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George Floyd statues unveiled as cities celebrate Juneteenth

George Floyd statues unveiled as cities celebrate Juneteenth

It was a quick turnaround for federal employers to recognize Juneteenth as a new federal holiday. But some cities were ready with new statues honoring George Floyd, whose killing by police in Minneapolis last year sparked a nationwide racial justice movement. In New York City, Terrence Floyd, George Floyd’s brother, unveiled a six-foot statue in…MORE

Arizona police shoot suspect who struck multiple cyclists with vehicle

Arizona police shoot suspect who struck multiple cyclists with vehicle

Police in Show Low, Arizona, on Saturday shot a suspect who they say struck multiple cyclists with a vehicle during a bicycle race. According to the Show Low Police Department, seven victims were taken to the hospital, including one who was transported via air. Of the other six, four are in critical condition and two…MORE

Head-on bus crash leaves three people dead, multiple injured

Three people died and multiple people were injured when an SUV hit a transit bus head-on in Georgetown County, South Carolina. The three people who were killed include the two SUV occupants and one person from the bus, who are not being identified at this time. At least one person was transported via helicopter to…MORE

Police identify man whose body parts were found in two Minneapolis locations

Police identify man whose body parts were found in two Minneapolis locations

Minneapolis police say they have identified a man whose remains were found in separate locations in the city this week. Remains of Adam Richard Johnson, 36, believed to be of Minneapolis, were found in two locations roughly two blocks apart in a northeastern section of the city Thursday, police said Friday. The manner and cause…MORE

At least 5 people injured in separate shootings in Colorado Springs, police say

At least 5 people injured in separate shootings in Colorado Springs, police say

At least five people were injured Friday night in two separate shootings less than a mile apart in Colorado Springs, Colorado, police said. The first shooting involved “a disturbance between two known groups” at a mall carnival, where three juveniles were transported to a hospital, the Colorado Springs Police Department said in a series of…MORE

US law enforcement ‘very nervous’ about proactive policing as gun violence soars

A team of Portland Police Bureau officers that responded to the city’s violent summer of protests has disbanded because of what their union called a “politically driven” decision to indict a member on criminal charges. “Unfortunately, this decorated public servant has been caught in the crossfire of agenda-driven city leaders and a politicized criminal justice…MORE

Minneapolis shooting leaves 5 people wounded

Minneapolis shooting leaves 5 people wounded

A shooting in Minneapolis overnight left five people wounded, police said Saturday. Officers responded at 11:51 p.m. Friday to reports of shots fired in the Dinkytown neighborhood, a spokesperson for the Minneapolis Police Department said in a statement. When officers arrived, they found three men and two women with gunshot wounds that were not life…MORE

Hiker from Dublin has been missing for 10 days in Grand Teton National Park

Hiker from Dublin has been missing for 10 days in Grand Teton National Park

The search continues Saturday for a hiker missing since June 8 in the Grand Teton National Park, the National Parks Service said. Investigators said security cameras showed Cian McLaughlin, 27, enter the park through the Moose Entrance Station in Wyoming, and then 15 minutes later about half a mile from the Lupine Meadows Trailhead, according…MORE