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January 13, 2021, 9:24 AM

Former officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck to be tried separately

A judge in Minneapolis ordered that Derek Chauvin be tried separately from the other three officers involved in the death of George Floyd, citing a volume of evidence and COVID-19 concerns.
January 13, 2021, 9:24 AM
Former officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck to be tried separately
January 13, 2021, 3:27 AM

Former officer Derek Chauvin to stand trial for George Floyd's death separately

The order, filed by Judge Peter Cahill in Hennepin County District Court, amends a November 2020 order.
January 13, 2021, 3:27 AM
Former officer Derek Chauvin to stand trial for George Floyd's death separately
January 12, 2021, 8:35 PM

Officer with knee to George Floyd's neck to be tried alone

A former Minneapolis police officer who held his knee to George Floyd's neck for minutes will be tried separately from three other former officers accused in his death
January 12, 2021, 8:35 PM
Officer with knee to George Floyd's neck to be tried alone
January 10, 2021, 12:20 AM

Minneapolis officer reprimanded for speaking to press

Cop criticized the department in a magazine article after death of George Floyd.
January 10, 2021, 12:20 AM
January 5, 2021, 12:25 PM

How George Floyd’s death in police custody led to a racial reckoning across the US

Floyd’s death in May followed that of Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery earlier this year. Protests ensued calling for justice for Black lives lost and police reform, and corporations promised change.
January 5, 2021, 12:25 PM
How George Floyd’s death in police custody led to a racial reckoning across the US
January 2, 2021, 11:11 AM

Protesters demand answers in 1st killing by Minneapolis police since George Floyd

Crowds filled the streets for two nights, demanding more details after body camera video showed officers, with guns drawn, pull over 23-year-old Dolal Idd during a weapons investigation.
January 2, 2021, 11:11 AM
Protesters demand answers in 1st killing by Minneapolis police since George Floyd
January 1, 2021, 5:36 PM

Delay sought in ex-officers' trial over George Floyd's death

Prosecutors in the case against the four Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd requested that the trial delayed by three months
January 1, 2021, 5:36 PM
Delay sought in ex-officers' trial over George Floyd's death
1 month ago

The Year 2020: George Floyd’s death in police custody sparks a racial reckoning

Floyd died in Minneapolis a few months after Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery were killed. The moment led to calls for justice for other Black lives lost, police reform and tangible change.
1 month ago
The Year 2020: George Floyd’s death in police custody sparks a racial reckoning
1 month ago

Milestone year of racial unrest and protests ends with police, demonstrators facing new hurdles

Milestone year of racial unrest and protests ends with police and demonstrators facing new hurdles
1 month ago
After year of racial unrest, police, protesters hope for better future
1 month ago

2 injured in shooting near George Floyd memorial in Minneapolis

Two people were injured in a shooting near a George Floyd memorial in Minneapolis.
1 month ago
2 injured in shooting near George Floyd memorial in Minneapolis
1 month ago

Boston police sergeant put on leave over bodycam footage of George Floyd protests

A Boston police sergeant is placed on leave and an investigation has been ordered after video was released showing officers' violent clashes with protesters.
1 month ago
Police sergeant put on leave over bodycam footage of George Floyd protests
1 month ago

Video allowed in trial of officers charged in Floyd killing

Judge upheld decision to livestream the trial of four former Minneapolis cops.
1 month ago
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Hunt still on for suspects in ransacking of Chicago stores

Chicago police task force still investigating, making arrests four months later.
1 month ago
2 months ago

Guard chaplains reflect on Floyd protests, lessons learned

After being deployed to the Minnesota streets during demonstrations over racial injustice, chaplains of the state's National Guard are praying for peace but also readying for whenever their next domestic callup may come
2 months ago
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Is the 'defund the police' movement losing momentum?

In Minneapolis, support for the 'defund the police' movement is split as crime rises throughout the city where George Floyd died six months ago. ABC News' Alex Perez talks to people on the ground.
2 months ago
Is the 'defund the police' movement losing momentum?
2 months ago

How George Floyd’s death 6 months ago sparked tangible change

Floyd's brothers reflect on the changes that resulted from the country's racial reckoning following Floyd's death, from Mississippi changing its flag to police departments reallocating funding.
2 months ago
How George Floyd’s death 6 months ago sparked tangible change
2 months ago

Terrence Floyd: 'I am speaking for my brother'

George Floyd’s brother, Terrence, talks to ABC News Live anchor Linsey Davis six months after Floyd’s death at the hands of police sparked a global outcry.
2 months ago
Terrence Floyd: 'I am speaking for my brother'
2 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.
2 months ago
George Floyd’s death, 6 months later
2 months ago

'Defund the police' movement 6 months after killing of George Floyd

As the defund the police movement faces an uncertain future, here are major factors that will influence whether it gains more momentum or whether it stalls out.
2 months ago
'Defund the police' movement in precarious position 6 months after killing of Floyd
2 months ago

A lot has changed since George Floyd's death, but not near enough: OPINION

So forgive me if you were hoping for a feel-good column about the death of racism.
2 months ago
A lot has changed since George Floyd's death, but not near enough: OPINION
3 months ago

Judge rejects moving trial of ex-officers in Floyd's death

A Minnesota judge has rejected defense requests to move the trial of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s death
3 months ago
Judge declines to move trial of officers in Floyd's death
3 months ago

George Floyd’s brother rallies voters on Election Day

George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Rayshard Brooks
3 months ago
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Trucker who drove through George Floyd protesters is charged

A truck driver who drove into a large crowd of protesters on a bridge in Minneapolis following the killing of George Floyd has been charged with two criminal counts
3 months ago
3 months ago

Old body camera footage of police encounter with George Floyd to be made public

A judge accepted a motion in the murder case of George Floyd to enter into the record body camera footage of an unrelated encounter Floyd had last year with police.
3 months ago
Old body camera footage of police encounter with George Floyd to be made public
3 months ago

'Biden is the change that we need': George Floyd's sister

Bridgett Floyd and attorney Ben Crump call for a day of action on what would have been her brother’s 47th birthday.
3 months ago
'Biden is the change that we need': George Floyd's sister
3 months ago

‘Biden is the change that we need’: George Floyd’s sister

Bridgett Floyd and attorney Ben Crump call for a day of action to honor what would have been her brother’s 47th birthday.
3 months ago
‘Biden is the change that we need’: George Floyd’s sister
3 months ago

Prosecutors in Floyd case ask for 2-day sealing of documents

Prosecutors in the case against four former Minneapolis officers charged in the death of George Floyd are asking a Minnesota judge to temporarily restrict public access to future court filings
3 months ago
4 months ago

Judge lets ex-cop charged in Floyd's death live out of state

A Minnesota judge has cited safety concerns in issuing new conditions of release for an ex-Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd that would let him live in a neighboring state while he awaits trial
4 months ago
4 months ago

Minneapolis mural dedicated to George Floyd defaced again

A large mural dedicated to George Floyd in Minneapolis has been defaced again
4 months ago
4 months ago

Derek Chauvin, ex-officer seen kneeling on George Floyd's neck, released after posting $1 million bail

Derek Chauvin, the ex-Minneapolis Police officer accused of killing George Floyd, has been released from jail on $1 million bond.
4 months ago
Officer seen kneeling on George Floyd's neck released after posting $1 million bail
4 months ago

Court weighs allowing courtroom cameras in George Floyd case

The trial is expected to generate massive public interest in March 2021
4 months ago
Court weighs allowing courtroom cameras in George Floyd case
4 months ago

Minneapolis to name stretch of street for George Floyd

The stretch of street where George Floyd was killed be renamed in his honor.
4 months ago
Minneapolis to name stretch of street for George Floyd
4 months ago

4 former officers charged in killing of George Floyd appear in court

As their attorneys filed key motions, hundreds of protesters gathered outside the courthouse.
4 months ago
4 former officers charged in killing of George Floyd appear in court
4 months ago

George Floyd's family disputes drug allegations

George Floyd's family, in court on Friday, pushed back against accusations he took drugs during his fatal encounter with Minneapolis police in May.
4 months ago
George Floyd's family disputes drug allegations
4 months ago

Former Minneapolis officers involved in George Floyd’s death appear in court

The former officers appeared together for the first time for a hearing on whether to allow a change of venue, if jurors should be kept anonymous and if the officers should be tried together.
4 months ago
Former Minneapolis officers involved in George Floyd’s death appear in court
4 months ago

Prosecutors: Similar charges warrant 1 trial in Floyd death

Prosecutors in the case of four former Minneapolis officers charged in the death of George Floyd say the men should face trial together because the evidence and charges against them are similar
4 months ago
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George Floyd’s family, attorneys speak after officers’ hearing

Floyd’s attorneys and family reacted to claims made in court that Floyd’s death was caused by an overdose, as opposed to an officer placing his knee on the Minneapolis man's neck.
4 months ago
George Floyd’s family, attorneys speak after officers’ hearing
4 months ago

No cameras allowed at Floyd criminal proceedings -- for now

When four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s death appeared in court Friday, no cameras were allowed
4 months ago
4 months ago

Former police officers charged in George Floyd’s death to appear in court

The four former Minneapolis cops are pointing blame at one another and seeking individual trials.
4 months ago
Former police officers charged in George Floyd’s death to appear in court
5 months ago

Officer charged in George Floyd's death argues drug overdose killed him, not knee on neck

Floyd's May 25 in-custody death prompted nationwide protests.
5 months ago
Officer in George Floyd death argues drug overdose killed him, not knee on neck
5 months ago

St. Louis couple charged after BLM protest appear in court

The white St. Louis couple charged for waving guns during a Black Lives Matter protest outside their home in June made their first court appearance on felony charges
5 months ago
5 months ago

Inspired by George Floyd, singer Tyrese finds a new voice

Grammy-nominated singer and “Fast & Furious” actor Tyrese grew up around police brutality, gang violence, murders and psychological trauma in the Watts neighborhood of Southern Los Angeles
5 months ago
5 months ago

Former NFL linebacker Emmanuel Acho on having difficult conversations about race in new series

In the wake of George Floyd's death and protests calling for racial justice, former NFL star Emmanuel Acho is tackling tough conversations about race in America.
5 months ago
Former NFL linebacker Emmanuel Acho on having difficult conversations about race
5 months ago

ACLU sues over federal action in Portland, Oregon, protests

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the legality of the actions taken by agents sent by President Donald Trump to subdue protests in Portland, Oregon
5 months ago
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Prosecutors depict ex-officer as complicit in Floyd's death

Prosecutors have urged a Minnesota judge not to dismiss the charges against one of four ex-Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd
5 months ago
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Audio of investigators' interview with officer regarding George Floyd's arrest released

Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension spoke with Lane after Floyd died.
5 months ago
Audio of investigators' interview with officer on George Floyd's arrest released
5 months ago

George Floyd mural in Minneapolis defaced with black paint

Someone has defaced a giant mural of George Floyd at the Minneapolis intersection where he died in May
5 months ago
5 months ago

Court releases interview with former officer charged in George Floyd’s death

Thomas Lane told investigators in June that he thought George Floyd was on drugs and that Derek Chauvin directed Floyd's restraint.
5 months ago
Court releases interview with former officer charged in George Floyd’s death
5 months ago

New push on training officers how to stop abuse in own ranks

George Floyd's killing has led to new interest in cop training to stop abuse
5 months ago
Floyd's death spurs push to train cops to stop police abuse
5 months ago

Mayor voices 'serious concerns' about protest arrest tactics

Arrest of a protester during a march Saturday drew condemnation from the ACLU.
5 months ago