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 Minnesota National Guard sending 10,800 troops to tackle protests

The Minnesota National Guard has more than 4,100 citizen-soldiers and airmen responding to protests in Minnesota, the force said on Twitter. The tweet said 10,800 National Guard members are expected ...

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Bill de Blasio: We can‘t go on like this

As protests continue across New York, the city’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, has been speaking about systemic racism in American society and problems exacerbated by the coronavirus crisis. ““We can‘t ...

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Police arrest nearly 200 in Houston protest

Nearly 200 people have been arrested in Houston, Texas, after protests Friday night. Most will be charged with obstructing a roadway, according to a tweet from the Houston Police Department. ...

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Dozens arrested in Minneapolis as state plans to mobilize 1,700 National Guard soldiers

About 50 people have been arrested as protests continue across Minneapolis. More than 2,500 officers are helping to keep the peace, Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington told ...

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Portland police declare a riot in the city and order protesters to disperse

In a statement on Twitter, Portland Police declared a riot is taking place in the city and ordered crowds to go home. “Disperse now or you will be subject to ...

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350 troopers to clear area near Minneapolis police precinct

The Minneapolis Department of Public Safety said on its official Twitter account that 350 troopers are near the city’s 5th precinct to clear the area and enforce curfew. It comes ...

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Trump announces end of US relationship with World Health Organization

President Donald Trump announced on Friday that the United States will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization, a move he has threatened throughout the coronavirus pandemic and one ...

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Civil rights attorney demands justice for Floyd and accountability for law enforcement

Nekima Levy Armstrong, a civil rights attorney in Minneapolis, called for justice for George Floyd whose death, she said, is reflective “of decades of police abuse and neglect of the ...

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Fired Minneapolis officer had 18 complaints against him

Derek Chauvin, the former police officer seen with his knee on George Floyd’s neck, had 18 prior complaints filed with Minneapolis Police Department’s (MPD) Internal Affairs, according to MPD. It’s ...

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George Floyd’s friend: I want to see justice for his death

Stephen Jackson, a former NBA player and friend of George Floyd who called Floyd his “twin,” said he wants to see justice for his death as protests continue in Minneapolis, ...

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