Walker "was framed and charged to cover up Breonna’s killing," defense lawyer Steve Romines said. "This is but a first step.”
A Rochester police officer has been placed on administrative duty after using pepper spray on a woman suspected of shoplifting who tried to escape with her 3-year-old child in her arms, authorities said Friday. Video of the Feb. 22 incident has been made public at a time when the Rochester Police Department is under intense scrutiny over its interactions with Black residents, including the death last spring of Daniel Prude. A statement from the police said the woman was pepper sprayed during the arrest.
Maia Chaka is the first Black woman to be named to the NFL's officiating staff, the league announced Friday. The NFL made the announcement on "The Today Show" prior to a live interview with Chaka. Chaka joins Sarah Thomas as the NFL's only female officials.