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Three arrested for leaving severed pig’s head outside former home of Derek Chauvin defense witness

Three California women including Amber Lucas (pictured) were arrested on Wednesday and charged with vandalizing the former home of a defense witness in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin

Three California women including Amber Lucas (pictured) were arrested on Wednesday and charged with vandalizing the former home of a defense witness in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin  Three California women were arrested on Wednesday and charged with vandalizing the former home of a defense witness in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin.   Amber…

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Crowds react with joy, wariness after Derek Chauvin convicted in murder of George Floyd – National

Click to play video: 'Derek Chauvin guilty: Biden says verdict is a ‘step forward’ but there is still work to do'

London Williams stood in Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington, D.C., moments before the verdict was read in George Floyd’s murder trial Tuesday, wondering how he would cope if the white police officer who killed the Black man was acquitted. “I feel very nervous. It’s already hard as it is as a Black man in…

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African-Nova Scotian community says Chauvin verdict needs to prompt change – Halifax

African-Nova Scotian community says Chauvin verdict needs to prompt change - Halifax

The African-Canadian community is Nova Scotia is hoping the guilty verdicts in the George Floyd murder trial can lead to systemic changes in justice and policing. A jury in Minneapolis, Minnesota, convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin of murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death. Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, died on May 25, 2020, while…

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‘Relief, but not a celebration’: LIers respond to Chauvin guilty verdict

Strategies For Black Lives Iam Queems leading protesters

This story was reported by Robert Brodsky, Daysi Calavia-Robertson, Matthew Chayes, Jesse Coburn, Nicole Fuller, Nicholas Spangler and Dandan Zou. It was written by Fuller and Zou. Long Island racial justice activists reacted with relief and resolve Tuesday after a jury found ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin guilty of murder for the killing of George Floyd…

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Derek Chauvin trial: New video shows George Floyd using fake bill before death

New video showing George Floyd (center in a black tank top) inside the Minneapolis Cup Foods store moments before his death was played in court on Wednesday at the start of day three of Derek Chauvin's murder trial

New video of George Floyd inside a Minneapolis convenience store moments before his death was played in court today at Derek Chauvin’s murder trial as a witness said that his hands were shaking, he was unable to make conversation and he appeared to be under the influence of drugs.  Cup Foods clerk Christopher Martin, who…

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Derek Chauvin trial: Witness who watched George Floyd being wrestled into squad car breaks down

Charles McMillian, 61, wept on the stand on Wednesday as he watched body camera footage of George Floyd's arrest

The first man to confront police about their treatment of George Floyd on the day of his fatal arrest broke down in tears at Derek Chauvin’s murder trial today as the prosecution played body camera footage of cops wrestling with the handcuffed black man in a squad car.  Charles McMillian, 61, stepped up to the…

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Derek Chauvin trial: MMA fighter says he ‘believed he witnessed murder’ of George Floyd 

Testifying at Derek Chauvin's trial on Tuesday, Donald Winn Williams II (pictured) told the court today that he told one of the other officers involved in George Floyd's fatal arrest: 'You'll shoot yourself in two years' time for what you did'

Tensions peaked on the second day of Derek Chauvin’s murder trial on Tuesday as a witness for the prosecution was cross-examined by the defense over his confrontations with cops during George Floyd’s fatal arrest.   Donald Winn Williams II, a mixed martial arts fighter and the prosecution’s third witness who had yelled at Chauvin to check…

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Derek Chauvin trial: Judge defers ruling on witness who said George Floyd was ‘frozen by fear’

Judge Peter Cahill slammed Minneapolis city officials for discussing the $27 million payout to George Floyd's family for a second time after the city attorney confessed the settlement hasn't actually been finalized despite announcing it in the middle of jury selection

The judge in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial has slammed Minneapolis city officials for discussing the $27 million payout to George Floyd’s family for a second time after the city attorney confessed the settlement hasn’t actually been finalized despite announcing it in the middle of jury selection. Judge Peter Cahill demanded the city, the prosecution and the defense…

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