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Judge Limits Evidence, Refuses to Move Trial in Floyd Death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge said Friday he won’t delay or move the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death over concerns that a $27 million settlement for Floyd’s family could taint the jury pool, but he’ll allow limited evidence from a 2019 arrest. Meanwhile, a 13th juror was seated Friday —…

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Attorneys ‘Disgusted’ No Charges Against Indianapolis Cop

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for the family of a 21-year-old Black man who was shot and killed in May by an Indianapolis police officer blasted the investigation on Saturday, saying a more thorough one could have led the grand jury to return a criminal indictment against the officer. The lawyers for Dreasjon Reed’s family maintain…

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Multi-Million Settlement Reached in Breonna Taylor Lawsuit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The city of Louisville will pay millions to the mother of Breonna Taylor and reform police practices as part of a lawsuit settlement months after Taylor’s slaying by police thrust the Black woman’s name to the forefront of a national reckoning on race. A person who has seen the settlement told…

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