Hennepin County Board Passes Resolution Declaring Racism As A Public Health CrisisThe board concluded that racial disparities have lifelong health impacts among minorities, including higher disease rates.
All 4 Officers Involved In George Floyd’s Death Appear In Court; Judge Warns Of Possible Move Of TrialA Minnesota judge on Monday warned that he's likely to move the trials of four police officers charged in George Floyd's death out of Minneapolis if public officials and attorneys don't stop talking about the case.
Judge Denies Video, Audio Coverage Of Pre-Trial For Former Officers Accused In George Floyd's DeathOn Friday, a Hennepin County judge denied the request of audio or visual recordings in the courtroom in covering the pre-trial of the four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the killing of George Floyd.
In The Month Since George Floyd's Death, A Look Back At What's Changed So FarOne month ago Thursday, Floyd died in Minneapolis after a police officer knelt on his neck for nearly eight minutes. A lot has happened since Floyd's death, both here in the Twin Cities and across the country.
Ramsey Co. Jail Superintendent Says He ‘Erred In Judgement’ By Restricting Officers Of Color From Interacting With Derek ChauvinRamsey County officials are responding to a discrimination lawsuit that alleges correctional officers of color were restricted from Derek Chauvin.
Prosecutors: Derek Chauvin Had Knee On George Floyd For 7:46, Not 8:46Minnesota prosecutors acknowledged Wednesday that a Minneapolis police officer had his knee on the neck of George Floyd for 7 minutes, 46 seconds — not the 8:46 that has become a symbol of police brutality — but said the one-minute error would have no impact on the criminal case against four officers.
‘You Can Call Me A Snitch If You Want To’: Concerned 911 Dispatcher Called MPD Sergeant During George Floyd’s ArrestThe City of Minneapolis on Monday released a phone recording of a concerned 911 dispatcher contacting a police sergeant during the George Floyd incident.
Judge Peter Cahill Appointed To Cases Of All 4 Fired MPD Officers Involved In George Floyd's DeathJudge Peter Cahill has been assigned to oversee the cases of all four former Minneapolis Police officers involved with George Floyd's death.
Derek Chauvin Could Receive Over $1M In Pension Benefits Even If Convicted In George Floyd's DeathThe former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd could still receive pension benefits starting in just a few years, even if he's convicted. Pension officials in Minnesota confirmed to CBS News that the ex-officer, Derek Chauvin, could collect more than $1 million in benefits over the next three decades.
'We Ask That Our Voices Be Heard': Minneapolis Police Officers Pen Open Letter Condemning Derek Chauvin, Embracing Reform An open letter claiming to express the view of hundreds of Minneapolis police officers says that they “wholeheartedly condemn Derek Chauvin,” the former officer accused of killing George Floyd.
Official: Plea Negotiations Were Underway Between Derek Chauvin's Attorney And The Hennepin County Attorney's OfficeA law enforcement official has confirmed to CBS News that there were plea negotiations underway between the attorney for Derek Chauvin and the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office prior to the initial charges being brought against the ex-Minneapolis police officer in the death of George Floyd.
Ex-Officer Derek Chauvin Makes First Court Appearance In George Floyd Case, Faces $1M Bail With ConditionsThe judge set Derek Chauvin's unconditional bail at $1.25 million or $1 million with conditions.
Attorney For George Floyd's Family Appeals To U.N. To Intervene In CaseBen Crump, the attorney for the family of George Floyd, has appealed to the United Nations to intervene in the case, calling for all four officers involved in his death to be charged with first-degree murder.
Attorney Representing Thomas Lane, Ex-Cop Involved In George Floyd's Death, Argues Case Against His Client Is 'Weak'The initial court appearance for three of the four ex-Minneapolis police officers involved with George Floyd's appeared to be a standard hearing - until Thomas Lane's attorney gave an impassioned argument defending his client.
MPD Releases Personnel Files Of Four Former Officers Involved With George Floyd's DeathThough a large portion of the total 235 pages have been redacted, the documents contain the officers' employment history, and reveal some of their behavior during their time in the department.