America ‘on fire’: Facebook watched Trump ignite hatred

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Reports of hate and violent posts on Facebook began pouring on the night of May 28 last year, soon thereafter — President Donald Trump Sent a warning on social media that thieves in Minneapolis would be shot. It’s been three days since Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd’s neck … Read more

The Minneapolis cop is getting nearly 5 years in the murder of the 911 caller

MINNEAPOLIS – A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible rape happening in the backyard of her home was sentenced Thursday to nearly five years in prison – the most judges can impose but less than half of the 12½ years he was convicted for … Read more

Celebration Of Life Plan In George Floyd Square For His Birthday – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It’s Thursday George Floyd48th birthday. Family and friends plan to honor his life and impact near the intersection where he died. A celebration is happening in George Floyd Square in south Minneapolis. There will be food, music and a candlelight vigil. The festivities will begin at 5 p.m. Former Minneapolis police officer … Read more

Florida Man Guilty For Threatening To Kill A Defense Attorney – CBS Tampa

File Image. Credit: Getty Images. MIAMI, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)-A 42-year-old Coral Gables, Florida man spoke yesterday in federal district court to sue defense attorney Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted on first this year in the murder of George. Floyd. At yesterday’s hearing before U.S. District Judge Donald L. Graham, William … Read more

Derek Chauvin files appeals for his murder and involuntary manslaughter convictions in George Floyd’s death – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Derek Chauvin filed appeals Thursday to his convictions for murder and manslaughter in the death of George floyd. Chauvin was convicted in April of unintentional murder in the second degree, murder in the third degree and murder in the second degree for Floyd’s death on Memorial Day 2020. He was sentenced to … Read more

Court approves third-degree murder of three former cops in George Floyd’s death – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Prosecutors can press third-degree murder and aiding and abetting charges against three former Minneapolis police officers in the death of George Floyd, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday. The appeals court returned the case to Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill. He denied prosecutors’ motion to add the charges against former officers … Read more

Boosie Badazz Roasts Derek Chauvin’s Mom

Boosie Badazz was angered by the light sentence given to Derek Chauvin and struck the judge, Chauvin and Chauvin’s mother on Twitter. Chauvin was sentenced to just 22.5 years in prison for killing George Floyd. “22 YEARS WITH WILL BE HOME AND BEHAVIORED FOR 5-7 YEARS,” Boosie wrote. “F * CK THAT JUDGE THAT SAID … Read more

‘Happy, but not happy’: mixed community reaction after Chauvin’s sentencing – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – One year and one month after George Floyd’s life expired, Derek Chauvin receives a historic sentence of 22.5 years. “Because they raised their voices, that’s why we got the guilty conviction,” said Floyd family attorney Ben Crump. READ MORE: Minority-owned Black Business Conference Uses Chauvin’s Sentence As Teaching Moment Although some members … Read more

Legal expert believes ex-cop will be at least 25 years old – CBS Tampa

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd, could face more than 30 years in prison when he is sentenced Friday. Before that happens, the defense is expected to ask the judge for a new trial. According to Hennepin County court records, Chauvin’s sentencing hearing is scheduled for 1:30 … Read more

Legal expert believes ex-cop will be at least 25 years old – CBS DC

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd, could face more than 30 years in prison when he is sentenced Friday. Before that happens, the defense is expected to ask the judge for a new trial. According to Hennepin County court records, Chauvin’s sentencing hearing is scheduled for 1:30 … Read more

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