The NYPD and the restaurant franchise Shake Shack maintained that there no criminal intentions involved in the poisoning of the three officers who drank shakes from the said restaurant. Some union groups believe otherwise.
Many people were outraged to see "Blue Lives Murder" shirts for sale on Amazon, saying that they inspire hate and are fuelling anti-cop sentiments.
Black Lives Matter protester, "Toyin" Salau was found dead in Florida after she was reported missing on June 6. Retired state worker and AARP volunteer, Victoria Sims was found dead on the same night. Police already have a man in custody but are yet to reveal the connection between the tow victims and the alleged suspect.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled the protection of LGBTQ workers against discrimination in the workplace. The ruling was decided by a 6-3 vote.
The Texas Southern University offered George Floyd's 6-year-old daughter, Gianna, a full scholarship after she graduates from high school. The university wishes to do this to honor Floyd's memory.
A Hillsdale cop was suspended and is in danger of being terminated for his "reckless" Facebook posts about George Floyd's police-related death.
An unidentified fisherman died attempting to rescue a child from being swept away by the Kings River in Fresno, California. The child and everyone who jumped in the river to attempt a rescue were safe.
A 22-year-old fresh Ohio State University graduate died two days after attending a George Floyd protest in Columbus. The young woman was reportedly exposed to tear gas and pepper spray which police used to disperse the crowd. The autopsy report said that's he suffered a cardiac arrest upon arrival at the hospital but her cause of death is still under investigation.
A March 15 video of a black store owner from Alabama getting punched by a cop circulated all over social media during the weekend. The owner reported a robbery and the responding officer mistook him for the suspect. The owner was armed and allegedly informed by the police beforehand that he was holding the suspect at gunpoint.
A video showed a Chicago cop yelling homophobic slurs during a George Floyd protest.
Protesters outside the Treasury Building in Washington asked black Secret Service officers to stand in solidarity with them and "take a knee".
The Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh launched a petition asking the Pittsburgh-Post Gazette to allow black journalists to cover the protests over George Floyd's death.
Many Louisville police officers walked out on city mayor Greg Fischer after he discussed reforms regarding the encounters of the law enforcement with protesters. The officers felt that the administration does not support them.
The Attorney General's office has finished the investigation on George Floyd's death and is expected to announce the decision regarding the filing of additional charges against ex-cop Derek Chauvin who is currently facing third degree murder and second degree manslaughter charges. Meanwhile, authorities are still examining the charges that might be filed against the three other cops who were present on the scene.
A Florida cop was placed on leave after a video surfaced of him with two officers arresting a black man charged with possessing ammunition on May 18. The officer was seen kneeling on the suspect's neck. The suspect was taken to jail afterwards and did not require medical attention. The incident happened a week before George Floyd's death.
President Trump and law enforcement authorities allegedly believe that the more violent demonstrations were initiated by anti-fascist and anarchist groups.
One man was killed when Louisville police officers and the Kentucky National Guard "returned fire" during a protest on Monday, June 1.
A Texas woman was arrested for cursing an Ecuadorian couple from New Orleans whom she mistook for Mexicans. She also threatened them with a hammer.
Tropical Storm Bertha is forecasted to hit the Carolinas and Virginia on Wednesday. The storm is expected to bring heavy rains and flooding.
A California churchgoer attending a crowded Mother's Day service tested positive for the coronavirus the day after. Authorities are now tracing 180 individuals who were potentially exposed to the infected person to notify them and advise them to undergo self-isolation.
A University of Utah engineering professor and his team of researchers are planning to develop a small device to detect coronavirus in saliva droplets. The device can be attached to a phones and users can cough or sneeze on a sensor to test for the virus.
A multi-inflammatory condition among children which was first reported in the U.K. is now reported in the U.S. Many of these cases come from New York and one of those cases was an 8-year-old boy from Queens who experienced fever before going into cardiac arrest. He survived the ordeal and it was found out that although he tested negative for the coronavirus, he was positive for the antibodies. It is believed that this multi-inflammatory condition may or may not be associated with the virus.
A whistle was blown on the TSA's alleged hoarding of almost 1.3 million N95 masks amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Philippines' government telecommunications agency issued the shutdown order of ABS-CBN, the country's largest media network amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The station had been facing threats of license to operate suspension since early 2020 due to various issues such as foreign ownership, tax evasion and malicious reports against the Duterte administration which had all been clarified. The station's 11,000 employees of the station face unemployment amid the outbreak and the local journalist groups condemn the order for violating press freedom.
Two homeless men were found dead within a 12-hour period in the NYC subways. Authorities were alarmed and were wondering whether these deaths were COVID-19-related or other factors were involved.
A Pennsylvania doctor and her team of volunteers conducted free COVID-19 testing to local communities in Philadelphia who have limited access to tests.
Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the city is offering free COVID-19 tests to all residents, making it the first major US city to do so. The tests would be done by online appointment and would be available to all L.A. city residents whether or not they show symptoms but would still prioritize symptomatic people and frontline workers. For now, the free tests would be available only to city residents but a similar plan is being developed for L.A. County.
COVID-19 Update: Researchers Find Relation Between Coronavirus And Blood Clots, Strokes Among Adults
Researchers discovered cases of blood clots and strokes among COVID-19 patients who are within the ages of 33 to 49.
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc., in partnership with German-based company BioNTech, announced that its COVID-19 vaccine would be ready for tests next week and should they show favorable results, would be distributed for emergency use by fall.
DARPA is working on a "temporary vaccine" that would serve as a "firebreak" that would provide immunity for several months until a regular vaccine is made available. The researchers used two different methods to manufacture and clone the most potent antibodies of coronavirus patient survivors. The temporary treatment would provide protection to frontline workers and first responders to COVID-19 hotspots. The researchers have invested in technology that would shorten the process from several years to only several weeks and they plan to hold clinical trials in the summer.