Archive for April 21st, 2021

Civil Rights Attorney Vanita Gupta Confirmed As Associate Attorney General

Politics | | April 21 2021, 6:00 PM

The 51-49 vote elevates Gupta to the No. 3 position inside the Justice Department, where she's expected to help shape the administration's efforts to reform policing.

A 'Relic' And 'Burden': Manhattan District Attorney To Stop Prosecuting Prostitution

Crime & Justice | | April 21 2021, 4:00 PM

Cyrus Vance Jr. announced the new policy on Wednesday and appeared virtually in court to seek the dismissal of more than 5,000 prostitution-related cases dating back to the 1970s.

A 'Relic' And 'Burden': Manhattan District Attorney To Stop Prosecuting Prostitution

Crime & Justice | | April 21 2021, 4:00 PM

Cyrus Vance Jr. announced the new policy on Wednesday and appeared virtually in court to seek the dismissal of more than 5,000 prostitution-related cases dating back to the 1970s.

Where Efforts To Overhaul Policing Stand In Congress After Chauvin Verdict

Politics | | April 21 2021, 12:20 PM

The guilty verdict against the former officer has added new urgency around stalled talks on legislation to ban chokeholds and end qualified immunity for police. But the path remains far from clear.

What's Next For Chauvin And 3 Other Ex-Officers In Cases Over George Floyd's Murder?

US & World | | April 21 2021, 11:40 AM

Derek Chauvin is scheduled to be sentenced in June. Later this summer, his three fellow former officers are slated to go on trial on charges of aiding and abetting murder.

What's Next For Chauvin And 3 Other Ex-Officers In Cases Over George Floyd's Murder?

US & World | | April 21 2021, 11:40 AM

Derek Chauvin is scheduled to be sentenced in June. Later this summer, his three fellow former officers are slated to go on trial on charges of aiding and abetting murder.

DOJ To Investigate Minneapolis Police For Possible Patterns Of Excessive Force

Crime & Justice | | April 21 2021, 9:20 AM

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the inquiry a day after a jury convicted former officer Dereck Chauvin on murder charges in the death of George Floyd.

DOJ To Investigate Minneapolis Police For Possible Patterns Of Excessive Force

Crime & Justice | | April 21 2021, 9:20 AM

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the inquiry a day after a jury convicted former officer Dereck Chauvin on murder charges in the death of George Floyd.

Indonesian Navy Loses Contact With Submarine; 53 Aboard

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | April 21 2021, 7:20 AM

The aging KRI Nanggala-402 was reportedly on a torpedo training mission in waters north of Bali when it failed to report results of the exercise.

Sanders And Top Progressives Push To Make College Free For Most Americans

Politics | | April 21 2021, 5:20 AM

They are introducing legislation that would eliminate tuition and fees at public, four-year institutions for those from families earning up to $125,000 and make community college free for everyone.

Sanders And Top Progressives Push To Make College Free For Most Americans

Politics | | April 21 2021, 5:20 AM

They are introducing legislation that would eliminate tuition and fees at public, four-year institutions for those from families earning up to $125,000 and make community college free for everyone.

Strides Against HIV/AIDS In The U.S. Falter As Resources Diverted To Fight COVID-19

Health | | April 21 2021, 4:00 AM

Experts fear steep declines in testing and diagnoses mean more people will contract HIV and die of AIDS. The problem is particularly acute in the South, the epicenter of the nation's HIV crisis.

Strides Against HIV/AIDS In The U.S. Falter As Resources Diverted To Fight COVID-19

Health | | April 21 2021, 4:00 AM

Experts fear steep declines in testing and diagnoses mean more people will contract HIV and die of AIDS. The problem is particularly acute in the South, the epicenter of the nation's HIV crisis.

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Chauvin Verdict: What Happened, How Listeners Are Feeling, What’s Next

| April 21 2021, 9:49 AM

The Justice Department is opening a sweeping investigation into policing practices in Minneapolis after a former officer was convicted in the killing of George Floyd there, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Wednesday.

Federal Judge Orders Los Angeles City And County To Offer Shelter To All Skid Row Residents By October

| April 21 2021, 9:41 AM

Yesterday Judge David O. Carter, who oversees a lawsuit about homelessness in Los Angeles, ordered the city and county to offer housing or shelter to the entire population of Skid Row by fall.

COVID-19 AMA: Travel Advisories, J&J Latest And More

| April 21 2021, 9:34 AM

In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Dean Blumberg of UC Davis.

New Book ‘Preserving Los Angeles’ Showcases Success The City Has Made In Preserving Historic Places

| April 21 2021, 9:27 AM

The city of Los Angeles has found itself growing in population and modernizing its development for all of its existence, just like many other iconic cities.

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