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Police on Trial: two years after the killing of George Floyd, what has changed?
The Minneapolis murder led to protests and calls for structural change but a new documentary shows that the journey to racial equality remains long

David Smith in Washington

31, May, 2022 @2:38 PM

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Minneapolis police engaged in pattern of racial discrimination, inquiry finds
Report released by Minnesota’s human rights department says agency and city will negotiate an agreement to address problems

Guardian staff and agencies

27, Apr, 2022 @10:55 PM

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Rare footage discovered of Prince, 11, at 1970 Minneapolis teachers’ strike
CBS News affiliate WCCO uncovers archive material of school-age Prince being interviewed as teachers picket in the background

Gloria Oladipo

05, Apr, 2022 @4:02 PM

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‘Excited delirium’ emerges as key issue in trial of officers accused over George Floyd death
Civil rights trial of Tou Thao, J Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane, accused of failing to intervene in Floyd’s murder, takes place

Edward Helmore in New York and agencies

14, Feb, 2022 @1:28 PM

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Derek Chauvin pleads guilty to civil rights charges in killing of George Floyd
Ex-Minneapolis police officer has already been convicted of state murder and manslaughter charges and sentenced to 22 1/2 years

Maya Yang and agency

15, Dec, 2021 @4:58 PM

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Democrats scrape by in New Jersey governor’s race after disaster in Virginia – as it happened
Democrat Phil Murphy wins re-election in New Jersey by narrow margin

Maanvi Singh (now) and Joanna Walters and Lauren Aratani (earlier)

04, Nov, 2021 @12:23 AM

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Minneapolis voters reject bid to replace police with public safety department
Measure would have installed public safety department focused on a ‘comprehensive public health approach’

Gloria Oladipo

03, Nov, 2021 @2:23 AM

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‘I had a big gasp’: George Floyd jurors speak on the trial, the video and the verdict
In a CNN interview, seven jurors reflect on the trauma of seeing the cellphone recording and how they arrived at their decision

Gloria Oladipo

29, Oct, 2021 @4:20 PM

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Minneapolis celebrates Sunisa Lee’s return: ‘Her win shows what’s possible’
Gymnast who captured gold at the Tokyo Olympics greeted with signs and a crowd of hundreds at airport

Mike Jordan

06, Aug, 2021 @7:59 PM

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Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22 and a half years for murder of George Floyd – as it happened
Judge hands down sentence to former Minneapolis police officer – follow the latest updates

Gabrielle Canon in San Francisco (now) and Daniel Strauss in Washington (earlier)

26, Jun, 2021 @12:13 AM

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‘I have begged for justice’: key moments from the Derek Chauvin sentencing
George Floyd’s brothers and daughter describe the pain of loss and former officer’s mother defends him

Sarah Betancourt

25, Jun, 2021 @10:11 PM

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Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for murder of George Floyd
Four members of the Floyd family, including his seven-year-old daughter Gianna, gave statements before the sentencing

Oliver Laughland

25, Jun, 2021 @9:10 PM

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