EXPLAINER: What to know as Chauvin sentenced in Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS — Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin faces sentencing Friday in the death of George Floyd, with a judge weighing a prison term experts say could be as much as 30 years. Chauvin, 45, was convicted in April of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for pressing his knee against Floyd’s neck … Read more

Woman Struck And Killed While Pushing Baby In Stroller In Queens – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A mother was hit and killed Thursday while walking with her 18-month-old baby in Queens. It happened shortly after 11 a.m. on the Cross Island Parkway access road near 150th Street in Whitestone. READ MORE: Rudy Giuliani’s License To Practice Law Suspended Over Comments About 2020 Election Police said the woman, … Read more

UCLA Researchers To Lead Public Health Assessment Of Communities Surrounding Inglewood Oil Fields – CBS Los Angeles

INGLEWOOD (CBSLA) — Los Angeles County public health officials will conduct a health assessment and environmental justice study for the communities surrounding the Inglewood Oil Fields. Homes stand while a pumpjack operates at the Inglewood Oil field in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2012. The Inglewood Oil Field is a steady source … Read more

Senate Passes Transportation Bill; Progress Continues On Minnesota Budget – WCCO

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers made more progress toward completing the next state budget Thursday as the Senate gave unanimous final approval to a $7.3 billion transportation bill and sent it to the governor. Five of a dozen must-pass budget bills now await Gov. Tim Walz’s signature. And negotiators earlier Thursday announced that … Read more

‘Had we not achieved constitutional development there would be war’: Buthelezi on Zulu royal conflict

Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi. Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi said had South Africa’s democracy not developed, there would be war among the Zulu royals. He said battle lines in the conflict for the throne had been drawn. He denied preventing King Misuzulu from seeing his sister, instead saying their legal battles prevented a meeting. The traditional prime minister … Read more

Pres. Biden and bipartisan senators have deal on infrastructure

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that “we have a deal,” signaling a bipartisan agreement on a $953 billion infrastructure plan that would achieve his top legislative priority and validate his efforts to reach across the political aisle. Biden made a surprise appearance in front of the cameras with members of the group … Read more

Detroit Police Seek Suspect Wanted In Connection To Non Fatal Shooting On City’s West Side – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – The Detroit Police Department is seeking to locate a male suspect wanted in connection to a nonfatal shooting on the city’s west side. It happened Monday at 1 p.m. in the 18000 block of Woodingham. READ MORE: Farmington Hills Police Department Reminds Residents About Fireworks Ordinance Police say a 36-year-old man was … Read more

Paul Pierce Pitches ‘Unfiltered’ Podcast With Kevin Garnett – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — It’s been almost three months since Paul Pierce’s career as an ESPN analyst came to an abrupt end. And with some time to himself, it seems as though The Truth needs to set himself free. The Hall of Famer dropped onto Twitter on Thursday with a simple question for his fans: “The … Read more