Minnesota prosecutors call 45-year-old former police officer Derek Chauvin’s actions in the May 25, 2020 death cruel and an “egregious abuse” of his position.
Footage of two cops detaining Virginia National Guard’s Lieutenant Caron Nazario at gunpoint and pepper-spraying him in the face during a violent traffic stop comes as police face multiple allegations of racism and misconduct.
“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.
Police said schools in the area are in lockdown as they search for attacker, who fled after the incident.
US prosecutors charged police officer who shot Rayshard Brooks in the back with felony murder, saying that the black man posed no threat when he was gunned down.
Georgia prosecutors said they were weighing bringing charges against the police officer who shot dead 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks in a Wendy's parking lot in Atlanta on Friday night.
Protesters will take to the streets across the US again, a day after the funeral of George Floyd, whose death in police custody has ignited the biggest surge of anti-racism activism since the civil rights era of the 1960s.
Protesters in New York again stayed on the streets past 8pm in defiance of the citywide curfew as protests sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police continue across the US.
The three-minute video uploaded on YouTube by US President Donald Trump's campaign on June 3 is a collation of photos and videos of protest marches and instances of violence in the aftermath of George Floyd's death.
The pandemic and the George Floyd protests give society a rare window to push for change.
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison on Wednesday added a more serious second-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of unarmed black man George Floyd. Three more officers were charged.
The May 25 death of George Floyd - who had been accused of trying to buy cigarettes with a counterfeit bill - has ignited protests across the United States over systemic racism and police brutality.
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