The Minneapolis teenager who filmed the police killing of George Floyd is being honored with a prestigious courage award from PEN America, the literary and human rights organization.
A Hennepin County judge has dismissed the third-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, but denied the defense's motions to dismiss the other charges against him.
Night after night in Portland, tear gas and other crowd control devices have enveloped protesters and bystanders in airborne chemicals that settle on the ground, later to be washed into storm drains.
The body camera video of George Floyd's previous arrest in 2019 will be released to the public after a Hennepin County judge rejected the state's motion to seal it.
Derek Chauvin has been released from the Oak Park Heights, Minnesota prison after posting a non-cash bond.
All four former Minneapolis police officers charged in connection to the death of George Floyd will be in Hennepin County District Court Friday for a motion hearing in the case. This will be the first time Derek Chauvin appears in court in-person after making his previous appearances over a video feed from the Oak Park Heights prison.
New exhibits filed in the case against the four former Minneapolis Police Officers accused of murdering George Floyd suggest the Hennepin County Medical Examiner thought George Floyd’s fentanyl levels were at a potentially “fatal level”, but his and other medical examiner’s findings showed he died of a combination of factors.
In a new filing in the case against a now-fired Minneapolis police officer involved in the killing of George Floyd, the officer’s attorney alleged that Floyd overdosed on fentanyl while resisting arrest and in doing so contributed to his own death, arguing the charges against the officer should be dropped.
One day after the body camera video from former Minneapolis officer Tou Thao was released, his interrogation by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has been released as well.
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The body camera video from two of the now-fired Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of George Floyd was released to the public Monday. On Friday, Hennepin County District Court Judge Peter Cahill ordered copies of the footage from officers Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng to be released.
More protests are expected in Portland, Oregon, throughout the weekend following violent demonstrations this week as unrest in the Northwest city continues.
Judge Peter Cahill ruled Friday the that videos from the body cameras of Thomas Lane and J. Kueng taken on the night Floyd died will be made publicly available, though it is unclear how or when the footage will be released.
A group of protesters is filing a class-action lawsuit against the City of Minneapolis for the use of "unreasonable and excessive shows of force" during peaceful demonstrations in the days following George Floyd's death.
The widow of Rayshard Brooks says she is hurt that a former officer charged with the murder of her husband went on vacation this week.
The attorneys for the former Atlanta officer charged in the deadly shooting of Rayshard Brooks argue Atlanta's mayor did not follow the city's rules when she fired him.
St. Louis County's top prosecutor announced Thursday that he will not charge the former police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, a dramatic decision that could reopen old wounds amid a renewed and intense national conversation about racial injustice and the police treatment of minorities.
The video, recorded July 28 by Mikhail Smith, shows a White woman yelling at a group of people attending a hologram memorial event in honor of George Floyd in Virginia.
Barr pushed back against angry, skeptical Democrats who said Trump’s administration is unconstitutionally suppressing dissent.
The hologram will tour the southern U.S., "replacing sites of racist symbols with one of hope and transformation," organizers said.