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A full autopsy of George Floyd, the handcuffed black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police, was released Wednesday and provides several clinical details, including that Floyd had previously tested positive for COVID-19. The 20-page report released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office came with the family's permission and after the coroner's office released summary findings Monday that Floyd had a heart attack while being restrained by officers, and classified his May 25 death as a homicide. Bystander video showing Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pressing his knee on Floyd's neck, ignoring Floyd's “I can't breathe” cries until he eventually stopped moving, has sparked nationwide protests, some violent.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, City Officials Cutting $100 Million-$150 Million From LAPD Budget, Funds To Be Reinvested In Communities Of Color
As he began to speak about reforming the LAPD during his Wednesday evening press conference, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti called this an "urgent moment" for the city, "an inflection point." He said he is "committed to making this moment not just a moment." Garcetti said he would be making commitments to creating racial equality. […]
"If it happens to get rough, don't say anything, don't do anything, just comply," O'Neal said
Video 'Don't Kill Them, But Hit Them Hard': Washington State Patrol Apologizes for Officer's 'Poor Choice of Words'
Washington State Patrol has apologized after an officer was captured on video on June 2 telling his colleagues, “Don’t kill them, but hit them hard,” during protests in Seattle over the death of George Floyd and wider police violence in the country.In a statement to local media, the WSP said it was “aware of the video and apologizes for the poor choice of words by one of our team leaders preparing his troopers for a possibly confrontational situation.”The Seattle Times reported that WSP spokesman Chris Loftis said the officers “were getting ready to conduct a ‘push technique’ designed to actively force ‘aggressive, non-compliant, and threatening protesters away from a designated area.’”In the video, shot on East Pine Street, the officer, wearing full riot gear, is seen walking past his colleagues, repeatedly telling them, “Don’t kill them.”Krystal Marx, the woman who captured the footage, said the incident left her “shaking.”Protests in Seattle continued for a fifth day on June 2, with demonstrators throwing bottles at police officers shortly before midnight, according to local news. Police responded by firing tear gas, KOMO News reported. Credit: Krystal Marx/@Bishop_Krystal via Storyful
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Akiem Hicks took a shot at a former teammate to make a point.
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This revelation comes as the USDA announced the first official case of coronavirus in a dog, a German shepherd in New York.
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