At the same time he was indicted on federal civil rights charged for the death of George Floyd, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been indicted on federal charges for a 2017 incident in which he’s accused of holding a 14-year-old boy down by the throat and striking him multiple times in the head with a flashlight.
Derek Chauvin’s attorney filed a motion asking the court to throw out his guilty verdicts and schedule a new trial Tuesday.
The jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd. The 12 jurors deliberated for around 10 hours before deciding to convict Chauvin of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Live coverage continues on FOX 9 and online at fox9.com/live.
Following the guilty verdict of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in his trial for the death of George Floyd, social media was flooded by reactions, from former President Barack Obama to the NFL.
In the wake of the guilty verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, gratitude flowed on social media for Darnella Frazier, the then 17-year-old who filmed George Floyd’s death on her cellphone and refuted the original statement from Minneapolis police on what occurred.
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Three former Minneapolis police officers are next to go to trial in the death of George Floyd after a jury found former officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
Facebook is taking several steps in an effort to prevent violence and misinformation in the aftermath of the coming Derek Chauvin murder trial verdict, which jurors are deliberating.
U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters joined protesters in Brooklyn Center, Minn. Saturday night, where she told them to “stay in the streets,” “get more active” and “more confrontational” if Derek Chauvin is found not guilty. Her comments were not met well by some Republicans.
The Biden administration is privately weighing how to handle the upcoming verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, including considering whether President Joe Biden should address the nation and dispatching specially trained community facilitators from the Justice Department.
The state will continue to call witnesses to testify Monday in the trial of Derek Chauvin. The trial is streaming live at fox9.com/live.
A trained mixed martial arts fighter who witnessed George Floyd’s deadly arrest testified Tuesday that he called 911 because he believed he "witnessed a murder."
Darnella Frazier, the young woman who took the widely shared Facebook video of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd, testified Tuesday as one of the key witnesses for the state.
The state called their first witness Monday in the trial of Derek Chauvin: 911 dispatch operator Jena Scurry. Scurry is the one who saw Floyd’s arrest on a city surveillance camera and, for the first time in her career, called police on police, the state said in their opening statement.
Jury selection continues Tuesday in the trial of Derek Chauvin. The trial is being streamed live at fox9.com/live.
The Minnesota Supreme Court says it will not hear any appeal from Derek Chauvin’s legal team as it relates to adding a third-degree murder charge in the death of George Floyd.