Kim Potter, a white police officer who fatally shot the Black man in Minneapolis suburb resigns, as does the city's police chief, Tim Gannon, after two nights of protests and unrest.
Professional sports in a US city are postponed because of safety concerns following the fatal police shooting of a Black man and potential civil unrest there.
Policewoman who fatally shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Minneapolis suburb accidentally confused her handgun with her taser, police say, sparking tensions in city already on edge because of George Floyd's murder trial.
“A healthy person subjected to what Mr. Floyd was subjected to would have died,” said prosecution witness Dr. Martin Tobin, a lung and critical care specialist.
On day four of former police officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial, Courteney Ross cried on the witness stand as she told the story of how she met boyfriend George Floyd.
The Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, on trial for the death of George Floyd "betrayed" his badge and used "excessive and unreasonable" force, a prosecutor said in the opening remarks.
Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill released the two jurors after they said they had heard about a $27 million "wrongful death" settlement reached last week between the Floyd family and the city of Minneapolis.
Floyd, whose death sparked violent protests in Minneapolis and led to a national reckoning on racial justice, was declared dead on May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a former officer who is white, pressed his knee against his neck for about nine minutes.
The decision came after prosecutors asked for a delay until a court of appeals can rule on whether a third-degree murder charge could be reinstated against former police officer Derek Chauvin.
A US court releases Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with killing George Floyd, the African American whose death sparked a mass protest movement, from a Minnesota jail on $1 million bail.
Footage of Prude's death raises questions of a possible cover-up and has turned Rochester into the latest flashpoint in a US summer of protests, first sparked by George Floyd's May 25 death in Minneapolis police custody.
Months of anti-racism protests are increasingly pitting Americans against one another.
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