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4 months ago

Remembering George Floyd: A year of protest

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd's death at the hands of then-officer Derek Chauvin sparked a wave of protests across the world, but did the historic movement change policing in America?
4 months ago
Remembering George Floyd: A year of protest
5 months ago

Chauvin in stable condition following prison stabbing

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was convicted of killing George Floyd, was rushed to a hospital Friday after he was stabbed in federal prison.
5 months ago
Chauvin in stable condition following prison stabbing
5 months ago

Former police officer Derek Chauvin stabbed in federal prison, sources say

Chauvin was convicted in George Floyd’s killing.
5 months ago
Former police officer Derek Chauvin stabbed in federal prison, sources say
5 months ago

Former police officer Derek Chauvin stabbed in federal prison, sources say

Former Police Officer Derk Chauvin was stabbed in federal prison, sources told ABC News.
5 months ago
Former police officer Derek Chauvin stabbed in federal prison, sources say
8 months ago

Former police officer involved in killing of George Floyd sentenced to nearly 5 years

Tou Thao was found guilty in May on a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter.
8 months ago
Former police officer involved in killing of George Floyd sentenced to nearly 5 years
10 months ago

Pattern of discriminatory, unlawful policing in Minneapolis made George Floyd murder 'possible,' DOJ finds

A DOJ investigation finds pattern of discriminatory, unlawful policing in Minneapolis "made what happened to George Floyd possible."
10 months ago
Minneapolis police continued to use neck restrainings after Floyd's death, DOJ finds
10 months ago

Pattern of unlawful policing in Minneapolis: DOJ

ABC News’ chief justice correspondent Pierre Thomas asked U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland and Minneapolis Police Chief Brian O’Hara about policing concerns they have involving the DOJ report.
10 months ago
Pattern of unlawful policing in Minneapolis: DOJ
10 months ago

What DOJ's probe of Minneapolis police could mean for other police departments

The results of the sweeping "pattern-or-practice" investigation show "the systemic problems in MPD" made George Floyd's death possible, the DOJ said.
10 months ago
What DOJ's probe of Minneapolis police could mean for other police departments
10 months ago

Merrick Garland announces results of probe into Minneapolis Police Department

The probe began in 2021 following the conviction of ex-officer Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd.
10 months ago
Merrick Garland announces results of probe into Minneapolis Police Department
1 year ago

Former police officer Tou Thao found guilty in George Floyd's death

Thao is the last of the four fired Minneapolis police officers to be found guilty in the case.
1 year ago
Former police officer Tou Thao found guilty in George Floyd's death
1 year ago

Former police officer Tou Thao found guilty in George Floyd's death

Former Minneapolis police officer Tou Thao has been found guilty by a judge on a charge of aiding in manslaughter, stemming from the 2020 death of George Floyd
1 year ago
Former police officer Tou Thao found guilty in George Floyd's death
1 year ago

New York City to pay record settlement for 'kettling' George Floyd protesters

New York City and the New York Police Department have agreed to collectively pay millions to protesters who were arrested, detained or subjected to violence.
1 year ago
New York City to pay record settlement to George Floyd protesters
1 year ago

Nearly 150 New York City police officers violated department rules during 2020 George Floyd protests: Report

The report said there were hundreds more allegations the Board could not investigate because officers wore bands over their badge numbers.
1 year ago
New York City police officers violated rules during George Floyd protests: Report
1 year ago

What to know about the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

The bill was passed by the Democrat-controlled House in 2021, but the Senate didn’t move forward over the issue of qualified immunity for officers.
1 year ago
What to know about the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act
1 year ago

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

Derek Chauvin asks to throw out murder convictions in Wednesday.
1 year ago
Derek Chauvin asks judge to throw out murder convictions in George Floyd's death
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Former Minneapolis police officer sentenced in George Floyd case
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Officer who had knee on George Floyd's back gets prison sentence
1 year ago

George Floyd mural vandalized in Milwaukee, police seek answers

Milwaukee police are seeking answers regarding the incident.
1 year ago
George Floyd mural vandalized in Milwaukee, police seek answers
1 year 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.
1 year ago
George Floyd mural vandalized: Report
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Former police officer pleads guilty in George Floyd death case
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Former Minneapolis police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd case
1 year 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.
1 year ago
George Floyd’s family considers suing Kanye West over comments about his murder
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Former cop Thomas Lane sentenced in state case over George Floyd's death
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Officers barred from guarding Derek Chauvin get $1.5 million in settlement
2 years 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.”
2 years ago
George Floyd’s girlfriend ‘saddened’ by officers’ sentencing
2 years 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.
2 years ago
2 former cops convicted in George Floyd's death sentenced to prison
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Former Minneapolis police officer sentenced in George Floyd killing
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Former Minneapolis cop sentenced in George Floyd killing
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Derek Chauvin sentenced for violating George Floyd's civil rights
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Chauvin sentenced to 21 years on federal charges for violating George Floyd's rights
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Minneapolis police to hire new police chief 2 years after George Floyd killed
2 years 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.
2 years ago
State trial of former cops involved in George Floyd's death changed again
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Judge delays trial for 2 former cops charged in George Floyd's death
2 years 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.
2 years ago
George Floyd’s death, 6 months later
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Ex-police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in killing of George Floyd
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Investigation finds Minneapolis police engaged in racial discrimination
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Chauvin asks court to overturn his conviction in George Floyd's death
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Two women linked by difficult moments in US history meet for first time
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Guilty verdicts for ex-officers involved in George Floyd’s death
2 years 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.
2 years ago
3 former officers found guilty of violating George Floyd’s civil rights
2 years ago

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

A federal jury has convicted all three former Minneapolis police officers.
2 years ago
Federal jury convicts former cops involved in George Floyd's death
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Jury gets case in federal trial of George Floyd officers
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Jury deliberations to begin in trial of 3 officers involved in George Floyd murder
2 years 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.
2 years ago
George Floyd officers on trial
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Former officer testifies he tried to help George Floyd but was stopped
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Ex-officer takes stand in federal trial of the death of George Floyd
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Ex-cop charged in George Floyd's death testifies
2 years 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.
2 years ago
City to pay $10 million to protesters injured by police
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Key takeaways from George Floyd arrest trial: ex-cops shift blame to Derek Chauvin
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Key takeaways from former cop's testimony in fed trial over George Floyd's death