Kim Potter Trial: A Look At Other High-Profile Police KillingsIt has been rare to charge police with crimes in civilian deaths, and rarer still for them to be convicted. Here’s a look at other high-profile killings by police and the outcome of the cases.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott To Decide Whether To Pardon George FloydGov. Greg Abbott has not said whether he will posthumously pardon Floyd this year for a 2004 drug arrest in Houston by a former officer whose police work is no longer trusted by prosecutors.
What's Next After Derek Chauvin's Guilty Plea?Essentially, today's plea means Chauvin has acknowledged for the first time that he violated Floyd's rights. Chauvin admitted he knew what he did to Floyd was wrong and that he had a “callous and wanton disregard” for Floyd’s life.
Fmr. MPD Officer Derek Chauvin Pleads Guilty To Violating George Floyd's Rights In Federal CaseFormer Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin has pleaded guilty in a federal civil rights case over the death of George Floyd in May 2020.
Derek Chauvin To Change His Not Guilty Plea In Federal Case: What To ExpectFormer Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin will be changing his plea of not guilty in his federal civil rights case over the death of George Floyd in May 2020.
4 Ex-MPD Officers To Be Tried Together In Federal Case For George Floyd's Death, Judge RulesIn August, attorneys for J. Kueng and Tou Thao argued that their clients would be unfairly prejudiced if they went to trial alongside Chauvin. An attorney for Thomas Lane filed a motion asking to join in his co-defendants' request.
Dave Chappelle's George Floyd-Inspired '8:46' Nominated For GrammyChappelle's special "8:46" was nominated for Best Spoken Word Album. The set was Chappelle's immediate response to the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and the worldwide reckoning with racism that ensued.
Nonprofit To Redevelop Bank Damaged During George Floyd ProtestsThe 2.4-acre U.S. Bank site is part of the Lake Street commercial corridor that became the target of vandalism and arson in May 2020. The multi-million dollar project will feature businesses led by people of color and community organizations will own portions of the development.
Court Panel To Reconvene In January On Video Trial CoverageA state court advisory committee will take a closer look in January at key issues in whether to allow more video coverage of criminal trial proceedings in Minnesota, the head of the panel said Friday.
Both Sides On Minneapolis Policing Question Sit Down To Forge Path Forward: 'Let's Do This Together'After a long, hard-fought battle over policing in the city of Minneapolis, community leaders, activists, and faith leaders gathered to plot a course forward.
Derek Chauvin, Ex-Wife Plead Not Guilty To Tax Evasion ChargesA judge entered not guilty pleas on tax evasion charges Friday on behalf of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in George Floyd's death, and for the officer's ex-wife.