The Journal Gazette

Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- As unrest spread across dozens of American cities on Friday, the Pentagon took the rare step of ordering the Army to...

May 30, 2020 9:21 am

Home Launch A man fishes in the Indian River Lagoon at sunrise Saturday, May 30, 2020, at Titusville, Fla. as he waits for the launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9, with Dragon crew capsule on top of the rocket. Two astronauts are set to fly on the SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station scheduled for launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. For the first time in nearly a decade, astronauts will blast into orbit aboard an American rocket from American soil, a first for a private company. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) (Charlie Riedel

SpaceX presses ahead in historic first launch of astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Despite more storms in the forecast, SpaceX pressed ahead Saturday in its historic attempt to launch astronauts for...

May 30, 2020 9:50 am

Police Death Protests NYC A police officer watches a crowd as a police vehicle burns near Fort Greene Park in the Brooklyn borough of New York after protesters rallied outside Barclays Center over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died Memorial Day while in police custody in Minneapolis, Friday, May 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) (Frank Franklin II

National Guard summoned to aid cities amid police clashes

ATLANTA -- Georgia’s governor declared a state of emergency early Saturday to activate the state National Guard as violence flared...

May 30, 2020 7:20 am

Virus Outbreak Michigan In this photo provided by the Michigan Executive Office of the Governor, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks during a news conference Friday, May 29, 2020, in Lansing, Mich. Whitmer hinted that she will soon reopen more regions of Michigan, expressing optimism as long as the rate of new coronavirus cases continues downward and testing increases. (Michigan Executive Office of the Governor via AP) (HOGP)

FreeWhitmer hints at more reopening of Michigan in 'coming days'

LANSING, Mich. -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer hinted Friday that she will soon reopen more regions of Michigan, as long as the rate of new...

May 30, 2020 7:10 am

APTOPIX Minneapolis Police Death Associated Press photos
A protester carries a U.S. flag upside down, a sign of distress, next to a burning building late Thursday in Minneapolis. (Julio CortezSTF)

Former officer charged with murder

MINNEAPOLIS – The white Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd's neck was arrested Friday and charged...

May 30, 2020 1:00 am