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.
Families Of Those Killed By Police Rally, Share Collective Pain In Wake Of Daunte Wright's DeathA group of mothers, fathers, siblings and friends share in a collective pain as families who’ve lost loved ones to law enforcement.
Derek Chauvin Trial, April 15: Chauvin Says He Won't Testify, Both Sides Rest Their CaseClosing arguments are set for Monday in the Derek Chauvin trial after a dramatic final day of testimony.
Here Are Some Possible Reasons Derek Chauvin Didn't TestifyIt was a high-stakes decision. Taking the stand could have helped humanize Derek Chauvin to jurors who haven't heard from him directly at trial.
Derek Chauvin Trial, April 13: Defense's Expert Witness Says Use Of Force Against George Floyd 'Justified'For the first time since the start of the murder trial for Derek Chauvin, jurors heard witnesses say Tuesday the former police officer did the right thing.
Derek Chauvin Trial, April 13 Live Updates: Defense's Use-Of-Force Expert Says Chauvin Didn't Use Deadly ForceAs the Derek Chauvin trial is expected to move into its next phase on Tuesday, with the defense beginning to call witnesses, one question hangs over the proceedings: Will the former Minneapolis police officer take the stand and explain to jurors why he knelt on George Floyd's neck?
Prosecution Rests, Defense Begins To Present Its Case In Derek Chauvin TrialThe prosecution has rested its case and the defense for a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's death is now presenting its case Tuesday.
Prosecution Finishes Questioning Their Last Witnesses In Derek Chauvin TrialThe defense is expected to wrap up their case later this week, with closing arguments expected Monday, one week from today.
Derek Chauvin Trial, April 12 Live Updates: Judge Says Defense's Case Will Begin TuesdayTestimony in the trial of Derek Chauvin is set to enter its third week on Monday, a day after another Black man was fatally shot by police in the Twin Cities, sparking unrest and looting along the some of same streets damaged after the death of George Floyd.
Philonise Floyd Sheds Tears For His Brother George While On The Stand In Chauvin TrialGeorge Floyd's brother shed tears on the witness stand Monday as he was shown a picture of his late mother and a young George.
Derek Chauvin Trial Judge Denies Defense's Request To Sequester Jury Following Brooklyn Center ShootingThe judge in the George Floyd murder case refused a defense request to immediately sequester the jury Monday, the morning after the killing of a Black man during a traffic stop triggered unrest in a suburb just outside Minneapolis.
Protesters Rally At Downtown Minneapolis Courthouse, Vow To Show Up Day Or NightThe event was organized by several coalitions, including CAIR Minnesota and Communities United Against Police Brutality.
Derek Chauvin Trial, April 9 Live Updates: Hennepin Co. Medical Examiner Dr. Baker Takes The StandFriday will mark the 10th day of testimony in the Derek Chauvin trial, and the medical examiner who performed the initial autopsy on George Floyd is expected to take the stand. His findings are key to both sides in the case, as the central argument is over Floyd's cause of death: whether it was because of Chauvin's pinning him under his knee for nearly 10 minutes or underlying health conditions and a drug overdose.
Derek Chauvin Trial, April 8: Lung Expert Counters Defense's Claims That Drugs, Poor Health Killed George FloydMedical experts took the stand Thursday in the ninth day of testimony in the Derek Chauvin trial.
Derek Chauvin Trial, April 8: Medical Expert Testifies George Floyd Died From Lack Of OxygenGeorge Floyd died of a lack of oxygen from being pinned facedown on the pavement with his hands cuffed behind him, a medical expert testified Thursday.