Minneapolis City Council Committee OK's Measure To Put Replacing MPD On November BallotThe measure is so complex and so much is at stake that, for the first time, the council committee also approved a lengthy explanatory note that will also be on the ballot.
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.
George Floyd Mural Struck By Lightning In Toledo, OhioA mural honoring the memory of George Floyd in Toledo, Ohio has collapsed after being struck by lightning.
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.
Judge Rules For Activists Who Seek More MPD Officers, Orders City To Increase Police ForceA judge on Thursday ruled in favor of eight Minneapolis activists who sued the city council and mayor over funding the police force.
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.
Minnesota House Passes Public Safety Deal Without Some DFL Police Accountability DemandsA group of DFL lawmakers vowed to amend a public safety budget deal to include more police accountability measures left out of a final deal between leaders. But on Tuesday, they dropped their push for some of those provisions and accepted fewer, more narrow changes, paving the way for the bill to pass in time to keep government services operating.
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.
Impact Of Derek Chauvin Case On Policing Remains To Be Seen, Experts SayOfficers accused of brutality or other misconduct against Black people rarely go to trial, and among those who have, the list of acquittals and mistrials is longer than the list of sentencings after conviction.
Black, Minority-Owned Business Conference Uses Chauvin Sentencing As Teaching MomentThe Growth Conference hosted their first annual event at Rosemount Minnesota National Guard Armory on Friday night.
'Happy, But Also Not Happy': Community Reaction Mixed After Chauvin SentencingA general feeling of peace could be felt around the place, now commonly referred to as George Floyd Square. Dozens of people came out to honor Floyd’s life.
Derek Chauvin Sentenced To 22.5 Years In Prison For Killing George FloydChauvin was sentenced by Judge Peter Cahill Friday afternoon at the Hennepin County Government Center, though he left most of his reasoning to a 22-page document he did not read aloud.