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Body Cam Interest Rising in Wake of George Floyd, Rayshard Brooks Deaths

Exclusive The slayings of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks have law enforcement agencies getting proactive about recording their officers in the field by adding body cams … TMZ has learned. We spoke to a few of the companies supplying body cameras to law enforcement, and both tell us they’ve had an influx of inquiries over […]

Fortnite Removes All Police Cars from Video Game in Wake of Protests

Breaking News CALLING ALL CARS … HELLO?! ANYONE? ANY CARS? NO? Oh, that’s because there are NO MORE COP CARS in Fortnite — and it seems to be the video game’s way of acknowledging the real-life protests against police brutality. All traces of police vehicles — including SWAT vans — have been removed from the […]

Lady Gaga Calls Trump ‘Racist’ and ‘Fool’ in Wake of George Floyd Killing

“Everyday people in America are racist, that’s a fact,” the “Chromatica” artist writes as part of a lengthy diatribe demanding change and that “privileged communities” step up. Lady Gaga admitted to feeling conflicted as she stepped into the escalating anger and violence after the brutal and senseless murder of George Floyd beneath the knee of […]

Colin Kaepernick Says It’s Time for Revolution in Wake of George Floyd’s Death

Breaking News Colin Kaepernick‘s not here for peaceful protesting in the wake of George Floyd being killed by a cop, because he says civility led to his death … so it’s time to revolt. The former NFL star addressing critics of the unrest this week in Minneapolis … and he says they just don’t get […]

Restaurants Charging Customers COVID Tax in Wake of Pandemic

Exclusive Details Restaurants are desperately trying to stay afloat during the pandemic … and that means customers bucking up — so, welcome to the age of COVID surcharges. Por ejemplo … Goog’s Pub & Grub in Holland Michigan recently started implementing its own COVID “tax” of sorts. Owner Brad White tells TMZ … he’s had […]

Wake Surfer’s Awesome Neon Ride in Bioluminescent Waves

Play video content Exclusive Bo Bridges Gallery Outta the way, glowing dolphins — surfers are getting in on the action to SoCal’s rad, glowing blue waves!!! Here’s some awesome late night video of a wake surfer and his buds enjoying Mother Nature at its finest. The crew headed out Wednesday night, about a mile off […]

Mike Tyson Celebrates 4/20 with Wake and Bake, ‘It’s a Celebration!’

Play video content Exclusive TMZSports.com It’s 4/20 … and you’ve NEVER seen Mike Tyson this happy!! The boxing legend is now a full marijuana advocate and entrepreneur — and to celebrate the biggest weed holiday of the year, he fired up a joint and explained to TMZ Sports why the day is so important to […]

Postmates Delivery Robot ‘Serve’ Gets New Life in Wake of Coronavirus Pandemic

Getting your food in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic is getting downright robotic. There’s been a seismic shift in interest in self-delivering robots in the last few weeks. Serve — a self-delivery robot for Postmates — has been out and about delivering grub to hungry customers. Play video content BACKGRID Postmates introduced Serve last […]

U.S. Prisoners Will Be on 14-Day Quarantine in Wake of Coronavirus

Call it a lockdown within the lockdown — U.S. prisoners will be kept inside their assigned cells for the next 14 days in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The Federal Bureau of Prisons announced Tuesday night its new guideline will go into effect beginning Wednesday … calling for all inmates in […]

Trader Joe’s Tweaks Its Awesome Return Policy in Wake of Coronavirus

Exclusive Trader Joe’s just ripped a page out of Costco’s playbook … it’s drawing a line in the sand on refunds due to the coronavirus. The popular grocery store chain has instituted a new company-wide return policy … “Due to the current circumstances we are unable to accept returns on overbought products. Thank you.” This […]