Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 20 ½ years in prison on Thursday after reaching a plea agreement on federal charges that he violated George Floyd's civil rights in 2020, as well as those of Jonathan Pope, a Black teenager, in 2017.
Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to give former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin a 25-year sentence for violating the rights of George Floyd, as well as the rights of a 14-year-old Black boy who was restrained in an unrelated case.
Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill says he will consider an aggravated durational departure from the sentencing guidelines for Derek Chauvin.
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.
The future of police reform is on the minds of many following the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial.
The Minnesota Department of Corrections released a new mugshot of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin after he was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd and booked into the Oak Park Heights maximum security prison.
Two events were held in San Jose after the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial came down. Both events remembered not just George Floyd’s life but other lives lost within the community at the hands of police officers.
Many described a sigh of collective relief, but at the same time, others took the opportunity to point out how much work has to be done when it comes to police reform and racial injustice.
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.
A vote to censure Rep.
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.
U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, who is Black, told the crowd she wanted to see a murder conviction against Derek Chauvin for Floyd’s death.
The jury now has the case in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd.
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.
Witness testimony continues in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd. The trial is streaming live at fox9.com/live.