The final two former Minneapolis police officers who violated George Floyd's civil rights were sentenced Wednesday in federal court.
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 trial for the two former Minneapolis police officers charged in connection with George Floyd's murder has been rescheduled, again.
The State of Minnesota is demanding a speedy trial for two former Minneapolis police officers charged in connection with George Floyd's murder, while one officer is asking for the trial to be delayed further.
The city of Spokane will pay a woman $210,000 after police fired a nonlethal bean bag round at her throat during a downtown Black Lives Matter protest in May 2020.
A woman who was struck in the eye with a so-called “rubber bullet” during the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests, causing an injury that required surgery, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Seattle Police Department.
President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to improve accountability in policing.
An independent review of Seattle Police’s response to the 2020 protest continues, identifying an “erosion of trust” and “lack of awareness, responsiveness and communication” as inflaming tensions between officers and protesters.
An organization aimed at reforming Seattle Police Department practices has condemned the department for deciding to issue fake radio transmissions saying that the Proud Boys were marching in downtown, causing alarm in already-tense protests in 2020.
Doling out pardons is a holiday tradition for Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who around every Christmas grants them to a handful of ordinary citizens, typically for minor offenses committed years or decades ago. But one name stands out on his desk: George Floyd.
Minneapolis voters have rejected a proposal to replace the city’s police department with a new Department of Public Safety — an idea that arose from the May 2020 death of George Floyd.
Seattle’s police oversight office says the abandonment of a precinct by officers during last summer’s racial justice protests didn’t violate laws or departmental policies.
Witnesses told Toledo fire officials lightning destroyed a mural of George Floyd. But a city inspector is telling a different story.
A new statue of George Floyd was unveiled at Newark's City Hall.
The judge didn't realize his conversation was broadcasting on YouTube when he called a man killed by police in Clark County "dumb" and "the Black guy they are trying to make an angel out of."
Seattle’s interim police chief has demoted the assistant chief who was in charge when riot-gear-clad officers fired tear gas blast balls into a crowd of demonstrators on Capitol Hill in June after an officer’s tug of war with a protester over an umbrella.
The dozen bills Gov. Jay Inslee signed include outright bans on police use of chokeholds, neck restraints and no-knock warrants such as the one that helped lead to Breonna Taylor’s killing in Louisville, Kentucky.
The trial for the three ex-Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd will be delayed until March 2022, allowing the federal case against the officers to take priority.
Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill says he will consider an aggravated durational departure from the sentencing guidelines for Derek Chauvin.
The state filed a request Friday for an aggravated sentence for Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted by a jury for the murder of George Floyd.