Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of all charges on Tuesday for the death of George Floyd. The death of George Floyd has sparked national outrage and protests as people are tired of the senseless killings from police officers. After a day of deliberating on the case. Chauvin was found guilty of unintentional-second degree murder, third degree murder, and second-degree murder.
Thousands of residents in the Jackson, Mississippi city are still without decent drinking water. A city that is predominantly African American. Last month, in February the intense winter storms was a tragic situation for most states, such as Texas and now Mississippi is experiencing a water outage. According to USA TODAY residents in Jackson have to get water from distribution sites simply to flush the toilet, wash dishes and even just to bathe. Officials in the city, said the water pressure was being restored after a winter storm that took its toll on the city just a few weeks ago. Although, in some area of the city residents complained they still were receiving little to no water pressure. /’
A 34-year-old man, Ryan Cato was ordered without bail after he was charged with the abuse and death of his girlfriend’s 10-year-old son. According to reports, Cato has a history of violence and has even been charged with choking the mother of his two children in their Brooklyn home.
Tuesday, March 2, at least 13 people were tragically killed on the scene during a highway collision involving a semi truck and a SUV. The crash happened in Southern California near the US. – Mexico border
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Tuesday, that he would lift the mask mandate. Although, health officials warn against lifting such restrictions.