Former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane has pleaded guilty to a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the murder of George Floyd.
The judge overseeing the federal civil rights cases of four former Minneapolis police officers in the killing of George Floyd said Wednesday that he has accepted the terms of Derek Chauvin’s plea agreement and will sentence him to 20 to 25 years in prison.
The Minneapolis Police Department engaged in a pattern of race discrimination, violating state civil rights law, an investigation found.
The state trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged in the killing of George Floyd will not be livestreamed.
In an appeal brief filed on Monday, an attorney for Derek Chauvin laid out their arguments for why he deserves a new trial in the murder of George Floyd.
After the verdict was read, community members celebrated in the streets.
Several counties have banded together to push for additional fencing whenever needed in the event of an emergency situation, including civil unrest.
A new 54-photo exhibit features images taken by professional photojournalists and everyday people who captured photos of protests, unrests and demonstrations – from the day George Floyd was killed, to the day Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder.
A jury found three former Minneapolis police officers guilty on all counts in the federal civil rights trial following George Floyd's death in May 2020. Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane still face charges in state court connected to this crime. FOX 9's Rob Olson previews what sentences could look like for them and how the verdicts may influence a possible plea deal for the next trial.
A federal trial jury has found the three other Minneapolis police officers guilty for violating George Floyd's civil rights during the deadly arrest on May 25, 2020.
Jurors in the case of three former Minneapolis Police officers will now start deliberating after four weeks of testimony and a full day of closing arguments.
Exactly four weeks after the trial of three former Minneapolis Police officers began, the final witness took the stand Monday.
On cross-examination, former Minneapolis Police officer J. Alexander Kueng faced tough questioning Thursday about why he did not intervene with Derek Chauvin’s use of force that ultimately led to the death of George Floyd.
For the first time, former Minneapolis police officer J. Alexander Kueng is publicly telling his story of what happened when he and three others responded to 38th and Chicago on May 25, 2020, which resulted in the murder of George Floyd in police custody.
A day after the prosecution rested its case in the trial of three former Minneapolis Police Department officers, former MPD officer Tou Thao answered questions in his own defense.
As prosecutors wrapped up their case against three former Minneapolis Police officers, they called to the stand a use of force expert from Virginia to further hammer home points already made by other witnesses in the trial.
Federal prosecutors called another expert medical witness to the stand Wednesday in the civil rights trial of former Minneapolis Police officers Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng, and Thomas Lane.
After a five-day break because of a positive COVID-19 test, the federal trial of three former Minneapolis Police officers resumed Monday morning in St. Paul. On the stand, a prosecution expert witness testified that George Floyd died because his oxygen was cut off, leading to an abnormal heart rhythm.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has authorized the Minnesota National Guard as the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers nears its end in St. Paul. The Guard will also be ready to respond if needed in Minneapolis following Amir Locke police killing, Walz says.
One of the defendants in the federal trial of three former MPD officers has tested positive for COVID-19. So, instead of the prosecution’s 12th witness taking the stand, court was called off until Monday.