Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has asked a judge to dismiss murder charges against him in the death of George Floyd.
One man is dead and another person was detained for questioning after a shooting during a protest Saturday evening in Austin, Texas, police said.
A large protest in Portland, Oregon Sunday night started peacefully but intensified early Monday, leading to the use of tear gas by federal agents, following a recent pattern. Demonstrators have been raising their voices against police brutality and for racial justice.
As tax season looms, some unexpected charges emerged in a case that is already widely condemned by the public. Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the murder of George Floyd, is facing charges for tax evasion. Chauvin and his wife, Kellie are each facing nine counts of felony tax evasion, CBS News reports. Kellie Chauvin filed for divorce in May 2020 after her husband was fired and charged in Floyd’s killing, though the filing is pending. Now, the couple both face charges of underreporting their joint income for five years, from 2014 to 2019, according to a criminal complaint.
A Minnesota judge on Monday warned that he’s likely to move the trials of four former police officers charged in George Floyd’s death out of Minneapolis if public officials, attorneys and family members don’t stop speaking out about the case.
A second of the four ex-Minneapolis police officers facing charges in connection with the killing of George Floyd has left jail ahead of trial.
Demonstrators protesting police brutality and racism in America in the wake of George Floyd’s death have begun forcibly taking down monuments to the Confederacy and other figures responsible for the enslavement and subjugation of other races.
One of the four officers charged in the death of George Floyd was released from jail on Wednesday after posting bond.
From big cities to small towns, from Minneapolis to Rome, people are showing up in large numbers to protest the police killing of George Floyd and making one thing heard loud and clear: Black Lives Matter
Two weeks after the killing of George Floyd at the knee of a police officer, a veto-proof majority of Minneapolis city councillors has committed to disbanding the police force.
Maryland police have ended a days-long search for a cyclist who was seen on video assaulting a group of young people who were putting up fliers protesting police brutality following the death of George Floyd.
Nearly two weeks after George Floyd’s killing at the hands of police, Minneapolis has agreed to ban the use of chokeholds by police and and require officers to report colleagues who use them.
I know the exact day I stopped watching videos of police brutality; the decision wasn’t a conscious declaration, but more of a whisper in my soul: Enough.
In the wake of mass outcry and protest over George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis, the person who brought his story to light is already experiencing harassment. Darnella Frazier, the 17-year-old who took the video of George Floyd being suffocated and killed by police on Monday, now says that she’s facing a series of concerning messages online. Frazier took the video as proof of police brutality and the pain felt by thousands of people around the country, but is now the subject of some harassment as a result.
Three former Minneapolis police officers were charged Wednesday with aiding and abetting murder in connection with the death of George Floyd in their custody, according to court records.
In response to George Floyd’s death at the hands of police officers, the nation erupted in protests over the weekend
Protests over racial injustice and police brutality in response to the killing of George Floyd while in police custody are continuing to take place in many U.S. cities.
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