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Cassandra Quinto-Collins, second from left, holds a photo of her son, Angelo Quinto, while sitting with daughter Bella Collins, left, son Andrei Quinto, center, and husband Robert Collins during an interview in Antioch.(AP)

Amid outcry, states push mental health training for police

AP |
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2021 10:32 PM IST
In response to several high-profile deaths of people with mental health issues in police custody, lawmakers in at least eight states are introducing legislation to change how law enforcement agencies respond to those in crisis.
A group of protesters march in the snow around the Hennepin County Government Center, Monday, March 15, 2021, in Minneapolis where the second week of jury selection continues in the trial for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
A group of protesters march in the snow around the Hennepin County Government Center, Monday, March 15, 2021, in Minneapolis where the second week of jury selection continues in the trial for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

George Floyd case: Diverse jury so far for ex-cop's trial

AP |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2021 04:21 PM IST
Nine jurors have been seated through Monday, including five who are white; one who is multiracial; two who are Black and one who is Hispanic.
This is the first killing by a member of the department since the death of George Floyd, authorities said.(Representational)
This is the first killing by a member of the department since the death of George Floyd, authorities said.(Representational)

Man shot dead in gunfire exchange with Minneapolis Police

Minneapolis | By Reuters| Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON JAN 01, 2021 04:02 AM IST
Details about the identity, background or race of the man who was shot were not immediately known.
FILE - In this June 2, 2020 file photo, a protester and a police officer shake hands in the middle of a standoff at a rally in New York, calling for justice over the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died under the knee of a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
FILE - In this June 2, 2020 file photo, a protester and a police officer shake hands in the middle of a standoff at a rally in New York, calling for justice over the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died under the knee of a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

Minneapolis officials outline new police disciplinary plan

Minneapolis | By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 06:24 AM IST
Mayor Jacob Frey and Chief Medaria Arradondo, in their latest initiative to change department practices in the wake of George Floyd’s death, said the Minneapolis attorney’s office would be more deeply involved in misconduct investigations as soon as they begin.
Demonstrators hold a placard during a rally against racism after George Floyd's death in the US .(AP)
Demonstrators hold a placard during a rally against racism after George Floyd's death in the US .(AP)

Video allowed in trial of officers charged in Floyd killing

Minneapolis | By Associated Press | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 11:04 PM IST
Judge Peter Cahill said in his order Friday that he would allow video coverage due to immense global interest in the case and limited courthouse space, the Star Tribune reported. Trial is scheduled for March.
The protests sparked by Floyd's death in May thrust the defunding demand before city councils, including those in Minneapolis, Milwaukee and New York City.(AP/ File photo)
The protests sparked by Floyd's death in May thrust the defunding demand before city councils, including those in Minneapolis, Milwaukee and New York City.(AP/ File photo)

Minneapolis eyes deep police cuts after Geroge Floyd’s death

Minneapolis | By Associated Press| Posted by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 11:32 AM IST
The plan, which supporters call “Safety for All,” is the latest version of the “defund the police” movement that Minneapolis and other cities have considered since Floyd’s May 25 death ignited mass demonstrations against police brutality and a nationwide reckoning with racism.
Health officials say the virus does not appear to be spreading rapidly in classrooms themselves, perhaps because children may be less likely to spread or contract the virus. Instead, many cases among youngsters and educators have been traced to activities outside school.(AP file photo)
Health officials say the virus does not appear to be spreading rapidly in classrooms themselves, perhaps because children may be less likely to spread or contract the virus. Instead, many cases among youngsters and educators have been traced to activities outside school.(AP file photo)

US schools go back and forth on in-person learning

New York | By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 03:04 AM IST
The nation’s largest school district, with 1 million students, had shut down in-person learning just two weeks ago but decided to bring back preschoolers and elementary school children after parents pushed for it and the mayor concluded it was safe to do so with beefed-up testing.
Veteran and Luzerne County employee Dino Ninotti holds a Flag of Honor during a 911 Ceremony Friday.(AP)
Veteran and Luzerne County employee Dino Ninotti holds a Flag of Honor during a 911 Ceremony Friday.(AP)

Police departments across US report 911 outage, some restored

Washington | By Asian News International | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 07:28 AM IST
According to a report by Russia Today, by around 8 pm (local time in Minnesota), some departments noted 911 service had been restored, however, the outages appeared to continue across various counties in Nevada and elsewhere.
Pence, Ivanka Trump and Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia stood by on the city’s north side as owner Flora Westbrooks, near tears, pointed at what remained of Flora’s Hair Design.(AP)
Pence, Ivanka Trump and Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia stood by on the city’s north side as owner Flora Westbrooks, near tears, pointed at what remained of Flora’s Hair Design.(AP)

Pence, Ivanka visit salon damaged by Minneapolis unrest

Minneapolis | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Amrutha Kosuru
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 12:18 PM IST
Pence and President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter, Ivanka Trump, later went to a listening session with a “Cops for Trump” group and business owners
For all the work Donald Trump has put into the state of Minnesota, it may elude him again in November.(AP)
For all the work Donald Trump has put into the state of Minnesota, it may elude him again in November.(AP)

Donald Trump and Joe Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

Minneapolis | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 11:57 AM IST
Since narrowly losing Minnesota in 2016, Donald Trump has focused relentlessly on the state in hopes that a victory this year could offset losses in other states.
YouTube’s interabled influencers break another stigma with their fairytale wedding(Instagram/hannahayl/shaneburcaw)
YouTube’s interabled influencers break another stigma with their fairytale wedding(Instagram/hannahayl/shaneburcaw)

‘I married my best friend’: YouTube’s interabled influencers break another stigma with their fairytale wedding

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 10:37 AM IST
YouTube’s influencer couple, Shane Burcaw and Hannah Aylward, has been breaking down stigmas by documenting their interabled relationship on their channel Squirmy and Grubs for four years before they finally got married on September 4 and shared pictures from their fairytale wedding
Most of the protests have been peaceful, but there have been instances of property damage and clashes with law enforcement.(AP)
Most of the protests have been peaceful, but there have been instances of property damage and clashes with law enforcement.(AP)

Joe Biden says Donald Trump fanning ‘unacceptable’ Portland violence

Bloomberg | By Bloomberg| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2020 06:27 AM IST
The nation has been wracked by sporadic racial justice protests since the May 25 death of George Floyd, a Black man who died while in custody of the Minneapolis police.
In Minneapolis, Floyd’s death set off several nights of violence, including the burning of a Minneapolis police precinct office, until Walz activated the National Guard.(AP file photo)
In Minneapolis, Floyd’s death set off several nights of violence, including the burning of a Minneapolis police precinct office, until Walz activated the National Guard.(AP file photo)

National Guard activated after downtown Minneapolis unrest

Minneapolis | By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2020 11:35 AM IST
Minneapolis was rocked by protests that turned violent after George Floyd, a handcuffed Black man, died after a white police officer pressed his knee against Floyd’s neck for nearly eight minutes on May 25.
Other Floyd murals around the country have reportedly been defaced, including in Rochester, Minnesota; Long Beach, California; and Portland, Oregon.(AP file photo. Representative image)
Other Floyd murals around the country have reportedly been defaced, including in Rochester, Minnesota; Long Beach, California; and Portland, Oregon.(AP file photo. Representative image)

George Floyd mural in Minneapolis defaced with black paint

Minneapolis | By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 07:27 PM IST
Someone sprayed black paint on the mural on the side of a food market, the Star Tribune reported. A Minneapolis police spokesman says the department hasn’t taken any reports about the vandalized mural, however.
Lane, Kueng and another officer, Tou Thao, are charged with aiding and abetting. All four officers were fired the day after Floyd died.(REUTERS)
Lane, Kueng and another officer, Tou Thao, are charged with aiding and abetting. All four officers were fired the day after Floyd died.(REUTERS)

‘I’m not a bad guy’: Police video captures distraught Floyd

Minneapolis | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 06:26 AM IST
“I’m not that kind of guy,” Floyd says as he struggles against the officers. A few minutes later, with Floyd now facedown on the street, the cameras record his fading voice, still occasionally saying, “I can’t breathe” before he goes still.
An image of George Floyd is pictured in "City Hall Autonomous Zone" in support of "Black Lives Matter" in the Manhattan Borough of New York City.(REUTERS)
An image of George Floyd is pictured in "City Hall Autonomous Zone" in support of "Black Lives Matter" in the Manhattan Borough of New York City.(REUTERS)

Floyd family sues Minneapolis officers charged in his death

MINNEAPOLIS | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 10:52 PM IST
The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Minnesota, was announced by attorney Ben Crump and other lawyers representing Floyd’s family members.
A person wears pride themed boots as they await the start of a queer liberation march for Black Lives Matter and against police brutality in New York. The march commemorated the 50th anniversary of Pride after New York's normally massive gay Pride march was cancelled due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus.(AP)
A person wears pride themed boots as they await the start of a queer liberation march for Black Lives Matter and against police brutality in New York. The march commemorated the 50th anniversary of Pride after New York's normally massive gay Pride march was cancelled due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus.(AP)

Pandemic curtails most pride events, but some march on

New York/Taipei | By Agencies
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 01:22 AM IST
The second annual Queer Liberation March in New York capped a month of Pride events, virtual and live, during which the celebration of LGBTQ lives has merged with the nationwide demonstrations ignited by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last month.
Florence Pugh is known for her work in films such as Midsommar and Little Women.
Florence Pugh is known for her work in films such as Midsommar and Little Women.

Florence Pugh apologises for past cultural appropriation: ‘Black, Indian, Native American and Asian cultures are constantly used’

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 08:11 AM IST
Actor Florence Pugh has apologised for the instances from her past when she participated in cultural appropriation.
Police tweeted the shooting took place on the edge of the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP), or Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, where demonstrators set up a police-free zone in the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody.(REUTERS)
Police tweeted the shooting took place on the edge of the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP), or Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, where demonstrators set up a police-free zone in the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody.(REUTERS)

Seattle police investigate new shooting near autonomous zone

Reuters | By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2020 09:58 AM IST
A man was taken to Harborview Medical Center at 5 a.m. after being shot near Cal Anderson Park and was in satisfactory condition, hospital spokeswoman Susan Gregg said.
The area is about 3 miles (5 kilometers) west of the Minneapolis commercial area and neighbourhood hit by rioting in the wake of George Floyd’s May 25 death after being arrested by Minneapolis police.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
The area is about 3 miles (5 kilometers) west of the Minneapolis commercial area and neighbourhood hit by rioting in the wake of George Floyd’s May 25 death after being arrested by Minneapolis police.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)

One dead, 11 injured in Minneapolis shooting

Minneapolis | By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2020 02:36 PM IST
The name and age of the deceased weren’t immediately released, and it wasn’t clear whether anyone was taken into custody.
Burkina Faso’s Ambassador Dieudonné W. Désiré Sougouri presented the African resolution on Friday, urging its adoption by consensus.(AFP)
Burkina Faso’s Ambassador Dieudonné W. Désiré Sougouri presented the African resolution on Friday, urging its adoption by consensus.(AFP)

UN sets up inquiry into racism after George Floyd death

Geneva | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2020 11:59 AM IST
Philonise Floyd, the brother of the Black man whose death under the knee of a white officer roused world protests against racial injustice, urged the forum on Wednesday to investigate U.S. police brutality and racial discrimination.
President Donald Trump was asked by Tulsa’s governor not to visit the site of a race massacre where up to 300 black residents were killed by white mobs in 1921.(AP)
President Donald Trump was asked by Tulsa’s governor not to visit the site of a race massacre where up to 300 black residents were killed by white mobs in 1921.(AP)

Many fear Trump’s visit to Tulsa could spark violence

Oklahoma City | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 18, 2020 05:54 AM IST
Tulsa experienced several days of large protests after the death of black Minneapolis resident George Floyd May 25, but violence and damage were limited.
Boris Johnson said the new body would investigate “discrimination in the education system, in health, in the criminal justice system,“ but gave few other details.(via REUTERS)
Boris Johnson said the new body would investigate “discrimination in the education system, in health, in the criminal justice system,“ but gave few other details.(via REUTERS)

UK’s Johnson calls anti-racism commission; critics want more

London | By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2020 01:55 PM IST
Opposition Labour Party lawmaker David Lammy, author of a 2017 report on Britain’s ethnic minorities and criminal justice, accused the Conservative government of stalling.
The pardon request was filed well before the May 25 death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died when a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee against Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO (Representative Image))
The pardon request was filed well before the May 25 death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died when a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee against Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO (Representative Image))

100 years on, US state pardons man accused of rape tied to lynching

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2020 01:58 PM IST
One hundred years later, the northern US state on Friday pardoned another black man convicted of the crime, which he repeatedly denied committing.
As a first step, the BlackNorth Initiative will ask corporate leaders across Canada to pledge their organizations to policies and specific targets to end systemic anti-Black systemic racism.(AFP)
As a first step, the BlackNorth Initiative will ask corporate leaders across Canada to pledge their organizations to policies and specific targets to end systemic anti-Black systemic racism.(AFP)

Canadian business leaders come together to challenge systemic racism

Hindustan Times, Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 10:34 AM IST
The Canadian Council of Business Leaders Against Anti-Black Systemic Racism has started the BlackNorth Initiative that will commence with a virtual summit of Canadian business leaders next month to address the matter.
Flames engulf a Wendy's restaurant during protests on Saturday, in Atlanta. The restaurant is where Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police on Friday evening.(AP Photo)
Flames engulf a Wendy's restaurant during protests on Saturday, in Atlanta. The restaurant is where Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police on Friday evening.(AP Photo)

Rayshard Brooks shooting: Protesters set Wendy’s restaurant on fire in Atlanta

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 09:41 AM IST
Anti-racism protesters on Saturday sought to call attention to the death of another black man - who was found hanging from a tree in California.
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Pre Season Friendly - Northampton Town v Sheffield United - Sixfields Stadium, Northampton, Britain - July 20, 2019 General view of the new Premier League ball on the pitch before the match Action Images via Reuters/Adam Holt/File Photo(Action Images via Reuters)
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Pre Season Friendly - Northampton Town v Sheffield United - Sixfields Stadium, Northampton, Britain - July 20, 2019 General view of the new Premier League ball on the pitch before the match Action Images via Reuters/Adam Holt/File Photo(Action Images via Reuters)

Premier League teams could have ‘Black Lives Matter’ on kits

LONDON | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 08:13 AM IST
Plans for the messages on kits are yet to be finalized ahead of the league restarting on Wednesday following a 100-day shutdown because of the coronavirus.
File photo: Philonise Floyd speaks during the funeral for his brother, George Floyd, at The Fountain of Praise church in Houston, Texas, US.(Reuters)
File photo: Philonise Floyd speaks during the funeral for his brother, George Floyd, at The Fountain of Praise church in Houston, Texas, US.(Reuters)

George Floyd’s brother to address US House panel on police reforms

Washington, United States | By Reuters | Posted by: Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2020 05:08 PM IST
George Floyd’s death on May 25 after a policeman knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes was the latest in a string of killings of African-American men and women by police that have sparked anger on America’s streets and fresh calls for reforms.
Protesters march in New York as demonstrations continue across the United States in protest of racism and police brutality sparked by the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis.(AP)
Protesters march in New York as demonstrations continue across the United States in protest of racism and police brutality sparked by the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis.(AP)

Missouri girl prompts Merriam-Webster to update dictionary entry on ‘racism’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2020 04:28 PM IST
In her letter, Mitchum reasoned that the current definition of ‘racism’ stands little for what is currently happening across the world and is inadequate.
Former Vice President Joe Biden gives a video-taped message during the funeral for George Floyd on Tuesday.(Reuters File Photo)
Former Vice President Joe Biden gives a video-taped message during the funeral for George Floyd on Tuesday.(Reuters File Photo)

‘Time for racial justice’, says Joe Biden in video message at George Floyd’s funeral

Houston | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2020 12:51 AM IST
George Floyd died on May 25 as a white Minneapolis officer pressed a knee into his neck for almost nine minutes, an act that sparked protests across the world.
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