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All four former officers involved in George Floyd’s killing now face charges

[CNN] The former Minneapolis Police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck was charged on Wednesday with a new, more serious count of second-degree murder, and the three other officers on scene during his killing were charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder. “I strongly believe that these developments are […]

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Floyd Mayweather will pay for George Floyd’s funeral services

[ESPN] Floyd Mayweather will pay for the funeral services for George Floyd, according to a Mayweather representative. Floyd, who was black, died last week in Minneapolis after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, kneeled on his neck for more than eight minutes. Chauvin, who was fired on Tuesday, was charged […]

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Chicago leaders say looting will set back some communities that are still rebuilding from 1960s

[WGN] CHICAGO — Chicagoans who lived through looting and burning in the late 1960s said many of those communities on the South and West sides have yet to recover. And they worry this week’s rioting in Chicago will set those communities back even further. Pastor Michael Eaddy was a 16-year-old junior at […]

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Tear gas, non-lethal rounds used to disperse Las Vegas Strip protesters on night 4

[FOX NEWS] LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — A Black Lives Matter protest in response to the death of George Floyd on the Las Vegas Strip Sunday remained peaceful for several hours before SWAT units used tear gas and rubber bullets on protesters.  Las Vegas police line the Las Vegas Strip amid […]

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Chicago Sports Store On Michigan Avenue Goes Up In Flames During Protests

[CBS] (CHICAGO) — A major fire broke out at a sports store on Michigan Avenue near Wacker Drive amid protests on Michigan Avenue Saturday night. As CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reported, the fire was raging at the Chicago Sports store at 332 N. Michigan Ave. Someone with a skateboard busted in […]

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George Floyd death: Chicago protests escalate, State Street businesses vandalized downtown; police injured, 108 arrests made

[ABC NEWS] “I will code what I really want to say to Donald Trump,” Lightfoot said. “It’s two words. It begins with F, and it ends with U.” Demonstrators took to the streets in Chicago’s Loop to protest in solidarity with those in Minneapolis calling for justice in the death […]

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Wife of Minneapolis Police officer charged in George Floyd’s death files for divorce

[KSTP, ABC NEWS] The wife of the fired Minneapolis Police officer who has been arrested and charged in the death of George Floyd has filed for divorce. Kellie Chauvin, through her attorney, expressed condolences to Floyd’s family and said she’s filed for dissolution of her marriage, ABC has confirmed. Derek […]

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A list of the buildings damaged, looted in Minneapolis and St. Paul

[Bring Me The News, Reuters] Wednesday night’s protest-turned-riot has left behind a trail of burned out buildings, smashed windows, and looted stores in south Minneapolis and beyond. Much of the damage was centered on the area around the Minneapolis Police 3rd Precinct on Lake Street, where protests over the death […]

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Protesters Take Minneapolis Police 3rd Precinct Building During 3rd Night Of George Floyd Protests

[WCCO, CBS] MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis is in the midst of a third night of unrest in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, with protesters taking over the police department’s 3rd Precinct building late Thursday night. The break-in happened at about 10 p.m., with helicopter footage showing a large fire burning near […]

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