The police chief in Minnesota where a black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop said he believes the officer who fired intended to use a Taser, not a handgun.
A 20-year-old man has died after being shot by police during a traffic stop in Minnesota, the alleged victim’s family has told a crowd.
The chief county medical examiner who ruled George Floyd’s death was a homicide has taken the stand for former police officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial.
George Floyd died of a lack of oxygen from being pinned facedown on the pavement with his hands cuffed behind him, a medical expert said at former officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial.
Officer Derek Chauvin had his knee on George Floyd’s neck and was bearing down with most of his weight the entire time Mr Floyd lay face down with his hands cuffed behind his back, a use-of-force expert said at Chauvin’s murder trial.
Sir Trevor McDonald and Charlene White are to front a documentary on the impact of George Floyd’s death.
Former officer Derek Chauvin underwent training in 2016 and 2018 on how to defuse tense situations with people in crisis and how police must use the least amount of force necessary to get someone to comply, the jury at Chauvin’s trial for the murder of George Floyd was told.
The emergency room doctor who pronounced George Floyd dead after trying to resuscitate him testified on Monday that he theorised at the time that Mr Floyd’s heart most likely stopped because he did not get enough oxygen.
Kneeling on George Floyd’s neck while he was handcuffed and in the prone position was “top-tier, deadly force” and “totally unnecessary”, the head of the Minneapolis Police Department’s homicide division testified on Friday.
George Floyd’s girlfriend has cried in court as she told the story of how they first met in 2017 at a Salvation Army shelter where Mr Floyd was a security guard.
George Floyd’s struggle with three Minneapolis police officers trying to arrest him, seen on bodycam video, has been shown in court at the trial of one of the officers.
The Government-backed review of racial disparities in Britain has been criticised for being culturally deaf, out of step with public opinion and “steeped in denial”.
After the ambulance took George Floyd away, the Minneapolis officer who had pinned his knee on the black man’s neck defended himself to a bystander by saying Mr Floyd was “a sizable guy” and “probably on something”, according to police video played in court.
The convenience store cashier who sold cigarettes to George Floyd and was handed a counterfeit 20-dollar note in return has given evidence at police officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial as prosecutors laid out the sequence of events that led to Mr Floyd’s arrest and death.
A Minneapolis firefighter who voiced frustration at being prevented from using her emergency training to help George Floyd will be back on the stand on Wednesday in the trial of the fired police officer charged in Mr Floyd’s death.
As onlookers pleaded with Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin to take his knee off George Floyd’s neck, the officer just gave them a “cold” and “heartless” stare, the teenager who shot the video of the arrest has told a court.
The teenager who shot a harrowing video of George Floyd under the knee of the Minneapolis police officer charged with his murder has told a court she began recording because “it wasn’t right, he was suffering, he was in pain”.
A man who was among the onlookers shouting at a Minneapolis police officer to get off George Floyd last May has told a court he called 911 after paramedics took Mr Floyd away, “because I believed I witnessed a murder”.
A video of George Floyd gasping for breath was front and centre as a former police officer who pressed his knee on the black man’s neck went on trial on charges of murder and manslaughter.
The former police officer charged with killing George Floyd went on trial in the US city of Minneapolis, with a prosecutor telling the jury that the figure to remember is nine minutes 29 seconds — the amount of time Derek Chauvin’s knee was on Mr Floyd’s neck as the black man pleaded for his life and went limp.
The trial of a former police officer charged over George Floyd’s death in the US city of Minneapolis is under way.
A former Minneapolis police officer is going on trial in the US over the death of George Floyd.
A judge has dismissed two jurors selected for the trial of a former police officer over George Floyd’s death because of fears that they had been tainted by the city’s announcement last week of a 27 million dollar (£20 million) settlement to Mr Floyd’s family.
The city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay 27 million dollars (£19.4 million) to settle a civil lawsuit from George Floyd’s family over the black man’s death in police custody.
A judge granted prosecutors’ request to add a third-degree murder charge against the former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death.
The long process of jury selection has begun in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death.
The judge overseeing the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer accused over the death of George Floyd has paused jury selection for at least a day while an appeal proceeds over the possible reinstatement of a third-degree murder charge.
George Floyd’s death after his arrest by police officers in Minneapolis on May 25 2020 sparked widespread anger after millions of people saw video of the incident.
Jury selection begins on Monday in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck as the black man said he could not breathe.
The white voice actor who has played the character of Dr Hibbert on The Simpsons for more than 30 years has been replaced by a black performer.