The murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd will not be impacted by an extended hold on jury trials in Minnesota announced Friday.
A St. Paul, Minnesota man pleaded guilty Friday to federal arson charges for his role in torching the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct.
Hennepin County District Court Judge Peter Cahill denied the state’s motion to push back the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with George Floyd’s murder, due to public health concerns. Chauvin’s trial remains scheduled for March 8.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced a list of initiatives that he hopes will lead to the reopening of 38th and Chicago, but the city council president says Frey needs to take action now or let the council handle the situation legislatively.
One of the former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd is asking the court to release details of Floyd’s medical records to see if there was any tampering.
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the prosecution is calling for a Hennepin County District Court judge to reconsider his decision to split the George Floyd case into two trials for the four former Minneapolis police officers charged in his death.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will stand trial alone in March in the death of George Floyd while the other three ex-officers charged in the case will be tried together in August.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will stand trial alone in March in the death of George Floyd, while the three other ex-officers charged in the case will go on trial together in late summer.
From the President-elect to local activists, some say there are stark differences between the way police handled Black Lives Matter protests over the summer and Wednesday's rally-turned-riot at the U.S. Capitol.
The George Floyd Memorial in south Minneapolis was a flashpoint in nationwide protests for racial justice but safety in the area has been a big concern.
A Hennepin County District Court judge has not made a decision yet on delaying the George Floyd murder trial until later this year.
Prosecutors in the cases against the four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd have asked to delay the trial to June 7, 2021, citing COVID-19 concerns. The state's motion is supported by an affidavit from a member of President-elect Joe Biden's Coronavirus Advisory Board.
As the calendar flips to 2021, it is full speed ahead for what is sure to be an unprecedented murder trial in Minnesota with live, broadcast coverage of the proceedings.
Two members of the anti-government “Boogaloo” movement are facing new federal charges for allegedly attempting to work with the terrorist organization Hamas as part of a plot to overthrow the federal government.
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.
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.
A Hennepin County District Court judge has granted a motion to join the cases of the four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd into one case.
Police are investigating after a reported Sunday night shooting in the area of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue, the site of George Floyd's death.
Potential jurors for the George Floyd murder trial have been mailed a questionnaire asking about their knowledge of the case, police connections and attitudes toward the justice system, according to new court filings.
A Hennepin County District Court judge will be hearing arguments next month on whether to delay the trial for the four fired Minneapolis police officers charged in connection to George Floyd's death.