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Minneapolis Police Department Fires Four Officer After Death Of Black Man Pinned Down During Arrest

Four officers from the Minneapolis Police Department have been fired following the death of a man who was pinned down during an arrest. Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced Tuesday that four officers were fired following a viral video that showed George Floyd, a black man, becoming unresponsive as an officer pinned him to the ground by holding a knee against his neck. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey commended Arradondo’s decision to fire the officers: “It is the right decision for our city,” Frey said. “We’ve stated our values, and ultimately, we need to live by them.” ...Read more

Man Who Recorded Video Of Ahmaud Arbery Being Shot Arrested On Murder Charge

Officials announced Thursday that the man who filmed video of two white men fatally shooting an unarmed a black man who was jogging down a road, has now also been arrested on murder charges. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.50 year-old William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. is expected to face charges of felony murder and criminal intent to commit false imprisonment in connection with the killing of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery. ...Read more

Shooting At Naval Air Station In Texas Considered “Terrorism Related’

The FBI has determined that an active shooter incident at a Texas naval base Thursday morning was related to terrorism. The FBI said at a press briefing Thursday afternoon, “we have determined that the incident this morning at the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi is terrorism-related,, adding that while the shooter is deceased; there may be a second person of interest at large in the community. The public should remain calm, and if you see something, say something,” officials said. ...Read more