The former Minneapolis cop, who pressed his knee on Floyd’s neck until he took his last breath, was convicted of all charges in a defining moment of the country’s reckoning over police brutality.
"This wasn't policing," prosecutor Steve Schleicher said during closing arguments Monday. "This was murder."
Despite Admitting He Has No Evidence, Derek Chauvin’s Witness Blamed Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In George Floyd’s Death
There were no findings of carbon monoxide poisoning in Floyd's official autopsy report.
George Floyd, Who Cried Out “Mama” Before Dying, Was Devastated By His Mom's Death, His Brother Testified
In brief but emotional testimony, Philonise Floyd told the jury that his oldest brother was a "mama's boy" who called out for her over and over at her funeral in 2018.
Medical experts who testified for the prosecution said Floyd's main cause of death was lack of oxygen, not drugs or heart conditions.
George Floyd Tried To Breathe Using His Fingers And Knuckles Under Derek Chauvin's Weight, A Doctor Said
A medical expert for the prosecution testified that Floyd died due to a low level of oxygen under the weight of Derek Chauvin's knees.
Derek Chauvin’s Own Police Bosses Testified That His Use Of Force On George Floyd Was Unreasonable And Unnecessary
Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said Chauvin’s use of force violated department policy and his neck restraint was not one taught to officers.
Derek Chauvin’s Lawyer Said “Angry” Bystanders Were A Threat To Cops. Here’s What The Videos Actually Show.
Eric Nelson has characterized the people who witnessed George Floyd’s death, including three teens and a 9-year-old girl, as a threat to officers. But videos from the scene tell a different story.
A 61-Year-Old Man Broke Down In Court After Watching Video Of Himself Telling George Floyd To Comply With Police
Prosecutors also played a new video revealing an interaction between Derek Chauvin and Charles McMillian, a bystander, after George Floyd was taken away in an ambulance.
"If I would have just not taken the bill, this could have been avoided," Christopher Martin testified during Derek Chauvin's murder trial for the killing of George Floyd.
Minneapolis firefighter Genevieve Hansen said she was "desperate to help" George Floyd but police officers didn't allow her to intervene.
A Child And Three Teens Testified About The Traumatic Details Of Seeing George Floyd Struggling To Breathe
The teens, all of whom were minors at the time of Floyd's arrest, were among a group of bystanders who documented the officers' actions on their cellphones.
On the first day of the murder trial for the former Minneapolis officer, prosecutors and defense attorneys tried to make clear what the case was — and was not — about.
Democrats have described the law as the new Jim Crow. The Republican governor signed it under a painting of a place where Black people were once enslaved.
Sixty-five days into his first term — as 1,000 people a day continue to die of COVID-19 in the US — reporters asked Biden whether he was going to run for reelection.
This Is What Jurors In Derek Chauvin’s Trial Think About Black Lives Matter, Defunding The Police, And The Protests For George Floyd
A retired Black grandmother in her sixties. A white nurse in her fifties. Two Black men who immigrated to the US. Two single white mothers in their fifties. The 14 jurors in George Floyd’s murder trial were asked about some of the biggest issues in the US.
Two Jurors In Derek Chauvin’s Trial Were Dropped After They Heard About Minneapolis’s $27 Million Settlement With George Floyd's Family
The judge determined that the news of the settlement had impacted their ability to be fair and impartial.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z's daughter was among the winners for Best Music Video for "Brown Skin Girl," becoming the second-youngest person to win a Grammy ever.
A Vigil For Sarah Everard, Who Was Allegedly Killed By A Police Officer, Ended With British Police Arresting Women
The killing of Sarah Everard has ignited a national conversation about women's safety.
The city's settlement comes five days into the criminal trial of the officer accused of killing Floyd.