CBS4 News Morning Headlines 4/21/2021Get a quick look at the news making headlines this morning.
WEB EXTRA: Philonise Floyd Says He Had Faith Chauvin Would Be ConvictedGeorge Floyd's brother, Philonise Floyd, spoke after Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts Tuesday. “A lotta days that I prayed, and I hoped, and I was speaking everything into existence. I said, ‘I have faith that he will be convicted,’” he said.
WEB EXTRA: Reaction Outside Courthouse Where Judge Read Verdict In Trial Of Derek ChauvinThis was the reaction outside the Minneapolis courthouse where the verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin was read on Tuesday (4/20). A jury found Chauvin guilty in the death of George Floyd. The crowd shouted "Guilty on all three" and chanted "Say his name. George Floyd."
WEB EXTRA: Derek Chauvin Led Out Of Courtroom In HandcuffsFormer Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was led out of the courtroom in handcuffs Tuesday (4/20). A jury found Chauvin guilty on all charges in the death of George Floyd. The judge revoked Chauvin's bail.
WEB EXTRA: Judge Reads Verdict In Derek Chauvin TrialA jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all charges in the death of George Floyd. The jurors deliberated for about 10 hours. On Tuesday (4/20), the judge read the verdict.
WEB EXTRA: Derek Chauvin Found Guilty On All Charges In Death Of George FloydFormer Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three charges in the death of George Floyd. The jury came back with its verdict Tuesday afternoon (4/20).
WEB EXTRA: Nurses Use Water Filled Hospital Gloves To Comfort COVID ICU PatientsTwo nurses in Brazil found a way to make the ICU feel a little less lonely for coronavirus patients. Take a look at how they're using hospital gloves.
WEB EXTRA: Railway Worker Saves Child From Train Tracks, Oncoming TrainHere's the moment a child was rescued from the tracks as a train approached in India on Saturday (4/17). Surveillance video captured a railway worker running down the tracks and picking up the child just in time.
Trending: Downton Abbey SequelThe movie version of "Downton Abbey" is getting a sequel.
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WEB EXTRA: Former VP Walter Mondale Passes AwayFormer Vice President Walter Mondale died of natural causes on April 19, 2021, at 93, according to a statement. He passed away at home in Minnesota. He was vice president to Jimmy Carter, and ran for president against Ronald Reagan in 1984. He was also Minnesota's attorney general and senator.
WEB EXTRA : Video Of NASA Ingenuity helicopter's Flight Gives Project Manager 'Goosebumps'NASA released this hi-res video of the Mars Helicopter's first flight on Monday. Ingenuity Project Manager MiMi Aung says this video gives her "goosebumps." She adds: "I don't think I can ever stop watching it over and over again."
WEB EXTRA : CDC Director says COVID Preventions Should Stay In PlaceDr. Walensky: "We need to continue to keep the prevention measures up to prevent ongoing cases today." On Monday (4/19), the CDC director said the vaccines take a few weeks to work, so COVID-19 prevention measures need to stay in place for now.
WEB EXTRA: Woman Calls Police On Home Intruder But It's Just Her Robot VacuumA California mom called the police when she thought there was an intruder in her home . Take a look at what police found that made them laugh.
WEB EXTRA: Sen. Shevrin Jones, Others Democratic Lawmakers Blast Gov. DeSantis For Signing HB-1 Into Law“You have just declared war on the First Amendment in the state of Florida.” Strong words on Monday afternoon from State Senator Shevrin Jones, D-Miami Gardens, directed at Governor Ron DeSantis just hours after signing HB-1, the so-called anti-riot bill.
WEB EXTRA: Gov. DeSantis Signs Controversial Protest Bill Into LawThe bill is aimed at cracking down on unruly and violent protests. Democrats and civil rights groups say it will infringe on First Amendment rights and disproportionately lead to crackdowns on Black protesters.
WEB EXTRA: Ingenuity Helicopter Makes History Flying On MarsNASA's Ingenuity helicopter became the first aircraft to make a powered, controlled flight on another planet on Monday (4/19). NASA said Ingenuity flew about 10 feet above the surface of Mars for about 30 seconds before landing.
Trending: Free BeerSamuel Adams is giving a free beer to people who have been vaccinated.
CBS4 News Morning Headlines 4/19/2021Get a quick look at the news making headlines this morning.
WEB EXTRA: Seven-Mile Bridge Run Takes Place Amid COVID ConcernsAbout 1,000 people representing dozens of U.S. states competed in the 40th annual Seven Mile Bridge Run Saturday in the Florida Keys.
WEB EXTRA: President Biden Says There Is A Mass Shooting Every Day In The USPresident Biden: "Every single day there's a mass shooting in the United States..." Friday (4/16), the president called on Senate Republicans to support House-passed gun legislation, saying the frequency of mass shootings in the U.S. is "a national embarrassment and must come to an end."
WEB EXTRA :White House Flag At Half-Staff For Victims Of A Shooting At A FedEx Facility In IndianapolisThe American flag on top of the White House is flying at half-staff to honor victims of a mass shooting in Indiana on Thursday night (4/15). Police said a gunman killed eight people at an Indianapolis FedEx facility before taking his own life.
WEB EXTRA: What To Expect At Prince Philip's FuneralThe funeral for Prince Philip will be in Windsor, England on Saturday (4/17). COVID-19 restrictions have forced the Royal Family to scale down plans. Here's what you can expect to see.
WEB EXTRA: Police On FedEx Shooting: Alleged Gunman 'Just Appeared To Randomly Start Shooting'Indianapolis police said the suspect in shooting at a FedEx facility "just appeared to randomly start shooting." 8 people were killed in the incident, according to police. Authorities described the timeline of the incident during a news conference on Friday (4/15).