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Des Moines lawyer reflects on guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

16 days ago   |   By KCCI

A jury found former Minnesota police Officer Deric Chauvin guilty Tuesday on all counts in connection with the death of George Floyd.
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‘This Is The Floor, Not The Ceiling': Walz Puts Pressure On Legislature To Pass More Police Reform Following Chauvin Verdict

‘This Is The Floor, Not The Ceiling': Walz Puts Pressure On Legislature To Pass More Police Reform Following Chauvin Verdict

16 days ago   |   By CBS

ST. PAUL, MINN. - In the hours following a guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd, Gov. Tim Walz said he will “burn his political capital” on pressing the Minnesota Legislature to take further action on police accountability measures in the final weeks of session.
“If they don't make these changes, just to be very clear, we will be right back again with another trial, another trial, another trial,” Walz told reporters during a news conference Tuesday afternoon. “And it would just be relentless.”
The governor's address to Minnesota followed a jury convicting Derek...
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‘We Matter': Derek Chauvin Verdict Brings Collective Relief

16 days ago   |   By NY Times

For some Americans, the conviction of the former officer in the death of George Floyd was seen as a step toward racial justice.
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Chauvin guilty on all 3 counts in death of George Floyd

16 days ago   |   By NBC News

After the Chauvin verdict, Lester Holt speaks with MSNBC's Trymaine Lee, Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson, and former Hennepin County Public Defender Mary Moriarty.
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Seeing change, a beginning, Triangle reacts to Chauvin's guilty verdict

Seeing change, a beginning, Triangle reacts to Chauvin's guilty verdict

16 days ago   |   By WRAL

Reaction to the guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin's trial poured in across the country on Tuesday, including in North Carolina.
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PHOTOS: Country reacts to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict in death of George Floyd

PHOTOS: Country reacts to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict in death of George Floyd

16 days ago   |   By WYFF

Images from inside the courtroom and public reaction after Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of all three counts in the death of George Floyd.
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms won't seek reelection

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms won't seek reelection

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced late Thursday that she would not seek a second term after what she described as "thoughtful prayer and consideration." Read more ...

An attempted robbery at a Wells Fargo bank has turned into a hostage...

An attempted robbery at a Wells Fargo bank has turned into a hostage situation in Minnesota

There is an active hostage situation stemming from an attempted bank robbery at a Wells Fargo in St. Cloud, Minnesota, according to the bank and law enforcement officials. Read more ...

Court: Black ex-Hawkeyes can proceed with parts of lawsuit

Court: Black ex-Hawkeyes can proceed with parts of lawsuit

Offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz and former strength coach Chris Doyle remain the focal points of the lawsuit filed in Iowa's southern district. Read more ...

15-year-old Bolingbrook girl dies from COVID-19 two days after testing positive

15-year-old Bolingbrook girl dies from COVID-19 two days after testing positive

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. - Family is mourning the loss of a 15-year-old Bolingbrook girl who died from COVID-19 just two days after testing positive. Last week, Dykota Morgan was a... Read more ...

Sixth-grade girl shoots 3 people at Idaho middle school before teacher...

Sixth-grade girl shoots 3 people at Idaho middle school before teacher manages to disarm her

The girl brought a gun to her Idaho school, shot and wounded two students and a custodian, who all sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Read more ...

New 'Living Room' in Summit hopes to break stigma surrounding mental health care

New 'Living Room' in Summit hopes to break stigma surrounding mental health care

SUMMIT, Ill. - A new bilingual Living Room opened Thursday in Summit aimed at breaking the stigma around mental health care. Three years ago, Sean O'Connor walked into another... Read more ...

Northwestern University draws criticism over new athletic director hire

Northwestern University draws criticism over new athletic director hire

EVANSTON, Ill - Northwestern University is facing backlash over its pick for athletic director. The Chicago-Tribune reports the Evanston-area university announced on Monday... Read more ...

DHS Mayorkas: We're reuniting whole families, not just parents, with border kids

DHS Mayorkas: We're reuniting whole families, not just parents, with border kids

The Biden administration is working to reunite entire families with kids separated from them at the U.S.-Mexico border under the Trump administration - including siblings and... Read more ...

Police & FBI respond to hostage situation at Wells Fargo bank in Minnesota

Police & FBI respond to hostage situation at Wells Fargo bank in Minnesota

A Wells Fargo spokesperson just confirmed with me that there are hostages inside the St. Cloud bank - Anna Haecherl May 6, 2021 WATCH LIVE - Chopper 5 is above the scene where... Read more ...

Hogan announces imitative to support youth dealing with mental health...

Hogan announces imitative to support youth dealing with mental health effects of COVID-19

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday his program to help Maryland school children with the mental health effects of COVID-19. Read more ...