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Protests over Floyd killing go global while U.S. demonstrations focus on a number of recent victim's of alleged lethal police misconduct.

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Protests continued over the police killing of George Floyd over the weekend, with police using excessive force against demonstrators. Former VP Joe Biden urged against violence.

Criminal Justice

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Medicare officials are warning people that the COVID-19 pandemic has created the perfect petri dish for a wide array of scams ...Read More
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida's prison system has confirmed 12 workers testing positive for COVID-19, and some prison-rights groups say that alone ...Read More
LOS ANGELES -- Civil rights advocates are praising Los Angeles County's release of 1,700 people in jail for nonviolent offenses in an effort to fight ...Read More
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- The spread of the coronavirus is changing how some police agencies deal with calls for service, including departments in South ...Read More
PITTSBURGH -- Releasing prisoners from the Allegheny County Jail would reduce the risk of the coronavirus spreading inside the facility and in the com ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- While most of the country practices frequent handwashing and social distancing, prisons and jails are housing people that can't ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio is being hailed as a national leader for taking bold steps to protect residents from the new coronavirus, and civil-rights ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- As state officials continually review and implement measures to reduce the spread of the new coronavirus, criminal justice ...Read More
DENVER -- Imposter scams continue to target older Americans, and with the upcoming 2020 Census, many Colorado residents could be receiving phony ...Read More
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Prisons can be incubators for spreading contagions, and advocates say officials need to take more measures to prevent the ...Read More
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