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CBS4's Eliott Rodriguez shares her story.
CBS4's Eliott Rodriguez shares her story.
Speaking to reporters at the White House, the president said he believes the evidence against the former Minneapolis police officer charged with George Floyd's murder is "overwhelming."
George Floyd died on May 25, 2020, as Chauvin pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for more than 9 minutes.
Darnella Frazier, the teen who filmed George Floyd’s death, reacted to the verdict with relief and tears.
South Florida has seen a spate of Mediterranean and Japanese restaurants opening and now one restaurant wants to do both.
After the verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin was announced, the House speaker expressed her gratitude for "justice" — by thanking Floyd for “sacrificing” his life.
The drive has begun to lag just as the country sees a record surge in Covid cases.
Here are key elements of a trial that gripped the US.
The head of GameStop is on his way out the door in a big management shake-up at the struggling gaming retailer. CEO George Sherman will step down on or before July 31, the company said Monday, in the latest twist in the company’s attempt at a turnaround.His exit paves the way for top shareholder Ryan Cohen to have even more control as he looks to transform GameStop from a brick-and-mortar retailer to an e-commerce contender.Cohen, who rose to fame as co-founder and former CEO of online pet company Chewy, became chairman of the GameStop board earlier this month – but has yet to detail his transformation plan.Other top executives including the chief financial officer and the chief customer officer have departed in recent weeks.GameStop on Monday also confirmed that the search for a new CEO has already begun. Reuters reported exclusively last week that the company had hired an executive search firm and board members had spoken to potential candidates for the top job.The news of the shake-up at the top of the so-called meme stock - sent the stock up more than 11 percent early Monday - a modest rally compared to the trading frenzy seen earlier this year - when GameStop became the center of a battle between deep-pocketed Wall Street hedge funds and investors pumped up by posts on Reddit forum WallStreetBets.Investors that have been able to stomach huge swings in the stock are getting paid handsomely - the stock is up more than 3,000 percent over the past year.
If a mistrial is declared, a defendant is neither convicted nor acquitted
The sore right foot that sidelined the Clippers' Kawhi Leonard last week will knock him out of Tuesday night's game at Portland and beyond.
Force releases body camera footage showing moment teenager was killed
A banned Pakistani Islamist group called an end to violent nationwide anti-France protests on Tuesday, after the government called a parliamentary vote on whether to expel the French ambassador and said it would halt criminal cases against the group's members. Pakistan arrested the leader of the group Tehrik-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) on April 12 and banned the group last week after its members blocked main highways, railways and access routes to major cities, assaulting police and burning public property. The group has demanded that Pakistan expel the French ambassador in retaliation for the publication in France of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed.
President says it was ‘really important’ that former police officer found guilty on all counts
Fox News host uses show to question validity of Derek Chauvin verdict, asking: ‘Can we trust the way this decision was made?’
Chauvin was convicted of murder on Tuesday in the arrest of George Floyd, a milestone in the fraught racial history of the United States and a rebuke of law enforcement's treatment of Black Americans.The 12-member jury found Chauvin, 45, criminally liable in Floyd's death last year after considering three weeks of testimony from 45 witnesses, including bystanders, police officials and medical experts. Deliberations began on Monday and lasted just over 10 hours.In a confrontation captured on video, Chauvin, who is white, pushed his knee into the neck of Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man in handcuffs, for more than nine minutes on May 25, 2020, as he and three fellow officers arrested Floyd, who was accused of using a fake $20 bill to buy cigarettes at a grocery store.Chauvin had pleaded not guilty to the charges of second-degree unintentional murder involving "intentional infliction of bodily harm," third-degree unintentional "depraved mind" murder involving an "act eminently dangerous to others," and second-degree manslaughter involving a death caused by "culpable negligence."
Kamala Harris says verdict brings US a step closer to making equal justice under law a reality
Security is ramped up in Minneapolis as jurors retire in the trial into the death of George Floyd.
Honduran parents hold their sleeping boy after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico in Roma, Texas, on April 15, 2021. President Joe Biden’s job approval rating has hovered around a healthy 53% since he took office. Americans largely approve of his handling of the economy and the pandemic, polls show. But he’s gotten low marks in recent weeks for his response at the southwest border as an increasing number of unaccompanied children from Central America continue to arrive.
As many celebrated Derek Chauvin's murder conviction Tuesday, racial justice activists and leaders said the moment could be a major force for change.
Former president gives first sit down interview with major news network since he left for Florida