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Al Sharpton slams Derek Chauvin’s 22½ year sentence for George Floyd’s murder

Reverend Al Sharpton, surrounded by relatives of George Floyd, talks to the media after the sentencing

The Rev Al Sharpton has condemned Derek Chauvin’s 22-and-a-half year sentence for the murder of George Floyd saying that he should have received the maximum.   Sharpton made the remarks in front of about one hundred people who gathered outside the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis on Friday afternoon to hear the sentence come down.   There was an…

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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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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’s bodycam seen discarded under patrol car during George Floyd’s arrest 

Derek Chauvin was seen with his hands around George Floyd's neck in never-before-released footage from the officer's body camera played at his murder trial on Wednesday

Derek Chauvin was seen with his hands around George Floyd’s neck in never-before-released footage from the officer’s body camera shown at his murder trial today.    The prosecution called Lt Jeff Rugel, who runs the Minneapolis Police Department’s Business Technology Unit, to the stand on Wednesday afternoon to authenticate officers’ body camera footage and other video evidence from…

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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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3rd-degree murder charge added to Derek Chauvin’s case in George Floyd trial – National

Click to play video 'George Floyd case: Jury selection begins in ex-officer Derek Chauvin’s trial'

A judge on Thursday granted prosecutors’ request to add a third-degree murder count against a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd‘s death, offering jurors an additional option for conviction and resolving an issue that might have delayed his trial for months. Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill reinstated the charge after the former officer,…

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