Trial For 3 Ex-MPD Officers In George Floyd's Death Pushed To March 2022The state trial for Tou Thao, Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng was supposed to follow in August. All three are charged with aiding and abetting murder and manslaughter.
Sources: Minnesota Trial For 3 Other Officers In George Floyd Case Postponed Until 2022Sources tell WCCO that the Minnesota trial of the three other officers accused in the George Floyd case will be postponed from this August until 2022.
After Daunte Wright Killing, Brooklyn Center Stands In Middle Of Police Reform DebateWhile police reform bills are being considered at both the state and federal level, Brooklyn Center, a city of 30,000 people, has decided to take up the issue on its own.
Legalized Marijuana Heads For Floor Vote In Minnesota HouseThis week, the Democrat-controlled Minnesota House is expected to vote on a bill legalizing marijuana -- and it is expected to pass.
COVID Restrictions: Walz To End Capacity Restrictions By May 28, Mask Mandate By July 1Gov. Tim Walz will be announcing Thursday that the state will end remaining restrictions on outdoor limits and indoor activities by May 28. It’s part of his timeline to end all COVID-19 restrictions, which also includes lifting the mask mandate by July 1 or sooner.
COVID In MN: Gov. Walz To Announce On Thursday His Timeline To End All RestrictionsMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday will be announcing a timeline to end all COVID-19 restrictions -- and further ramping up of vaccination efforts.
Derek Chauvin Juror Brandon Mitchell's Participation In D.C. March Could Help Appeal, Legal Experts SayA picture of a juror in the Derek Chauvin trial posted on social media has some legal experts saying it could help in an appeal.
Tensions Rise As Minnesota Senate, House Hold Joint Conference Committee On Police ReformThe Senate started the conference committee, and used its version of the police reform bill as the framework. They went line by line to compare it over the House's version. The difference is by about 200-plus pages.
4 Ex-Officers Could Soon Face Federal Civil Rights Violation Charges In George Floyd's DeathSources say in addition to the Floyd case the federal grand jury is looking into whether Derek Chauvin could face federal charges in a second case.
Keith Ellison Says 'History Of Unaccountability' Led To Doubts About Chauvin VerdictAttorney General Keith Ellison, who led the prosecution team, was featured on Sunday night's "60 Minutes" and was a guest on "WCCO Sunday Morning".
Alternate Juror Speaks Out After Derek Chauvin's Conviction: 'Minnesota Has An Opportunity To Show Our Best'Two days after the Derek Chauvin verdict, one of the alternate jurors is speaking out.
Aggravating Factors Affect Next Steps In Chauvin SentencingNow that Derek Chauvin is convicted under sentencing guidelines he faces 12.5 years in prison, but the prosecution has asked the judge to consider aggravating factors that would allow him to impose up to 40 years.
Derek Chauvin Trial Is In Jury's Hands After Both Sides Make Closing ArgumentsTwelve Minnesotans are now deciding what happens to Derek Chauvin, the ex-police officer charged with the death of George Floyd.
Gov. Walz Says Additional Law Enforcement On Twin Cities Streets Is About ResponsibilityAs the state braces for more unrest in Brooklyn Center with protests and the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, the state of Minnesota has taken the step of turning to other states asking for help.
What Happens If Derek Chauvin Is Convicted, Or If He's Acquitted?Should Chauvin be found not guilty on all charges, he will walk out of the courtroom a free man. If he is convicted on any of the three counts, he will be immediately taken into custody.