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Ex-officers accused of violating George Floyd's rights plead not guilty

A federal grand jury indicted Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao in May.
Image: George Floyd Square
Image: George Floyd Square

Major says Minnesota State Patrol purged messages after Floyd protests

State Patrol Maj. Joseph Dwyer's testimony was included in court documents that were released as part of a lawsuit that alleges the agency targeted journalists during the unrest.
Protests Continue Over Death Of George Floyd, Killed In Police Custody In Minneapolis
Protests Continue Over Death Of George Floyd, Killed In Police Custody In Minneapolis

Minneapolis to limit police traffic stops for minor offenses

The move by the city where George Floyd was killed is an attempt to save the lives of Black people, who are more likely to be pulled over than white drivers.
Protests Continue Across The Country In Reaction To Death Of George Floyd
Protests Continue Across The Country In Reaction To Death Of George Floyd

2 indicted in shooting death of Atlanta 8-year-old near Rayshard Brooks' memorial site

Secoriea Turner was killed July 4, 2020, while riding in an SUV near the Wendy’s restaurant where Brooks, a 27-year-old Black man, had been fatally shot by a white police officer.
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3 former Minneapolis police officers ask for trial separate from Derek Chauvin

Attorneys for J. Kueng and Tou Thao said in court filings Tuesday that their clients would be unfairly prejudiced if they went to trial alongside Chauvin.
Former Minneapolis Police Officers Thomas Lane, J. Alexander Kueng, and Tou Thao.
Former Minneapolis Police Officers Thomas Lane, J. Alexander Kueng, and Tou Thao.

Ballot language to replace police department gets Minneapolis council's OK

The city has been under pressure to overhaul its policing system following George Floyd’s fatal encounter with former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin last year.
New sergeants at Minneapolis Police Promotional Ceremony, April 17, 2018
New sergeants at Minneapolis Police Promotional Ceremony, April 17, 2018

Judge denies request to change 'trauma' wording in Chauvin memo

"He had an opportunity to read what Ellison said with an open mind and do the right thing and modify his order," a former public defender said. "But instead, you see defensiveness."
Darnella Frazier, third from right, films as former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin presses his knee on George Floyd's neck for several minutes in Minneapoli on May 25, 2020.
Darnella Frazier, third from right, films as former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin presses his knee on George Floyd's neck for several minutes in Minneapoli on May 25, 2020.

Judge asked to acknowledge girls' trauma in Floyd's murder

Modifying the sentencing memo would avoid "sending the message that the pain these young women have endured is not real or does not matter," Minnesota's attorney general wrote.
Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin listens to the judge announce his sentence of twenty two and a half years in prison for the murder of George Floyd during Chauvin's sentencing hearing in Minneapolis on June 25, 2021.
Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin listens to the judge announce his sentence of twenty two and a half years in prison for the murder of George Floyd during Chauvin's sentencing hearing in Minneapolis on June 25, 2021.

Teen who filmed George Floyd's murder IDs uncle as innocent man killed during police pursuit

Police were chasing a carjacked car and collided with another vehicle on the road, killing the driver, police said.
Image: Darnella Frazier uses her mobile phone to record the arrest of George Floyd in Minneapolis
Image: Darnella Frazier uses her mobile phone to record the arrest of George Floyd in Minneapolis
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Police reform negotiations in Congress are teetering on collapse. Cops may be to blame.

A split between two factions of law enforcement has imperiled a tenuous bipartisan agreement.
A protester carries a sign that reads \"Defund The Police\" during the Black Women Matter \"Say Her Name\" march
A protester carries a sign that reads \"Defund The Police\" during the Black Women Matter \"Say Her Name\" march

Minnesota lawmakers reach deal on policing measures

Provisions in the bill's draft include regulating the use of no-knock warrants and a police misconduct database to create an early warning system to keep bad officers off the streets.
Minneapolis police officers stand in formation after a vigil for Winston Boogie Smith Jr. early on June 5, 2021.
Minneapolis police officers stand in formation after a vigil for Winston Boogie Smith Jr. early on June 5, 2021.

Watch reaction to Chauvin conviction

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