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"24 73 65. Listen on air on Alexa and on the W. Wrap it Saito three. It's Sunday, the 20th day of June 2020. It is 81 degrees outside, headed down to the upper sixties. Home again tomorrow. Good Sunday evening. I'm Del Walters. The top local stories we're following for you at this hour nationwide. We've been watching his protesters try to bring down those controversial statutes. Well, tonight. Four men have been charged for trying to do so. Right here in D. C in Lafayette Square. Lee Cantrow, Connor Judge and Ryan Lane all from our region, along with Graeme Lloyd of Maine, are now charged with destruction of federal property. The men are accused of working with others to tear down the statue of President Andrew Jackson Officials say the men are allegedly seen On video, attempting to pry the statue from its base while using rope to try and pull it down. Jackson, who supported in profited from slavery, served as the seventh president. He also signed the Indian removal Act into law in 18 30 Acting U. S. Attorney Michael Sherwin commented on the charges, saying violent behavior and criminal conduct will not be tolerated. Melissa W. T. O P. News he sees delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton talked about the protesters today on Fox News, saying their efforts are already being felt in Congress, especially in the House, which passed legislation to crack down on police using excessive force The impatience in the streets Is why we have the legislation that was passed The Policing Act in Congress last week. The pit with speed, the streets have spoken till the people they send to Congress. And that is how a democracy works. Norton saying Congress has never reacted so quickly, at least among Democrats and after the death of George Floyd Democrats in the House. I'll push the bill through last week, but it's not expected to go far in the Senate, where Republicans have their own bill to parties not been ableto come to a compromise on any police reforms. It's 805 Purple line construction, highlighting the need for better sidewalks and crosswalks in your future light rail stations that, according to a study commissioned by Montgomery County That he finding a lot of stations surrounded by road with narrow or no sidewalks and cars driving around at 40 miles an hour. Short term recommendations are to lower the speed within 1/2 mile radius of the stations to about 25 miles an hour and make the crosswalks more visible in the long term there, calling for wider sidewalks and bike paths that are.
"george floyd democrats" Discussed on WTOP
"Businesses work remotely with unparalleled collaboration solutions like Windows 10 and Microsoft Teams call 877 Ask DEL 63 Sunday, the 28th day of June 2020. It is 82 degrees outside, headed down to the upper sixties again tonight. Good Sunday evening. Thanks for joining us. I'm Del Walter is the top local stories we're following for you at this hour. Nationwide. We have been watching his protesters try to bring down those controversial statutes tow tonight. Four men have been charged with trying to do so. Here in D. C. In Lafayette Square. Lee Cantrow, Connor, Judd and Ryan Lean all from our region, along with Graeme Lloyd of Maine, are now charged with destruction of federal property. The men are accused of working with others to tear down the statue of President Andrew Jackson. Officials say the men are allegedly seen on video attempting to pry the statue from its base while using rope to try and pull a dead. On Jackson, who supported and profited from slavery served as the seventh president. He also signed the Indian removal Act into law in 18 30. Acting U. S. Attorney Michael sure when commented on the charges, saying violent behavior and criminal conduct will not be tolerated. Melissa W. T o P News the Seas delegate, Eleanor Holmes Norton talked about the protesters today on Fox News, saying their efforts are already being felt on Capitol Hill in the House, which passed legislation to crack down on police using excessive force. The impatience in the streets is why we have the legislation that was passed The Policing Act in Congress last week. The pit with speed, the streets have spoken to the people they send to Congress. And that is how a democracy works. Norton says. Congress has never reacted so quickly, at least among Democrats after the death of George Floyd Democrats in the House. He'll push the bill through last week, but it's not expected to go far in the Senate, where Republicans have their own bill. The two parties have not been able to come to a compromise on police reforms. Metro continues to gradually get back to service, 15 metro rail stations and 15 A rather 14 additional bus routes are up and running again. Five orange and blue Line, three red and yellow line and two green line stops will re open. Three stations on the Orange and silver lines will reopen with shuttle bus service because of ongoing construction in East Falls..
"george floyd democrats" Discussed on WTOP
"Vice President Mike Pence tells CBS's face the nation. He supports the response of governors like Greg Abbott in Texas. It's clear across the sun belt that there's something happening, particularly among younger Americans, and that's why we fully support Governor Abbott's decision to close bars and limit restaurants. Florida governor Iran to Santon's blames arise in his state on young people. A big increase over the last three weeks and individuals testing positive throughout the state of Florida in younger age who's particularly 18 TTO, 40 for a new CBS News poll finds that people are skeptical over how the easing of Corona virus restrictions have been going. CBS is Jennifer do, Pento explains. For in 10 Americans say that they're state opened up at the right pace. But for those who feel differently, there's more concerned that their state open too fast almost twice as money think they're state moved too quickly, rather than too slowly. And this is particularly true in the south, where 48% feel that their state open to quickly more than feel this way in any other region of the country. President Trump deleted a video he originally retweeted were an apparent supporter shouts White power! After some push back the video was from a retirement community in Florida and shows a man driving a golf cart decorated with Trump campaign posters chanting White power, the president retweeted it thanking the great people shown in the video, Senator Tim Scott, the only black Republican in the Senate, says it's a disgrace. That was a terrible display. That I saw in that video, White House officials say Mr Trump did not hear the statement that was made. The tweet was deleted from his timeline. Lisa Matteo, CBS News and Louisville, Kentucky Mayor Greg Fisher says peaceful protesters demonstrating over the police killing of Briana Taylor will be allowed to remain despite the fatal shooting of a man overnight. I know the sadness of those who've been organizing and participating in peaceful protest for racial justice. This is absolutely not what they wanted, or any of us wanted. One of us wanted to say this area peaceful protest from the crime scene. Protesters will be allowed to continue gathering during the day, but overnight camping and cooking is now banned. In Chicago. Three Children are dead after a string of weekend shootings, including a one year old. There have been at least 10 people killed so far this weekend. The mayor says she's tired of burying Children. This is CBS News. You know that capital one assistant that looks out for surprise credit card charges and helps if you need to fix them Capital one. What's in your wallet? C Capital one dot com For details. It is 403 on a Sunday, June 28 2020 83 degrees going up to the mid nineties. Good afternoon to you. I'm Mike Murillo. The top local stories. We're following this hour across the nation. We have seen some protesters take it on themselves to bring down controversial statues. Now we're learning. Four men have been charged for an attempt. They're accused of making here in D. C. In Lafayette Square. Lee Cantrow, Connor, Judd and Ryan Lean all from our region, along with Graeme Lloyd of Maine are now charged with destruction of federal property. The men are accused of working with others to tear down the statue of President Andrew Jackson. Officials say the men are allegedly seen on video attempting to pry the statue from its base while using rope to try and pull it down. Jackson, who supported in profited from slavery, served as the seventh president. He also signed the Indian removal Act into law in 18 30 Acting U. S. Attorney Michael Sherwin commented on the charges, saying violent behavior and criminal conduct will not be tolerated. Melissa W. GOP News on Fox News Earlier today, D C delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton spoke out about the influence protests against racial injustice have had on legislation the House passed to crack down on excessive police force the impatience in the streets. Is why we have the legislation that was passed The Policing Act in Congress last week. The pit with speed, the streets have spoken to the people they sent in Congress. And that is how a democracy works. Norton says there has never been a reaction so quick from Congress, at least among Democrats than after the death of George Floyd. Democrats in the House help push the bill through last week, but it's not expected to go far in the Senate, where Republicans have their own bill. The two parties have not been able to come to a compromise on police reforms..
"george floyd democrats" Discussed on WTOP
"Statues. Now we're learning for men have been charged for an attempt. You're accused of making here in D. C. In Lafayette Square. Lee Cantrow, Connor, Judd and Ryan Lean all from our region, along with Graeme Lloyd of Maine are now charged with destruction of federal property. The men are accused of working with others to tear down the statue of President Andrew Jackson. Officials say the men are allegedly seen on video attempting to pry the statue from its base while using rope to try and pull it down. Jackson, who supported in profited from slavery, served as the seventh president. He also signed the Indian removal Act into law in 18 30 Acting U. S Attorney Michael shirt when commented on the charges, saying violent behavior and criminal conduct will not be tolerated. Melissa how w. GOP News On Fox News Earlier today, D c delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton spoke about the influence protests against racial injustice have had on legislation in the House passed to crack down on excessive police for the impatience in the streets is why we have the legislation that was passed the Policing Act in Congress. Last week. The pit with speed, the streets have spoken to the people they send to Congress, and that is how a democracy works. Horton says there has never been a reaction so quick from Congress, at least among Democrats than after the death of George Floyd. Democrats in the House help push the bill through last week, but it's not expected to go far in the Senate, where Republicans have their own bill. Two parties have not been able to come to a compromise on police reforms..
"george floyd democrats" Discussed on WTOP
"Arlington County Police are investigating a deadly shooting on Columbia Pie going to police say it started early this morning. They got a report of gunshots being fired in the 3000 block of Columbia Pike. That's between Walter Reed and Glebe. They say to people then reported to a local hospital with gunshot wounds that were not life threatening. Then later, they found a deceased person inside a car in the 3200 block of Columbia Pike that's near the Audi dealership. They closed off streets in the area for their investigation. They're asking that anyone who may have information regarding these incidents give Arlington police a call in South Arlington, Sandy coz l W T O P News, 12 12. A man is dead after a shooting in Prince George's County, Prince George's county, police say while responding to the sound of gunshots at around three this morning, officers found the man shot multiple times in a car, the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Brooks Drive. Anyone with information in the case should call Prince George's County Police. The building of the Purple Line has highlighted a need for better sidewalks in crosswalks near the future light rail stations. That's according to a new analysis commissioned by Montgomery County. The analysis found many stations air surrounded by road with narrow to no sidewalks and cars driving at speeds around 40 miles an hour. Recommendations for the short term, are lowering speeds within 1/2 mile radius to 25 miles per hour and making crosswalks more visible in the long term. Re analysis calls for wider sidewalks and bypass that are separated from traffic. If you see in the movie remember the Titans? It's based on a true story of the integration of high school football team from Alexandria that went on to win the state championship. Well, now there's a petition to change the name of T. C. Williams High School. Tell me one nice thing about TC Williams. Mark Solomon started the petition to change the name of the school TC. Williams was the superintendent from the 19 thirties to 1963 who was a vocal segregationist. Solomon has talked in the past with others about trying to change the name now in the midst of the black lives matter, Protests said, Hey, you know, we talked about this at the time, and they said Yep. It's time after a couple of weeks, several 1000 names around the petition which will be submitted to the school board, the Lord consisting W T O P knows 12 14 on Fox News this morning, DC Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes. Norton spoke about the influence that protests against racial injustice have had on legislation passed this week in the House to crack down on excessive police force. The impatience in the streets is why we have the legislation that was passed the Policing Act in Congress. Last week. The pit with speed, the streets have spoken to the people they send to Congress, and that is how a democracy works. Norton says. There has never been a reaction so quick from Congress and after the death of George Floyd, Democrats in the House help pushed through the bill, but it's not expected to go far in the Senate, where Republicans have their own competing bill. Two parties have not been able to come to a compromise on police reforms. Ah movement to bring awareness to black lives matter Movement is gaining momentum with an unlikely industry. The black is beautiful initiative is asking breweries all over the country to brew for a cause. Neighbor recalled weathered souls in Texas is providing a stout recipe toe. Other brewers who sign onto user stout recipe and label to sell. The campaign calls for the companies to donate 100% of the South sale and then give it to nonprofits who support the cause. So far, over 900 brewers have signed up. There are 16 in Maryland and another 32 in Virginia. Erica Murphy. W T. O P News Sports.
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"And with big news for all state employees there are no furlough days within this budget we have managed to remove all furlough days from every agency within the budget house budget chair it Terry England says the budget does include a ten percent cut to QB formulas for schools but won't likely be felt by many of the school systems that have built up reserves since the last recession the budget does include a ten percent pay cut for state lawmakers which is part of the bill that must still be passed before they adjourn the session it now will sit on the desk of lawmakers for a few hours before both the house and Senate will vote on it reporting live from the state capitol centre parish ninety five point five WSP all right it's now eighty degrees on Peachtree street at three oh one W. SPT religious Kirk knowledge is looking for storms often on this afternoon and evening Atlanta's most accurate and dependable forecast is straight ahead corona virus cases are spiking in the U. S. and across Georgia WSB is bill chi at your reports the numbers are back to where we were in April all the gains of the past two months are gone Georgia governor Brian camp in Atlanta mayor Keisha lance bottoms are pleading with people to wear a mask of particular concern is a rising cases among young people in Georgia George is now reporting more than sixty nine thousand total cases and that's an increase of seventeen hundred just since yesterday stay with us for our special coming up right after this newscast coronavirus where Georgia stands with WSP is Chris Chandler and all of our hosts for the next sixty minutes former vice president Joe Biden calls health care a critical issue in this year's presidential campaign we're cutting access to insurance while so many businesses run out of business and not able to provide their own their own business health insurance if they have this just seems to me to be close to cruel Pennsylvania Biden warning that protections for people with pre existing conditions could go away if trump is reelected he also accused trump of aiming to significantly cut Medicare Pennsylvania is a key battleground state the trump narrowly won in twenty sixteen Biden was born in scrap local news every thirty minutes and when it breaks ninety five point five W. S. bees depend on it the U. S. house is headed for a vote late this evening on a police reform bill from Democrats use WSP Jamie Dupri I'm Jamie do pre in Washington a month after the police killing of George Floyd Democrats are poised to push a series of police reform and accountability measures through the house congresswoman Karen bass Hey because this is the day we passed legislation to transform policing in America among the many provisions the plan withholds federal money from departments that allow police chokehold and makes it easier to bring lawsuits against police officers for misconduct and WSP Jamie Dupree don't call them the Dixie chicks anymore the country music trio are bidding good bye to the civil war reference in the group's name there now just called the chicks changing their online branding and saying they wanted to meet this moment this after lady antebellum changed its band name to lady eight earlier this month WSPU timed out three oh three just ahead live team coverage of traffic and weather and our coronavirus special where Georgia stands next it just doesn't feel like summer without an ice cold coca Cola.
"george floyd democrats" Discussed on KOMO
"Murrow award for best newscast and here's what's coming up the regions are to traction post massive layoffs I'm Brian Calvert with the affected may be felt long after the pandemic second wrongful death for one local officer I'm Corwin hate the black man's family seeks twenty million dollars first an update from ABC news good morning at seven thirty seven unveiling some of the changes we would like to see in the nation's police departments including keeping a database of police officers accused of misconduct this is south Carolina's Tim Scott the only black Republican in the Senate to help private data collection or the information is around making sure that once the series bodily injury occurs or death the all that information is reported to the FBI today only forty percent of the department's report that information to the FBI the legislation coming after outrage of the police involved killing of George Floyd Democrats in the house are crafting their own bill they say the Senate plan doesn't go far enough the justice department is suing to stop next week's publication of former national security adviser John Bolton's book health officials in Tulsa are growing concerned about that big crowds expected at president trump's Saturday rally and it was five years ago today that a white nationalist opened fire in a black church in South Carolina killing nine worshippers at mother Emanuel A. M. E. church in Charleston Jerry Preston ABC news one thousand FM ninety seven seven at seven thirty one right now and welcome to this Wednesday morning in downtown Seattle some clouds and a little sunshine mixed in it's fifty six degrees with great Herschel timeout the factor of near the top stories from the come of twenty four seven news center king county leaders are just having to wait after applying to move on to phase two.
Democrats in Congress unveil police reform bill
"Democrats in Congress are unveiling details of a sweeping new police reform bill I'm Jeannie Dupri in Washington in the aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd Democrats rolled out plans today to make it more difficult for instances of police brutality to go unnoticed because black Americans want stopping kill senator come along here is this specifically is a bill about accountability and consequence the bill would change the legal protections for officers from lawsuits and create a national registry about police misconduct
"george floyd democrats" Discussed on News 96.5 WDBO
"BO our top story Democrats in DC look to reform police across the nation the martyrdom of George Floyd gave American expat Merican experience a moment of national anguish as we grieve for the black Americans killed by police brutality that was house speaker Nancy Pelosi not long ago we got a new report from our Washington watchdog what he calls a new sweeping piece of police accountability legislation coming from the Democrats today I'm Jamie do pre in Washington with clear momentum for action in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd Democrats rolled out new police accountability legislation we now have over two hundred co sponsors Californian congresswoman Karen bass never again should the world be subjected to witnessing the slow murder of an individual by a uniformed police officer the plan would ban certain tactics like the police chokehold and seeks more accountability by limiting the legal immunity of police officers I know congressman Darren Soto tweets the bill bans chokeholds and increases the ability to pursue civil rights claims including excessive force he also says the Kurds racial profiling president trump tweeted earlier in the morning lan order not to fund an abolish the police the radical left Democrats have gone crazy coming up how quickly the application process closed for Orange County residents try to get some financial help during the shutdown NextEra windows news at noon this is news ninety six point five Orlando turns first for breaking news weather and traffic just George Waldburger already have some spotty storms developing the rain will increase in coverage as we head through the end of the day and.
"george floyd democrats" Discussed on Newsradio 950 WWJ
"Me New York city's lifting its curfew there was a reaction to sometimes violent protests over the death of George Floyd things have calmed down considerably governor Andrew Cuomo has some advice for those who demonstrated though get tested for the corona virus we are concerned that those protests may have increased the spread of the virus we're going to do thirty five thousand tests per day just in New York City Joe Biden will travel to Houston tomorrow to meet with the family of George Floyd two weeks after Floyd's death in police custody CBS news update I'm Sam lead singer this is news radio nine fifty W. W. J. news time in Detroit six thirty two today in the city of Detroit crowds gather once again to protest police brutality for a tenth straight day W. WJW local from the D. with the details are things this evening's act hello Greg good things are passionate things are civil though and you know that music you're playing right there that was a beautiful moment as protesters earlier crossed the Fisher freeway downtown now Greg we are in front of little Caesars arena and the protesters say they have a message for the Ilitch is in there chanting our streets or city now earlier Greg I talked to one area he drove all the way from Chicago to be here today he went to the university of Michigan as a nursing student but he says it was important to be here and this is the change he wants as a nurse I want to see public health be refunded in the city of Chicago for every dollar that went to the police department in twenty seventeen to cents went to public health so in the middle of a public health pandemic and we look around and ask yourselves why are doctors where nurses not well equipped well it's because all the resources are being trained into the police department so and again Greg this the tenth night of protests we are on Woodward right in front of L. C. A. with the protesters are chanting or street or a city probably at least a thousand maybe two thousand much like it was yesterday this protest began at Detroit public safety headquarters reporting from downtown Detroit Zack Clark at WWJ newsradio nine fifty exactly as numbers you mentioned a thousand two thousand so even though it's the tenth day the the numbers are still strong we're not really seeing a crowds dwindling at this point right no Greg I don't think so in that the message has remained the same and you know I was out here yesterday with these protesters as well and they said they will protest until they see substantive change and you know Greg I don't know how long that will take it it's not gonna take days or even weeks and so you know if these protesters are true to their word these could last well into the summer though I will just have to C. as time goes by but Greg no you're right this protest feels as vibrant as yesterday's maybe even as the day began Zach you know in other cities we've heard calls for the police to be de funded or completely you know reorganized or any of the protesters calling for that here yeah absolutely great again you know we see a lot of signs that say the phone to the police and yesterday at the end of the March was about nine thirty the protesters had a list of demands at the top of that list was transparency within the police department including an independent audit of the department's finances and I got a lot of people say the money that goes into the police department could be better spent to better serve the public and public health so that's gonna be a big point of contention Bragg North Texas again WW JZ archy is out there in Detroit this evening covering those protests to be out there all evening long stay with WWJ for all the latest night of Detroit's top business leaders come together last week to denounce the racism and injustice surrounding the police deaths of George Floyd Brianna Taylor and almond armory Reverend Wendell Anthony of the Detroit chapter in double ACP says there's never been a time where business leaders came together on a racial issue and he welcomes their input they can make a difference and law enforcement they can make a difference with our legislative bodies they can make a difference in the halls of Congress and in the halls of the White House whoever happens to be that leaders from the Detroit three among those calling for changes to win the systemic racism and injustice against minorities city council member in Michigan's upper peninsula is apologizing for jokingly suggesting shooting demonstrators who commit violence or vandalism during a July fourth celebration Escanaba councilmember Ralph blasier made the remarks during a Thursday council meeting reading from a statement saying those who threw objects at police shot anyone or set fires will be shot in both legs and left lying there till dawn with only to crawl to the hospital the Escanaba daily press reports later apologized Friday calling it a failed attempt at humor the comic comes amidst demonstrations after the death of George Floyd Democrats are expected to unveil a new bill in Congress Monday to address police misconduct and racial bias CBS news correspondent Wendy Gillette has details on what's in that legislation the bill is called the justice in policing active twenty twenty according to a summary obtained by The New York Times it would track police misconduct nationally banned certain types of chokeholds make it easier to prosecute officers and make lynching a federal hate crime New Jersey senator Cory Booker is one of the bill's sponsors for black people in this country we thought this country's out of control in the way police is our communities and individuals for a very long time he spoke on NBC's meet the press Wendy Gillette CBS news National Guard troops will be pulled out of California cities where they've been deployed for a week after rampant violence and thievery more the first days of protests over the death of George Florida according to officials today the announcement came as peaceful demonstrations again popped up across the state including one on horseback another on wheels as protesters continue to call for police reforms a number of cases of the corona virus in Michigan over fifty eight thousand today the state health department reporting one hundred twenty one new confirmed cases of the virus the number people have recovered now more than forty two thousand chief medical executive Dr J. Calhoun says the fewest cases are in northern Michigan but all the vers continued to trend in the right direction the Lansing region now also has a rate of under seven cases per million people per day the Detroit Kalamazoo Jackson and second all regions are all saying less than twenty cases per million people per day number of deaths connected to the corona virus now stands at five thousand six hundred fifty six the most in Wayne Oakland and Macomb counties coming up next on news radio nine fifty Michigan ranks among the best rates in the nation for helping small businesses handle the pandemic crisis I am Marie Feldman W. W. J. news time six thirty eight traffic.
"george floyd democrats" Discussed on WBT Charlotte News Talk
"Threw rocks and bottles police say not clear how many arrested but over the weekend rioters injured eight police say and some of the protesters were armed we recovered ten guns that's that's really disconnect and disturbing to me in possession by some of the writers and protesters that we've seen out there and that's what we were covered so there's no telling what we were not able to recover as well deputy chief Johnny Jennings who says the rioters have been violent dozens of businesses and properties have been penalized riders had thrown rocks bricks and bottles of water Molotov cocktails offices have been assaulted by all of those items back people who participated in the writing but it's been worse in other cities in New York storefronts smashed organized groups including this is in the middle of New York City this is from sixtieth street down to fourteenth street on the Upper East Side to the Upper West Side everywhere dozens of stores here all over the place and it H. X. groups traveling like dozens to hundreds and they're not protesters at all and the are monitoring where the police got as reporter Brian lenis at least fifty six hundred people around the country have been arrested since demonstrations broke out protesting the death of George Floyd Democrats in the house do not believe the president when he says the protests over are the work of the left wing group antifa in a letter to FBI director Christopher Wray and acting homeland security secretary Chad wolf Democrats in the homeland security committee asked for documentation to back up the trump administration's claim that far left groups including antifa are responsible for violence at the protest the lawmakers also want information about the possibility far right groups have been involved the panel set a June nineteenth deadline for documents related to the ongoing protests in requested a briefing from FBI and DHS officials no later than June twelfth Rachel Sutherland boxes here in Mecklenburg County the prosecutor Spencer Merriweather who was an African America issued a statement saying the killing of George Floyd is disturbing and that more work needs to be done but he also said the violence that we've seen makes no one more free politics seven states have presidential primaries today former vice president Joe Biden is the presumptive democratic nominee as the rest of the democratic candidates have suspended their campaigns but in some states Vermont senator Bernie Sanders is still on the ballot most of the state's voting today have seen an uptick in absentee ballot requests and several have changed their voting guidelines to include provisions for social distancing in New York Tonya J. powers fox news and while school systems try to figure out how to handle school this fall with corona virus in Georgia they're leaving that up to each school district George is one hundred eighty school districts are all on their own to decide whether they will have in building classes in the next school year the state's constitution calls for local management of school districts and with the exception of an emergency order to close from the governor deciding how to handle schooling while social distancing will be left up to the schools though the Atlanta journal constitution reports many districts are confused by state guidelines which they say don't help them understand what constitutes different levels of corona virus outbreaks Evan brown fox news this hour brought to you by Bojangles it's Bo time at W. B. T. we lead local I'm mark garrison W. B. T. news news talk eleven ten ninety nine three WBT where we leave the local.
"george floyd democrats" Discussed on KZSC 88.1 FM Santa Cruz
"Org the mayor of Atlanta Georgia says two police officers have been fired and three others placed on desk duty over excessive use of force during a weekend protest the officers used a stun guns other than to young African American college students before getting them out of their car and pushing them to the ground mayor Keisha lance bottoms said that she and the police chief made the decision to fire the officers after reviewing body camera footage of the police action sometime during the night I saw a very disturbing video of two young college students who were in downtown Atlanta yesterday evening and it was disturbing on many levels are the least of not which was that there clearly was an excessive use of force Atlanta's police chief apologized and said she knows the officers behavior was unacceptable and cause further fear for Lauderdale police suspended or an officer after video showed he pushed that kneeling black woman to the ground during protests over the police killing of George Floyd escalating a clash were bottles were thrown in tear gas was fired also in fort Lauderdale the state attorney's office fired a prosecutor today for calling demonstrators animals at the zoo in the quickly deleted Facebook post Kentucky's governor has called for the release of police videos from a deadly shooting in Louisville Louisville's police chief says officers and National Guard soldiers enforcing the city's curfew returned fire and killed a man when someone in the large group fired at them Kentucky governor Andy Beshear understanding is that there is significant camera footage body camera and otherwise and I have called the the mayor of Louisville and I have through our law enforcement groups contacted LMPD and asked them to release it as soon as possible but it turns out there was no footage the mayor of Louisville fired the police chief today after the revelation that his officers body cameras were not turned on during the shooting the dead man has been identified as David Mack a TV a black business owner more from reporter Nadia Ramadan the killings of unarmed black citizens across the country including Brianna Taylor who was asleep at her home in lieu of all in mid March when she was killed have sparked public outrage over the inertia or complete lack of response by officials to investigate or charge officers involved in the incidents representative Charles Booker of loopholes says unless the tendency to protect law enforcement at all costs chefs these tragedies will continue to happen on history so that the incident happened especially the people who complexion looks like mine but you know maybe people and justice failed them the property failed them the investigation either don't happen or if they do there's not the transparency that the community needs to heal last Friday Minneapolis authorities announced that one of the officers involved in the death of George Floyd had been charged with third degree murder the two white men in charge out one a retired police officer were arrested and charged only after a video showing the killing of Ahmad operate went viral two months after the incident no one has been charged in the death of Brianna Taylor Booker says the current moment provides an opportunity for local officials and state lawmakers to address Kentuckians concerns about script that needs to be restored in the community this is an opportunity for us to understand that protecting freedom and protecting liberty main step we need to have processes and accountability in place even for the agencies that are there to protect them in a statement released on Twitter Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron said his office is in the process of determining what investigatory steps need to take place at the state level regarding Taylor's death and it said the FBI is conducting an independent investigation into the facts surrounding the ins dent for public news service I'm not a around like on democratic lawmakers and civil rights leaders are ramping up their calls for police reform and anti racism actions in Congress they're supporting resolutions and other measures to address the police use of force institutional racism and independent investigations of police actions such as the killing of unarmed African American George Floyd in Minneapolis Christopher Martinez has the story while president Donald Trump is calling protesters terrorists and urging governors to get tough and dominate them democratic lawmakers and civil rights activists are taking a different approach instead they're targeting institutional racism and police violence democratic Congress member Barbara Lee of Oakland has introduced a resolution to address the legacy of slavery and racism and the lasting effect on communities of color Lee would like Congress to create truth racial healing and transformation commission she says she's been working on the resolution for three years so the goal is to really help Americans think about the issue by exposed brain and gender from the belief in the midst of a hierarchy of human value based on superficial physical characteristics such as skin color and facial features he was joined at a news conference by Latino Asian and other democratic lawmakers supporting anti racist action and solidarity Jim McGovern is a Democrat from Massachusetts he says he worries about many things as a parent but he says he does not worry that a family member will be killed because of the color of their skin and let's be clear in short George Floyd look like made it can wear white he would be alive today so it's not enough for white allies to be angry and irate we need to channel our anger into action and activism we need to work together to create the political will to actually do something we need to change the system until everything M. and every person in this country is safe regardless of the color of their skin that's not enough to be quietly nine races we need to be loudly and he races are busy and other Democrats are also supporting of a solution by Democrats hi Jana Presley of Michigan and in Han Omar of Minnesota condemning police brutality racial profiling and the excessive use of force by police meanwhile several democratic lawmakers joined civil rights leaders in another news conference responding to recent civil unrest they're calling for police reform in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd Democrat Karen bass of Los Angeles is chair of the congressional black caucus and we have to ask ourselves and we have to ask the country at what point at what point will we grow tired of seeing people but fully executed on video and nothing happens bass and the other activists are calling for legislation aimed at reducing the police use of deadly force for example by increasing independent oversight and investigations of police killings senator Kamala Harris is a Democrat from California she says part of the problem is that there are two systems of justice in America with a broken system that has stolen black lives for too long and I want to highlight just a couple of the bills that were working on a national standard for use of force it should not be that when prosecutors bring these cases around the country the standard of proof is insurmountable because it only asks the question what is the use of excessive force reasonable instead of what the question should be which is asking was that use of force necessary we also need independent investigations of police use of force cases and I say that as a former prosecutor Sherilyn I. Phyllis president and director counsel of the N. double ACP legal defense and education fund she says the nation erupted in unrest in the nineteen sixties and again in nineteen ninety two over the issue of police violence against unarmed African Americans but she says this time is different for me personally I will tell you that this time is different because when I saw the image of officer Derek Shaw band taking the lives of the joint chiefs George Floyd with his hands in his pockets and looking at people videotaping him everything about his stance and his face said that he felt confident that there would be no accountability for him taking the life of George George Floyd whether this time really will be different remains to be seen protests against police killings of unarmed African Americans and other people of color have not resolved the issue up to now but democratic senator Cory Booker of New Jersey says he has a lot of hope because he's saying a lot of energy specific proposals and new coalitions and he says he's also looking toward the upcoming election this election I think could be very well be an election the determines whether we see broad based on policing reforms our country or not and I think that I had to I I can't predict gonna happen over the next hundred sixty days between now and election Robert this could very well be a compelling reason that drives many people to the polls are who want to see real reform in our country reporting for pacifica radio news KPFA Christopher Martinez California governor Gavin Newsom deployed a thousand members of the National Guard to Los Angeles yesterday following a request by mayor Eric Garcetti who also imposed an overnight curfew and Estee ours Ernesto Arce filed this report from Los Angeles Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti requested as many as seven hundred National Guard troops to help keep order in the city well he says he supports the protests he expressed his disappointment in vandalism and looting saying violence is never the answer but several groups shot back criticizing the mayor's call the governor Gavin Newsom for military reinforcement saying any violence from here on in would be quote blood on the mayor's hands Middle East African American resident who gave his name is Darren faced off against police in a skirmish line his voice trembling with the rage of what he described as twenty five years of harassment and abuse at the hands of police any one yeah not it's all part of history the wife of twenty I feel good about yourself others like Pomona resident Linda you know close says black lives matter is a movement she aligns with even though she's Chicana because both groups of experience police repression over incarceration and poverty I think it's important to highlight ality everywhere we've had our fair share of I felt that it was important to come out and support black lives matter in Los Angeles somewhere to store say keep you okay you're listening to the evening news on KPFA Berkeley KPFK Los Angeles KFC friends now online at KPFA dot org this is an hour long newscast each night at six there's a half hour edition on the weekends and it's always available online K. 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A. dot org I'm mark miracle community leaders today held a peaceful protest in front of San Francisco's city hall today announced the death of George Floyd and demand justice for victims of police brutality Canada is luminous reports each floor Brianna Taylor woot groups like wealth and disparities in the black community justice for Mary awards an organization formed after the killing of Merriam woods by police officers in San Francisco five years ago and others organized the event when woods is the mother of Merriam woods she made an emotional appeal for justice thank god I don't feel good I well it just is right he can't rest in peace because he does no justice George actor Jamie Foxx San Francisco supervisor Shimon Walton and mayor London breed also joined the protest mayor Breen said her cousin was killed by the San Francisco police department in two thousand six she says that as a mayor she would do everything she can to push for reforms in the San Francisco police department don't get it twisted the mayor but I'm a black woman first angry I am Stratis I am sick and tired of being sick and tired want to see what Forsman it is because stressed the importance of continuing the fight after the current wave of protests dies down they urged protesters to vote in the upcoming November elections as a way of making change Reverend Amos brown is president of the San Francisco branch of the N. double ACP he urged people to translate their anger into votes this November to get Donald trump out of office we are not the protest we must go from still production I see if you will accept the charge to produce some there's been no what do you get out of the White House on Monday morning San Francisco police chief bill Scott said that although protests in the city were mostly peaceful some people had only come to make trouble Scott said thirty three people were arrested for looting and eighty seven were arrested for curfew violations over the weekend he says the department is still in the process of finding out where those arrested came from Scott also said the mayor breed has asked the state for extra resources which came in the form of more than two hundred divisional police officers deployed to backup the SFPD on Sunday reporting for KPFA I'm one of many and San Francisco is under a mandatory curfew beginning at eight PM tonight and lasting until five this morning after several days of resistance Oakland mayor Libby shafted there today finally declared a curfew for the city of Oakland again running from eight tonight until five tomorrow shaft says her curfew imposition or will last indefinitely citing an extreme emergency without explaining the Alameda county sheriff's imposed a curfew county wide again from eight PM until five AM most of the major cities and towns the suburban communities within Alameda county and Contra Costa county are also under some sort of curfew tonight and for the first time in modern memory the city of Sacramento has imposed a curfew yeah they say in hopes of quelling late night violence that chickens this shaken the city's central core this weekend and spread the outlying city areas last night state officials have ordered the shut down of all California.