Sharon Sayles Belton [Video]

WEB EXTRA: Full Interview With Sharon Sayles Belton

Jennifer Mayerle talks to Minneapolis' first African American and female mayor about the city's future in the aftermath of George Floyd's death, and after recent studies revealing the city's wide..

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WEB EXTRA: Full Interview With Mpls. Mayor Jacob Frey [Video]

WEB EXTRA: Full Interview With Mpls. Mayor Jacob Frey

Jennifer Mayerle talks to Minneapolis' mayor about the city's future in the aftermath of George Floyd's death, and after recent studies revealing the city's wide racial disparities (7:25).WCCO 4 News -..

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Aquatennial 2020 Canceled; Organizers Say It Doesn't 'Feel Like The Time To Celebrate' [Video]

Aquatennial 2020 Canceled; Organizers Say It Doesn't 'Feel Like The Time To Celebrate'

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and in the wake of George Floyd’s death, there will not be an Aquatennial celebration in Minneapolis this year. Katie Johnston reports.

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George Floyd Death: Protesters File Another Lawsuit Against Denver Police [Video]

George Floyd Death: Protesters File Another Lawsuit Against Denver Police

The class action lawsuit is seeking damages on behalf of all protesters over "alleged wrongful curfew arrests and unconstitutional assaults the Denver Police made on peaceful protesters and following..

Credit: CBS 4 Denver     Duration: 00:33Published
9-Year-Old Girl Who Witnessed George Floyd’s Death Pens Book [Video]

9-Year-Old Girl Who Witnessed George Floyd’s Death Pens Book

Reg Chapman spoke with Judeah Reynolds, who is hoping to use her traumatic experience to promote healing (2:10).WCCO 4 News At 6 - June 30, 2020

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Some Black-Owned Businesses Seeing Boost [Video]

Some Black-Owned Businesses Seeing Boost

Since the death of George Floyd, Some Black-owned businesses are getting a big boost in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, reports Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield (1:55).WCCO 4 News At 6 - June 30,..

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All 4 Officers Involved In George Floyd’s Death Appear In Court; Judge Warns Of Possible Move Of Trial [Video]

All 4 Officers Involved In George Floyd’s Death Appear In Court; Judge Warns Of Possible Move Of Trial

One of the four fired officers accused in George Floyd's murder intends to plead not guilty, Esme Murphy reports (2:03). WCCO 4 News at 5 – June 29, 2020

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Local mother writes song after George Floyd's death [Video]

Local mother writes song after George Floyd's death

A local mother writes a song after the death of George Floyd.

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All 4 Ex-Officers In George Floyd’s Death To Appear For 2nd Pretrial Hearings [Video]

All 4 Ex-Officers In George Floyd’s Death To Appear For 2nd Pretrial Hearings

All four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd are due court Monday. (1:11)WCCO Mid-Morning - June 29, 2020

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Trump retweets clip of man chanting 'white power' [Video]

Trump retweets clip of man chanting 'white power'

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump retweeted a video showing one of his supporters in Florida shouting "white power" at protesters of his administration, drawing rebukes from allies and adversaries as..

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Merged Police-Firefighter Department Makes Sunnyvale Model for City Reform [Video]

Merged Police-Firefighter Department Makes Sunnyvale Model for City Reform

Minneapolis approved a plan to create a new public safety system in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death. As it happens, Sunnyvale has been operating under that model since 1950. Kenny Choi reports...

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Ruling Nixes Cameras At Preliminary Hearing In George Floyd's Death [Video]

Ruling Nixes Cameras At Preliminary Hearing In George Floyd's Death

WCCO and other media outlets requested cameras be allowed, and the officers attorney's want them too. Today they filed a motion, calling them necessary for their clients to get a fair trial, Jennifer..

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ACLU Sues City Of Denver Over Protests [Video]

ACLU Sues City Of Denver Over Protests

The ACLU says police violated protesters rights by using chemicals and non-lethal bullets.

Credit: CBS 4 Denver     Duration: 00:22Published
Senate Hearings Aim To Fix Blame For Destructive Riots [Video]

Senate Hearings Aim To Fix Blame For Destructive Riots

State Sen. Paul Gazelka has announced hearings to determine who’s responsible for allowing the violence and destruction in the Twin Cities to happen in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death,..

Credit: CBS 4 WCCO Minnesota     Duration: 02:19Published
The Death Of George Floyd: 1 Month On [Video]

The Death Of George Floyd: 1 Month On

A lot has happened since George Floyd's death, both here in the Twin Cities and across the country, reports Frank Vascellaro (2:17).WCCO 4 News At 5 - June 25, 2020

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Alabama couple embarks on prayer journey at protests across the South [Video]

Alabama couple embarks on prayer journey at protests across the South

After seeing racial tensions rise across the nation in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, a Florence couple set out on a journey that would take their outreach across five state lines.

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Senate GOP Calls For Accountability After Twin Cities Unrest [Video]

Senate GOP Calls For Accountability After Twin Cities Unrest

Republican hearings will start next week and Republicans say they want answers to who allowed looters to go on rampages in the days after George Floyd's death, Esme Murphy reports (1:39). WCCO 4 News..

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CrossFit Founder Sells Gym Business Amid George Floyd Backlash [Video]

CrossFit Founder Sells Gym Business Amid George Floyd Backlash

CrossFit Gyms founder, Greg Glassman, has reportedly sold his business and stepped down as CEO following the backlash from controversial comments he made about George Floyd's death.

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Attorney Says 150 Minneapolis Police Officers Filed Disability Claims, Mostly For PTSD, Following George Floyd Death

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New Transcripts Show George Floyd Keeps Saying 'Sorry,' Tells Cops He Has Been Shot Before

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New transcripts from body cameras of the police officers involved in George Floyd's death have been revealed. The records show Floyd saying he has been shot before and Derek Chauvin telling him he..
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AP reporter discusses new transcripts in Floyd case

The transcripts for body camera videos of officers in George Floyd's death were made public Wednesday. Associated Press' Amy Forliti, who has been covering the case since the beginning, says they..
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump team distortions on Biden and police

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign team is misrepresenting Democratic rival Joe Biden's stance on improving police practices following George Floyd's death. In ads and emails this..
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'It's complicated': How a UCSF professor is turning George Floyd's death into an outlet for Black voices in health care

UCSF assistant professor of medicine Ashley McMullen loves using "narrative medicine" to make connections with patients. But the death of George Floyd extended that to a wider audience, a podcast..
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Esper defends use of National Guard in helping with civil unrest after George Floyd death

Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley testified before lawmakers Thursday.
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Black Restaurant Week seeks to drive profit, conversation to Black restaurants

When Black Restaurant Week kicks off July 10, it’ll be in the context of a trying year for both the Black community and the restaurant community.  Houston native George Floyd's death in police..
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Barr: FBI has made 150 arrests, launched more than 500 investigations related to rioting

Attorney General Bill Barr gave an update Thursday on the federal investigations into rioting that took place across the nation in the aftermath of George Floyd's death.
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4 former officers charged in George Floyd's death appear in court

The four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the killing of George Floyd appeared in court Monday. A trial date has been set for March 2021. Jamie Yuccas reports.
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Officer charged in George Floyd's death files to dismiss charges

Lane has been charged with aiding and abetting second-degree unintentional murder and second-degree manslaughter.
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23 People Have Died Since Violence Erupted Following George Floyd’s Death

The violence has continued into July
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100 ways you can take action against racism right now

As protests after George Floyd's death continue, many are looking for ways to demand justice. From donations to petitions, here's how to take action.
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NC mayor: Floyd-era police reform not just about diversity; let rookie cops speak up without retaliation

A North Carolina mayor who was honored by President Obama for his work as his town’s police chief said that police reform in the wake of George Floyd’s death should focus on giving minority, rookie..
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Black Lives Matter Philadelphia leader proposes five-year plan to abolish police

For more than a month, in the aftermath of George Floyd's death while in police custody in Minneapolis, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has continued to lead the way in calling for sweeping..
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Betts: Baseball didn’t do good job with response to Floyd

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts wasn’t moved by Major League Baseball’s response in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody, and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ newest star has a goal of..
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An Unlikely Source of Catharsis for a Black M.L.B. Player: Social Media

Tony Kemp felt depressed after George Floyd’s death in police custody. Then he invited fans to have uncomfortable conversations on Twitter.
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Eyeing social change, Pirates star Josh Bell finds his voice

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell wanted to make a statement with his actions, a way to channel the disgust the Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman felt in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of..
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Feds: Friend supplied bottles to NYPD fire bomb suspect

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities arrested a man Saturday they say supplied glass bottles to a woman charged with hurling a Molotov cocktail at an occupied New York City police vehicle during..
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Outside agitators? Few arrested in Chicago after George Floyd’s death came from elsewhere.


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Civil rights leader Andrew Young says George Floyd's death "touched the heart of the planet"

Civil rights icon Andrew Young marched with Martin Luther King Jr. and has been at the forefront of breaking barriers against Black Americans for a generation. In an interview with CBS News' Pamela..
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Minnesota Gov. Walz asks Trump for disaster declaration after George Floyd riots trigger over $500M in damages

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has asked President Trump for a federal disaster declaration in his state due to “extensive fire damage” in the unrest that followed George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis..
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Colleges Rescinding Admissions Offers as Racist Social Media Posts Emerge

Amid a national accounting over racism after George Floyd’s death, at least a dozen schools have revoked admissions offers to incoming students.
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Lawmakers make push for slavery reparations in wake of George Floyd's death

Legislation by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee is gaining steam in the House
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Wide shift in opinion on police, race rare in US polling

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s rare for public opinion on social issues to change sharply and swiftly. And yet in the wake of George Floyd’s death, Americans’ opinions about police brutality and racial..
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Hot news cycle leads CNN to best ratings in 40 years

NEW YORK (AP) — An extraordinary stretch of news with the coronavirus pandemic and racial reckoning triggered by George Floyd's death has led CNN to its biggest audience for any three-month period in..
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Michael Palin calls for royal honor's insignia bestowed by Queen Elizabeth to be changed due to racist imagery

Monty Python star Sir Michael Palin is calling for an honor bestowed upon him and others by Queen Elizabeth II to have its insignia changed because it has imagery that is reminiscent of George..
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Black Lives Matter groups plan convention

NEW YORK (AP) — Spurred by broad public support for the Black Lives Matter movement, thousands of Black activists from across the U.S. will hold a virtual convention in August to produce a new..
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Little evidence that protests spread coronavirus in US

NEW YORK (AP) — There is little evidence that the protests that erupted after George Floyd’s death caused a significant increase in U.S. coronavirus infections, according to public health..
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Texas bishop laments Supreme Court decisions on abortion, death penalty (Diocese of El Paso)

“One decision hands the administration the keys to the death chamber by clearing the way to the resumption of federal executions,” said Bishop Mark Seitz, whom Pope Francis recently praised for his..
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New Orleans Brewery Dixie Beer Announces Name Change Following George Floyd’s Death

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Pope urges US Catholic media to work to overcome racism

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis is urging Catholic media in the U.S. to work to overcome the “diseases of racism and injustice” in his latest comments about George Floyd’s death in the U.S. and the..
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