The punishment handed out Friday fell short of the 30 years that prosecutors had requested.
George Floyd's family spoke in court Friday of the pain they felt over his murder and asked for the maximum punishment for Chauvin as Chauvin faced sentencing for the crime that set off a fierce reckoning over racial injustice in…
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.
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…
The jury reached its verdict Tuesday after deliberating about 10 hours over two days in a city on edge against another outbreak of unrest.
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.
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.
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…
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.
A use-of-force expert and former officer said Chauvin was justified in pinning George Floyd to the ground because of his frantic resistance.
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