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Massachusetts police dept. apologizes for anti-George Floyd message on Facebook after Chauvin verdict

The Fall River Police Department apologized for a Facebook post criticizing George Floyd, saying an officer had meant to post it to his personal account.

LeVar Burton wanted to host ‘Jeopardy!’ for years. Thanks to an online movement, he’s getting his chance.

LeVar Burton, the longtime host of "Reading Rainbow," is among the final batch of guests hosts for the 37th season of ’Jeopardy!" after more than 247,000 fans signed an online petition backing him.

Police pulled over a Michigan lawmaker for allegedly driving drunk. He threatened to call the governor.

Michigan State Rep. Jewell Jones (D) reportedly told state police officers, “If you hit me, it’s going to be very bad for you. I’ll call Gov. [Gretchen] Whitmer right now."

Publisher pauses promotion of Blake Bailey’s best-selling Philip Roth biography over sexual assault claims

'Philip Roth' biographer Blake Bailey lost his literary agent and the support of his publisher in less than a week following allegations of sexual misconduct dating back to his days as a New Orleans middle school teacher in the 1990s.

Covid-19 live updates: India announces most daily new infections in history of the pandemic with nearly 315,000

Cases had briefly surged in India last year but then dropped off leading many to assume that the nation of 1.3 billion had beaten the virus.

Before Austin shooting, suspect’s family pleaded for more protection: ‘I’m afraid he might hurt me’

Advocates say the Austin shooting is an example of the ways the justice system fails to protects victims of domestic and family violence.

Fatal police shooting of Black teenager in Columbus sparks new outcry

The death of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant, who was shot by Officer Nicholas Reardon on Tuesday during an altercation, comes as the nation is undergoing a broad reckoning over police brutality and racism.

D.C. firefighter freed from prison after conviction based on Fairfax County officer’s false claims is thrown out

A Fairfax judge vacates a conviction based on a false traffic stop, allegedly one of hundreds made by Officer Jonathan Freitag which led to flawed convictions.

Chauvin verdict updates: As Chauvin is convicted on all counts, what’s next for him and the other police officers tied to Georg

All eyes turn to Derek Chauvin’s sentencing in the coming weeks, where he faces up to 40 years in prison, as well as the trials in August for the three other former Minneapolis police officers facing charges stemming from George Floyd’s death.

With a verdict, troubled reflections

George Floyd's death and Derek Chauvin's trial hold different meanings for a college student, a retired police officer, a pastor and others in America.

Darnella Frazier, teen who filmed Floyd’s arrest, celebrates Chauvin’s guilty verdict: ‘Justice has been served’

“I just cried so hard,” 18-year-old Darnella Frazier wrote on Facebook about Derek Chauvin's conviction for the murder of George Floyd.

His health deteriorated after heroic work on 9/11. Then his lawyer stole $1 million of victim relief money.

A former New York City police officer will spent the next four years behind bars for stealing 9/11 victim money from a retired cop.
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