Quick Glance: Ex-Officer Derek Chauvin Stabbed in Prison: Report
- Derek Chauvin, former Minneapolis police officer, was stabbed by another inmate and seriously injured.
- The attack occurred at the Federal Correctional Institution, Tucson, plagued by security lapses and staffing shortages.
- The Bureau of Prisons confirmed the assault on Friday at 12:30 p.m. local time.
- This is the second high-profile attack on a federal prisoner in the last five months and the second major incident at the prison in a little over a year.
Quick Glance: Ex-Gang Member Charged with Stabbing Derek Chauvin 22 Times
- Former police officer convicted for George Floyd's murder
- Turscak used improvised blade to stab Chauvin 22 times
- Attack occurred in prison's law library, Turscak a former member of Mexican Mafia gang
- Attack symbolically connected to Black Lives Matter and Black Hand symbol
Quick Glance: Supreme Court Denies Review of Derek Chauvin's Conviction
- The Supreme Court declined to review former police officer Derek Chauvin's conviction for the murder of George Floyd, reigniting the Black Lives Matter movement and sparking worldwide protests.
- Chauvin's request for the justices to hear his case was denied after Minnesota's top court declined to do so.
- The justices declined to take up Chauvin's appeal, allowing his conviction to stand.
- Nearly 11 months after Floyd's killing, a jury convicted Chauvin on charges of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter.
Quick Glance: Second Officer Acquitted in Elijah McClain's Death After Neck Hold and Ketamine
- Elijah McClain's mother cried as a verdict was read acquitting a second officer in her son's death.
- McClain's death sparked national outrage over racial injustice in policing after he was put in a neck hold and injected with an overdose of ketamine.
- In a recent trial, a 12-person jury found Aurora officer Nathan Woodyard, who put McClain in the neck hold, not guilty of homicide and manslaughter after a weeks-long trial in district court.
- This fight is not over for Sheneen McClain. The killings of McClain, Floyd, and others triggered a wave of legislation that put limits on the use of neck holds in more than two dozen states, including Colorado, which now also tells paramedics not to give ketamine to people suspected of having a disputed condition known as excited delirium.
Quick Glance: Elijah McClain Verdict: 1 Officer Convicted, 1 Acquitted
- Officer Randy Roedema found guilty of criminally negligent homicide and third-degree assault.
- Officer Jason Rosenblatt acquitted of all charges.
- Additional officers and paramedics face similar charges, with paramedics having multiple counts.
- Roedema and Rosenblatt did not provide any defense statements during the trial.
Adidas CEO Bjørn Gulden said he doesn't think Kanye West 'meant what he ...
Quick Glance: Adidas CEO: Kanye didn't mean to be antisemitic
- Adidas CEO Bjørn Gulden believes Kanye West didn't mean what he said.
- It just came across that way, said Gulden, who is Norwegian born with English not being his first language.
- Ending the partnership with West was very sad for Adidas as it was one of the most successful collaborations in history.
- Adidas suffered a huge financial hit after the dissolution of the Yeezy line of shoes.
Quick Glance: Ex-Minneapolis Officer Sentenced in George Floyd Case
- Tou Thao, the last former Minneapolis police officer convicted in federal court for his role in the killing of George Floyd, was sentenced to 4 years and 9 months in prison.
- Thao denied any wrongdoing and expressed distress over Floyd's death.
- Judge Peter Cahill found Thao guilty of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in May.
- The sentence will be served concurrently with Thao's 3 1/2-year sentence for a separate federal conviction.
As the Jan. 6 riot was unfolding, city leaders made frantic calls to Army ...
Quick Glance: Pentagon Plans Restructuring of DC National Guard After Jan. 6 Protests
- Review led to recommendations for District Guard and Army leaders.
- Mayor of DC must request National Guard assistance from the Pentagon during a security event.
- City leaders express frustration over delays in response to Bowser's National Guard request.
- Goal is to address problems following the chaotic Jan. 6 riot and safety breaches during the 2020 protests.
Quick Glance: Three Men Charged After Alabama Riverfront Fight
- Three men turned themselves in to the Montgomery police this week following an attack on a black boat captain that sparked heavy criticism on social media.
- A brawl broke out on the Alabama Riverfront in downtown Montgomery, Alabama, when boaters refused to move their vessel for the docking of the Harriott II riverboat on Saturday.
- The arrests came days after a group of white boaters assaulted a black captain of a riverboat cruise on Saturday.
- Allen Todd, 23, and Zachary Shipman, 25, were in custody with the Montgomery police and have each been charged with third-degree assault, a misdemeanor.
New York to pay $13m to protesters arrested during George Floyd protests: The city of New York has agreed to pay $13-million to hundreds of people arrested ...
Quick Glance: Minneapolis Police Department Uses Excessive Force After George Floyd's Death, According to Garland
- The Justice Department finds a pattern or practice of Minneapolis police unlawfully depriving people of their constitutional rights.
- A 92-page report by the Justice Department found that the police:
- Minneapolis has already hired a new police chief and city attorney.
- The report notes that Minneapolis and its police department have prohibited neck restraints and no longer use certain crowd control weapons without approval from the police chief.
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