What A Day

OK Folks, Plateau's Over

OK Folks, Plateau's Over

What A Day - March 29, 2021 - 17:26

The trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is set to begin today with opening statements. We explain what to expect and highlight new police reform efforts in cities across the country, including a pandemic decriminalization program in Baltimore that could become permanent.Covid-19 cases are starting to rise again driven by increasing infection rates in places like New York, New Jersey, and Michigan. And although vaccinations continue to rise, experts still caution the public to wear masks in large settings. And in headlines: Myanmar’s deadliest day since the February coup, a new bill in Arkansas targets health care for trans youth, and Suez boat gets freed.Show Links: NYPD officers are no longer protected from civil lawsuits after city council passes police reform legislationhttps://www.cnn.com/2021/03/25/us/nyc-police-reform-nypd/index.htmlMarilyn Mosby declares war on drugs over, formalizes policy to dismiss all possession charges in Baltimorehttps://www.baltimoresun.com/news/crime/bs-md-ci-cr-mosby-stops-drug-prosecutions-20210326-7ra6pn2a4zcexnj6hmfv4wj6li-story.htmlCovid-19 Variant Rages in Brazil, Posing Global Riskhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/covid-19-variant-rages-in-brazil-posing-global-risk-11616845889For a transcript of this show, please visit crooked.com/whataday.

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