The group was met by a counter-protest called “Blue Lives DON’T Matter.” The protestors, set up outside headquarters at 2 p.m.
The body camera video from two of the now-fired Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of George Floyd was released to the public Monday. On Friday, Hennepin County District Court Judge Peter Cahill ordered copies of the footage from officers Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng to be released.
California lawmakers are pushing to enact nearly a dozen policing reform laws driven by nationwide outrage and protests after George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis in May. Lawmakers have until Aug. 31 to approve and send legislation to Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Judge Peter Cahill ruled Friday the that videos from the body cameras of Thomas Lane and J. Kueng taken on the night Floyd died will be made publicly available, though it is unclear how or when the footage will be released.
Later in the evening, the police departments mounted patrol and several buses full of DPS troopers were brought to 4th and Congress. There were enough troopers to fill the entire block. Several more protestors were arrested near the memorial. It is unclear why they were arrested.
Protesters have begun to gather and clash with Austin police in front of Garrett Foster's memorial on 4th and Congress.
Los Angeles police released body-worn camera footage Friday that shows a protester with his hands up as he is shot in the head with a less-than-lethal round when officers tried to contain demonstrations against police brutality in May.
DPS says the arrests come as the result of an extensive investigation by DPS Special Agents who have worked to identify subjects involved in violent and destructive behavior during these protests.
The video, recorded July 28 by Mikhail Smith, shows a White woman yelling at a group of people attending a hologram memorial event in honor of George Floyd in Virginia.
The hologram will tour the southern U.S., "replacing sites of racist symbols with one of hope and transformation," organizers said.
The mayor of Portland, Oregon, was tear gassed by federal agents late Wednesday as he stood with protesters at a fence guarding a federal courthouse.
Texas Crime Stoppers is offering cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of any of the 10 individuals who may be charged with a felony.
A new poll on race relations in the U.S. shows that a clear majority believe the country has a racism problem.
A majority of voters reject reducing police funding and moving that money to social services, despite a national push in recent weeks from activist groups and some politicians, according to an ABC/Washington Post poll released Tuesday.
Aggravated assaults went up 15% from 2018 to 2019. Individual robberies increased by 6%. Property crime, auto thefts rose 21%.
Executive Director of the Greater Austin Crime Commission, Cary Roberts joins FOX 7 Austin to speak on what this could mean for the Austin community.
Hays CISD is proposing the change after releasing a statement earlier this month. If they vote to retire the rebel, they'll keep the name until a new mascot is decided at a later date.
George Floyd's family attorney Benjamin Crump and his co-counsel are announcing a federal civil rights wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Minneapolis and its police officers Wednesday. Crump is announcing the lawsuit at noon with co-counsel Antonio Romanucci.
Registration for the march is open, and attendees will be required to wear a mask during the event.
Garza said she supports the students, noting that many young protestors are now taking the initiative to show up. But also adding this protest comes at a significant time – City Council votes on the budget on Monday.