Latest "Chauvin trial" News

04/11/2021

'SNL' takes on the Derek Chauvin trial via a Minnesota morning show

"Saturday Night Live" opened this week's episode tackling the news from the Derek Chauvin trial via a Minnesota morning show. The show included two Black anchors, played by Ego Nwodim and Kenan Thompson, and two White anchors, played by Alex Moffat and Kate M…

Source: CNN

04/09/2021

Derek Chauvin Trial 4/9/21: Medical examiner says heart disease, drugs contributed to but didn't cause George Floyd's death

Hennepin County medical examiner Andrew Baker, who conducted the autopsy on George Floyd, took the stand Friday.

Source: CBS News

04/09/2021

LIVE UPDATES: Derek Chauvin trial continues Friday; medical examiner expected to testify

The murder trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin is set to resume on Friday morning.

Source: Fox News

04/08/2021

Expert at Derek Chauvin trial testifies that George Floyd suffocated because officers restrained him facedown and handcuffed

Dr. Martin Tobin testified Thursday in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, charged in George Floyd's death.

Source: USA Today

04/07/2021

Derek Chauvin Trial 4/7/21: Forensic scientist found George Floyd's blood, pills with his DNA in squad car

McKenzie Anderson, a state crime scene team leader, testified about collecting evidence in the trial of Derek Chauvin.

Source: CBS News

04/06/2021

Knee on subdued suspect’s neck not allowed, police trainer tells Chauvin trial

Lt Johnny Mercil tell court use of force should be reduced as threat from a suspect diminishes

Source: The Guardian

04/06/2021

Live updates: Chauvin trial resumes after police chief condemns officer for ‘absolutely’ violating policy while restraining Floyd

The trial continues Tuesday after Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo condemned Chauvin’s use of force on May 25, saying it “in no way, shape or form is anything that is set by policy.”

Source: The Washington Post

04/05/2021

Chauvin trial: Minneapolis police chief testifies, ER doc theorizes that lack of oxygen stopped Floyd's heart

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo took the stand on Monday in the ongoing trial of former officer Derek Chauvin, who has been accused of murder and manslaughter in the May 2020 death of George Floyd.

Source: Fox News

04/04/2021

Derek Chauvin trial has Minneapolis 'on edge,' says Rep. Ilhan Omar

The trial of former cop Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd has left Minneapolis “on edge,” Rep. Ilhan Omar said Sunday. During an appearance on CNN’s “State of the…

Source: New York Post

04/04/2021

Minneapolis ‘on edge’ over outcome of Derek Chauvin trial, Ilhan Omar says

Democratic congresswoman: ‘We are all eagerly awaiting to see how this trial shakes out’

Source: The Guardian

04/04/2021

Black families still reeling from verdicts in police brutality cases warn justice is not promised in Chauvin trial

Tiffany Crutcher still remembers the numbness she felt when a jury announced it was acquitting the Tulsa police officer charged with manslaughter in her twin brother Terence Crutcher's death.

Source: CNN

04/03/2021

Cause of death at issue in Chauvin trial as prosecution questions medical examiner's findings

Usually it's the defense disputing the cause of death, but in the cause of Derek Chauvin's role in George Floyd's death, the prosecution is raising questions.

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

04/03/2021

Shaped by Black Lives Matter, Gen Z watches Chauvin trial with cynicism and urgency: ‘What’s next?’

Gen Z is watching another case in which they have been anguished bystanders but also key witnesses and drivers of change.

Source: The Washington Post

04/02/2021

Kneeling on neck 'top tier, deadly force,' police lieutenant testifies in Chauvin trial

The head of the Minneapolis Police Department's homicide division has testified that kneeling on the neck of someone who is handcuffed and in the prone position is “top-tier, deadly” force and should not be used.

Source: KCRA Sacramento

04/02/2021

Derek Chauvin trial live updates: Police supervisor says cops 'could have ended' restraint of George Floyd

Testimony is set to resume Friday. Jurors have heard from 17 witnesses so far in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd.

Source: USA Today

04/01/2021

Derek Chauvin trial: witness breaks down on stand while watching video

Charles McMillian told the court: ‘I feel helpless’ while ex-officer can be heard interacting with witness in new body camera footage

Source: The Guardian

04/01/2021

Derek Chauvin trial live: Body-camera video shows Chauvin's reaction to George Floyd encounter

Jurors have heard from 12 witnesses and seen police and surveillance videos of George Floyd's arrest in the trial of former officer Derek Chauvin.

Source: USA Today

04/01/2021

Derek Chauvin trial: Key witness to invoke the 5th Amendment, refuses to testify

A key witness who was with George Floyd on the day he died, has informed the court that he will invoke the Fifth Amendment if asked to testify in Derek Chauvin's murder trial.

Source: Fox News

03/31/2021

Derek Chauvin trial: Minneapolis store clerk felt 'guilt' for taking Floyd's counterfeit bill that led to call

Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s criminal trial on Wednesday featured testimony from a former convenience store clerk who was handed a counterfeit $20 bill from George Floyd, which ultimately set in motion the man’s encounter with law enforcement.

Source: Fox News

03/31/2021

Derek Chauvin Trial: Testimony from firefghter and teens who filmed George Floyd's fatal arrest

Prosecutors continued laying out their case Tuesday against the fired officer charged in George Floyd's death.

Source: CBS News

03/31/2021

Derek Chauvin trial live updates: Minneapolis firefighter says she would have checked George Floyd for a pulse, called 911

Day 3 of the Derek Chauvin trial begins with firefighter Genevieve Hansen taking the stand again. Latest updates from the courtroom.

Source: USA Today

03/30/2021

Protesting teacher chains herself to courthouse fence during Derek Chauvin trial in Minneapolis

She teaches 10th grade English at Champlin Park High School.

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

03/30/2021

Derek Chauvin trial resumes as MMA fighter who witnessed ‘blood choke’ during George Floyd arrest returns

The trial for Derek Chauvin, the ex-Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death, is to resume Tuesday with testimony from an MMA fighter who witnessed Floyd’s arrest as he laid face down on the pavement with Chauvin’s knee pressed to his neck.

Source: Fox News

03/30/2021

Derek Chauvin trial live: MMA fighter who asked officers to stop 'blood choke' on George Floyd testifies

On the second day of Derek Chauvin's trial, an MMA fighter who witnessed George Floyd's death took the stand again. Latest updates.

Source: USA Today

03/29/2021

Derek Chauvin Trial: Watch Opening Arguments Live : Live Updates: Trial Over George Floyd's Killing

The trial is starting in earnest 10 months after George Floyd's killing triggered outrage and protests against racial inequality. The highly anticipated trial is expected to last about four weeks.

Source: NPR

03/28/2021

Derek Chauvin trial: What to know about George Floyd autopsies, criminal complaint, jurors and more

More than 10 months after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, opening statements begin Monday in the murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin.

Source: Fox News

03/22/2021

Derek Chauvin Trial: 14 Jurors Are Seated To Hear Case Of George Floyd Killing

The jury includes three Black men, including two immigrants; one Black woman; two women who identify as multiracial; two white men; and six white women, Minnesota Public Radio reports.

Source: NPR

03/20/2021

Judge denies request to delay or move Derek Chauvin trial after George Floyd settlement announcement

Jury selection will continue Monday morning in the Derek Chauvin trial with 12 jurors and one alternate seated.

Source: CBS News

03/20/2021

Alan Dershowitz: Not moving Derek Chauvin trial out of Minneapolis 'serious constitutional mistake'

Harvard Law School Emeritus Professor Alan Dershowitz suggested on "The Ingraham Angle" Friday that Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd, cannot get a fair trial in the city after the case judge rebuffed ca…

Source: Fox News

03/17/2021

2 Derek Chauvin trial jurors dismissed after $27M George Floyd settlement media coverage

Two of the seven jurors recalled for questioning in the trial of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin were dismissed Wednesday after telling the court that the media coverage last week regarding the city of Minneapolis’ $27 million civil settlement with George Flo…

Source: Fox News

03/15/2021

Timing of $27M settlement in midst of Derek Chauvin trial jury selection called 'unfortunate' by court, 8th juror seated

Uncertain is whether jury candidates will hearing anything in court about the $27 million settlement George Floyd's family won to settled its lawsuit.

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

03/12/2021

Derek Chauvin trial: Dismissed juror says George Floyd video made her cry, rioting necessary in BLM movement

As jury selection continued for a third day Thursday in the trial for ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, one juror was dismissed by the court with cause after explaining that she could not "un-see" what she described as the "traumatizing" bystander …

Source: Fox News

03/11/2021

Derek Chauvin trial live: Judge reinstates 3rd-degree murder charge; jury selection continues

Jury selection continued Thursday in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin over the death of George Floyd.

Source: USA Today

03/11/2021

Chauvin trial jury selection resumes with possible addition of third-degree murder charge

Potential jurors in the trial of Derek Chauvin return Thursday to continue a selection process moving more quickly than expected. Meanwhile, the former policeman charged in George Floyd's death faced the prospect of an additional third-degree murder charge.

Source: Fox News

03/09/2021

Derek Chauvin trial live: Jury selection begins Tuesday; attorneys question potential jurors on case knowledge

Jury selection was set to begin Tuesday in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, charged in the death of George Floyd in May.

Source: USA Today

03/09/2021

LIVE UPDATES: Derek Chauvin trial begins in Minneapolis with jury selection

Jury selection in the trial of ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin charged in connection to the death of George Floyd began Tuesday, a day later than scheduled -- even though a looming appellate ruling threatened to push the case back weeks or even months as the…

Source: Fox News

03/08/2021

Derek Chauvin trial: Court adjourned for the day, jury selection expected to begin Tuesday unless appeals court intervenes

Jury selection is scheduled for later this morning.

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

03/08/2021

What Are the Questions for Potential Jurors in the Derek Chauvin Trial?

A jury questionnaire shows what each side may be looking for as jury selection begins next week. Our reporters analyzed some of the questions.

Source: New York Times

03/07/2021

Man dies when gunfire erupts near 'George Floyd Square' in Minneapolis as Chauvin trial looms

A manhunt was underway Sunday in Minneapolis after the fatal shooting of a man near "George Floyd Square."

Source: USA Today

03/06/2021

George Floyd: Minneapolis wanted to pay social media influencers to fight misinformation around Derek Chauvin trial

Minneapolis ditches sketchy plan to pay social media influencers to fight misinformation during the upcoming trials surrounding George Floyd's death.

Source: USA Today

03/02/2021

Only one George Floyd family member at a time allowed in Chauvin trial, judge rules

Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill said only one member of George Floyd’s family was allowed at a time to attend Derek Chauvin’s trial. The same ruling was applied to Chauvin's family.

Source: NBC News