State Prosecutors Oppose Releasing Derek Chauvin Juror NamesProsecutors asked a judge Monday to reject a request by a coalition of media outlets to unseal the names of the jurors who convicted ex-Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin of murder in the death of George Floyd, saying it could subject them to harassment and make it harder to seat a jury for the trial of three codefendants next year.
After Rough Start, Rolando Ruiz Continues Turnaround With George Floyd ScholarshipA Minneapolis man is preparing for a new beginning after a rough start in life.
U.S. Attorney: Blaine Man Who Vandalized MPD Precinct During Unrest Pleads Guilty To Firearms ChargeA 29-year-old Blaine man has pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge after authorities identified him as one of the vandals of a Minneapolis police precinct last summer.
University Of Wisconsin-Madison Moves Rock Seen As Symbol Of RacismStudents of color on campus say the rock represents a history of discrimination. It was referred to as a derogatory name in a Wisconsin State Journal story in the 1920s.
Media Attorney Calls For Release Of Chauvin Juror NamesAttorney Leita Walker says anonymous juries are rare and only allowed in exceptional circumstances, such as in cases involving gangs or organized crime.
Exclusive: Inside The Minneapolis Police 3rd Precinct EvacuationFor the first time, WCCO is sharing video of the final moments on May 28, 2020, as Minneapolis Police left the Third Precinct before vandals breached the building.
NYC George Floyd Statue Vandalized, Cleaned Prior To Long-Planned Move To Union SquareA statue of George Floyd that was defaced in Brooklyn has been cleaned and is headed for Manhattan's Union Square.
Derek Chauvin Trial Cost Hennepin County $3.7MThe weekslong trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin cost Minnesota’s Hennepin County about $3.7 million for employee salaries, courthouse security, victims’ services for George Floyd’s family and other expenses, according to county documents released Friday.
Judge Denies Request To Change 'Trauma' Wording In Derek Chauvin Sentencing Order
Prosecutors Ask Judge In Derek Chauvin Trial To Change 'Trauma' Wording In Sentencing OrderProsecutors have asked the judge who handled former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial in George Floyd’s death to rewrite his sentencing order to delete suggestions that child witnesses did not suffer trauma.
How Have DOJ Probes Impacted Other Cities' Police Departments?The Department of Justice opened an investigation into Minneapolis police in April, following the conviction of Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd. It will look at use of force, and determine if the department engages in discriminatory policing.
Minneapolis City Council Votes 13-0 To Fund Creation Of Mobile Mental Health Response TeamsThe Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to approve funds for the creation of an around-the-clock mobile mental health response team.
Court OKs 3rd-Degree Murder Against 3-Ex Cops In George Floyd DeathProsecutors may file aiding and abetting third-degree murder charges against three former Minneapolis police officers in the death of George Floyd, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
Derek Chauvin Closing In On Federal Plea Deal, Sources Tell WCCOAs part of a possible plea deal Chauvin would have to publicly explain what he did to Floyd and why. If convicted in federal court, Chauvin could face life in prison.
How Much Time Will Derek Chauvin Actually Spend In Prison?Doing it that way provides a level of certainty in sentencing not guaranteed in some states, where sentences can be given as a range to be decided later by a parole board.