July 16, 2020 7:53 am
The lawsuit came the same day that members of a city charter commission took public comments on a proposal to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department. Many residents strongly favoured putting the proposal to a citywide vote in November.
June 08, 2020 9:18 am
The move to defund or abolish the Minneapolis department is far from assured, with the civil rights investigation likely to unfold over the next several months.
June 06, 2020 11:23 am
The changes are part of a stipulation posted online between the city and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, which launched a civil rights investigation this week in response to the death of George Floyd.
June 04, 2020 8:29 am
A more serious second-degree murder charge has been added against Derek Chauvin. The three other officers all face two counts - aiding and abetting second-degree murder and aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter.
June 02, 2020 3:01 pm
The autopsy by a doctor who also examined Eric Garner's body found the compression cut off blood to Floyd's brain, and weight on his back made it hard to breathe, attorney Ben Crump said at a news conference.
June 01, 2020 2:53 pm
In some incidents, members of the news media appeared to be targeted, by police and protesters alike, the USA Today reported.
June 01, 2020 1:11 pm
Nationwide violent protests have erupted in the US after a white police officer kneeled on 46-year-old George Floyd's neck, killing him on the spot on May 25 in Minneapolis.
June 01, 2020 10:23 am
His death has triggered nationwide protests. Officer Derek Chauvin has been fired, and on Friday was arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter, the authorities said.
May 31, 2020 6:50 pm
As clashes continued in Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd, Touchstone Mental Health, a non-profit organisation, requested donations for Minnehaha Commons residents.
June 02, 2020 1:49 pm
The National Guard can be mobilised by the President of the United States whenever more units are needed to maintain national security.