Down the street, Jerry Starr prepared for a new onslaught of looting at his auto shop. Neighbors armed with bats and a baton camped out in his parking lot to defend the block in the absence of police, who they said had not patrolled since protests began. So far, they said, they had kept marauding crowds from entering a nearby liquor store and diner. … [Read more...] about George Floyd death: Protesters set police station on fire; National Guard called in
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"It holds and displays over 23 species of native wildlife as part of nationally-managed programmes, takes part in a number of breed-for-release programmes, and has planted over 18,000 native plants providing essential food and shelter to wild native birds." … [Read more...] about Kiwi birdlife park owner’s desperate plea for help to keep ‘wolf from door’
At the Target parking lot near the 3rd Precinct building, a man was seen jumping up and down on the hood of a car that was set on fire around 7 p.m. local time as people threw glass bottles around him. By 10 p.m., there was a shooting a few blocks away, and the protests had spread onto Interstate 35W, according to CBS Minnesota. The MaX It PAWN shop near the 3rd Precinct was also set on fire. … [Read more...] about Police precinct torched as protests continue in Minneapolis over George Floyd’s death
6:05 p.m. Security guard at Caliva dispensary in San Jose tests positive: A security guard who worked at the Caliva cannabis store on 7th Street in San Jose tested positive for the virus this week after last working at the store on Friday, a spokesperson for the company said. The guard, who became infected through a family member, worked in a customer-facing role at some point last week while following public health guidelines. The store was professionally cleaned, the other members of the security crew were placed on a 14-day quarantine and all customers and employees were notified of the case. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: Nearly 4,000 dead across California as reopening efforts advance
Minneapolis Police released a statement saying that officers had fled the scene: 'In the interest of the safety of our personnel, the Minneapolis Police Department evacuated the 3rd Precinct of its staff. Protesters forcibly entered the building and have ignited several fires.' … [Read more...] about ‘When the looting starts, the shooting starts’: Trump threatens to ‘assume control’ of Minneapolis in extraordinary tweet about rioter ‘THUGS’ as National Guard rolls into the city and George Floyd protests erupt across the U.S.