Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced Friday to 270 months, or 22 1/2 years, in prison for the murder of George Floyd.
Taylor police said they fired the volunteer officer after he posted inflammatory remarks on social media regarding the trial's verdict.
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Wednesday the Justice Department has launched a sweeping investigation into the patterns and practices of the Minneapolis Police Department after the guilty verdict for former officer Derek Chauvin in George Floyd’s death.
Cities across the U.S. prepared for the worst ahead of the verdict in Derek Chauvin’s trial for the death of George Floyd. But just as the unrest spread from coast to coast last June, the verdict inspired jubilation to do the same.
The jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd. The 12 jurors deliberated for around 10 hours before deciding to convict Chauvin of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Live coverage continues on FOX 9 and online at fox9.com/live.
The Minnesota Department of Corrections released a new mugshot of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin after he was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd and booked into the Oak Park Heights maximum security prison.
"Ummm... he didn’t sacrifice his life... he was brutally, horrifically murdered. What the hell is this," Guardian writer Hannah Parkinson tweeted.
President Joe Biden said the guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin’s trial was a “giant step forward in the march toward justice in America.”
In the wake of the guilty verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, gratitude flowed on social media for Darnella Frazier, the then 17-year-old who filmed George Floyd’s death on her cellphone and refuted the original statement from Minneapolis police on what occurred.
Three former Minneapolis police officers are next to go to trial in the death of George Floyd after a jury found former officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
A jury found former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd. Here are the details on what sentence Chauvin now faces.
"For the African-American community we are looking for a guilty verdict," Hardwick said. "It means to our community that you respect us.
Facebook is taking several steps in an effort to prevent violence and misinformation in the aftermath of the coming Derek Chauvin murder trial verdict, which jurors are deliberating.
U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters joined protesters in Brooklyn Center, Minn. Saturday night, where she told them to “stay in the streets,” “get more active” and “more confrontational” if Derek Chauvin is found not guilty. Her comments were not met well by some Republicans.
The defense called their own medical expert to the witness stand Wednesday to testify in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd.
The state will continue to call witnesses to testify Monday in the trial of Derek Chauvin. The trial is streaming live at fox9.com/live.
The medical examiner who determined George Floyd's cause of death testified Friday in the trial of Derek Chauvin. The trial is streaming gavel to gavel at fox9.com/live.
The state is expected to shift to start calling medical experts to the stand Thursday to testify in the Derek Chauvin trial. The trial is streaming live at fox9.com/live.
The state called several more members of the Minneapolis Police Department to the stand Tuesday to testify in the trial of Derek Chauvin.
The prosecution is expected to call Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo to take the stand Monday in the Derek Chauvin trial. The trial is streaming live at fox9.com/live.