GRAPHIC: Minnesota cop, police chief resign 2 days after Black motorist’s death

Officer Kim Potter and Police Chief Tim Gannon both resigned two days after the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center.
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  GRAPHIC: Minnesota officer meant to draw Taser, not handgun, police say

The police chief in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop said Monday that he believes the officer who fired intended to use a Taser, not a handgun.

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  Tri-State reacts after CDC puts Johnson & Johnson vaccine on pause

Vanderburgh Co. officials to host ‘Tox-Away Day’ this weekend

EFD: Old Business 41 fire appears intentional

  Team touring Ky. to golf for a cure

Part of St. Joseph Ave. to close through mid August

County officials say the closure is being done to allow Republic Services to build a bridge on St. Joseph Avenue immediately south of Meier Road.
  • Coronavirus

  US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said they were investigating unusual clots that occurred 6 to 13 days after vaccination.

12 new cases reported in local Ill. counties

  Sky Zone, along with area businesses, support Youth First

  Green River District reports 3 new COVID-19 deaths, 55 more cases

  Daviess Co. Deputy hurt in crash

16 new COVID-19 deaths in Ind., 27 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.

  Henderson holds public meeting to discuss sports complex project

  Lane restrictions expected on I-64 in Perry Co. for bridge painting project

  Traffic pattern changes planned at U.S. 41 and Washington Ave.

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New child payments expected to start this summer, IRS chief says

Democrats view the tax change as an opportunity to address income inequality worsened by the pandemic. According to some estimates, it would reduce the number of children living in poverty in the U.S. by more than half.

SPORTS

USI Men’s Soccer at McKendree canceled; Women still set to play

Aces baseball wins series over Bradley with doubleheader split

Aces Baseball Wins Series over Bradley, with Doubleheader Split

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  McDonald’s manager reacts to man shot in drive-thru on Washington Ave.

  Evansville Thunder set to make history at USA Nationals

  Evansville City Council votes on HUD money

  Former UE student suing the University, accusing former Coach Walter McCarty of rape

U.S. District Court warning Hoosiers of scam

The U.S. District Court is warning Hoosiers of a scam related to the Court system.

Authorities: Crash sends 1 person to hospital in Warrick Co.

  FEMA accepting applicants for COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

  Henderson officials considering permanent boat dock on riverfront

  Lt. Governor Coleman visits Western Ky.

  Gilda’s Club Evansville announces rebrand with new name