(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) -- Minnesota's attorney general has requested a severe sentence for former police officer Derek Chauvin for acting with "particular cruelty" in the death of George Floyd. State Attorney General Keith Ellison asked Judge Peter Cahill to hand down a harsher sentence based on "five... Read More.
(WYNCOTE, Penn.) -- A Pennsylvania high school assignment that asked students to respond to questions about the trial of Derek Chauvin has sparked controversy over bias toward the former police officer. Students in a criminal justice class at Bishop McDevitt High School in Wyncote, Pennsylvania,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Brandon Mitchell, juror 52 in the trial against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd, said being in the courtroom for the high-profile case was like "watching somebody die on a daily basis." But Mitchell, a 31-year-old... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Former police officer Derek Chauvin deserves a "maximum sentence," Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., said Sunday on ABC's "This Week" after he was convicted in the murder of George Floyd. "When we have seen the occasional guilty verdict, it is rare followed by the... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will be sentenced on June 16 after being convicted in the murder of George Floyd. The sentencing hearing is set for 1:30 p.m. CT. Chauvin was convicted Tuesday on all counts against him: second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Derek Chauvin’s legal battle is far from over. The nation watched with bated breath on Tuesday as the former Minnesota police officer was found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the May 25, 2020, death of George Floyd in... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- People across the United States responded to the guilty verdict that was reached in the murder trial of former Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin, who was charged in the death of George Floyd. Chauvin was found guilty on all counts. Here's how the news... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- One of George Floyd's brothers says he was struck watching former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin put his hands behind his back to be placed into handcuffs after the guilty verdicts were read. "I watched him put his hands behind his back... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Police departments across the country have released statements in response to the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. In the wake of Chauvin's murder conviction for the death of George Floyd, delivered by the jury on Tuesday, police officials from New... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Derek Chauvin's conviction on all three charges stemming from the May 25, 2020, death of George Floyd could lead to a sentence that lasts decades -- and to another court battle. Chauvin will learn his fate in eight weeks, when Judge Peter Cahill... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- George Floyd's brother says he's "able to breathe again" after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three counts for Floyd's death. "I feel relieved," one of his brothers, Philonise Floyd, said at a Tuesday news conference. "A lot... Read More.