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Judge dismisses 1 charge against former cop in Floyd’s death

A Minnesota judge has dismissed a third-degree murder charge against the former Minneapolis police officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck, but a second-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin remains.

Judge dismisses 1 charge against former cop in Floyd’s death

A Minnesota judge has dismissed a third-degree murder charge against the former Minneapolis police officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck

Portland asks US to rescind deputization of city police

The mayor of Portland has asked the U.S. Attorney’s Office to end the federal deputation of dozens of police officers in Oregon's largest city as part of the response to ongoing protests in the city.

Minneapolis to name stretch of street for George Floyd

Although the street will still be called Chicago Avenue, the city will refer to the blocks between 37th and 39th streets as George Perry Floyd Jr. Place.

Report: Raleigh police used expired tear gas on protesters

Raleigh police used expired tear gas on demonstrators during protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, according to a report released Tuesday.

George Floyd? Donald Trump? Hero statue nominations are in

The nominations of statues for President Donald Trump's planned National Garden of American Heroes are in. And the suggestions from around the country look more activist and less white overall than the president's nominees.

Crowds gather for Back the Blue NC rally in Raleigh

Crowds gathered in Raleigh Saturday morning for a "Back the Blue" rally supporting law enforcement.

County law enforcement leaders to sign memo on misconduct

The leaders of seven law enforcement agencies in western North Carolina’s Buncombe County are expected to sign an agreement on reporting officer misconduct.

George Floyd’s family gathers in Virginia to unveil hologram

The family of George Floyd witnessed the unveiling of a hologram in Virginia Tuesday night, transposed over the Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue.

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Town of Belville talks food trucks, Riverwalk upgrades, Mayfaire-esque town center

BELVILLE, NC (WWAY) -- At a Board of Commissioners meeting Monday night, the Town of Belville made a decision regarding the future of food trucks at town events, and town leaders gave an update on repairs to the Brunswick Riverwalk and future plans.

Free COVID-19 testing site opening in New Hanover County

Starting Tuesday there will be a new way to get tested for COVID-19 in New Hanover County for free.

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court.

North Carolina to get nearly 3.2M BinaxNOW virus tests

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it’s sending nearly 3.2 million rapid coronavirus tests to North Carolina.