Derek Chauvin Files For New Trial In George Floyd Murder Case

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin who was convicted last month of murdering George Floyd filed court documents for a new trial on Tuesday. His attorney, Eric Nelson, petitioned the court, alleging that Chauvin’s constitutional rights were violated when Judge Peter Cahill refused to change the venue of the trial, and that the pretrial publicity… Continue reading Derek Chauvin Files For New Trial In George Floyd Murder Case

Testimony Ends Without Derek Chauvin Taking The Stand In His Trial

Testimony ended Thursday in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. The defendant said he will not testify in his defense in the trial and would invoke his Fifth Amendment right. Chauvin is facing charges of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in George Floyd’s death after he held his knee… Continue reading Testimony Ends Without Derek Chauvin Taking The Stand In His Trial

Chauvin’s Former Supervisor Testifies Restraint Should Have Ended Much Sooner

Court TV via APRetired Sgt. David Ploeger of the Minneapolis Police Department testified Thursday in the trial of former officer Derek Chauvin that the force officers used against George Floyd went on too long and should have ended once Floyd had been handcuffed and stopped resisting. “When Mr. Floyd was no longer offering up any… Continue reading Chauvin’s Former Supervisor Testifies Restraint Should Have Ended Much Sooner

Chauvin Trial: Witnesses Describe Officers’ Fatal Detention Of George Floyd

He was driving his van by Cup Foods when he saw police officers next to Floyd’s SUV. He immediately pulled over. When asked why, he replied, “Being nosy… in the neighborhood, I’m a nosy person.” From the Cup Foods side of the street, McMillian started watching. He saw an officer ask Floyd to get out… Continue reading Chauvin Trial: Witnesses Describe Officers’ Fatal Detention Of George Floyd

Firefighter Testifies: ‘I Was Desperate To Help … And This Human Was Denied That

Genevieve Hansen expected Monday, May 25 to be a peaceful day. That’s what she told jurors on Tuesday in the murder trial of former officer Derek Chauvin who is accused of killing George Floyd last year. Instead, during an off-duty walk home from a community garden she heard a woman yelling that the police were… Continue reading Firefighter Testifies: ‘I Was Desperate To Help … And This Human Was Denied That