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Two police body cameras capture the struggle leading to George Floyd’s death

Two police body cameras capture the struggle leading to George Floyd’s death

Police body camera footage showing Minneapolis police pointing a gun at George Floyd and struggling with him during his fatal arrest was released by the court on Monday. CNN is reviewing the videos. The network was permitted last month to view, but not air, the May 25 footage. Eleven weeks after Floyd’s killing, protesters continue…MORE

Hiker rescued 6,200 feet up mountain after 6 foot boulder rolled onto him

A hiker was seriously injured on Sunday when a large boulder rolled onto him as he descended down a mountain in Washington, according to rescue teams. The man, who wasn’t named by officials, was hiking down the Iron Cap Mountain with a female friend Sunday evening, according to a press release from the Coast Guard.…MORE

Illinois’ breakout star in a hazy economic landscape: recreational marijuana

Illinois’ breakout star in a hazy economic landscape: recreational marijuana

It only took a few months for Illinois’ budding recreational marijuana industry to blossom — even during the Covid-19 pandemic. Last year, Gov. J.B. Prizker passed bipartisan legislation legalizing marijuana for recreational use and sale in the state — the 11th in the nation to do so – starting January 1, 2020. When the pandemic…MORE

Homes explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and injuring 6 others

Homes explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and injuring 6 others

One woman died and six people were hospitalized in serious condition after a major explosion in a Baltimore neighborhood, according to the city’s Fire Department. Three homes were reduced to rubble, spokeswoman Blair Adams said. Officials are investigating the cause, and crews are searching for people who might be trapped inside. Overhead video of the…MORE

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