(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison on Sunday said the sentencing of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to 22 1/2 years "reflects the seriousness" of the crime. "Given the particular cruelty, the abuse of trust, committing this crime in a group, in front... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Derek Chauvin acted in a manner that was "particularly cruel and an abuse of his authority" in the killing of George Floyd, according to the judge who sentenced the former Minneapolis police officer. Chauvin faced a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- When Judge Peter Cahill took the bench in Minneapolis Friday for the sentencing of Derek Chauvin, he did something that is an extreme rarity in the U.S. legal system -- punishing a now-former police officer convicted of murder while on duty. In the... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- When Judge Peter Cahill takes the bench in Minneapolis Friday for the sentencing of Derek Chauvin, he will set about doing something that is an extreme rarity in the U.S. legal system -- punishing a now-former police officer convicted of murder while... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) — The legal team for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was convicted of murderingGeorge Floyd last month, has filed a motion in a Minneapolis court requesting a new trial on multiple grounds, including jury misconduct. In the filing, Chauvin’s attorney says the former... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Late last year, as a team of Minnesota state prosecutors was preparing for the trial that would ultimately convict former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of murdering George Floyd, they received a series of videos depicting Chauvin's handling of another case three... Read More.
(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) -- The former Northern California home of an expert police use-of-force witness who testified last week for the defense in the Derek Chauvin murder trial was targeted over the weekend by vandals, police said. Police in Santa Rosa, California, said the vandalism... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- At Derek Chauvin's murder trial on Wednesday, jurors heard from a forensic pathologist who stressed that Floyd's heart and health conditions, his drug use and the carbon monoxide released from a nearby police car played a "significant" role in his death. The defense... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Prosectors wrapped up their case in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin on Tuesday after calling 38 witnesses and presenting numerous videos to argue that the former Minneapolis police officer and his colleagues allegedly caused the death of George Floyd last year. "The... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Law enforcement colleagues of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin largely have disagreed with the actions he took to restrain George Floyd. Several current and former members of law enforcement have testified in the trial of Chauvin, who faces charges of manslaughter, second-degree... Read More.
BY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS (MINNEAPOLIS) — Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo took the witness stand in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin on Monday and testified the former officer violated numerous use-of-force and ethics policies in the fatal arrest of George Floyd,... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(MINNEAPOLIS) -- As the murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin took place Monday, George Floyd's 7-year-old daughter spoke out about the father she will grow up missing. Gianna Floyd told ABC News that the one... Read More.