US ex-police officer Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years for Floyd murder
Former policeman Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 and a half years in prison on Friday for the murder of African American George Floyd, the killing that sparked America's biggest demonstrations for racial justice in decades. The white, 45-year-old Chauvin gave his "condolences" to the Floyd family in a Minneapolis court, without apologizing, before Judge…
Former US cop who killed George Floyd to face sentencing
Twelve years in prison? Twenty, or even 30? On Friday, former policeman Derek Chauvin will hear his sentence for the murder of African-American George Floyd, a killing that sparked America's biggest demonstrations for racial justice in decades.
Beyond the US, we held our breath on Tuesday waiting for the jury’s verdict following the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd in May 2020.
US Justice Dept to investigate Minneapolis policing after Chauvin trial
US Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Wednesday a civil investigation into the police department of Minneapolis, Minnesota, a day after former officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering African-American George Floyd.
White ex-policeman Derek Chauvin convicted of George Floyd's murder
Sacked police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder and manslaughter Tuesday in the death of African-American George Floyd in a case that roiled the United States for almost a year, laying bare deep racial divisions. A racially-diverse jury of seven women and five men in the Midwestern city of Minneapolis took less than two…
Prosecution rests case in George Floyd murder trial
Prosecutors rested their case on Tuesday against Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer on trial for murder and manslaughter for the death of George Floyd.
Kneeling on Floyd's neck violated policy, 'values': police chief
Minneapolis police chief Medaria Arradondo testified on Monday that officer Derek Chauvin violated the department's training policies and its "values" by kneeling on George Floyd's neck after he had stopped resisting.
Graphic bodycam footage played at Floyd murder trial
Chilling police body camera footage was shown to the jury on Wednesday at the trial of the white policeman accused of killing George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man whose death touched off anti-racism protests around the world. The video taken by the bodycams of the four police officers involved in Floyd's May 25, 2020 arrest…
Witness at Floyd trial feels 'disbelief and guilt' over his death
A store clerk said Wednesday at the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin that he regretted accepting the fake $20 bill from George Floyd that led to his arrest and eventual death.