Derek Chauvin moved to state prison
The fired police officer accused of killing George Floyd is now at a state prison. He was moved from the county jail. The Minnesota Department of Corrections Commissioner confirms the Hennepin County Sheriff made the move request - over concerns of COVID-19. Also, a court date for Derik Chauvin is expected next Monday, June 8.
As protests rage, Trump to meet with Barr, governors after weekend of violent clashes
This morning, President Trump hosts a teleconference with law enforcement representatives after meeting with Attorney General William Barr. The president will also meet with state governors and national security officials. It is unclear if the meeting is in response to the ongoing unrest across the country.
Louisville police and soldiers return fire, killing man
The Associated Press is reporting that a man has been shot and killed by law enforcement in Louisville overnight. Officers and the National Guard were breaking up a group of people. Police say one person fired a shot at officers, and police and the National Guard returned fire. One person was killed, it's unclear if that person was the one who fired at officers.
Curfews lifted as California assesses damage from unrest
Curfews have been in California as officials assessed widespread damage following the weekend's violence, vandalism and arson. The National Guard deployed to back up police forces who faced an uncertain day after Sunday’s turmoil quieted down overnight. In more than 20 cities, thieves smashed their way into stores and carried off armloads of sneakers, clothes and electronics. At least 80 people were arrested in San Francisco for violating curfew as police officers seized firearms and explosives. Officials condemned the violence while supporting peaceful protests that continued over the death of a black man after a Minneapolis police officer held him down with a knee on his neck.
California to close all downtown buildings
A statewide mandate to close all California state buildings - located in downtown city areas. The state Department of Human Resources issued the directive Sunday night. It covers offices from the department of motor vehicles to licensing agencies and health care. Decisions on which specific buildings should be closed will be left up to representatives of each specific agency. The directive advised employees who could work from home, should do so.
Chico police are searching for at least two suspects in an attempted arson fire early this morning. It happened on the 200 block of Normal Avenue around 4:30 this morning. Officers say the two lit a Molotov cocktail and tried to toss it at a university police car. A UPD officer stopped it from happening - the suspects got away in an SUV - no one was hurt there.
In Redding, police are looking for those responsible for vandalizing the sundial bridge. Portions have been blurred because the content is too graphic--- you can see---the graffiti included the word "police" with an "x" - and with the words " I can't breathe," the star of david, and a swastika.