Tag: Death of George Floyd

Funeral held for bystander killed in police pursuit crash

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MINNEAPOLIS — Friends and family gathered at a Minneapolis church to honor the life of a man killed when a police squad car struck...

2019 death after Vegas arrest draws Floyd family, lawyer

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LAS VEGAS — Members of George Floyd’s family and their attorney said Thursday they support a federal excessive force, wrongful death and civil rights...

Missouri governor OKs police chokehold, accountability bills

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COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday signed bills that would increase police accountability, limit the use of officer chokeholds and, critics...

Judge won’t change ‘trauma’ wording in Chauvin memo

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MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota judge who oversaw the trial of Derek Chauvin is denying prosecutors' request to rewrite his sentencing order as it...

UN rights boss urges ‘wide range’ of reparations over racism

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BERLIN — The U.N. human rights chief on Monday urged countries to “fully fund comprehensive processes" and take “a wide range of reparations measures”...

Judge is asked to change ‘trauma’ wording in Chauvin memo

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MINNEAPOLIS — Prosecutors have asked the judge who handled former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial in George Floyd’s death to rewrite his...

Minneapolis to evaluate pursuit policy after motorist killed

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MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey said Thursday the city will review its police pursuit policy after a chase that ended with an officer...

Teen who recorded Floyd’s arrest loses uncle in police crash

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MINNEAPOLIS — The teenager who recorded the last moments of George Floyd's life in a video that helped launch a global protest movement against...

LA cop cleared of wrongdoing for George Floyd ‘Valentine’

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LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles police officer who shared a photo of George Floyd with the words “you take my breath away” in...

Al Sharpton to eulogize Arkansas teen fatally shot by deputy

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Rev. Al Sharpton and an attorney who represented George Floyd's family are speaking at the memorial Tuesday for a...