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January 18, 2023, 8:08 PM

Court asked to void verdict against ex-cop in Floyd's murder

An attorney for Derek Chauvin has asked an appeals court to throw out the former Minneapolis police officer's convictions in the murder of George Floyd
January 18, 2023, 8:08 PM
January 18, 2023, 7:39 PM

Derek Chauvin asks judge to throw out murder convictions in George Floyd's death

Derek Chauvin asks to throw out murder convictions in Wednesday.
January 18, 2023, 7:39 PM
Derek Chauvin asks judge to throw out murder convictions in George Floyd's death
January 12, 2023, 3:42 AM

Prosecutors drop appeals against 2 ex-cops in Floyd case

A federal appeals court has accepted the government’s request to drop appeals of the sentences of two former Minneapolis police officers convicted of civil rights violations in the murder of George Floyd
January 12, 2023, 3:42 AM
January 10, 2023, 12:08 AM

George Floyd family taking applications for business grants

George Floyd's family is ready to take applications from businesses for grants funded by money from their wrongful death legal settlement with the city of Minneapolis
January 10, 2023, 12:08 AM
1 month ago

AG charges former officer in Floyd protest beating

Attorney General Keith Ellison has charged a former Minneapolis police officer with beating a man during protests over George Floyd's death
1 month ago
2 months ago

Former Minneapolis police officer sentenced in George Floyd case

Former Minneapolis police officer J. Alexander Kueng, who knelt on George Floyd's back, was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison.
2 months ago
Former Minneapolis police officer sentenced in George Floyd case
2 months ago

Officer who knelt on George Floyd's back sentenced

A Minneapolis police officer who kneeled on George Floyd's back, and pleaded guilty on charges of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter was sentenced Friday.
2 months ago
Officer who had knee on George Floyd's back gets prison sentence
3 months ago

George Floyd mural vandalized in Milwaukee, police seek answers

Milwaukee police are seeking answers regarding the incident.
3 months ago
George Floyd mural vandalized in Milwaukee, police seek answers
3 months ago

George Floyd mural vandalized in Milwaukee, police seek answers

A George Floyd mural has been vandalized in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a city crowded with racial justice protests in the summer of May 2020.
3 months ago
George Floyd mural vandalized: Report
3 months ago

Former police officer J. Alexander Kueng pleads guilty in George Floyd death case

The death of George Floyd is set to be thrust back into the national spotlight as two former cops go on trial Monday in Minnesota state court.
3 months ago
Former police officer pleads guilty in George Floyd death case
3 months ago

Former Minneapolis police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd case

Former Minneapolis cop J. Alexander Kueng, who was charged in connection with George Floyd's death, pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and abetting in manslaughter, a court official said.
3 months ago
Former Minneapolis police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd case
3 months ago

Man pleads guilty in police car fire at George Floyd protest

A man admitted to setting a police car on fire during protests in Philadelphia.
3 months ago
3 months ago

City where George Floyd was killed struggles to recruit cops

Hundreds of Minneapolis officers quit in the years since George Floyd was killed
3 months ago
3 months ago

George Floyd's brother considers lawsuit over Kanye West comments

George Floyd's brother is considering suing Kanye West over comments suggesting his brother died from fentanyl use.
3 months ago
George Floyd’s family considers suing Kanye West over comments about his murder
4 months ago

Former cop Thomas Lane sentenced in state case over George Floyd's death

Former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane, who pleaded guilty to his role in the 2020 death of George Floyd, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in state prison.
4 months ago
Former cop Thomas Lane sentenced in state case over George Floyd's death
6 months ago

Officers of color barred from guarding Derek Chauvin get $1.5 million in settlement

Officers who were barred from guarding Derek Chauvin, convicted of murdering George Floyd, received $1.5 million in a settlement with the county.
6 months ago
Officers barred from guarding Derek Chauvin get $1.5 million in settlement
6 months ago

George Floyd’s girlfriend ‘saddened’ by officers’ sentencing

Courteney Ross said the sentencing for two former police officers convicted on federal charges stemming from George Floyd's death “didn’t seem to match the crime.”
6 months ago
George Floyd’s girlfriend ‘saddened’ by officers’ sentencing
6 months ago

2 former cops convicted in George Floyd's death sentenced to prison

It's sentencing day for two former police officers convicted on federal charges stemming from George Floyd's death.
6 months ago
2 former cops convicted in George Floyd's death sentenced to prison
6 months ago

Former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane sentenced to 2 1/2 years in George Floyd killing

Former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane was sentenced to two and a half years in prison on Thursday morning for violating George Floyd's civil rights.
6 months ago
Former Minneapolis police officer sentenced in George Floyd killing
6 months ago

Former Minneapolis cop sentenced in George Floyd killing

Thomas Lane was convicted of violating Floyd's civil rights and sentenced to 2 1/2 years.
6 months ago
Former Minneapolis cop sentenced in George Floyd killing
7 months ago

Derek Chauvin sentenced for violating George Floyd's civil rights

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pleaded guilty to federal charges of violating George Floyd's civil rights and was sentenced to 21 years in prison.
7 months ago
Derek Chauvin sentenced for violating George Floyd's civil rights
7 months ago

Derek Chauvin sentenced to 21 years on federal charges for violating George Floyd's civil rights

Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 21 years on federal charges for violating George Floyd's civil rights, The Associated Press reported.
7 months ago
Chauvin sentenced to 21 years on federal charges for violating George Floyd's rights
7 months ago

Minneapolis Police Department to hire new police chief 2 years after George Floyd killed

The Minneapolis Police Department is looking to hire a new police chief two years after George Floyd was killed by an officer.
7 months ago
Minneapolis police to hire new police chief 2 years after George Floyd killed
7 months ago

State trial date of 2 former cops involved in George Floyd's death changed again

A judge has changed the start date of a state trial for two former Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in George Floyd's 2020 in-custody death.
7 months ago
State trial of former cops involved in George Floyd's death changed again
8 months ago

Trial for 2 former cops charged in George Floyd's death delayed until 2023

The state trial for two former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's death was delayed until next year by a judge.
8 months ago
Judge delays trial for 2 former cops charged in George Floyd's death
8 months ago

George Floyd’s death, 6 months later

After George Floyd died in police custody in May, millions of Americans have taken to the streets to protest systemic racism.
8 months ago
George Floyd’s death, 6 months later
8 months ago

Former police officer Thomas Lane pleads guilty to manslaughter in killing of George Floyd

Thomas Lane, one of the ex-police officers involved in George Floyd's killing, has pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter.
8 months ago
Ex-police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in killing of George Floyd
9 months ago

Investigation finds Minneapolis police engaged in racial discrimination

The Minnesota Department of Human Rights released the findings of their investigation nearly two years after George Floyd was killed.
9 months ago
Investigation finds Minneapolis police engaged in racial discrimination
9 months ago

Derek Chauvin asks court to overturn his conviction in George Floyd's death

Chauvin's lawyers claimed pretrial publicity and jurors' concerns for their safety were among factors which prevented him from getting a fair trial.
9 months ago
Chauvin asks court to overturn his conviction in George Floyd's death
10 months ago

Two women linked by difficult moments in US history meet for first time

George Floyd's sister and Rodney King's daughter meet for the first time and discuss the emotional fallout when violence at the hands of law enforcement strikes down a family member.
10 months ago
Two women linked by difficult moments in US history meet for first time
1 year ago

Guilty verdicts for ex-officers involved in George Floyd’s death

Former Minneapolis police officers Thomas Lane, 38, J. Alexander Kueng, 28, and Tou Thao, 35, were found guilty of all federal charges of violating George Floyd's civil rights.
1 year ago
Guilty verdicts for ex-officers involved in George Floyd’s death
1 year ago

3 former officers found guilty of violating George Floyd’s civil rights

The jury has found all three former officers guilty of violating George Floyd’s civil rights by not providing medical aid to Floyd, and also failing to stop Derek Chauvin from using excessive force.
1 year ago
3 former officers found guilty of violating George Floyd’s civil rights
1 year ago

Federal jury convicts former cops involved in George Floyd's death

A federal jury has convicted all three former Minneapolis police officers.
1 year ago
Federal jury convicts former cops involved in George Floyd's death
1 year ago

Jury gets case in federal civil rights trial of George Floyd officers

A jury is expected to begin deliberating Tuesday afternoon the fates of three former Minneapolis police officers accused of violating George Floyd's civil rights.
1 year ago
Jury gets case in federal trial of George Floyd officers
1 year ago

Jury deliberations to begin in trial of 3 officers involved in George Floyd murder

Jurors are poised to begin deliberating the fates of Thomas Lane, 38, J. Alexander Kueng, 28, and Tou Thao, 35, who are accused of violating George Floyd's civil rights during his fatal arrest.
1 year ago
Jury deliberations to begin in trial of 3 officers involved in George Floyd murder
1 year ago

George Floyd officers on trial

Jury deliberations begin today in the trial against three former Minneapolis police officers who allegedly failed to administer aid at the scene of George Floyd’s death.
1 year ago
George Floyd officers on trial
1 year ago

Former officer testifies he tried to help George Floyd but was stopped

In emotional testimony on Monday, former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane told a jury that he tried to help George Floyd.
1 year ago
Former officer testifies he tried to help George Floyd but was stopped
1 year ago

Ex-officer takes stand in federal trial of the death of George Floyd

Host and Legal analyst at Law and Crime Network Terri Austin discusses if all three officers are expected to take the stand in court and breaks down ex-officer Thao’s testimony.
1 year ago
Ex-officer takes stand in federal trial of the death of George Floyd
1 year ago

Ex-cop charged in George Floyd's death testifies

Tou Thao, 35, said he "had a different role" than restraining the 46-year-old handcuffed Black man.
1 year ago
Ex-cop charged in George Floyd's death testifies
1 year ago

Austin to pay $10 million to protesters injured by police after George Floyd's death

The City of Austin has agreed to pay a combined $10 million to two demonstrators who were injured during by police during the 2020 racial justice protests.
1 year ago
City to pay $10 million to protesters injured by police
1 year ago

Key takeaways from George Floyd fatal-arrest trial: former cops shift blame to Derek Chauvin

A second fired police officer charged with violating George Floyd's civil right during his 2020 fatal arrest testified on Wednesday.
1 year ago
Key takeaways from George Floyd arrest trial: ex-cops shift blame to Derek Chauvin
1 year ago

Key takeaways from former cop's testimony in fed trial over George Floyd's death

A former cop charged with violating George Floyd's civil rights took the witness stand in his own defense.
1 year ago
Key takeaways from former cop's testimony in fed trial over George Floyd's death
1 year ago

Prosecution rests in federal trial of former cops involved in George Floyd's death

Former officer Thomas Lane is expected to testify in his own defense.
1 year ago
Prosecution rests in federal trial of ex-cops involved in George Floyd's death
1 year ago

Arrest warrants issued for 2 Dallas cops charged with assaulting people during 2020 protest

A Dallas police officer and his former colleague are facing criminal charges alleging they used excessive force at a 2020 protest over the death of George Floyd.
1 year ago
Arrest warrants issued for 2 Dallas cops charged with assaulting protesters
1 year ago

Juror dismissed in federal trial of former cops involved in George Floyd's death

A juror was dismissed Wednesday in the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd's civil rights.
1 year ago
Juror dismissed in federal trial of former cops involved in George Floyd's death
1 year ago

COVID-19 disrupts federal trial over George Floyd's death

One of the three former cops on trial in the death of George Floyd has tested positive for COVID-19.
1 year ago
COVID-19 disrupts federal trial over George Floyd's death
1 year ago

Federal trial over George Floyd's death postponed due to COVID-19

The court didn't identify the COVID-positive defendant, but defendants Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao were seen in the courtroom, according to reporters.
1 year ago
Federal trial over George Floyd's death postponed due to COVID-19
1 year ago

Key takeaways from week 1 of police officers' federal trial over George Floyd's death

"I knew he was going die," a prosecution witness said of Floyd.
1 year ago
Key takeaways from week 1 of cops' federal trial over George Floyd's death
1 year ago

Former cop's plan to testify could throw wrench into federal trial over George Floyd's death: Experts

Thomas Lane's attorney said he will take the witness stand.
1 year ago
Testimony of former cop in George Floyd death could backfire: Experts
1 year ago

Day 2 underway of federal trial for 3 ex-cops charged in George Floyd’s killing

All three former officers are charged with depriving George Floyd of his civil rights by failing to intervene or offer aid as Derek Chauvin held his knee on Floyd’s neck.
1 year ago
Day 2 underway of federal trial for 3 ex-cops charged in George Floyd’s killing