Defense's Medical Expert In Derek Chauvin Trial Says George Floyd's Cause Of Death Is 'Undetermined'A defense expert testified Wednesday that George Floyd's manner of death cannot be determined because he believes there are many conflicting, contributing factors.
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 9: ME Who Ruled Floyd's Death A Homicide TestifiesBaker's autopsy lists law enforcement restraint and neck compression as part of the cause of death. It also lists contributing factors, including heart disease, fentanyl intoxication, and methamphetamine use.
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.
Fighting Fentanyl: Hazelden Betty Ford Partners With Mpls. African American Addiction CenterJennifer Mayerle spoke with an addiction expert about the prevalence of fentanyl in our community.
As More Are Vaccinated, Restaurants Replacing 'Closed' Signs With 'Now Hiring'According to Hospitality Minnesota, employment numbers are still down in the industry, by about 100,000. But, there are signs of optimism with some restaurants hiring people back.
Derek Chauvin Trial, March 30: 6 Witnesses Deliver Emotional TestimonyDay two of the Derek Chauvin trial Tuesday brought emotional testimony from people who witnessed George Floyd's final moments at East 38th Street and Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020.
Saturday Morning Links: March 27, 2020Jennifer Mayerle and Mike Augustyniak covered a lot of ground on Saturday morning. Here are links to what they discussed.
Vaccine Eligibility Expanding To All Minnesotans 16+ Greeted With Varying EmotionsPeople are sharing mixed reactions to the expanded eligibility announcement, from elation to frustration. Beginning March 30, Minnesotans ages 16 and older are eligible.
Minnesota National Guard 'Capable And Ready' For Whatever Comes During Derek Chauvin TrialThe National Guard currently has about 100 members activated. The numbers could swell into the hundreds or thousands, depending on what happens.
‘Cultural Brokers’ Work To Bridge Gaps In Equitable Vaccine DistributionThere continues to be gaps in equitable vaccine distribution across the country, and in Minnesota. State officials and community partners are taking steps to close the gaps.
U Of M Researchers Search For The Perfect Face Mask FitA year into the pandemic, a simple solution remains one of our best weapons against COVID-19. The CDC says wearing a mask can help slow the spread of the virus.
Derek Chauvin Trial, Day 10: Jury Selection To Stretch Into Monday, Judge Denies Request For ContinuanceThirteen jurors have now been seated, which means jury selection will continue next week. The number has been 14 jurors, 12 plus two alternates.
St. Paul Police, Fire Departments Amp Up Training, Prepare For Possible Unrest During Chauvin TrialThe unprecedented riots of 2020 forced first responders in the Twin Cities to examine at how they work together, and how they'll respond in the future.
Derek Chauvin Trial, Day 9: 12 Jurors Now Seated, Only 2 Alternate Spots RemainThree women were added to the jury Thursday, bringing the number of jurors to 12. Two alternates are now need to round out the jury in the murder trial of Chauvin.