In a new filing in the case against a now-fired Minneapolis police officer involved in the killing of George Floyd, the officer’s attorney alleged that Floyd overdosed on fentanyl while resisting arrest and in doing so contributed to his own death, arguing the charges against the officer should be dropped.
President Donald Trump’s campaign team wanted to have the president visit south Minneapolis Monday during his trip to Minnesota, multiple sources in government and law enforcement say. Gov. Tim Walz says he spent the weekend telling the White House why it was a “really bad idea.”
A simple trip to the store for Raphaela Mueller and Ben Ruesch turned into a strange moment on Saturday when they noticed a couple wearing Nazi flag face masks at the Marshall, Minnesota Walmart.
Minnesota-based companies Target, U.S. Bank, and Best Buy are both officially recognizing Juneteenth as a company holiday.
The first of three memorial services for George Floyd will take place in Minneapolis Thursday afternoon.
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced Wednesday he has upgraded the charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to second-degree murder and filed charges against the other three officers involved in George Floyd's death.
The Minnesota Department of Human Rights launched a civil rights investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department after the death of George Floyd.
A medical examiner on Monday classified George Floyd’s death as a homicide, saying his heart stopped as police restrained him and compressed his neck, in a widely seen video that has sparked protests across the nation.
Legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather will pay for George Floyd’s funeral services.
The FBI is asking individuals who were in the area before, during, or after George Floyd’s death to share any information, photos, or videos that could be relevant to the case.
A former south Minneapolis club owner is sharing her story, saying George Floyd and former officer Derek Chauvin both worked security at her establishment at the same time.
“This is a very public apology to that team,” Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said at a news conference hours after correspondent Omar Jimenez and two colleagues were taken into custody by officers and later released.
Trump’s tweet — which was flagged by Twitter as violating rules about “glorifying violence” — came after protesters torched a Minneapolis police station, capping three days of violence over the death of George Floyd, who was captured on video pleading for air as a white police officer knelt on his neck.
The attorney representing the family of George Floyd released a statement Thursday morning thanking the protesters seeking justice in Floyd’s death, calling for peace and asking for prayers and support for his family.
James posted an image showing an officer kneeling on Floyd, alongside a picture of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeling before a game.
Floyd moved to Minneapolis from his native Houston several years ago in hopes of finding work and starting a new life, said Christopher Harris, Floyd’s lifelong friend. But he lost his job as a bouncer at a restaurant when Minnesota’s governor issued a stay-at-home order.
The Minneapolis Police Department has identified the four police officers who were fired following the death of George Floyd in police custody Monday night.
Four Minneapolis police officers have been fired following the death of an unarmed black man in police custody Monday night.
While most of the country has been abiding by their city and state’s coronavirus measures, some have been protesting COVID-19 restrictions in hordes.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday that Jacqueline Cruz, the mother of star Karl-Anthony Towns, has died from complications due to Coronavirus.