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Tree trimmer in Phoenix dies, apparently was electrocuted

Jun. 2, 2020 12:31 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A tree trimmer has died after an incident at a Phoenix home, according to authorities. Phoenix Fire Department officials said they received a rescue call about 9 a.m. Monday. The trimmer is believed to have made contact with electrical lines, electrocuting himself while working on a backyard...

A demonstrator is taken into custody by police after a curfew took effect during a protest over the death of George Floyd, Monday, June 1, 2020, near the White House in Washington. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The Latest: Birmingham begins removing Confederate monument

Jun. 2, 2020 12:24 AM EDT

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: ___ BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Workers in Alabama’s largest city began removing a Confederate monument Monday night after demonstrators failed to knock...

Police and Kentucky National Guard troops chase protesters as they flee toward a fence Sunday, May 31, 2020, in a parking lot at the corner of East Broadway and South Brook Street in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. (Max Gersh/The Courier Journal via AP)

Protests, Louisville police chief fired after fatal shooting

Jun. 1, 2020 11:27 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Riot police firing tear gas scattered a protest crowd from a downtown Louisville square Monday night, hours after the firing of the city's police chief in the uproar over the early morning shooting death of a popular restaurant owner by security forces. David McAtee, the owner of a...

Des Moines police called to suicide, decide case is homicide

Jun. 1, 2020 9:32 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines police said Monday they are investigating the death of a man on the city's south side as a homicide. Police were call about 5:40 p.m. to a home to investigate a report of a suicide. The officers who arrived found the body of an adult man but the death didn't appear to be...

Demonstrators hold placards during a protest Sunday, May 31, 2020, in Denver outside the State Capitol over the death of George Floyd who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Hundreds gather in Denver for 5th night of protests

Jun. 1, 2020 8:47 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of protesters gathered near the Colorado Capitol on Monday for a fifth straight night of demonstrations, which have been marred by violence, vandalism and hundreds of arrests. The group, which included Denver's police chief, marched in front of the Capitol building, chanting and...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by Christopher Harris shows George Floyd. Floyd died May 25, after he was pinned to the pavement by a police officer who put his knee on the handcuffed black man's neck until he stopped breathing. (Christopher Harris via AP, File)

Medical examiner: Floyd's heart stopped while restrained

Jun. 1, 2020 8:39 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A medical examiner on Monday classified George Floyd’s death as a homicide, saying his heart stopped as police restrained him and compressed his neck, in a widely seen video that has sparked protests across the nation. “Decedent experienced a cardiopulmonary arrest while...

FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2019 file photo, Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, leaves the federal court following a status conference in Washington. FBI Director Christopher Wray has ordered an internal review into possible misconduct in the investigation of former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn. That's according to an FBI statement issued Friday. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Judge: Justice Department reversal in Flynn case 'unusual'

Jun. 1, 2020 8:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday defended his decision not to quickly approve the Justice Department's request to dismiss its own criminal case against former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn, saying that the department's reversal was unusual and he wanted to consider...

Mandan police arrest suspect in death at mobile home court

Jun. 1, 2020 7:39 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Mandan police arrested a 47-year-old man Monday in a homicide at a mobile home park. Police were called around 3:30 a.m. Monday about a man lying on a sidewalk at the mobile home court. Authorities said the 53-year-old victim had multiple wounds apparently caused by a knife or...

Two workers inspect the damage to a sporting goods store, Monday, June 1, 2020, in Tampa, Fla., after the establishment was looted and burned by protesters during a demonstration Saturday night. Several counties across Florida issued curfews to curb large crowds gathering to protest the killings of black people by police. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Florida police officer suspended for pushing kneeling woman

Jun. 1, 2020 7:17 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE (AP) — Fort Lauderdale police suspended an officer after video showed he pushed a kneeling black woman to the ground during protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minnesota, escalating a clash where bottles were thrown and tear gas was fired. Also in Fort Lauderdale, the state...

This undated photo provided by the Kelly family shows Italia Marie Kelly, 22, of Davenport, Iowa. Kelly, who also went by the last name Impinto, was shot and killed outside a Walmart early Monday, June 1, 2020, while leaving a protest against police brutality. Police say the death is under investigation and came amid a night of civil unrest in Davenport, Iowa's third largest city. (Courtesy of the Kelly family via AP)

Woman, 22, killed at protest as civil unrest roils Davenport

Jun. 1, 2020 6:24 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A woman was killed early Monday in an apparently random shooting as she was leaving a protest against police brutality in Davenport, as gun violence and looting rocked the city for hours, police and her relatives said. Italia Marie Kelly, 22, was one of two people fatally shot...