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For George Floyd, a complicated life and consequential death

Apr. 20, 2021 21:15 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Years before a bystander’s video of George Floyd’s last moments turned his name into a global cry for justice, Floyd trained a camera on himself. “I just want to speak to you all real quick,” Floyd says in one video, addressing the young men in...

Official at Maryland police agency resigns after arrest

Apr. 20, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The deputy superintendent of the Maryland Natural Resources Police resigned Tuesday after being charged days earlier with driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to remain at the scene of an accident and negligent driving, police said. Lt....

Key events since George Floyd's arrest and death

Apr. 20, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A timeline of key events that began with George Floyd's arrest on May 25, 2020, by four police officers in Minneapolis: May 25 — Minneapolis police officers respond to a call shortly after 8 p.m. about a possible counterfeit $20 bill being used at a...

Tennessee man arrested in connection with Capitol riot

Apr. 20, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man was arrested Tuesday on charges related to the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Michael Timbrook, 56, of Cookeville, was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds and violent entry and...

Sikh group wants probe of gunman's possible supremacist link

Apr. 20, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Sikh civil rights organization called on law enforcement Tuesday to investigate whether a former FedEx employee who fatally shot eight people — four of them Sikhs — at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis last week had any ties to hate groups. The...

Alleged neo-Nazi group leader accused of assault in Arizona

Apr. 20, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A man believed to be the leader of a neo-Nazi group has been arrested after allegedly threatening some Black men at gunpoint in a Chandler parking lot, authorities said Tuesday. Chandler police said 45-year-old Burt Colucci was taken into custody...

Uber driver in Boston faces sexual assault charge

Apr. 20, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A 25-year-old Uber driver has been charged with sexually assaulting a female passenger, Boston police said Tuesday. Sonpreet Singh, of Somerville, surrendered to police on Sunday after a woman told detectives on April 14 that she'd been assaulted by a...

NY man charged with disorderly conduct in US Capitol siege

Apr. 20, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities have charged a New York City man they say crawled through a broken window at the U.S. Capitol during the siege there earlier this year. Dovid Schwartzberg surrendered on Tuesday to face federal disorderly conduct charges related to the Jan. 6...

Kentucky man charged with officer attack during Capitol riot

Apr. 20, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been charged with assault on a federal officer and other crimes in connection with the January insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, the FBI’s Louisville Field Office said in a statement Tuesday. Stephen Chase Randolph, of...

Police: 1 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at NY grocery store

Apr. 20, 2021 16:04 PM EDT

WEST HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — An employee suspected of shooting three workers at an office inside a Long Island grocery store Tuesday, killing a manager, was arrested hours after fleeing, police said. Gabriel DeWitt Wilson, 31, was taken into custody around 3:15 p.m. at...