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The Minneapolis police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck had 18 previous complaints against him, police department says

The Minneapolis police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck had 18 previous complaints against him, police department says

The former Minneapolis police officer seen in a video with his knee on George Floyd’s neck had 18 prior complaints filed against him with the Minneapolis Police Department’s Internal Affairs, according to the police department. It’s unclear what the internal affairs complaints against the officer, Derek Chauvin, were for. MPD did not provide additional details.…MORE

The Boston Marathon has been canceled and will be held as a virtual race

The Boston Marathon has been canceled and will be held as a virtual race

The 2020 Boston Marathon has been canceled, and it will become a virtual race for the first time in the event’s history. Mayor Marty Walsh made the announcement Thursday at a news conference. The Boston Athletic Association has determined that the traditional one day running of the 124th Boston marathon will not be feasible this…MORE

Surveillance video does not support police claims that George Floyd resisted arrest

Surveillance video does not support police claims that George Floyd resisted arrest

Surveillance video from outside a Minneapolis restaurant appears to contradict police claims that George Floyd resisted arrest before an officer knelt on his neck. Floyd’s death this week sparked protests across the country after video emerged that shows the 46-year-old black man handcuffed and on the ground saying, “I can’t breathe,” as a police officer…MORE

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