• George Floyd’s memorial and funeral services will take place in Minneapolis, Houston and North Carolina

    George Floyd’s memorial and funeral services will take place in Minneapolis, Houston and North Carolina
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (CNN) — Services honoring George Floyd, who died while being arrested in Minneapolis, will take place in three states over the course of six days.A memorial service will be held in Minneapolis on Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., family attorney Benjamin Crump said.The Rev. Al Sharpton will deliver a eulogy at the memorial, which will take place at the Frank J. Lindquist Sanctuary at North Central University.A public viewing and a private memorial service will be held in R
  • 8 notable details in the criminal complaint against ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin

    8 notable details in the criminal complaint against ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin
     (CNN) — 8 minutes and 46 seconds.That’s how long Derek Chauvin held his knee on George Floyd’s neck, as alleged by the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office criminal complaint against the former Minneapolis police officer.“The defendant had his knee on Mr. Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in total.
    Two minutes and 53 seconds of this was after Mr. Floyd was non-responsive.”The complaint was released Friday, the same day Chauvin
  • OSU Announces Plan for Return of Football Players

    OSU Announces Plan for Return of Football Players
    Oklahoma State’s athletic department released its plan for the return of football players to return to offseason workouts during the pandemic.Players will return in phases, and after being tested for COVID-19, will be cleared for voluntary workouts beginning June 15, per Big 12 guidelines.A 17-person task force created the outline for the protocols and guidelines, led by Dr. Kayse Shrum of the OSU Center for Health Sciences.Below are the details of OSU’s release:When will football st
  • Trudeau speechless for 21 seconds after Trump questions

    Trudeau speechless for 21 seconds after Trump questions
    TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Canadians are watching what’s unfolding in the United States with “horror and consternation” and he paused for 21 seconds when asked about U.S. President Donald Trump and the use of tear gas against protesters to clear the way for a photo opportunity.Trudeau has long been careful not to criticize Trump as Canada relies on the U.S. for 75 percent of exports. But Trudeau, who is usually quick to answer
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  • George W. Bush issues statement on ‘brutal suffocation’ of George Floyd: ‘It is time for us to listen’

    George W. Bush issues statement on ‘brutal suffocation’ of George Floyd: ‘It is time for us to listen’
    Former President George W. Bush issued a statement Tuesday regarding the “brutal suffocation of George Floyd,” saying it is “time for us to listen” and that it is time for America to “examine our tragic failures.”The full statement is below:“Laura and I are anguished by the brutal suffocation of George Floyd and disturbed by the injustice and fear that suffocate our country. Yet we have resisted the urge to speak out, because this is not the time for us
  • Top Republican senators defend Trump’s church photo-op after peaceful protesters cleared out

    Top Republican senators defend Trump’s church photo-op after peaceful protesters cleared out
    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Top Republican senators are defending the use of police force to clear out peaceful protesters near the White House that allowed President Donald Trump to pose with a Bible in front of a church amid the continued unrest in the United States.The stunning move prompted a visceral reaction among Democrats, who likened Trump’s actions to a dictator as they prepared legislation to condemn the use of force — including tear gas and rubber bullets — against Ame
  • Nearly 36,000 nursing home, long-term care residents, staff tested for COVID-19; 1,142 test positive

    Nearly 36,000 nursing home, long-term care residents, staff tested for COVID-19; 1,142 test positive
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Tens of thousands of Oklahoma nursing home and long-term care facility residents and staff members were tested for COVID-19 in May.Gov. Kevin Stitt’s office issued a news release Tuesday stating that more than 35,800 residents and staff at 265 nursing homes and long-term care facilities were tested for COVID-19 by the Governor’s Solution Task Force and Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) in May.Of the tests administered at those facilities, 1,142 t
  • Air Force commander calls George Floyd’s death ‘a national tragedy’

    Air Force commander calls George Floyd’s death ‘a national tragedy’
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (CNN) — The chief of staff of the US Air Force, Gen. David Goldfein, sent a memo to commanders late Monday calling the death of George Floyd a “national tragedy” and voicing support for the service’s top enlistee, Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth Wright, after he made a passionate plea for justice, vowing to do more to fix racial inequality among the ranks, according to a copy of the message obtained by CNN.In his memo, which he asked commanders to distribute w
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  • Photo captures hope amid protests in Oklahoma City

    Photo captures hope amid protests in Oklahoma City
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A moment during the protests this weekend in downtown Oklahoma City is forever stamped into the memory of a demonstrator and an Oklahoma City police officer.A picture, taken by Bryan Terry for The Oklahoman, shows Sgt. Amy Hanson holding hands and praying with Drew Rhodes.Rhodes is a educator with the Oklahoma City Public School District.
    He says at first, he had his hands up along the barricade in a fist in anger.Then, decided to lower it and open his hand out
  • State of Minnesota files complaint against police in Floyd’s death

    State of Minnesota files complaint against police in Floyd’s death
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The state of Minnesota filed a human rights complaint Tuesday against the Minneapolis Police Department in the death of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for several minutes, even after he stopped moving.Gov. Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights announced the filing at a news conference Tuesday afternoon.Widely seen bystander video showing Floyd’s death has sparked protests around the world. T
  • Mark Zuckerberg tries to explain his inaction on Trump posts to outraged staff

    Mark Zuckerberg tries to explain his inaction on Trump posts to outraged staff
    MENLO PARK, Calif. – (CNN) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sought to ease the outrage from a number of employees on Tuesday over his inaction on incendiary remarks recently posted by President Donald Trump on the platform.During a company-wide town hall, Zuckerberg struggled to explain his decision-making process as many of his employees, using a real-time feedback tool, repeatedly reminded him of promises he had made before Congress to remove content that calls for violence or that c
  • ‘Morning of Prayer’ planned at Edmond Police Department

    ‘Morning of Prayer’ planned at Edmond Police Department
    EDMOND, Okla. (KFOR) – Community leaders in Edmond are organizing a morning of prayer in the midst of COVID-19 and racial injustices.Officials with the Edmond Police Department say Pastor Ronnie Ladd reached out to them and asked to hold a community prayer service with police officers on Thursday, June 4.Organizers say the morning of prayer will take place from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. at the Edmond Police Department, located at 100 E. 1st St.Flyer for Edmond morning of prayer
  • Governors in several states turned down Pentagon request for National Guard troops

    Governors in several states turned down Pentagon request for National Guard troops
    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Democratic governors in Virginia, New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware turned down requests from Defense Secretary Mark Esper to offer National Guard troops to help with security in Washington, DC.In some instances, the Defense Department was counting on troop support from those states before the governors intervened.“I can confirm that personnel from the NY National Guard were expected to move to DC last night, but permission was withdrawn by the governor,” L
  • 11-year-old girl drowns in Oklahoma lake

    11-year-old girl drowns in Oklahoma lake
    BROKEN BOW, Okla. (KFOR) – Authorities say an 11-year-old California girl has died after drowning in an Oklahoma lake.Investigators say the 11-year-old victim was wading in the Carson Creek area of Broken Bow Lake around 1:45 p.m. on Monday.However, the girl was unable to swim and went under the water for an unknown reason.
    Officials searched for the victim and recovered her body in about six feet of water around 8 a.m. on Tuesday.
  • Texas parents arrested after 10-year-old tests positive for meth

    Texas parents arrested after 10-year-old tests positive for meth
    ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — Two Texas parents were arrested after their 10-year-old child tested positive for methamphetamine.
    Kody Stone and Kathryn Crouch, both 39, were arrested and charged Monday with endangering a child in connection with an investigation that began in September 2019.Court documents state that child protective services workers contacted police after Stone, Crouch and the 10-year-old child all tested positive for narcotics.
    Stone and Crouch were released from jail aft
  • 6 Atlanta officers charged after students pulled from car

    6 Atlanta officers charged after students pulled from car
    ATLANTA (AP) — Six Atlanta police officers have been charged after a dramatic video showed authorities pulling two young people from a car during protests over the death of George Floyd, a prosecutor said Tuesday.Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced the charges during a news conference.“I feel a little safer now that these monsters are off the street and no longer able to terrorize anyone else,” said Messiah Young, who was dragged from the vehicle along with hi
  • Oklahoma Cities, counties to apply for funding to reimburse COVID-19 expenses and the deadline is soon

    Oklahoma Cities, counties to apply for funding to reimburse COVID-19 expenses and the deadline is soon
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Cities and counties across the state have one week to submit their first round of applications to receive reimbursement funding for expenses incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    On Tuesday, officials announced that communities have from June 1 through June 10 to submit applications to the state’s CARES FORWARD team to receive reimbursement funding for local government expenses incurred due to the presence of COVID-19.So far, 94 cities and counties across Okla
  • RIVERSPORT to hold new outdoor summer camp

    RIVERSPORT to hold new outdoor summer camp
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – RIVERSPORT is holding a new outdoor summer camp this summer for kids to learn water-safety basics and explore the native Oklahoma ecosystem.
    The camp, RIVERSPORT Outdoor Adventure Camp, Lake Overholser, is a week-long, half-day camp.
    Campers will take part in water-based activities including fishing, kayaking, canoeing, dragon boating, and stand up paddle boarding on the North Canadian River. Off the water, campers will observe nature, explore Lake Overholser’s
  • FOP members gather to support Oklahoma City police chief for actions during protests

    FOP members gather to support Oklahoma City police chief for actions during protests
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – As protests continue across the country following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, more than 100 members of the Oklahoma City Fraternal Order of Police gathered to support Oklahoma City Police Chief Wade Gourley.Following a series of protests over the weekend in Oklahoma City, the local chapter of Black Lives Matter issued a series of demands from city leaders.The first demand involved Oklahoma City Police Chief Wade Gourley.“An apology from Police Chi
  • Man released from jail allegedly assaults OKC officer, resulting in only arrest in otherwise peaceful night downtown

    Man released from jail allegedly assaults OKC officer, resulting in only arrest in otherwise peaceful night downtown
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma City police say late Monday night, everyone was pretty peaceful downtown aside from one man who was released from jail but booked back in a short time later.“He was in jail, getting released, saw police officers at the barricade for whatever reason, decided to confront them, tried to punch one,” said MSgt. Gary Knight with the Oklahoma City Police Department.31-year-old Gabriel Yalartai was arrested.“With the use of a taser, so it was minor
  • Denver police chief walks arm-in-arm with protesters

    Denver police chief walks arm-in-arm with protesters
    DENVER (KDVR) — Denver Police Department Chief Paul Pazen and at least one other DPD member walked arm-in-arm with protesters downtown Monday afternoon.
    Video shows the group leading a large gathering of protesters through Civic Center Park.Monday marks the fifth consecutive day of protests in Denver.While daytime events have largely remained peaceful, police have violently clashed with rioters at night.
    The rioters have caused significant damage to businesses, vehicles and public building
  • Violence continues as Trump threatens military force against protesters nationwide

    Violence continues as Trump threatens military force against protesters nationwide
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after a carefully orchestrated declaration by President Donald Trump to send out the military and “dominate the streets,” American cities were engulfed in more violence and destruction that overshadowed peaceful protests demanding justice after generations of racism.In New York City, largely peaceful demonstrations were punctuated by people smashing storefront windows near Rockefeller Center and breaching the doors to the storied Macy’s store on 34
  • Biden: Trump ‘consumed’ by ego, not leading during crisis

    Biden: Trump ‘consumed’ by ego, not leading during crisis
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Biden on Tuesday blistered President Donald Trump a day after police drove back peaceful protesters near the White House so Trump could pose with a Bible before a damaged church. Biden said Trump’s “narcissism has become more important than the nation that he leads.”The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee delivered a speech at Philadelphia’s City Hall, addressing the civil unrest across America following the death of George Floyd. Bid
  • Tropical Storm Cristobal forms in Gulf of Mexico

    Tropical Storm Cristobal forms in Gulf of Mexico
    TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Tropical Storm Cristobal officially formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday afternoon.The National Hurricane Center put out an advisory at 12:30 p.m. ET saying Hurricane Hunters found Tropical Depression Three had strengthened to become Cristobal. The tropical storm currently has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph.Tropical Storm Cristobal is about 150 miles west-southwest of Campeche, Mexico and 135 miles northeast of Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. It’s moving southwest a
  • LIVE UPDATE: Tropical Storm Cristobal forms in Gulf of Mexico

    LIVE UPDATE: Tropical Storm Cristobal forms in Gulf of Mexico
    TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Tropical Storm Cristobal officially formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday afternoon.The National Hurricane Center put out an advisory at 12:30 p.m. ET saying Hurricane Hunters found Tropical Depression Three had strengthened to become Cristobal. The tropical storm currently has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph.Tropical Storm Cristobal is about 150 miles west-southwest of Campeche, Mexico and 135 miles northeast of Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. It’s moving southwest a
  • Medical examiner lists George Floyd’s death as homicide

    Medical examiner lists George Floyd’s death as homicide
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A medical examiner on Monday classified George Floyd’s death as a homicide, saying his heart stopped as police restrained him and suppressed his neck, in a widely seen video that has sparked protests across the nation.“Decedent experienced a cardiopulmonary arrest while being restrained by law enforcement officer(s),” the report read. Under “other significant conditions” it said Floyd suffered from heart disease and hypertension, and listed
  • Tracking the Tropics: Hurricane season is officially underway

    Tracking the Tropics: Hurricane season is officially underway
    The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is officially underway as of Monday, June 1.Both N.C. State and Colorado State universities are calling for an above-normal season. And NOAA forecasters are saying the same, with a 60 percent chance of an above-average season.There is a 30 percent chance of a near-normal season and only a 10 percent chance of a below-normal season. The official season runs from June 1 to November 30.The Atlantic has already seen two named storms so far in 2020 – and a thi
  • Bishop of DC church outraged by Trump visit: ‘I just can’t believe what my eyes have seen’

    Bishop of DC church outraged by Trump visit: ‘I just can’t believe what my eyes have seen’
     (CNN) — Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde of the Episcopal Dioscese of Washington said Monday evening that she is “outraged” after President Donald Trump visited her church “without permission.”Her comments came after the president walked from the White House to St. John’s Episcopal Church, a house of worship used by American presidents for more than a century. Peaceful protesters just outside the White House gates were dispersed with tear g
  • COVID-19 and the elderly: What’s the connection?

    COVID-19 and the elderly: What’s the connection?
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation says research shows COVID-19 has hit elderly communities hard, but why?According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 8 out of every 10 COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have occurred in adults age 65 and older. This age group also accounts for upward of 70 percent of all coronavirus hospitalizations nationwide. But why?Officials with OMRF say the prevalence of underlying health conditions like diabetes and heart
  • Oklahoma coronavirus deaths climb to 339

    Oklahoma coronavirus deaths climb to 339
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Health officials say Oklahoma’s coronavirus death toll now stands at 339 after five additional deaths were reported.
    On Tuesday morning, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 6,692 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March. That’s an increase of 119 cases in the past 24 hours, or 1.8%.The cases are in the following counties:Adair: 91 (3 deaths) (78 recovered)Beckham: 10 (6 recovered)Bryan: 31 (1 death)
  • Derek Chauvin’s wife requests to change her last name in divorce filing

    Derek Chauvin’s wife requests to change her last name in divorce filing
    (CNN) — In her filing for divorce from former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, Kellie Chauvin requested a last-name change and the titles to both of their homes.Kellie Chauvin separated from her husband on May 28, the day before he was charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for the death of George Floyd, according to the filing.The filing cites an “irretrievable breakdown of the marriage” that was beyond saving. The couple
  • Retired St. Louis police captain killed as pawnshop looted

    Retired St. Louis police captain killed as pawnshop looted
    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) — A man who was shot and killed outside a north St. Louis pawnshop Tuesday morning was identified as retired St. Louis City Police Captain David Dorn, according to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.
    Dorn, 77, was shot outside the shop just before 2:30 a.m. Police said he had suffered a gunshot wound to his torso and was pronounced dead at the scene.Authorities said that the store was also looted.“One of the people murdered last nig
  • Lawton Community Theatre to hold Lion King Experience summer camp

    Lawton Community Theatre to hold Lion King Experience summer camp
    LAWTON, Okla. (KFOR) – The Lawton Community Theatre has announced it is holding a Lion King Experience summer camp later this month.The creative learning experience combines a one-week summer camp, rehearsal process, and fully staged production of Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.” at the McMahon Memorial Auditorium.The Lion King Experience summer camp will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily, June 22-26, and will be managed by the theater’s Technical Director Bryson P
  • WGN America announces news anchors, correspondents for national newscast ‘News Nation’ launching in September

    WGN America announces news anchors, correspondents for national newscast ‘News Nation’ launching in September
    WGN America and Nexstar Media Group today announced the anchor teams and correspondents for its live three-hour prime-time national newscast, News Nation, which debuts on September 1. 
    The team is led by veteran journalists and weekday anchors, Joe Donlon and Marni Hughes, breaking news anchor, Rob Nelson, and chief meteorologist, Albert Ramon, who collectively bring nearly 80 years of experience in television news to their rolesThe weekend News Nation team will be led b
  • Some police officers joining protesters for prayers, hugs in several US cities

    Some police officers joining protesters for prayers, hugs in several US cities
    (CNN) — Americans have been protesting the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police for days on end in dozens of cities throughout the United States.While tensions between police and demonstrators have heated up in many places, some officers have shown solidarity with the movement by hugging protesters, praying with them, mourning with them, and taking a knee to honor Floyd.A police officer embraces a protester who helped disperse a crowd of people during a demons
  • Oklahoman watches historic SpaceX launch in person

    Oklahoman watches historic SpaceX launch in person
    (KFOR) – As Americans prepared for the launch of Elon Musk’s SpaceX in Florida, one Oklahoma family had a front row seat.
    Brad Williams and his family woke up early on Monday and decided to make the drive to Florida in order to watch the launch in person.19 hours after leaving his home in Oklahoma, Williams and his family arrived at Merritt Island, Florida.When Wednesday’s launch was canceled due to the weather, Williams decided to stay until Saturday and hoped for clear skies.
  • Boxer Floyd Mayweather to pay for George Floyd’s funeral

    Boxer Floyd Mayweather to pay for George Floyd’s funeral
    Former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has offered to pay for George Floyd’s funeral and memorial services, and the family has accepted the offer.Mayweather personally has been in touch with the family, according to Leonard Ellerbe, the CEO of Mayweather Promotions. He will handle costs for the funeral on June 9 in Floyd’s hometown of Houston, as well as other expenses.Floyd, a black man, died May 25 after a white Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, pressed his knee into Floy
  • Health officials release additional information about contact tracing in Oklahoma

    Health officials release additional information about contact tracing in Oklahoma
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – As more people go out in public after restrictions were lifted in the Sooner State, health officials say they are working to increase contact tracing efforts.On Monday, the Oklahoma State Department of Health released a Contact Tracing Overview document to inform the public about what to expect with contact tracing.Contact tracing is a method aimed at reducing the spread of an infectious disease like COVID-19 and involves public health department employees contacting
  • Westlake Hardware stores kick off summer fan drive

    Westlake Hardware stores kick off summer fan drive
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – As the temperatures begin to rise across the state, Oklahomans are encouraged to help their neighbors in need.Westlake Ace Hardware stores in the Oklahoma City area will kick off its annual fan drive benefiting The Salvation Army on Thursday, June 4.“The Salvation Army Fan Drive gives our friends and neighbors a way to keep cool and comfortable this summer. Especially now, with so many people in need, it’s an honor to sponsor this program and positively i
  • Oklahoma City police looking for two accused of stealing rent checks from night drop box

    Oklahoma City police looking for two accused of stealing rent checks from night drop box
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The Oklahoma City Police Department is looking for two people accused of stealing rent checks from a night drop box.Officials say it happened in the 11300 block of S. Western.
    Surveillance video was reviewed by management after tenants came to management when they received late notices.
    According to police, surveillance videos show two individuals using some type of sticky substance attached to a string to get checks and money orders out of the box from the outside.
  • Tulsa mother charged with murder after missing children found dead

    Tulsa mother charged with murder after missing children found dead
    TULSA, Okla. (KJRH) – The mother of two children who were found dead after they went missing last month has been charged with murder.
    Donisha Willis was charged with two counts of second-degree murder and one count of assault and battery on an officer, KJRH reports.Miracle and Tony CrookOn May 22, 3-year-old Miracle Crook and 2-year-old Tony Crook went missing near their apartment complex.
    Willis was found passed out on the couch by police at the apartment.She allegedly became “verba
  • ‘Please don’t destroy our restaurant’: Minority business owner pleads with Denver rioters

    ‘Please don’t destroy our restaurant’: Minority business owner pleads with Denver rioters
    DENVER (KDVR) — Dozens of businesses in Denver are picking up the pieces after rioters tagged and vandalized their restaurants over the weekend.Protesters lined the streets in front of Saki Melius’ restaurant, Menya Ramen & Poke.“I respect and support the peaceful protest,” said Melius, saying she shares in their outrage over the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.
    But when nightfall covered the city of Denver, the protests turned violent.“T
  • Four officers shot in St. Louis amid night of violent protests

    Four officers shot in St. Louis amid night of violent protests
    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) — Four officers were hit by gunfire after protests in St. Louis that started peacefully Monday became violent overnight, with demonstrators smashing windows and stealing items from businesses and fires burning in the downtown area.The police department tweeted early Tuesday that the officers were taken to a hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening. It was unclear who had fired the shots.Police Chief John Hayden said two officers were shot in the
  • Photos: More violence shakes the U.S.

    Photos: More violence shakes the U.S.
    Protestors are tear gassed as the police disperse them near the White House on June 1, 2020 as demonstrations against George Floyd’s death continue.(Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)President Donald Trump walks from the White House through Lafayette Park to visit St. John’s Church Monday, June 1, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)A demonstrator is taken into custody by police near the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)Police officers clash w
  • I-TEAM: New evidence shows vandalism and looting in downtown Cleveland were organized

    I-TEAM: New evidence shows vandalism and looting in downtown Cleveland were organized
    CLEVLEND (WJW) — The FOX 8 I-TEAM has uncovered new evidence that the violent protests downtown were organized. And, we found a national underground network to cause chaos.Multiple law enforcement sources tell the I-TEAM they’ve gathered more evidence showing the vandalism and looting downtown Saturday didn’t just happen to break out. They believe organized troublemakers helped set it off.
    FOX 8 I TEAM: Cuyahoga co sheriff now says the number of arrests from weekend rioting/loo
  • What is Blackout Tuesday and why you shouldn’t use ‘Black Lives Matter’ hashtag

    What is Blackout Tuesday and why you shouldn’t use ‘Black Lives Matter’ hashtag
    (CNN) — It’s Blackout Tuesday, a day promoted by activists to observe, mourn and bring about policy change in the wake of the death of George Floyd. This movement has spread on social media, where organizations, brands and individuals are posting solemn messages featuring stark black backgrounds.
    Here’s the problem. While these posts may be well-intended, several activists and influencers have pointed out that posting a blank black image with a bunch of
  • Oklahoma City Public Schools to host virtual job fair

    Oklahoma City Public Schools to host virtual job fair
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The state’s largest school district is looking to add teachers, administrators, and support staff by hosting a job fair this week.
    On Thursday, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Oklahoma City Public Schools is hosting a virtual job fair for openings available at many schools, including the district’s Innovative Transformation schools.
    The virtual job fair will replace a typical career fair by allowing interested candidates to meet principals and speak with HR repres
  • Minnesota governor: Semi driver was confused when he drove into Minneapolis crowd

    Minnesota governor: Semi driver was confused when he drove into Minneapolis crowd
    **Please note: The videos in this story may be disturbing to some**MINNEAPOLIS (AP/WJW) — Minnesota’s governor says a man who drove his semitrailer into the midst of thousands of protesters on a Minneapolis freeway was confused.
    Authorities say it appeared no one was hurt when the driver rolled onto the Interstate 35W freeway near downtown Minneapolis on Sunday.  Gov. Tim Walz said Monday that the driver got ahead of officials who were closing the freeway and became confused.
    Th
  • ‘This was a mob, this was not protesters’: Several officers injured; 65 arrested in violent scene in Providence

    ‘This was a mob, this was not protesters’: Several officers injured; 65 arrested in violent scene in Providence
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A protest outside Providence Place Mall early Tuesday morning turned violent when people began vandalizing a police cruiser and ultimately lighting it on fire.Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the mall to demand justice for George Floyd, who died in police custody after an officer kneeled on his neck while he was handcuffed and pleading that he couldn’t breathe. The entire incident was captured on video and has sparked violent protests across the count
  • ‘This was a mob, this was not protesters’: 9 officers injured; 65 arrested at violent scene in Providence

    ‘This was a mob, this was not protesters’: 9 officers injured; 65 arrested at violent scene in Providence
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Violence and destruction erupted outside Providence Place Mall early Tuesday morning when people began vandalizing a police cruiser and ultimately lighting it on fire.Hundreds of people gathered outside the mall to demand justice for George Floyd, who died in police custody after an officer kneeled on his neck while he was handcuffed and pleading that he couldn’t breathe. The entire incident was captured on video and has sparked violent protests across the c

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