“We now think that we have not just plateaued but we are actually in a decline in overall number of cases, especially when you look at the amount of testing we are doing,” Beshear said at his daily news briefing. “And that is really good news.” … [Read more...] about Beshear: COVID-19 cases on decline in Kentucky
The demonstration began as a peaceful protest, but news outlets reported protesters began throwing objects like water bottles at officers, who responded by using tear gas on the crowd. A scuffle between a protester and an officer broke out around 9:45 p.m., WCMH-TV reported. … [Read more...] about Protests over George Floyd’s death spread across the nation
"With everything going on in the country, I know this is one day of me seeing hate, fear and a direct attempt to create terror for a small minority to get their way," the governor told CNN. "But I also note that that image is something that was also meant to be a message to others that had to feel that same type of fear and terror, maybe even their whole lives." … [Read more...] about Kentucky governor responds to protesters who hung effigy of him: ‘They will not intimidate me’
"Please keep saying her name," her statement said. "Please keep demanding justice and accountability, but let's do it the right way without hurting each other. We can and we will make some real change here. Now is the time. Let's make it happen, but safely." … [Read more...] about Mother of US police victim calls for peace
Aerial footage and reports from the scene showed several protesters smashing the windows out of at least two vehicles parked outside the Capitol, and others spray-painted graffiti on the Capitol steps. At least one person was reportedly taken to the hospital. … [Read more...] about PHOTOS: Devastation In Minneapolis As Unrest Spreads Across U.S.