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Columbus Mayor Requests Federal Probe Of Police Force
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther has asked the Department of Justice for an investigation into the city’s police department following a series of police killings of Black… Read More
Derek Chauvin Found Guilty Of George Floyd’s Murder
George Floyd’s death sparked sustained protests in Minneapolis, across the United States and around the world. It also set off a national reckoning on police violence and systemic racism.
WATCH: How George Floyd’s Killing Has Inspired A Diverse Range Of Protesters
In the three-plus weeks since George Floyd’s death, the protests that began in Minneapolis over policing, race and the use of force have grown into a national reckoning on these… Read More
Investigation Into Columbus Protester’s Death Continues
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Protesters have seized on the death of a recent college graduate in Ohio in their fight against excessive force by police, though how the woman died… Read More
Poll: Two-Thirds Think Trump Made Racial Tensions Worse After Floyd Was Killed
The NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist survey found Americans see the nationwide protests as legitimate — a big shift from the 1960s — and almost half strongly disapprove of the job President Trump is doing.
Tear Gassing During An Infectious Outbreak Called ‘A Recipe For Disaster’
Researchers say police should not be using tear gas or pepper spray against protesters: they make people cough droplets, and also damage the body in ways that could make people sicker from COVID-19.
DeWine: ‘There Is Racism In Ohio And Across The Country’
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKSU) — Gov. Mike DeWine dedicated most of his press conference about the coronavirus Tuesday to discussing racism in the state. “The essential function of government is to protect… Read More
Downtown Columbus Cordoned Off As Curfew Kicks In
Hours before the city’s first night of curfew Saturday, Columbus Police dispersed downtown protestors following a day of contentious demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd. Police cars were parked on… Read More
George Floyd’s Arresting Officer Charged With 3rd-Degree Murder, Manslaughter
Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis officer who planted a knee on the black man’s neck, has been detained by state officials. For days, a video of the arrest has elicited fury across the country.