The Daily Caller’s Lisa Bennatan asked locals in Brooklyn Center , Minnesota, what they expect the city to look like if Derek Chauvin is found not guilty for the murder of George Floyd . (RELATED: ‘We Have Kids Here’: Brooklyn Center Residents React To Civil Unrest) WATCH: Don’t miss these other “Man On The Street” videos: Who Said It: Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Or Kanye West? What’s The First Word That Comes To People’s Minds When They Hear The Names Of These Politicians? What Do The French Really Think Of Americans? Hilarious New Yorkers Explain Hedge Funds: ‘Chad, Brad, Patagonia Vests’ Subscribe to our YouTube channel Follow us on Twitter Check out our Instagram Check out our Facebook … [Read more...] about Locals Sound Off: What Will Happen If Chauvin Is Found Not Guilty?
BOSTON (CBS) — On Tuesday, a jury found former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts in George Floyd’s death. Chauvin held a knee down on Floyd’s neck for more than 9 minutes last May. The verdict was anticipated across the country and many local politicians reacted to the news. READ MORE: 'Change The Profession From Within': Police Chiefs Having Trouble Filling Vacant Jobs Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said, “But for many, the most important unanswered question since that awful night has been much more personal: Where is the justice for George Floyd – and for that matter, Officer Chauvin? Nothing can reverse the pain, suffering and agony of George Floyd’s family and friends, but this decision does make clear that Officer Chauvin was not above the law. He was given a fair trial, found guilty, and he will pay a price for his actions. But as the countless, tragic events that took place at the hands of law enforcement before and after George Floyd’s death … [Read more...] about ‘George Floyd’s Life Mattered’: Local Politicians React To Derek Chauvin Verdict
Massachusetts has been ranked as the number one “snobbiest state,” according to a recently released survey. According to career site Zippia , most of the states on the “snobbiest states” list are located in New England. Vermont ranked second, and Connecticut ranked at number three. Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Maine also made the top ten. Zippia, which is based out of California, put together its list by weighing variables such as how much of the population has a master’s degree, the percent of the population with arts and humanities, the number of Ivy League colleges per state, and how much wine a state consumes. This is what the site had to say about Massachusetts: “How do you tell someone went to Harvard? You don’t, but trust me, they’ll tell you. In addition to being home to a prestigiously smug university, Massachusetts is ridiculously more educated than the rest of the country and has a strong appreciation for wine. Sounds like a perfect breeding ground for … [Read more...] about Massachusetts Is Number One on ‘Snobbiest States’ List
BOSTON (CBS) — There is a new effort to stop gun manufacturers in Massachusetts from manufacturing weapons that are banned in the state. Parents of mass shooting victims joined state lawmakers to unveil new legislation on Tuesday. Assault-style weapons have been banned in Massachusetts since 2004. READ MORE: Breaking: Jury Reaches Verdict In Derek Chauvin Case Supporters of the bill said these types of guns are still made in Massachusetts and sold to out-of-state buyers. “This is not a partisan issue, not an effort to put anyone out of business,” said Stop Handgun Violence John Rosenthal. “This is simply an effort to be consistent. If it’s illegal to own and sell assault weapons in Massachusetts, why is it OK for Massachusetts companies to make them, ship them elsewhere to cause mayhem across the country?” READ MORE: MCAS Exam Requirement Lifted For Class Of 2022 Due To Pandemic “This bill is an acknowledgment that some of safe protections in Massachusetts due to our … [Read more...] about Bill Would Stop Local Gun Manufacturers From Making Guns Banned In Massachusetts
By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The country is reacting to the news of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin being found guilty of all charges involving the death of George Floyd, and the Pittsburgh sports community is also speaking out. READ MORE: BREAKING: Derek Chauvin Guilty On All 3 Counts In George Floyd’s Death The Pittsburgh Penguins tweeted a statement from Penguins President and CEO David Morehouse. “You don’t need a jury trial to watch the video and know that George Floyd was murdered. We are engaging with our employees who have experienced racial injustice, and we are redoubling our efforts in the community to fight racism and promote positive social change. We hope today’s verdict provides some semblance of healing to the Floyd family,” Morehouse said in the statement. pic.twitter.com/Sq9aUEqnFf — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) April 20, 2021 Pittsburgh Steeler Chase Claypool simply tweeted “W” after retweeting that Chauvin … [Read more...] about Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict: Pittsburgh Athletes, Coaches, Penguins Organization React