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.
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.
Minneapolis Police Seek Person Of Interest In Wednesday's HomicideMinneapolis police are asking for the public's help in finding Jerome Anthony Woodland, a suspect they believe was involved in a homicide on Wednesday.
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.
Mpls. Police Searching For Suspect In 3 Random Stabbings; 1 FatalMinneapolis police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in three separate stabbings of three people. Two of the victims were in their 70s, one of whom died.
MPD Sgt. Yang: Chauvin Was Trained To Defuse SituationsFour years before George Floyd’s death, Officer Derek Chauvin took a 40-hour course on crisis intervention that included training on how to recognize people in crisis and how to use de-escalation techniques to calm them down, the jury at Chauvin’s murder trial was told Tuesday.
Derek Chauvin Trial, April 1: Chauvin's Ex-Boss Says Restraint Should've Ended When Floyd Was On Ground In HandcuffsDavid Pleoger is the first of what, according to the prosecution's opening statements, will be a number of department witnesses who will testify Chauvin used excessive force.
'Our Goal Is To Reform': Community Leaders Meet With New Minneapolis Police Union LeadershipSince 2003, Members of the Unity Community Team have been working to reform the Minneapolis Police Department with the help of a federal mediator. Now, new leadership in the police union is giving the community new hope.
'Snap-Decision' Defense May Not Work For Derek ChauvinChauvin's lawyers are expected to argue that Floyd’s swallowing of drugs during his arrest — along with the 46-year-old man's underlying health conditions — caused or at least contributed to his death.
Motorist Taken Into Custody After Multi-City Police Chase; Pedestrian StruckPolice say that the suspect stole a taxi and led police on a chase that traversed stretches of Portland Avenue, Franklin Avenue and Bloomington Avenue.
Black Lives Matter Minnesota Rallies In Support Of George Floyd At State Capitol, Issues 12 DemandsAt the Minnesota State Capitol Friday, activists held a rally in support of George Floyd during the trial of Derek Chauvin.
Derek Chauvin Trial: Judge Denies Delay And Change Of Venue Motions, Allows Limited Details Of 2019 ArrestThe judge in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, charged with multiple counts of murder in the death of George Floyd, has ruled that limited details of a previous May 2019 arrest incident be allowed in court. He also denied motions to delay the trial and change the venue.
MPD, FBI, ATF Joining Forces To Crack Down On 'George Floyd Square' CrimeHomeowners and business owner have complained about the shootings in the area. Some say they feel like they are being held hostage in their own neighborhood.
Police: Woman In Her 70s Fatally Stabbed In South MinneapolisMinneapolis police are investigating a homicide in south Minneapolis Wednesday.
Lawyers Say $27M Settlement Could Seriously Impact Derek Chauvin's TrialThe city announced Friday it was paying George Floyd's family a record $27 million.