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Demonstrators march in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, May 29, 2020, to protest the Monday death of George Floyd, who died in police custody while handcuffed in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Police clash with protesters in major California cities

May. 30, 2020 2:12 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Demonstrators outraged at the death of George Floyd at the hand of police in Minneapolis protested in major California cities Friday but the mostly peaceful marches were marred by vandalism, a shooting and clashes that injured several police officers. Tear gas, flashbang grenades...

In this May 29, 2020, photo, a check-cashing business burns during protests in Minneapolis. Protests continued following the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Officer charged with George Floyd's death as protests flare

May. 30, 2020 1:55 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The white Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck as he begged for air was arrested Friday and charged with murder, and crowds broke overnight curfews imposed to try to stem violent protests over police killings of African Americans that have...

Man struck and killed trying to rescue turtle on interstate

May. 29, 2020 6:21 PM EDT

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — A tow truck driver attempting to rescue a turtle Friday on an interstate highway in southeastern Wisconsin was struck and killed by a semi-trailer driver who then fled the scene, authorities said. The Wisconsin State Patrol said the driver of the tow truck stopped with its lights on to...

Tractor driver killed when hit by passenger train in Montana

May. 29, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A man was killed Friday when an Amtrak passenger train collided with the spraying tractor he was driving across the tracks at a crossing near Bainville in northeastern Montana, Roosevelt County officials said. The crash happened at 10:40 a.m., said Amtrak spokesperson Marc Magliari....

Child, caretaker walking by road hit and killed in Nebraska

May. 29, 2020 12:45 PM EDT

FRIEND, Neb. (AP) — A 11-year-old child and his caretaker have been hit and killed by a truck as they walked along a road in southeastern Nebraska, the Nebraska State Patrol said. The patrol said the crash happened just before 9 p.m. Thursday in Friend, killing Isaac Speece, of Friend, and his 53-year-old...

Police: Wichita man killed when motorcycle hits car

May. 29, 2020 11:27 AM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man died after his motorcycle collided with a car in south Wichita, police said. The crash happened Wednesday night, killing Gauge Fuqua, 21, the Wichita Eagle reported. Investigators believe Fuqua was traveling southbound on the motorcycle when a car driven by a 37-year-old...

Israeli army says it killed suspected Palestinian attacker

May. 29, 2020 10:35 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian after he attempted to run over them with his vehicle on Friday. No Israelis were wounded in the attack, which took place north of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. Tensions have soared in recent weeks as Israel has vowed to...

Series of shootings in Philadelphia leave 2 dead, 9 wounded

May. 29, 2020 8:00 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A series of six apparently unrelated shootings over a short span in Philadelphia has left two people dead and nine wounded, authorities said. The first shooting occurred around 10:45 p.m. Thursday, when two men approached a group gathered on the porch of a home and opened fire. One man...

Family of crash death teen takes action against UK's Raab

May. 29, 2020 5:00 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The family of a British teenager killed when his motorcycle collided with a car allegedly driven by an American diplomat’s wife plan to take legal action against the U.K. foreign policy chief for his actions in the aftermath of the accident. The family of Harry Dunn say they will bring...

4-time DUI offender gets 17-year sentence for deadly crash

May. 28, 2020 7:36 PM EDT

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man convicted of driving under the influence for a fourth time was sentenced to 17 years in prison in connection with a crash last year that left a 66-year-old man dead. Tyler James Cummings, 26, pleaded guilty Wednesday to felony DUI with death, two counts of...