Chants For Justice Mark Busy First Day Of Derek Chauvin Trial
Activists made noise in the streets surrounding a Minneapolis courthouse Monday, the first day of Derek Chauvin's trial in the death of George Floyd.
Several hundred people gathered Monday at a large march outside the courthouse where former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will face a jury. It was one of several demonstrations that mark the beginning of a long haul: a constant presence in downtown Minneapolis until there's a verdict.
Ex-Cop J. Alexander Kueng Pleads Guilty In George Floyd Killing
J. Alexander Kueng is the second officer to plead guilty to the state charge, following Thomas Lane, who pleaded guilty earlier this year.By Hennepin County Sheriff's Office / AP
George Floyd's Family Issues Cease-And-Desist Letter To Kanye West
In a podcast interview, West claimed Floyd died of a fentanyl overdose, not neck compression by an officer as the medical examiner ruled.By Mark J. Terrill / AP
Brianna Grier Funeral Raises Calls For Mental Health Response Teams
Brianna Grier died after sustaining injuries in police custody. Funeral attendees called for mental health support and justice in the investigation.By Brynn Anderson / AP
Democratic Sen. Warnock Wins Georgia Runoff Against Walker
With Warnock’s second runoff victory in as many years, Democrats will have a 51-49 Senate majority.By Brynn Anderson / AP
Lions Rescued From A Ukrainian Zoo Have Found A New Home In The U.S.
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Police Officers Receive Congressional Gold Medals For Jan. 6
Congress honored law enforcement officers who defended them and the U.S. Capitol, 23 months to the day after the Jan. 6 insurrection.By Alex Brandon / AP