Minnesota Dept. of Human Rights launches civil rights investigation into Minneapolis Police Department

About 40 Minnesota Democratic lawmakers called for more regulations on police in the wake of George Floyd's death and said they would demand those changes during a legislative special session later this month. The proposals from the House People of Color and Indigenous Caucus include 22 police changes. Democrats propose stripping Minnesota county attorneys of their power to prosecute police killings, giving control instead to the Minnesota Attorney General's office.

Pentagon ready to send troops to Minneapolis if state asks

The Pentagon says Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz hasn't asked the federal government to send troops to his state. The Defense Department says it's ready to provide military help to authorities scrambling to contain unrest in Minneapolis, where the death of George Floyd has sparked the widespread protests.

Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis

As unrest spread across dozens of American cities on Friday, the Pentagon took the rare step of ordering the Army to put several active-duty U.S. military police units on the ready to deploy to Minneapolis, where the police killing of George Floyd sparked the widespread protests.