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  • Associated Press

    Judge: $750K bail for 3 ex-officers accused in Floyd’s death

    MINNEAPOLIS (June 4, 2020) — A judge set bail at $750,000 apiece Thursday for three fired Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the killing of George Floyd, as a memorial service took place just blocks away.

  • Associated Press

    Prosecutors describe racist slur as Ahmaud Arbery lay dying

    BRUNSWICK, Ga. (June 4, 2020) — A special prosecutor for the state of Georgia said Thursday that evidence in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery shows the young black man was repeatedly boxed in by two pickup trucks as he desperately tried to escape.

  • Associated Press

    Murder charge upgraded in Floyd case, 3 other cops charged

    MINNEAPOLIS (June 3, 2020) - Prosecutors are charging a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd’s neck with second-degree murder, and for the first time will level charges against three other officers at the scene, a newspaper reported Wednesday.

  • Associated Press

    Officer in George Floyd death charged with murder

    MINNEAPOLIS (May 29, 2020) — The Minneapolis police officer who was seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in custody after pleading that he could not breathe, was arrested Friday and charged with murder.

  • Associated Press

    Washington state recovers $300M in fraudulent unemployment claims

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (May 28, 2020) — Washington has recovered $300 million paid to criminals who used stolen personal information to file fraudulent unemployment benefit claims amid the COVID-19 crisis, state officials said Thursday.

  • Associated Press

    Court orders defiant Michigan barber to close his shop

    DETROIT (May 28, 2020) — A Michigan court on Thursday ordered a barber to close his shop and stop defying the state's coronavirus restrictions, though he vowed to keep cutting hair.

  • Associated Press

    Oregon's top courts begin reversing nonunanimous convictions

    SALEM, Ore. (May 28, 2020) — Oregon's top two courts on Thursday began reversing convictions by nonunanimous juries, the first of hundreds — and perhaps thousands — of cases that are being scrutinized after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in April that nonunanimous jury verdicts are unconstitutional.

  • Associated Press

    Federal appeals court hears transgender bathroom case

    RICHMOND, Va. (May 26, 2020) — A Virginia school board defended its transgender bathroom ban before a federal appeals court Tuesday, in the case of a female who now claims to be a male, was barred as a student from using the boys' bathrooms. 

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