A Former Minneapolis Police Officer Who Pressed His Knee Into George Floyd's Back Was Sentenced To Additional Prison Time
J. Alexander Kueng is already serving a three-year federal sentence after being convicted in February of violating Floyd’s civil rights for failing to intervene in his killing.
The former Minneapolis police officer's federal sentence will be served concurrently with his 22-and-a-half-year state sentence.
The Three Former Cops Involved In George Floyd's Killing Were Found Guilty Of Violating His Civil Rights
Prosecutors argued that the three men consciously chose not to intervene as Derek Chauvin was killing George Floyd and failed to provide medical care.
A Police Department Is Investigating Why Its Twitter Account Liked A Tweet Promoting Racist, Troll-y George Floyd NFTs
The creators of the NFTs say it’s a “unique and progressive way to celebrate the monumental life of George Floyd” and that owning one comes with an “N word pass.”
"They chose not to intervene and stop [Derek] Chauvin as he killed a man,” prosecutors said.
The former Minneapolis police officer changed his plea in federal court, eight months after he was convicted of murdering George Floyd in 2020.
Darnella Frazier, The Teen Who Filmed George Floyd's Killing, Said Her Uncle Was Killed By Police In A Car Chase
Leneal Lamont Frazier was on his way home when police pursuing a suspect crashed into his car, his sister told BuzzFeed News.
The former Minneapolis cop’s prison sentence is a capstone to one of the most significant and closely watched police trials in modern history.
"My daddy always used to help me brush my teeth," said 7-year-old Gianna.
Darnella Frazier, The Teen Who Filmed George Floyd's Murder, Was Awarded A Pulitzer Prize Special Citation
The board said Frazier's video highlighted "the crucial role of citizens in journalists' quest for truth and justice."
Snoop Dogg Said That Every Moment He's With Martha Stewart Is A "Special Moment," And I'm Crying At Their Friendship
"I taught [Martha] a few tricks on the bacon tip."
One year after George Floyd was murdered, his family and other activists are escalating demands on Congress to limit qualified immunity for police officers.
"Everyone talks about the girl who recorded George Floyd‘s death, but to actually be her is a different story."
On the anniversary of the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, people gathered around the country to advocate and pay their respects.
Protests, vigils, and rallies are taking place around the country to mark one year since George Floyd was killed by a former Minneapolis cop.
Derek Chauvin And Three Former Minneapolis Cops Have Been Charged With Violating George Floyd's Civil Rights
Chauvin, Thomas Lane, Tou Thao, and J. Alexander Kueng allegedly violated Floyd's constitutional rights during a deadly arrest in 2020.
The announcement from Attorney General Merrick Garland came a day after a jury convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of murdering George Floyd.
Joe Biden And Kamala Harris Said “We Still Have Work To Do” After Derek Chauvin Was Convicted Of Murdering George Floyd
The president and vice president called the verdict in George Floyd’s murder a “step forward” but pressed for Congress to pass police reforms.
After Floyd was murdered, Minneapolis police first said he had died after a "medical incident during police interaction." On Tuesday, a jury instead found he'd been murdered.
They cheered, jumped in the air, and even broke down in tears.
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."
“I Got Little Left In The Tank”: Minneapolis Residents Are Exhausted After The Killings Of George Floyd And Daunte Wright
“Mentally, I'm not at my best, but I'm just trying to move around physically because that's what I can give right now.”
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.
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.