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Videos of NYPD conduct during George Floyd protests under investigation, mayor says

Videos of NYPD conduct during George Floyd protests under investigation, mayor says

Several incidents caught on video showing NYPD officers during recent demonstrations — including one showing an officer who apparently drew his gun amid protesters, a police vehicle moving into a crowd and an officer pushing a woman — are under investigation, according to the mayor of New York. The investigation comes as police and community…MORE

George Floyd’s funeral to be held in Houston on June 9

George Floyd’s funeral to be held in Houston on June 9

The funeral for George Floyd, who died while being arrested in Minneapolis last week, will be held June 9 in Houston, a family attorney said. A memorial service will be held in Minneapolis this Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., according to Ben Crump. The funeral in Houston, where Floyd grew up, will be…MORE

Legendary Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80

Legendary Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80

Legendary Auburn football coach Pat Dye, one of the winningest coaches in school history, died on Monday. Dye, 80, passed away while in hospice care due to kidney and liver failure, Lee County coroner Bill Harris confirmed to CNN. Dye had been hospitalized due to kidney-related issues, and while undergoing treatment, he was diagnosed with…MORE

Louisville, Kentucky, police chief fired after protest shooting death

Louisville, Kentucky, police chief fired after protest shooting death

The police chief of Louisville, Kentucky, has been fired after officials discovered two police officers involved in fatal shooting of a man during a protest over George Floyd’s death had not activated their body cameras. “This type of institutional failure will not be tolerated,” Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said on Monday. “Accordingly, I have relieved…MORE

Independent autopsy and Minnesota officials say George Floyd’s death was homicide

Independent autopsy and Minnesota officials say George Floyd’s death was homicide

Experts hired by George Floyd’s family and the Hennepin County Medical Examiner have concluded his death was a homicide, but they differ on what caused it. The independent autopsy says Floyd died of “asphyxiation from sustained pressure” when his neck and back were compressed by Minneapolis police officers during his arrest last week. The pressure…MORE

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