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    By GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nearly two months of nightly protests that have devolved into violent clashes with police have prompted soul-searching in Portland, Oregon, a city that prides itself on its progressive reputation but is increasingly polarized over how to handle the unrest. President Donald Trump recently deployed federal agents to “quell” the demonstrations in Portland that began after George Floyds death at the hands of Minneapolis police, shining an unwelcome spotlight as the city...
    The taxpayers of Minneapolis will foot a $152,000 bill for security services given to three members of the City Council who received death threats following their calls to defund the police in the wake of George Floyd’s death. According to an investigative report by the local Fox 9 news outlet, the three council members, Andrea Jenkins (Ward 8), Phillipe Cunningham (Ward 4), and Alondra Cano (Ward 9), were granted a security detail shortly after Memorial Day, which cost the city...
    (CNN)The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a traffic stop earlier this month that ended with an officer using his knee to restrain a 17-year-old boy. The department says it was prompted by video shot by a bystander and posted to social media, appearing to show the suspect face-down on the street with an officers knee over him as his hands are in the process of being restrained.We must make sure that we have conducted a process based solely on...
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nearly two months of nightly protests that have devolved into violent clashes with police have prompted soul-searching in Portland, Oregon, a city that prides itself on its progressive reputation but is increasingly polarized over how to handle the unrest. President Donald Trump recently deployed federal agents to “quell” the demonstrations in Portland that began after George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police, shining an unwelcome spotlight as the city struggles to find a way...
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nearly two months of nightly protests that have devolved into violent clashes with police have prompted soul-searching in Portland, Oregon, a city that prides itself on its progressive reputation but is increasingly polarized over how to handle the unrest. President Donald Trump recently deployed federal agents to “quell” the demonstrations in Portland that began after George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police, shining an unwelcome spotlight as the city struggles to find a way...
            by Andrew Kerr  A major Los Angeles teachers union said in a research paper issued Thursday that the reopening of schools should be conditioned upon the passage of Medicare-for-All at the federal level, along with a slew of other left-wing policy staples at the state and local levels. “It is time to take a stand against Trump’s dangerous, anti-science agenda that puts the lives of our members, our students, and our families at risk,” United...
    Porsha Williams was taken into custody on Tuesday in Louisville, Kentucky as she was at a protest against the police killing of Breonna Taylor. The 39-year-old reality star was in a group of protesters demonstrating outside of the house of Daniel Cameron, who is Kentuckys Attorney General, ET reported.  We’re in Louisville and our bottom line is there MUST be JUSTICE for #BREONNATAYLOR. #RP, the Real Housewives of Atlanta beauty said in a social media post earlier Tuesday. The...
    DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan sheriff’s deputy on Tuesday fatally shot a man suspected of stabbing another man who had challenged him about not wearing a mask at a store, police said. The shooting occurred in Eaton County, southwest of Lansing, about 30 minutes after the stabbing at a Quality Dairy store, state police Lt. Brian Oleksyk said. A sheriff’s deputy spotted the man’s vehicle in a residential neighborhood and shot him when he got out of his car and...
    A teenager and his stepfather shot each other to death in Queens Tuesday afternoon, cops said. The 15-year-old boy and 34-year-old man were having a dispute when the bullets rang out around 2 p.m. at 2815 Deerfield Road in Far Rockaway, cops said. The nature of the dispute wasn’t immediately clear. But police believe both had guns and fired on each other, police sources said. Both appeared to die from their wounds. The mom of one of the males...
    One man is dead and another has been hospitalized with a serious stab wound over a dispute about a mask only two days in Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmers social distancing order. Police say that Sean Ernest Ruis, 43, was confronted by a 77-year-old man for not wearing a mask to stop the spread of the coronavirus at a Quality Dairy store outside of Lansing. Ruis allegedly stabbed the man and fled the scene. ...
    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (CBS4) – Four guests who stayed at a Westminster Westin hotel and had their cars stolen after they turned them over to valets, have now filed a lawsuit against the  hotel claiming the establishment is guilty of “gross negligence” and even charged them for overnight valet parking after their cars were stolen. “It was absolutely infuriating,” said Donna Brosemer, whose 2011 Infiniti was one of the 10cars stolen in the early morning hours of Feb. 1, 2019. Westminster...
    NEW YORK CITY -- According to sources, police have found a dismembered body inside a luxury apartment building in New York City.Authorities responded to the scene no the 7th floor at 365 East Houston St. just after 3:30 p.m.Sources tell our sister station WABC-TV that police found the body inside the $2.4 million condo after a neighbor heard screaming and loud noises on Monday.According to a 911 call, a family member checked on the victim and told police she found...
    GILROY – Authorities are searching for three young men who allegedly blew up a mailbox in Gilroy earlier this month. In a Facebook post Tuesday, Gilroy police said the suspects used an explosive device to destroy a mailbox on the 9500 block of Rancho Hills Drive about 9:45 p.m. on July 6. Shrapnel from the explosion also damaged the windshield of the victim’s vehicle. Police released surveillance camera images of two of the suspects, one of whom appeared to be...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Someone doesnt just randomly go and kill cops like this. You have to like, something flips in your brain if you do this.A man from Sweden is giving us new insight into Steven Carrillo, the Santa Cruz County Air Force sergeant now held in the shooting deaths of a sheriffs deputy and a federal security officer.This young man told us about his many conversations with Steven Carrillo, including right after the first of two shootings. He...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Visitors at a Twin Cities beach learned police watch them in ways they didn’t expect. The Golden Valley Police Department used a drone to catch beachgoers breaking the law by going topless or nude at Twin Lake, just west of Theodore Wirth Park. The serenity on the somewhat hidden beach is what draws visitors, along with an understanding of sorts that many freely bare their body. Elsie Olson frequents the beach. “It’s really well known for being...
    Four people were arrested on suspicion of battery on a police officer Tuesday afternoon during a downtown Los Angeles protest, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The four men were near protesters on Wilshire Boulevard and South Figueroa Street about 3:45 p.m., said Officer Mike Lopez, a spokesman for the LAPD. “Officers were in the area when they observed a couple individuals who they decided to talk to,” he said. “I guess there were some protesters there...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police said three teenagers were shot near the 79th Street CTA Red Line station Tuesday night.Police said just after 8:45 p.m. three girls, aged 19, 16 and 13, were standing on the sidewalk on the 79th Street Bridge that goes over the Dan Ryan Expressway when a silver sedan approached and opened fire in their direction.The 19-year-old woman was shot in the right foot. The 16-year-old girl was shot in the right forearm. They were both...
    FAYETTE COUNTY (KDKA) — One person is dead after a shooting in Fayette County. The shooting happened Tuesday at the Sunoco on Connellsville Street in Uniontown. Police say the victim self-transported themselves to the hospital but later died. Police say one person is in custody and police are investigating. Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — George Floyd’s killing had an immediate impact on recruitment at police departments, at a time when hiring new officers in Minnesota was already near a 25-year low. Within a week of Floyd’s death in Minneapolis, the Shakopee Police Department lost two of its top five recruits. They specifically cited the current climate, according to Police Chief Jeff Tate. “These are quality individuals we were anticipating on hiring who would have brought some diversity and a lot of...
    Combating for justice. Porsha Williams was arrested after taking part in a protest for Breonna Taylor, on Tuesday, July 14. The Actual Housewives of Atlanta star, 39, was taken into custody in Louisville, Kentucky, on Tuesday, after assembling outdoors the Kentucky Lawyer Basic Daniel Cameron’s residence with a number of protestors. Courier Journal reporter Sarah Ladd reported by way of Twitter that 87 folks had been arrested and every was “charged with Intimidating a Participant in a Authorized Course...
    A man was killed in a police-involved shooting Tuesday afternoon in Morris County, authorities said. A 911 call reporting a domestic incident brought police to Fairchild Avenue in Morris Township around 4:20 p.m., when the shooting occurred, state Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal said. The suspect was taken to Morristown Medical Center in traumatic arrest with two gunshot wounds in the torso, responders said. The officer was OK, they said. Following standard procedure, the New Jersey Attorney Generals Office is reviewing the...
    The taxpayers of Minneapolis will foot a $152,000 bill for security services given to three members of the City Council who received death threats following their calls to defund the police in the wake of George Floyd’s death. According to an investigative report by the local Fox 9 news outlet, the three council members, Andrea Jenkins (Ward 8), Phillipe Cunningham (Ward 4), and Alondra Cano (Ward 9), were granted a security detail shortly after Memorial Day, which cost the city...
    The virus hotspot no one is talking about Acclaimed restaurant faces backlash over moldy jams and hazardous kitchen claims Porsha Williams Arrested at Breonna Taylor Protest in Louisville © Paras Griffin/Getty Images Porsha Williams has been arrested at a protest for Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky, on Tuesday. ET has learned that the Real Housewives of Atlanta star was arrested while protesting the killing of the 26-year-old EMT, who was fatally shot in her apartment earlier this year. Williams,...
    George Floyd’s death, the most recent in a series of deaths of black Americans while in police custody, has set off days and nights of protests across the country. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) At least 8 people were partially blinded by police in one day at protests over the killing of George Floyd while in custody in Minneapolis.  The Washington Post used cellphone and surveillance videos to reconstruct the circumstances of three of those incidents. Their investigative report...
    NORTH SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento police are looking to identify the driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run at West El Camino and Northgate Blvd. Sunday. Police say the vehicle hit a pedestrian and drove off. The pedestrian, a male adult who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators believe the vehicle is a dark-colored 2006-2013 Chevy Impala with damage to the driver’s side windshield, hood, and front end. Anyone with information about this...