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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.

Barr and Judiciary Committee clash in contentious hearing

Attorney General William Barr is testifying Tuesday in a contentious hearing before the House Judiciary Committee, under fire by Democrats for the Justice Department's handling of cases involving allies of President Trump and its response to civil unrest across the country.

NYPD: 303 police cars damaged since Floyd death, costing $1M

New York City police say 303 department vehicles have been vandalized since George Floyd’s May 25 death, causing nearly $1 million in damage.

Cop charged in Floyd’s death faces 9 tax evasion counts

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin — already facing charges in the death of George Floyd — has been charged with multiple tax-related felonies, along with his wife Kellie Chauvin.

White House defends legality of use of federal agents in Portland

The White House on Tuesday sought to provide a legal justification for the administration's decision to deploy federal law enforcement to Portland in response to unrest as President Trump comes under scrutiny over whether he and the officers are acting outside the bounds of the law.

Whole Foods sued by workers for barring BLM face coverings

A federal lawsuit against Whole Foods Market accuses the supermarket chain of retaliating against its employees when it barred them from wearing Black Lives Matter face coverings while on the job.

Brunswick County residents hit the highway for racial justice and equality

It's been nearly two months since the killing of George Floyd sparked protests all over the nation. On Saturday, Brunswick County residents took their demonstration for racial justice and equality to the roads.

Cooper: NC public receptive to ways to address racial bias

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says a state panel he asked to recommend how to eliminate racial disparities in the state's criminal justice and court systems must be up to the task because the public wants solutions.

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Dueling protests in Raleigh shut down streets by executive mansion

ReOpen NC and some Trump supporters were on one side of Jones Street. Biden supporters and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement were on the opposite side.

Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online shopping. That was a 22% increase over the previous record of $7.4 billion in 2019. Meanwhile, in-person traffic at U.S. retail stores dropped 52%, according to Sensormatic.

1 dead, 14 injured following shooting at SC nightclub

Authorities responded to 7th Lounge just before 1 a.m. Officials say they found several victims.

Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim ‘Jeopardy!’ host

Jennings begins taping next week and his first episodes will air on the week of Jan. 11.