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Woman never saw a gun on Winston Smith before he was fatally shot by sheriff's deputies in Minneapolis

A woman who was with Winston Smith, a Black man fatally shot by two deputies in Minneapolis earlier this month, said she never saw a gun on him.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Darnella Frazier, teen who recorded George Floyd's murder, awarded Pulitzer Prize Special Citation

Darnella Frazier, who recorded the video capturing George Floyd's death by Minneapolis police, was awarded a 2021 Pulitzer Prize Special Citation.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Katori Hall Wins Pulitzer Prize for Drama, George Floyd Videographer Darnella Frazier Receives Special Citation

Playwright Katori Hall has won the Pulitzer Prize for drama for her comedy “The Hot Wing King.” The organization behind journalism’s most prestigious honor also bestowed a special citation on Darnella Frazier, the teenager who videotaped George Floyd’s murder at the hands of Minneapolis police in May 2020. Hall is also a showrunner and executive […]
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Pulitzer Prize, Katori Hall, Darnella Frazier, George Floyd, Hot Wing King


Undercover deputies who fatally shot a Black man in Minneapolis won't be identified

Authorities said the officers involved in the fatal shooting of Winston Smith Jr. won't be identified after days of protests demanding transparency.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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A Black man was fatally shot by deputies in Minneapolis. Authorities say there's no bodycam video. Activists call it 'reckless.'

Protests continue over the death of Winston Smith Jr. Activists say the U.S. Marshals body camera policy is "an intentional lack of transparency."       [Author: USA TODAY]
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As mask mandates are lifted some states are grappling with longstanding mask bans that were aimed at the Ku Klux Klan

A member of the Ku Klux Klan salutes during American Nazi Party rally at Valley Forge National Park September 25, 2004 in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. William Thomas Cain/Getty Images Before COVID-19, 18 states had anti-mask laws, most of which were adopted in response to the KKK. Several states repealed or waived their bans at the start of the pandemic. As mask mandates expire, some states are weighing how to address the longstanding laws. See more stories on Insider's business page...
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Protesters gather in Minneapolis after law enforcement kills suspect

Protesters gathered for a second straight night in Minneapolis' Uptown area late Friday and early Saturday over the killing of a suspect by law enforcement -- a Black man authorities say had fired a gun.
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Protesters gather for second night in Minneapolis after law enforcement kills suspect

The agency investigating the fatal shooting of a suspect during an arrest attempt in Minneapolis Thursday says evidence shows "the man fired his weapon from inside the vehicle."
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'I will protect my brother's name': Family of Minneapolis man killed by deputies demand accountability

While authorities did not immediately release the man's name, family and friends identified him as Winston Smith Jr., a 32-year-old father of three.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Minneapolis, Usa Today, Winston Smith Jr


'I will protect my brother's name': Family of Minneapolis man killed by police demand accountability

While authorities did not immediately release the man's name, family and friends identified him as Winston Smith Jr., a 32-year-old father of three.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Minneapolis, Usa Today, Winston Smith Jr


Protests erupt in Minneapolis over man fatally shot by deputies

Nine arrested on possible charges including suspicion of riot and arson after Thursday shooting of Winston Boogie Smith JrProtesters faced off with police officers in Minneapolis early on Saturday over the shooting of a man by members of a US Marshals taskforce. Related: Minneapolis removes barricades to reopen George Floyd Square to traffic Continue reading...
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Two sheriff's deputies fatally shot man during arrest attempt, prompting new wave of unrest in Minneapolis

The man, ID'd by family and friends as Winston Boogie Smith Jr., was wanted on a state warrant for illegal possession of a firearm, U.S. Marshals say.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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George Floyd Square cleared in Minneapolis

Activists protested the reopening of the street corner where George Floyd was killed by police.
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Evidence shows suspect fatally shot by law enforcement in Minneapolis fired gun, investigators say

The agency investigating the fatal shooting of a suspect during an arrest attempt in Minneapolis Thursday says evidence shows "the man fired his weapon from inside the vehicle."
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Minneapolis buildings vandalized, police say, after authorities shoot and kill suspect

Some buildings in Minneapolis were vandalized and looted late Thursday and early Friday, police said, amid protests over authorities' fatal shooting of a suspect during an arrest attempt.
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A travel-safety guide for vaccinated people: How to keep your stress level and infection risk low this summer

A man wearing a mask boards a plane. Adene Sanchez/Getty Images As people begin to travel more, there are ways to fly safely without going overboard, experts say. Flying is relatively low-risk for vaccinated people, even in crowded airports. It's no longer critical to social distance on planes, but keep your mask on and minimize layovers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Christopher Sanford was eager to hop on a plane after getting vaccinated in January. Until that poin...
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US Marshals say a suspect was shot and killed avoiding arrest in Minneapolis

A person was shot and killed by authorities in Minneapolis and another person was injured, the US Marshals Service said in a statement Thursday, which led to a protest forming later in the evening.
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Biden provides details on plan to share 80m Covid vaccine doses globally – live

President explains how the first 25m doses will be disbursedBiden to meet with Queen Elizabeth this month on 13 JuneSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 8.18pm BST Parts of the memorial space constructed at the south Minneapolis intersection where George Floyd was murdered by a white police officer were removed by work crews on Thursday morning.The city confirmed to the Guardian that barricades had been taken down to allow the intersection to be reopened to traffic, a...
Tags: Minneapolis, China, US, Society, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Biden, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Elizabeth, Biden Administration, Coronavirus, George Floyd


Minneapolis crews remove barricades at George Floyd Square as city pledges to create a permanent memorial

Minneapolis city workers on Thursday removed parts of a memorial at the intersection where George Floyd took his final breaths, as the city stated its plans to create a permanent memorial while reopening the area to through-traffic.
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Workers reopen intersection where George Floyd died in Minneapolis despite activists' demands

The intersection has been closed since George Floyd's death. City leaders pledged to open the square after Derek Chauvin's trial.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Minneapolis pledges to create a permanent memorial as George Floyd Square begins reopening

Minneapolis plans to create a lasting memorial at the intersection where George Floyd took his final breaths, city officials said in a statement Thursday.
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Minneapolis begins work on reopening George Floyd Square

Portions of the memorial at George Floyd Square in Minneapolis are being removed by city workers Thursday morning, city spokesman Sarah McKenzie said.
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Guard Sues Minnesota State Patrol for Arrest During Protests

A Black man who was working as a security guard for a CNN crew covering protests in Minneapolis following George Floyd's death last summer is suing two Minnesota State Patrol officers.
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An attorney for DC police said the agency used 'tear gas' in Lafayette Square Park ahead of Trump's bible photo-op: report

US President Donald Trump holds a Bible while visiting St. John's Church across from the White House after the area was cleared of people protesting the death of George Floyd June 1, 2020, in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images An attorney for the Metropolitan Police Department defended the agency's use of tear gas last year, WUSA9 reported. The MPD has continued to deny its involvement in clearing protestors ahead of Trump's bible photo-op in Lafayette Squa...
Tags: Politics, News, Minneapolis, Washington Post, Washington, White House, US, Trends, United States, Aclu, Dc, Metropolitan Police, Donald Trump, Trump, Afp, Rose Garden


I flew Delta for the first time since the airline stopped blocking seats and saw how much easier it was for a frequent flier to get upgraded to first class

Flying Delta Air Lines in first class from Phoenix to Minneapolis. Thomas Pallini/Insider Delta Air Lines ended its seat-blocking policy on May 1, and it's elite status holders are among the ultimate winners. More open seats on Delta flights means better chances for upgrades to premium cabins. I flew Delta on the first day that seats were opened up and received more than $500 in upgrades. See more stories on Insider's business page. Having elite status on Delta Air Lines just...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Minnesota, Air Travel, Minneapolis, Planes, Trends, Features, Flying, Delta, Aviation, Airbus, Airlines, First Class


Pain Of Police Killings Ripples Outward To Traumatize Black People And Communities Across US

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. It’s been one year since George Floyd’s murder by a Minneapolis police officer set off the largest protests in U.S. history and a national reckoning with racism. [Author: Nicole Lafond]
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A 9-year-old girl has died after being shot while jumping on trampoline in Minneapolis

A 9-year-old girl has died nearly two weeks after she was shot while jumping on a trampoline in Brooklyn Center, according to Minneapolis Police.
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9-year-old girl dies after being shot while jumping on trampoline in Minneapolis

• Teen accused of stabbing girl 114 times facing first-degree murder charge • One dead and six wounded in Miami shooting • Boy found dead near Las Vegas by a hiker identified by his mother
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The week in 14 headlines

This week, the nation marked one year since the death of George Floyd at the hands of a now-former Minneapolis police officer, and the racial reckoning that happened in its wake. Meanwhile, legal challenges swirled around former President Donald Trump.
Tags: Minneapolis, Cnn, George Floyd


Opinion: Fierce K-9 bites are another use of excessive force by police

The controversy over police use of excessive force has been front and center in this pandemic year. The murder of George Floyd by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, a number of fatal shootings by law enforcement officials and the sometimes harsh treatment of Black Lives Matter protesters have rightly dominated the national debate. But the public remains largely ignorant of the damage done by another form of police violence: Dog bites.
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