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Key events since George Floyd's arrest and death

Mar. 28, 2021 11:59 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A timeline of key events that began with George Floyd's arrest on May 25, 2020, by four police officers in Minneapolis: May 25 — Minneapolis police officers respond to a call shortly after 8 p.m. about a possible forgery at a corner grocery and...

EXPLAINER: How is officer's duty relevant to Floyd case?

Mar. 25, 2021 15:41 PM EDT

As attorneys argued over whether to allow evidence from George Floyd's 2019 arrest at the trial of a former police officer charged in his death in 2020, Judge Peter Cahill wanted to know the relevance of Floyd's behavior a year before he died. Weren’t Derek Chauvin and...

Key events since George Floyd's arrest and death

Mar. 07, 2021 23:53 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A timeline of key events that began with George Floyd's arrest on May 25, 2020, by four police officers in Minneapolis: May 25 — Minneapolis police officers respond to a call shortly after 8 p.m. about a possible forgery at a corner grocery and...

Key events since George Floyd's arrest and death

Mar. 06, 2021 14:34 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A timeline of key events that began with George Floyd's arrest on May 25, 2020, by four police officers in Minneapolis: May 25 — Minneapolis police officers respond to a call shortly after 8 p.m. about a possible forgery at a corner grocery and...

3rd-degree murder count could be reinstated in Floyd's death

Mar. 05, 2021 16:59 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Friday ordered a judge to reconsider adding a third-degree murder charge against a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death, handing a potential victory to prosecutors, but setting up a possible delay to a trial...

Prosecutors: Officer was on Floyd's neck for about 9 minutes

Mar. 04, 2021 17:44 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As the trial approaches for a white Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd, prosecutors are putting the time Derek Chauvin’s knee was on the Black man's neck at about nine minutes. The time has fluctuated before....

Minnesota court weighs murder charge in ex-officer's trial

Mar. 04, 2021 10:17 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An appeals court considering whether to reinstate a third-degree murder charge against the former Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd reacted with skepticism Monday to his attorney's arguments for keeping the charge out. Jury...

Federal grand jury hearing evidence in death of George Floyd

Feb. 24, 2021 11:23 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several witnesses have been subpoenaed to appear before a federal grand jury considering charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is already facing state murder charges in the death of George Floyd, a person familiar with the matter told The...

Appeals court to weigh 3rd-degree murder charge for Chauvin

Feb. 23, 2021 18:20 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has agreed to consider a request from prosecutors to reinstate a third-degree murder charge against the fired Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's death. Jury selection begins March 8 for Derek Chauvin,...