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Past articles by Tammy:

Study: Redlining tied to more oil, gas wells in urban areas

Black and Latino residents have complained that they are disproportionately exposed to health risks — including heart and lung problems and premature births — from urban oil and gas wells, some located just a few dozen feet from homes and schools. → Read More

Study: Redlining tied to more oil, gas wells in urban areas

A new study finds that minority neighborhoods where residents were long denied home loans through a practice called redlining have twice as many oil and gas wells as mostly white neighborhoods → Read More

Study: Redlining tied to more oil, gas wells in urban areas

Minority neighborhoods where residents were long denied home loans have twice as many oil and gas wells as mostly white neighborhoods, according to a new... → Read More

Some Americans welcome new CDC mask guidance, others wary

Americans who have been clamoring for an end to mask-wearing have welcomed new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention → Read More

3 ex-cops convicted of rights violations in Floyd killing

Three former Minneapolis police officers were convicted Thursday of violating George Floyd’s civil rights. → Read More

Jury in ex-officers’ trial in George Floyd killing to meet for 2nd day

All three are charged of depriving Floyd of his right to medical care as fellow Officer Derek Chauvin pinned the 46-year-old Black man to the ground for 9 1/2 minutes with his knee on Floyd’s neck. → Read More

Jury in ex-officers’ trial in George Floyd killing to meet for 2nd day

All three are charged of depriving Floyd of his right to medical care as fellow Officer Derek Chauvin pinned the 46-year-old Black man to the ground for 9 1/2 minutes with his knee on Floyd’s neck. → Read More

3 former Minneapolis police officers convicted of violating George Floyd’s civil rights

Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane were charged with depriving Floyd of his right to medical care when Officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for 9 1/2 minutes as the 46-year-old Black man was handcuffed and facedown on the street on May 25, 2020. → Read More

3 former Minneapolis police officers convicted of violating George Floyd’s civil rights

Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane were charged with depriving Floyd of his right to medical care when Officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for 9 1/2 minutes as the 46-year-old Black man was handcuffed and facedown on the street on May 25, 2020. → Read More

Jury deliberations enter 2nd day for cops' trial in George Floyd's killing

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A jury was to resume deliberations Thursday in the trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd's civil rights after reaching no verdict in its first day. Jurors met for about seven hours Wednesday with no decision on the charges against J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. → Read More

Jury set to get case of 3 officers charged in George Floyd killing

The three former officers are charged with depriving Floyd of his right to medical care when Chauvin pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for 9 1/2 minutes as the 46-year-old Black man pleaded for air before going silent. → Read More

Jury starts deliberating 3 ex-officers’ case in George Floyd killing

The three former officers are charged with depriving Floyd of his right to medical care when Chauvin pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for 9 1/2 minutes as the 46-year-old Black man pleaded for air before going silent. → Read More

Kim Potter sentenced to 2 years in Daunte Wright's death

Kim Potter, the former suburban Minneapolis police officer who said she confused her handgun for her Taser when she fatally shot Daunte Wright, was sentenced... → Read More

Prosecutors question officer in George Floyd killing about training

Prosecutor Manda Sertich peppered J. Alexander Kueng with questions about his training, including on material from an emergency medical responder course he took that said someone might not be breathing adequately even though they’re talking, and lists thing to check for. → Read More

Prosecutors question officer in George Floyd killing about training

Prosecutor Manda Sertich peppered J. Alexander Kueng with questions about his training, including on material from an emergency medical responder course he took that said someone might not be breathing adequately even though they’re talking, and lists thing to check for. → Read More

Officer charged in Floyd's killing says he deferred to Chauvin

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's killing testified Thursday that he didn't act on another officer's suggestion to roll Floyd on his side after he stopped breathing, didn't ask Officer Derek Chauvin to check for a neck pulse and didn't try to get Chauvin off Floyd's neck. J. → Read More

Prosecutors question officer in Floyd killing about training

A former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s killing testified that he didn’t act on another officer’s suggestion to roll Floyd on his side after he stopped breathing, didn’t ask Officer Derek Chauvin to check for a neck pulse and didn’t try to get Chauvin off Floyd’s neck. → Read More

Officer testifies he didn’t realize George Floyd’s life was in danger

Under cross-examination by prosecutor LeeAnn Bell, Tou Thao said he did not relay any of the onlookers’ concerns about Floyd’s well-being to the other officers. → Read More

2nd officer testifying in federal trial over George Floyd killing

J. Alexander Kueng is testifying Wednesday. Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao are charged with violating Floyd’s constitutional rights when Officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck. → Read More

Trial of 3 ex-officers in Floyd killing to resume after COVID pause

J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao are accused of depriving Floyd of his rights when they failed to give him medical aid as Officer Derek Chauvin knelt on the Black man’s neck for 9 1/2 minutes while Floyd was handcuffed, facedown and gasping for air. → Read More