Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 20 ½ years in prison on Thursday after reaching a plea agreement on federal charges that he violated George Floyd's civil rights in 2020, as well as those of Jonathan Pope, a Black teenager, in 2017.
Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to give former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin a 25-year sentence for violating the rights of George Floyd, as well as the rights of a 14-year-old Black boy who was restrained in an unrelated case.
The judge overseeing the federal civil rights cases of four former Minneapolis police officers in the killing of George Floyd said Wednesday that he has accepted the terms of Derek Chauvin’s plea agreement and will sentence him to 20 to 25 years in prison.
In an appeal brief filed on Monday, an attorney for Derek Chauvin laid out their arguments for why he deserves a new trial in the murder of George Floyd.
While progress on the issue of policing was pretty limited at our state legislature this year, Houston was among many cities that embraced a slate of police reforms aimed at rebuilding trust with a skeptical public.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges alleging he violated a teenager’s civil rights in a separate case that involved a similar restraint to the one he used on George Floyd.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced Friday to 270 months, or 22 1/2 years, in prison for the murder of George Floyd.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will be sentenced on Friday. It comes two months after a jury convicted him of murdering Houston-native George Floyd. Criminal defense attorney Letitia Quinones discusses what to expect.
Minnesota legal experts are sharing their predictions for Friday’s sentencing of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
It is sentencing day for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Legal analyst Casey Garrett breaks down the legal angle.
Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill says he will consider an aggravated durational departure from the sentencing guidelines for Derek Chauvin.
The former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murdering Houston native George Floyd wants that guilty verdict thrown out. Derek Chauvin's attorney is now seeking a new trial alleging jury misconduct and a violation of due process.
Senate Bill 68 authored by State Senator Boris Miles, a Houston Democrat, will require peace officers to intercede when they see fellow cops using excessive force and immediately report what they've witnessed.
If the trauma of racial injustice, police brutality, recent questionable police shootings and anti-Asian attacks are weighing heavily on you, you are not alone.
The guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin is being called "an emotional victory" and the beginning of justice for minorities after a history of injustice and racial inequality.
Many community leaders and activists, were surprised by Tuesday verdict like Ashton Wood, organizer of the Houston chapter of Black Lives Matter.
In the wake of the guilty verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, gratitude flowed on social media for Darnella Frazier, the then 17-year-old who filmed George Floyd’s death on her cellphone and refuted the original statement from Minneapolis police on what occurred.
Three former Minneapolis police officers are next to go to trial in the death of George Floyd after a jury found former officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
As the Derek Chauvin trial now rests in the hands of the jury, local law students who’ve been keeping close tabs on the case are reacting to how it's affecting them academically an personally.
Facebook is taking several steps in an effort to prevent violence and misinformation in the aftermath of the coming Derek Chauvin murder trial verdict, which jurors are deliberating.