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Nation Jun 21Claudette regains tropical storm strength after 13 deaths
Claudette regained tropical storm status Monday morning as it neared the coast of the Carolinas less than two days after 13 people died due to the storm in Alabama.
Politics Jun 04Unrest erupts after man dies in Minneapolis arrest attempt
Authorities said Friday that members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force were trying to arrest a man on a warrant for illegally carrying a firearm when he was shot by a deputy from Hennepin County and a deputy from…
Nation Apr 20Chauvin found guilty of murder and manslaughter in George Floyd death
The jury reached its verdict Tuesday after deliberating about 10 hours over two days in a city on edge against another outbreak of unrest.
Nation Apr 20WATCH: Jury finds Derek Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd case
The verdict set off jubilation around the city. People instantly flooded the surrounding streets downtown, running through traffic with banners, and cars blared their horns.
Nation Apr 19WATCH: Trial of Derek Chauvin, charged with killing George Floyd – Closing arguments
During closing arguments, prosecutors argued that Chauvin squeezed the life out of Floyd by pinning his knee against Floyd's neck last May, ignoring bystanders and common sense.
Nation Apr 15WATCH: Trial of Derek Chauvin, charged with killing George Floyd – Day 14
The defense at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd wrapped up its case Thursday without putting Chauvin on the stand, presenting a total of two days of testimony to the prosecution’s two…
Nation Apr 14WATCH: Trial of Derek Chauvin, charged with killing George Floyd – Day 13
A defense expert says George Floyd died from a sudden heart rhythm problem due to his heart disease while being restrained by police officers, not because former Officer Derek Chauvin kept his knee on Floyd's neck.
Nation Apr 13WATCH: Trial of Derek Chauvin, charged with killing George Floyd – Day 12
A use-of-force expert and former officer said Chauvin was justified in pinning George Floyd to the ground because of his frantic resistance.
Nation Apr 09WATCH: Trial of Derek Chauvin, charged with killing George Floyd – Day 10
The chief medical examiner who ruled George Floyd’s death a homicide testified Friday that the way police held him down and compressed his neck “was just more than Mr. Floyd could take,” given the condition of his heart.
Nation Apr 08WATCH: Trial of Derek Chauvin, charged with killing George Floyd – Day 9
A medical expert says George Floyd died from a lack of oxygen that damaged his brain and caused his heart to stop. Dr. Martin Tobin is a lung and critical care specialist from Chicago.