Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill says he will consider an aggravated durational departure from the sentencing guidelines for Derek Chauvin.
A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s death for violating his civil rights during the fatal arrest.
At the same time he was indicted on federal civil rights charged for the death of George Floyd, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been indicted on federal charges for a 2017 incident in which he’s accused of holding a 14-year-old boy down by the throat and striking him multiple times in the head with a flashlight.
Derek Chauvin’s attorney filed a motion asking the court to throw out his guilty verdicts and schedule a new trial Tuesday.
The state filed a request Friday for an aggravated sentence for Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted by a jury for the murder of George Floyd.
Brandon Mitchell, a JV basketball coach at North Minneapolis High School, has been better known as juror 52 over the last month in the trial of Derek Chauvin.
A posthumous pardon request has been submitted to Texas officials on behalf of George Floyd for a 2004 drug arrest that was done by a now indicted ex-Houston police officer whose case history is under scrutiny following a deadly drug raid.
The unique circumstances surrounding Derek Chauvin's trial in George Floyd's death could offer the former Minneapolis police officer some shot at winning a retrial on appeal, though most legal experts agree it's a long shot.
The George Floyd mural on Bell and Chartres St in East Downtown was defaced with a racial slur on Thursday. The move comes just two days after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder and manslaughter by a jury.
The University of Texas has announced that its traditional marching and pep bands will be required to play “The Eyes of Texas” when they return to performing, but a new band will also be created that won’t play the school song with racist elements in its past.
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Wednesday the Justice Department has launched a sweeping investigation into the patterns and practices of the Minneapolis Police Department after the guilty verdict for former officer Derek Chauvin in George Floyd’s death.
“For the first time in almost a year, our family has taken a breath,” George Floyd’s brother said in response to the team’s tweet, which was met with much scrutiny. “Let’s take this breath together in honor of my big brother who couldn’t. Let’s do it for George.”
Cities across the U.S. prepared for the worst ahead of the verdict in Derek Chauvin’s trial for the death of George Floyd. But just as the unrest spread from coast to coast last June, the verdict inspired jubilation to do the same.
The jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd. The 12 jurors deliberated for around 10 hours before deciding to convict Chauvin of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Live coverage continues on FOX 9 and online at fox9.com/live.
The Minnesota Department of Corrections released a new mugshot of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin after he was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd and booked into the Oak Park Heights maximum security prison.
Communities across the country are demanding change within local law enforcement. Advocates want to make sure that momentum continues.
Political leaders and other organizations in Arizona are speaking out after ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts in the 2020 death of George Floyd.
"Ummm... he didn’t sacrifice his life... he was brutally, horrifically murdered. What the hell is this," Guardian writer Hannah Parkinson tweeted.
Following the guilty verdict of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in his trial for the death of George Floyd, social media was flooded by reactions, from former President Barack Obama to the NFL.
President Joe Biden said the guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin’s trial was a “giant step forward in the march toward justice in America.”