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Officer to Floyd: ‘It takes … a lot of oxygen to talk’

The Minneapolis officer who pressed his knee against George Floyd's neck before he died told him, “it takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk” after Floyd pleaded for air more than 20 times.

NC citizen review boards called ‘facades for accountability’ as advocates push for more police oversight

As more communities across the nation push to create citizen review boards to oversee police departments, some North Carolina advocates and leaders call the state's existing boards "toothless."

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms contracts COVID-19

Atlanta's mayor says she has tested positive for COVID-19, despite having what she describes as “no symptoms.”

Joe Biden evokes MLK and George Floyd in Fourth of July message

Evoking the names of Martin Luther King and George Floyd, Joe Biden said Saturday that the U.S. "never lived up" to its founding principle that "all men are created equal."

Police response to Raleigh protests has cost at least $2.2M

Law enforcement agencies have spent at least $2.2 million responding to protests that occurred in Raleigh following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Raleigh police overtime costs for George Floyd protests surpass $860K

The Raleigh Police Department says its total overtime costs for officers patrolling the George Floyd protests surpassed $860,000, a CBS17.com investigation found.

City of Wilmington imposes curfew near Confederate statues

The City of Wilmington has issued a curfew near two Confederate monuments in downtown Wilmington.

Minority officers allege discrimination over Chauvin booking

Eight minority corrections officers who work at the jail holding a former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd say they were barred from guarding the officer because of their race.

‘Protest with purpose’: Wilmington protesters form non-profit for community outreach

Protesters toted signs and chanted George Floyd's last words on the steps of City Hall in Downtown Wilmington on Sunday evening.

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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.