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October 5, 2022, 7:25 PM

State, cops seek to bar evidence in trial over Floyd killing

Prosecutors and defense attorneys for two former Minneapolis police officers charged in the killing of George Floyd have filed more than 100 motions to limit testimony or evidence that will be allowed at trial
October 5, 2022, 7:25 PM
State, cops seek to bar evidence in trial over Floyd killing
September 21, 2022, 8:28 PM

Ex-cop Lane gets 3 years for role in George Floyd's death

A former Minneapolis police officer who pleaded guilty to a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd has been sentenced to three years
September 21, 2022, 8:28 PM
Ex-cop Lane gets 3 years in plea deal for aiding Floyd death
September 21, 2022, 8:12 PM

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.
September 21, 2022, 8:12 PM
Former cop Thomas Lane sentenced in state case over George Floyd's death
September 16, 2022, 2:23 AM

George Floyd biography among National Book Award nominees

A biography of the late George Floyd and poetry by Pulitzer Prize winner Sharon Olds were among the works included Thursday on long lists for the National Book Awards
September 16, 2022, 2:23 AM
September 16, 2022, 2:09 AM

Texas board denies posthumous pardon for George Floyd

A Texas board has declined a request that George Floyd be granted a posthumous pardon for a 2004 drug arrest made by a now-indicted ex-Houston police officer whose case history is under scrutiny following a deadly drug raid
September 16, 2022, 2:09 AM
2 months ago

Ex-cop Lane will report to Colorado prison in Floyd killing

Former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane, who was sentenced to 2 1/2 years for violating George Floyd’s civil rights, has been ordered to report to a low-security federal prison camp in Colorado in two weeks
2 months ago
2 months ago

Monday hearing set for 2 ex-cops in George Floyd's killing

A judge has scheduled a hearing for Monday on the “status of plea negotiations” for the two remaining officers awaiting trial on state charges in the killing of George Floyd
2 months ago
Monday hearing set for 2 ex-cops in George Floyd's killing
2 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.
2 months ago
Officers barred from guarding Derek Chauvin get $1.5 million in settlement
2 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.”
2 months ago
George Floyd’s girlfriend ‘saddened’ by officers’ sentencing
2 months ago

Ex-cops Kueng, Thao sentenced for violating Floyd’s rights

The last two former Minneapolis police officers who were convicted of violating George Floyd’s civil rights have been sentenced in federal court
2 months ago
2 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.
2 months ago
2 former cops convicted in George Floyd's death sentenced to prison
2 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.
2 months ago
Former Minneapolis police officer sentenced in George Floyd killing
2 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.
2 months ago
Former Minneapolis cop sentenced in George Floyd killing
2 months ago

Ex-cop Lane gets 2 1/2 years for violating Floyd's rights

A judge has sentenced former Minneapolis police Officer Thomas Lane to 2 1/2 years in prison on a federal civil rights charge for his role in the restraint that killed George Floyd
2 months ago
3 months ago

EXPLAINER: What's next for 3 other ex-cops in Floyd's death

Former cop Derek Chauvin was sentenced to federal prison.
3 months ago
EXPLAINER: What's next for 3 other ex-cops in Floyd's death
3 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.
3 months ago
Derek Chauvin sentenced for violating George Floyd's civil rights
3 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.
3 months ago
Chauvin sentenced to 21 years on federal charges for violating George Floyd's rights
3 months ago

EXPLAINER: Chauvin's federal prison future in Floyd's death

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is about to swap solitary confinement at Minnesota’s only maximum security prison for an unknown future at a federal prison
3 months ago
Chauvin faces future in federal prison for Floyd's death
3 months ago

Prosecutors seek prison for 3 ex-cops in Floyd killing

Federal prosecutors want a judge to sentence one of the four former Minneapolis police officers convicted of civil rights violations in George Floyd’s killing to as many as 6 1/2 years in prison, but to impose stiffer sentences on two others
3 months ago
3 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.
3 months ago
Minneapolis police to hire new police chief 2 years after George Floyd killed
3 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.
3 months ago
State trial of former cops involved in George Floyd's death changed again
4 months ago

Key Derek Chauvin prosecutor tapped to be federal judge

President Joe Biden has  nominated one of the prosecutors who helped convict a former Minneapolis police officer of murder in the killing of George Floyd to be a federal judge in Minnesota
4 months ago
Key Derek Chauvin prosecutor tapped to be federal judge
4 months ago

Arkansas man injured during Floyd protest sues troopers

An Arkansas attorney who was hospitalized by a beanbag fired by a State Police trooper during a protest at the state Capitol over George Floyd's killing has filed a lawsuit
4 months ago
Arkansas man injured during Floyd protest sues troopers
4 months ago

Judge delays trial of 2 ex-cops in Floyd killing until 2023

The judge overseeing the remaining case against two former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s killing has ordered that the trial be delayed until January to improve prospects for a fair trial
4 months ago
Judge delays trial of 2 ex-cops in Floyd killing until 2023
4 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.
4 months ago
Judge delays trial for 2 former cops charged in George Floyd's death
4 months ago

George Floyd protester sues Florida police over eye injury

A protester who suffered eye damage when a rubber bullet fired by a Fort Lauderdale police officer struck her in the face is suing the city
4 months ago
George Floyd protester sues Florida police over eye injury
4 months ago

New federal lawsuits target ex-cop who killed George Floyd

Two Minnesotans have filed federal civil rights lawsuits against the city of Minneapolis and former Officer Derek Chauvin
4 months ago
New federal lawsuits target ex-cop who killed George Floyd
4 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.
4 months ago
George Floyd’s death, 6 months later
4 months ago

Minneapolis renames intersection to honor George Floyd

The intersection where George Floyd died at the hands of Minneapolis police officers was renamed in his honor, among a series of events to remember a man whose killing forced America to confront racial injustice
4 months ago
4 months ago

Biden signs policing order on anniversary of Floyd's death

President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to improve accountability in policing
4 months ago
5 months ago

Ex-Minneapolis officer pleads guilty in George Floyd killing

A former Minneapolis officer pleaded guilty to a state charge in Floyd's death.
5 months ago
Ex-cop pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd’s death
5 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.
5 months ago
Ex-police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in killing of George Floyd
5 months ago

Judge overseeing Chauvin civil rights case accepts plea deal

The judge overseeing the federal civil rights cases of four former Minneapolis police officers in the killing of George Floyd has accepted the terms of Derek Chauvin’s plea agreement and will sentence him to 20 to 25 years in prison
5 months ago
5 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.
5 months ago
Investigation finds Minneapolis police engaged in racial discrimination
5 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.
5 months ago
Chauvin asks court to overturn his conviction in George Floyd's death
6 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.
6 months ago
Two women linked by difficult moments in US history meet for first time
6 months ago

Jury awards $14M to George Floyd protesters in Denver

A jury has awarded $14 million in damages to protesters over the actions of police in Denver during demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd two years ago
6 months ago
Jury awards $14M to George Floyd protesters in Denver
7 months ago

$2.4M to be paid to man shot in eye during Floyd protests

A Minneapolis man who lost an eye when he was hit by a projectile fired by police during protests that followed George Floyd’s killing will get a $2.4 million settlement
7 months ago
7 months ago

Report: Minneapolis didn't follow protocols in Floyd unrest

A report on how Minneapolis police, fire and other agencies responded to protests that erupted following the killing of George Floyd paints a picture of miscommunication and a lack of planning
7 months ago
Report: Minneapolis didn't follow protocols in Floyd unrest
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Guilty verdicts for ex-officers involved in George Floyd’s death
7 months 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.
7 months ago
3 former officers found guilty of violating George Floyd’s civil rights
7 months ago

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

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

3 ex-cops convicted of rights violations in Floyd killing

Three former Minneapolis police officers have been convicted of violating George Floyd’s civil rights
7 months ago
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Jury gets case in federal trial of George Floyd officers
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Jury deliberations to begin in trial of 3 officers involved in George Floyd murder
7 months 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.
7 months ago
George Floyd officers on trial
7 months ago

EXPLAINER: Federal charges against 3 cops in Floyd killing

Three former officers who were with Derek Chauvin as he pressed his knee into George Floyd's neck are on trial on federal charges they violated the Black man’s civil rights
7 months ago
EXPLAINER: Federal charges against 3 cops in Floyd killing
7 months ago

Timeline of events since George Floyd's arrest and murder

George Floyd’s death after his arrest by police officers in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, sparked widespread anger after millions of people saw video of the event
7 months ago
Timeline of events since George Floyd's arrest and murder
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Former officer testifies he tried to help George Floyd but was stopped
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Ex-officer takes stand in federal trial of the death of George Floyd