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Defense: Chauvin called ‘all of the shots’ when Floyd killed

Jan. 24, 2022 21:21 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors in the trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights accused the men Monday of standing by as fellow Officer Derek Chauvin “slowly killed George Floyd right in front of them.” But one...

EXPLAINER: Who are 3 officers on trial in Floyd's killing?

Jan. 24, 2022 19:36 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three former Minneapolis police officers on trial on federal civil rights charges in the killing of George Floyd aren’t as familiar to most people as Derek Chauvin, a fellow officer who was convicted of murder last spring. Defense attorneys for Thomas Lane, J....

EXPLAINER: Federal charges against 3 cops in Floyd killing

Jan. 24, 2022 14:53 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three former officers who were with Derek Chauvin during the arrest that led to George Floyd's killing are on trial on charges they violated the Black man’s civil rights. In opening statements Monday, a prosecutor accused J. Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao of standing by...

Defense attorney in civil rights trial for 3 officers in George Floyd killing: Derek Chauvin called ‘all of the shots’

Jan. 24, 2022 13:24 PM EST
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Defense attorney in civil rights trial for 3 officers in George Floyd killing: Derek Chauvin called ‘all of the shots’.

EXPLAINER: Will Chauvin testify at trial of 3 other cops?

Jan. 21, 2022 17:48 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As the federal trial for three former Minneapolis officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights is set to begin Monday, some wonder whether Derek Chauvin – the officer already convicted of Floyd’s murder – will take the stand. Many legal experts say...

Access again an issue at federal trial in Floyd's killing

Jan. 21, 2022 16:41 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A closed hearing in the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers in George Floyd’s killing was canceled Friday after prosecutors and the media objected, the second time in just days that access to the proceedings became an issue. U.S....

Open hearing sought on trial evidence in Floyd's killing

Jan. 21, 2022 09:57 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors in the trial of three former Minneapolis police officers on civil rights charges in George Floyd’s killing asked the judge to open at least parts of a hearing Friday on the admissibility of some evidence. A jury was seated in a single day...

Jury in federal trial in Floyd killing appears mostly white

Jan. 20, 2022 21:41 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A jury of 18 people who appeared mostly white was picked Thursday for the federal trial of three Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s killing, a case that the judge told potential jurors has “absolutely nothing” to do with race. The...

Who are the 3 officers on trial in George Floyd's killing?

Jan. 20, 2022 18:43 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three former Minneapolis who face federal civil rights charges in the killing of George Floyd aren’t as familiar to most people as Derek Chauvin, a fellow officer who was convicted of murder last spring. Thomas Lane and J. Kueng were the first officers to...

EXPLAINER: Federal charges against 3 cops in Floyd killing

Jan. 20, 2022 18:30 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three former officers who were with Derek Chauvin during the arrest that led to George Floyd's killing face federal trial on charges they violated the Black man’s civil rights. A jury was selected Thursday in the federal case against J. Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao....