Tou Thao, who already had been convicted in federal court of violating Floyd’s civil rights, was last of the four former officers facing judgment in state court in Floyd’s killing.
The white former officer convicted of manslaughter after fatally shooting the Black motorist in suburban Minneapolis in 2021 is set to be released from prison.
Minnesota’s Court of Appeals has upheld Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin's second-degree murder conviction for the May 2020 killing of George Floyd.
The city will settle lawsuits filed by two people who said ex-cop Derek Chauvin pressed his knee into their necks years before doing the same in Floyd's death.
The report says the University should hire more Native American faculty, offer students additional financial support and give back land to atone for mistreating the state’s tribes.
Officials hope the agreement serves as a model for how cities, police departments and community members "can work together to address race-based policing and strengthen public safety.”
The former Minneapolis police officer serving time for the 2020 murder of George Floyd has pleaded guilty to two counts of tax evasion.
An attorney for Derek Chauvin has asked an appeals court to throw out the former Minneapolis police officer's convictions in the murder of George Floyd.
A criminology professor concluded that the cop's use of force was unreasonable and excessive, the complaint said.
J. Alexander Kueng pleaded guilty in October to a state count of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd.