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Protesters gather at the scene where George Floyd, an unarmed black man, was pinned down by a police officer kneeling on his neck before later dying in hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. May 26, 2020.

Eric Garner’s mother says watching George Floyd plead ‘I can’t breathe’ before dying in police custody was like having ‘...

Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, on Wednesday spoke out about George Floyd's death. Garner and Floyd both told police "I can't breathe" before dying.
Protesters march and carry signs decrying the killing of George Floyd on May 26, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Most Minnesota law enforcement agencies ban the neck-pinning maneuver used against George Floyd — but it’s still allowed in Minneapolis

George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died on Monday after being subdued for eight minutes by an officer who was seen on video kneeling on his neck.
Ford Police Interceptor Utility.

Ford made its police SUV heat itself up to more than 133 degrees to kill the coronavirus

Ford worked with Ohio State and police departments to develop the tech. Ford has a longstanding relationship with law enforcement.

Police arrested a Bay Area woman who they say posted racist notes on the homes of Asian Americans

The notes suggested that those not native to the US leave the country immediately.
"Criminals, in general, aren't rule followers," Kansas City Police Department sergeant Jacob Becchina told Insider.

Despite lockdown orders, murder rates are rising in cities across America

Homicides in Nashville have spiked 233% during the pandemic. Houston, New York, and other cities have reported sizeable increases, as well.

A New York woman who called the police and falsely claimed that there was an ‘African-American man threatening her life’ said her actions ...

According to NBC News, the woman has been put on administrative leave by her employer as a result of the incident.
Video of the incident posted to Twitter appears to show the woman calling the police while the man records the interaction.

A woman in a video appears to call the police claiming there’s an ‘African American man threatening my life’ — he apparently h...

Police officers were called to Central Park in New York City over an argument that apparently centered on a dog being off-leash in a protected area.
A video shows Texas police officers pointing their gun at 21-year-old Tye Anders after he allegedly failed to stop at a stop sign on May 16, 2020.

A shocking video shows a grandmother falling on her grandson, who was accused of running a stop sign, as police officers brandish weapons

The police say Tye Anders, 21, did not stop at a stop sign and then refused to exit his vehicle. His lawyer says it's a case of racial profiling.
The Volusia County Sheriff's Office released video footage showing a huge block party gathering on May 16, despite social distancing guidelines.

Florida authorities released footage of a block party with 3,000 people that ended with arrests

In a press conference, the local police chief noted that the public has been urged to avoid large gatherings due to the risk of spreading coronavirus.
Justin M. Rogers was arrested on theft charges

A 20-year-old Virginia man accused of stealing alcohol from a convenience store while wearing a watermelon on his head has been arrested

Police are investigating another suspect who was also wearing a melon head at the time of the theft.