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Attorney Representing Thomas Lane, Ex-Cop Involved In George Floyd's Death, Argues Case Against His Client Is 'Weak'The initial court appearance for three of the four ex-Minneapolis police officers involved with George Floyd's appeared to be a standard hearing - until Thomas Lane's attorney gave an impassioned argument defending his client.
George Floyd's Memorial Begins In His North Carolina HometownMourners are holding a private memorial service in George Floyd's North Carolina hometown while the nation's capitol prepares for what is expected to be the city's largest demonstration against police brutality yet.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports Additional 526 Cases, 22 DeathsMinnesota Department of Health officials announced Saturday an additional 526 cases of COVID-19 and 22 more deaths in the state.
Joe Biden Formally Clinches Democratic Presidential NominationJoe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest.
Former Hotel Transforms Into Shelter For Those Who Lost Homes During ProtestsA former Sheraton hotel, right near the sight of last week's fires in Minneapolis, is being used in a completely unique way.
Delta Suspends Flying In 11 U.S. LocationsDelta Airlines announced its plans to suspend travel in 11 U.S. airports beginning July 8, while customer volume is significantly reduced due to COVID-19.
'Take A Knee' Rally Continues, As Athletes Talk About Continuing Momentum Of The Black Lives Matter MovementIn Minneapolis, thousands gathered on Friday at U.S. Bank Stadium for what they called the "10k March," which was led by local athletes. 
MN Health Care Professionals Gather For 10 Minutes Of Silence In Support Of 'White Coats For Black Lives'On Friday, Minnesota health care professionals joined together for 10 minutes of silence in support of "White Coats for Black Lives."
'Change Starts With Me': Minnesota Sports Community Gives Back To Communities Impacted By Death Of George FloydThe Minneapolis sports community took the step to give back to a neighborhood still struggling after the events of the past week.
Investigators Looking For Public's Help Identifying Persons Of Interest In Twin Cities Arson CasesInvestigators are looking to the public for help identifying persons of interest related to the arson cases in several St. Paul businesses last week.
Children Come To Learn, Mourn At George Floyd's Memorial In S. MinneapolisChildren have not shied away from 38th and Chicago; many in fact have come to learn, mourn, and see history unfold in front of their eyes.  
Mall Of America To Reopen June 10After postponing its previously scheduled reopening date of June 1, the Mall of America announced today that it will be reopening on June 10.

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George Floyd's Brother Remembers 'Gentle Giant'George Floyd's brother speaks about his memory, looking up to him, and cheering him on at his sports games (1:39). WCCO 4 Saturday Morning - June 6, 2020
4 Things You Need To KnowHere are the four things you need to know on May 23 (1:19). WCCO Saturday Morning -- June 6, 2020
Connecting Community Members With Opportunities To Give BackJennifer Mayerle talks with Debra G, co-founder of the group Essentials For Our Community, a facebook page dedicated to connecting community members with opportunities to donate, volunteers, and offer support (). WCCO 4 Saturday Morning - June 6, 2020
As Gov. Walz Turns Back COVID-19 Dial, Officials Urge Protesters To Get Tested For COVID-19Gov. Walz announced Friday he was turning back the dial on COVID-19, allowing the limited opening of restaurants and bars. Assistant Commissioner Dan Huff speaks with Jennifer Mayerle about what this could mean for the spread of COVID-19 in Minnesota, and encourages protesters to get tested for the virus (5:29). WCCO 4 Saturday Morning - June 6, 2020
George Floyd Marches Throughout The NationMarches continued throughout the United States and Minneapolis on Friday, calling for justice for George Floyd (2:09). WCCO 4 Saturday Morning - June 6, 2020
10 P.M. Weather ReportThere is a chance of storms on Sunday morning and throughout the week as hot weather rolls in, Lisa Meadows reports (4:04). WCCO 4 News at 10 – June 5, 2020

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Minneapolis Agrees To Ban Chokeholds & Require Officers To Intervene Against Unauthorized Use Of ForceNegotiators for the city of Minneapolis have agreed with the state to ban the use of chokeholds by police, and to require police to report and intervene any time they see an unauthorized use of force by another officer.
Trump Says George Floyd Would Say 'This Is A Great Thing That's Happening For Our Country'Trump also commented on the job performance of Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey during last week's violence unrest.
'Big Gentle Giant': Philonise Floyd Remembers His Brother George"I want a conviction. I want justice for him. And everybody who follows him will understand he's a peaceful guy, gentle giant, and he would want none of this going on."
Gov. Tim Walz Says State Can Turn Dial Again, To Allow Indoor Dining, Limited Gym UseGov. Tim Walz says the state is ready to make another turn of the proverbial dial toward normal social restrictions.
Western Wis. Man Receives 22-Year Prison Sentence For Killing SonA 44-year-old western Wisconsin man faces over 20 years in prison for the killing of his son at their home in 2018.
'Layers Of Accountability': Mayor Jacob Frey Signs Temporary Restraining Order Forcing Immediate Reforms In Mpls. Police Dept.Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has signed a temporary restraining order (TRO) with the state of Minnesota, which will force immediate policing reforms for the Minneapolis Police Department in the wake of George Floyd’s death.