Several US senators have introduced legislation that would make it a federal crime to target police officers.
City officials on Wednesday announced at a city council meeting that the mural would be covered due to a street paving project in October.
“It’s not a group or an organization. It’s a movement or an ideology.”
The Trump administration’s crackdown has already led to more than 300 arrests on federal crimes in the protests that erupted following the death of George Floyd.
Roosevelt Tarlesson, 40, is facing misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest and disturbing the court, stemming from a heated situation that occurred nearly 18 months ago.
San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia banned the use of rubber bullets as a method of crowd control on June 16, so officers could no longer use them to control crowds, only to defend themselves.
Days after police bodycam from the May riot was released, top brass told city council members a lack of training hampered their efforts.
Authorities tightened security around the Hennepin County Family Justice Center in downtown Minneapolis Friday morning in anticipation of protests following the pre-trial hearing for the four former police officers charged in the death of George Floyd.
Protesters are demanding police accountability and legislation to change how authorities respond to mental health emergencies.
The prospects for federal legislation have evaporated.
Jacob Blake, the Black man who was shot by Kenosha police, shared a message from his hospital bed on Saturday: "Every 24 hours, it's pain, it's nothing but pain. It hurts to breathe, it hurts to sleep, it hurts to move from side to side, it hurts to eat."
As unrest continues in Portland amid 100 straight days of protests, authorities released additional court documents late Friday detailing the moments before the slaying of a right-wing protester last weekend.
A few hundred demonstrators had met at Kenton Park before making their way to the Portland Police Association building.
The death of Daniel Prude after a confrontation with police sparked a third night of demonstrations in New York's third-largest city, with protesters demanding more accountability for how it happened and legislation to change how authorities respond to mental health emergencies.
The state's top law enforcement officer does not support the bill for one reason: his office loses up to $80 million annually.
After Trump called Wheeler, a Democrat, a “fool” and blamed him for allowing violence to proliferate in the liberal city, the visibly angry mayor lashed out at the president, addressing him in the first person through the TV cameras.
Seventy-four people are now facing federal charges related to protests that have rocked Portland, Oregon, for three months since George Floyd was killed, the local U.S. attorney announced Thursday.
What Vice President Mike Pence didn't say was that Dave Underwood was not killed by protesters, but allegedly by an Air Force sergeant with links to a militant right-wing movement.
Kyle Rittenhouse, of Antioch, Illinois, was taken into custody in Illinois on suspicion of first-degree intentional homicide. Antioch is about 15 miles from Kenosha.
A friend of the family shared a link to a GoFundMe.com page, where the funds are meant for things like medical bills and legal representation for Jacob Blake. It had already reached more than $120K as of Monday afternoon.