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Nation Apr 20Chauvin found guilty of murder and manslaughter in George Floyd death
The jury reached its verdict Tuesday after deliberating about 10 hours over two days in a city on edge against another outbreak of unrest.
Nation Apr 20WATCH: Jury finds Derek Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd case
The verdict set off jubilation around the city. People instantly flooded the surrounding streets downtown, running through traffic with banners, and cars blared their horns.
Nation Apr 19WATCH: Trial of Derek Chauvin, charged with killing George Floyd – Closing arguments
During closing arguments, prosecutors argued that Chauvin squeezed the life out of Floyd by pinning his knee against Floyd's neck last May, ignoring bystanders and common sense.
Politics Mar 29South Dakota governor kills transgender sports bill, but orders restrictrions
Shortly after the bill died, the governor, who has emerged as a prominent national figure in the GOP, issued two executive orders that Republican lawmakers said amounted to an effort to salvage her reputation with conservatives.
Health Oct 17Rural Midwest hospitals struggling to handle virus surge
Rural Jerauld County in South Dakota didn’t see a single case of the coronavirus for more than two months stretching from June to August. But over the last two weeks, its rate of new cases per person soared to one…
Nation Aug 29Blake’s family to lead Kenosha rally against police violence
Family members of Jacob Blake, a Black man who was paralyzed after a Kenosha police officer shot him in the back, are leading a march and rally Saturday to call for an end to police violence.
Nation Aug 28Judge delays extradition hearing for teen charged in Kenosha killings
A judge has postponed a decision on whether a 17-year-old should be returned to Wisconsin to face charges in the killing of two people on the streets of Kenosha during unrest following the police shooting of a Black man, Jacob…
Nation Aug 27Illinois teen charged in Kenosha shooting that killed 2, hurt 1
Prosecutors have charged a 17-year-old from Illinois in the fatal shooting of two protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and the wounding of a third. Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley filed the charges against Kyle Rittenhouse Thursday afternoon.
Nation Aug 27WATCH: Kenosha officials give update on police shooting of Jacob Blake
Groups that had taken to Kenosha’s streets with long guns were nowhere to be seen early Thursday following somber protests and no widespread unrest for the first night since the weekend police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Nation Aug 2717-year-old arrested after 2 killed during protests in Kenosha
A white, 17-year-old police admirer was arrested Wednesday after two people were shot to death during a third straight night of protests.