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Police chief: Kneeling on Floyd’s neck violated policy

The Minneapolis police chief testified Monday that now-fired Officer Derek Chauvin violated departmental policy — and went against “our principles and the values that we have” — in pressing his knee on George Floyd’s neck and keeping him down after Floyd had stopped resisting and was in distress. Continuing to kneel on Floyd’s neck once […]

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2 jurors dropped from Chauvin trial after $27M settlement #RadioOnFire

A judge on Wednesday dismissed two jurors who had been seated for the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer accused in George Floyd’s death over concerns they had been tainted by the city’s announcement of a $27 million settlement with Floyd’s family. Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill recalled seven jurors who were seated before the settlement […]

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Third-Degree Murder Charges Dropped Against Former Officer Derek Chauvin

Hennepin County District Court Judge Peter Cahill dropped the third-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the case of George Floyd. Chauvin still faces the greater charge of second-degree murder in addition to a charge of manslaughter. Judge Cahill also stated that the charges against the other officers involved in the incident still stand.  Judge […]

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Minneapolis City Council Votes to Name Street After George Floyd

The intersection where George Floyd took his last breath on Memorial Day 2020 had already been turned into an unofficial shrine that was maintained by volunteers. Now that intersection will be turned into an official memorial for the man who’s come to symbolize the national insurrection against police brutality and racial injustice. The intersection of Chicago Avenue […]

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Minnesota Vikings Honor George Floyd in Moment of Silence Before Kickoff

Recently, the Minnesota Vikings went into their first game of the new season with little to no fans in attendance due to the pandemic and made their stance clear on social justice by honoring George Floyd before kickoff at the U.S. Bank stadium. Video footage was posted online by Dawn Mitchell of Fox 9, and […]

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The Family Of George Floyd Announce Civil Lawsuit Against The City Of Minneapolis

Attorneys representing the family of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man who died earlier this year after a police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes, have filed a civil suit against the city of Minneapolis and the four officers involved in his arrest. The civil suit filed on Wednesday seeks compensatory and special damages […]

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Vince’s Crab House Threatens Legal Action Against County & Protesters

Vince’s Crab House, the target of protests after its owner’s social media comments uncovered after George Floyd‘s killing, is threatening legal action against Baltimore County government, alleging County Executive John Olszewski Jr. had police stand down. A press release compared the area around the Middle River location to an area in Seattle where protesters successfully […]

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LIVE: Thousands of Mourners Expected at George Floyd’s Houston Viewing

Houston officials are expecting thousands of mourners during Monday’s visitation for George Floyd, whose death in Minneapolis police custody has sparked protests around the United States and across the world. Floyd, 46, grew up in the city’s Third Ward and will be buried in Houston next to his mother, according to the Fort Bend Memorial Planning […]

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Accountability & Rewards For Failure – Ep. 428

Diamond K talks about Baltimore candidates still waiting on election results, Gov. Hogan saying Maryland is Ready For Second Phase Of Reopening, Bail numbers for the ex-cops in the George Floyd case and Drew Brees lame apology. Diamond K is a political analyst and media personality. He hosts daily discussions on The Diamond K Show […]

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Bail Set At $750K Each For 3 Ex-Cops That Aided and Abetted The Murder of George Floyd.

A judge set bail at $750,000 apiece Thursday for three fired Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the killing of George Floyd, as a memorial service took place just blocks away. Tou Thao, Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng made their first appearances in Hennepin County District Court as friends, relatives and celebrities gathered […]

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Autopsy Shows Floyd Tested Positive For COVID-19

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office has released their full and final autopsy report on the death of George Floyd, noting that he had tested positive for COVID-19, but it was not a contributing factor in his death. In the report — which was released with permission from Floyd’s family — the office’s final diagnoses […]

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LIVE: NYPD Commissioner Holds News Conference With George Floyd’s Brother

Watch live coverage of the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, including protests around the country and developments into the investigation.

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