Kent Covington

Wednesday morning news – June 17, 2020

Trump signs executive order on police standards » Seated in the White House Rose Garden Tuesday, President Trump signed an executive order aimed at nudging police departments to adopt what he called “the highest professional standards.”

Tuesday morning news – June 16, 2020

Protesters, Brooks’ family call for justice after fatal police shooting in Atlanta » Protesters took to Atlanta streets again on Monday after police fatally shot a black man who resisted arrest. 

Monday morning news – June 15, 2020

Atlanta police fire officer for shooting of black man » Atlanta police said Sunday the department fired a police officer for the fatal shooting of a black man who resisted arrest. 

Friday morning news – June 12, 2020

Coronavirus cases rising in 21 states » More states and major cities are rolling back lockdowns, but the coronavirus isn’t done isn’t done wreaking havoc. 

Thursday morning news – June 11, 2020

House lawmakers hold hearing on police reform » Lawmakers on Capitol Hill wore masks and sat three seats apart during a hearing Wednesday on police reform. 

Wednesday morning news – June 10, 2020

Mourners gather in Houston for Floyd funeral » AUDIO: I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress. He is my God. In him will I trust.

Tuesday morning news – June 9, 2020

Democrats unveil police oversight bill » Democrats proposed a sweeping overhaul of police oversight and procedures Monday.

Monday morning news – June 8, 2020

National Guard withdrawing from DC, NY curfew lifted » President Trump announced Sunday that the National Guard would begin withdrawing from Washington D.C. in his words—“Now that everything is under perfect control.” But he added that the troops “can quickly return, if needed.”

Friday morning news – June 5, 2020

Hundreds gather for Floyd memorial in Minneapolis » AUDIO: [SOUND OF FLOYD MEMORIAL]

Thursday morning news – June 4, 2020

New charges announced against officers involved in Floyd’s death » All four of the fired police officers involved in George Floyd’s death last week now face criminal charges.