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Why it’s rare for police officers to be convicted of murder

Why it’s rare for police officers to be convicted of murder

As a Minnesota jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter charges, law enforcement experts note how rare it is that police officers involved in high-profile, and sometimes deadly, on-duty incidents ever face criminal charges or are convicted. Experts point to several factors, which include laws that protect an officer’s…MORE

Pelosi tweets new response to Chauvin verdict after thanking George Floyd ‘for sacrificing your life for justice’

Pelosi tweets new response to Chauvin verdict after thanking George Floyd ‘for sacrificing your life for justice’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted Tuesday evening clarifying earlier remarks about the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin, writing, “George Floyd should be alive today,” after earlier making comments where she thanked Floyd, who died at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer last year, “for sacrificing your life for justice.” “George Floyd should be alive…MORE

Obamas on Derek Chauvin verdict: ‘We cannot rest’

Obamas on Derek Chauvin verdict: ‘We cannot rest’

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama praised Tuesday’s guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, but emphasized that more work must be done to achieve justice. “True justice requires that we come to terms with the fact that Black Americans are treated differently, every day,” the Obamas said in a statement.…MORE

Tyrannosaurus rex walked surprisingly slowly, new study finds

Tyrannosaurus rex was a fearsome predator, but it sure wasn’t a particularly fast mover. In fact, most humans could easily keep up with the dinosaur without breaking a sweat. T. rex would have covered just under 3 miles in an hour — a speed similar to that of humans and many other animals — at…MORE

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Steve Talks with Van Halen Bassist Michael Anthony!

Steve Talks with Van Halen Bassist Michael Anthony!

Steve Gorman Rocks! Interview Steve got the chance to catch up with Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony on Friday! Michael reminisced on the first time he heard Sammy Hagar sing, immediately realizing Van Halen had a new frontman. He talked about his work with superbands Chickenfoot and The Circle, and looked back on Van Halen’s worldwide dominance!

Steve Talks with Sammy Hagar!

Steve Talks with Sammy Hagar!

Steve Gorman Rocks! Interview Steve had the chance to catch up with the Red Rocker himself, Sammy Hagar! They chatted about the moment Sammy “became the leader” of Van Halen, reminisced about Eddie Van Halen and his legacy, and talked about how different it was recording an album during a pandemic. Sammy’s current band The…

New Jim Morrison Writings to be Released in June!

New Jim Morrison Writings to be Released in June!

The world will see new Jim Morrison for the first time in decades as “The Collected Works” has been unearthed and gathered together for release. Before his death in 1971, the Doors frontman handwrote a list titled “Plan for Book” that includes unrecorded lyrics, poetry, excerpts from notebooks, and even a film treatment. David Browne…

Steve Talks with Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen!

Steve Talks with Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen!

Steve Gorman Rocks! Interview: Steve had a chance to catch up with one of our favorite people, Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick! Rick talked about Cheap Trick’s legacy, their new killer single “Light Up The Fire”, and reminisced about touring days and fun on the road. Check out the interview below!        …