Shadow Of George Floyd Case Hangs Over Kim Potter's TrialHennepin County Judge Regina Chu is using the same 18th-floor courtroom where Chauvin was convicted of murder in April by a jury that repeatedly watched video of the white officer kneeling on the neck of Floyd, a Black man, and where Chauvin was later sentenced by Judge Peter Cahill to 22 1/2 years.
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.
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.
'Movements Lose Until They Win': Activists Keep Police Reform Push Despite Minneapolis LossActivists vowed Wednesday to keep fighting for substantial changes to the Minneapolis Police Department, despite the defeat of a ballot initiative that would have replaced it with a reimagined public safety unit in the city where George Floyd died under an officer's knee.
6 Months After The Trial, Judge Releases Names Of Jurors Who Convicted Derek ChauvinThe names of jurors in the Derek Chauvin murder trial have been released Monday after a petition by the media.
Chauvin Trial Jurors: All Three Verdicts Were 'Based On The Evidence And The Facts, 100%'Jurors who convicted Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd sat down to share their experience in the courtroom with CNN's Don Lemon, just days before their names will officially be made public due to a court order.
Mayor Frey Faces Minneapolis Voters With Future Of Policing At Top Of MindMayor Jacob Frey is now in a tough fight to keep his job as the city tries to rebuild since Floyd's death in May 2020 sparked the most damaging unrest in the U.S. since the Rodney King riots.
America 'On Fire': Facebook Watched As Trump Ignited Hate During Unrest In MinneapolisThe reports of hateful and violent posts on Facebook started pouring in on the night of May 28 last year, soon after then-President Donald Trump sent a warning on social media that looters in Minneapolis would be shot.
Judge In Chauvin Trial To Release Names Of Jurors On Nov. 1The judge who oversaw the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin said Monday that he will make the names of 15 jurors and alternates who sat in the courtroom public next week.
Derek Chauvin Hires Lawyer For AppealAttorney William Mohrman filed a document with the court Friday saying he would represent Chauvin in his appeal.
'Community Is The Answer To Racism': George Floyd's 48th Birthday Celebrated In MinneapolisGeorge Floyd is known around the world because of the way he died. But on Thursday, people celebrated the way he lived.
Star Tribune Editorial Board Endorses Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey For 2nd TermThe Star Tribune’s Editorial Board on Saturday endorsed Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey for another term, telling voters in Minnesota’s largest city that it “strongly recommends” the mayor be re-elected, particularly over public safety concerns.
MPD Body Cam Footage: Lieutenant Who Commented On Whites Not Looting, Commander Who Talked About 'Hunting People' Left The Force Earlier This YearTwo of the Minneapolis police officers recorded on recently-released body camera video making disparaging comments about protesters in the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder are no longer on the force.
Court Says Derek Chauvin Can't Make Oral Arguments In Appeal Without Hiring AttorneyThe Minnesota Court of Appeals said Friday that Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd, must hire a lawyer before he can make oral arguments in his appeal.