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# minneapolis - Friday 25 June, 2021

George Floyd murder: 22.5-year sentence for former US police officer Derek Chauvin
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

George Floyd murder: 22.5-year sentence for former US police officer Derek Chauvin

Updated Jun 25th 2021, 9:45 PM 65,217 Views 0 Comments

US President Joe Biden said the jail sentence was “appropriate”.

# minneapolis - Monday 7 June, 2021

Campaigners in Minneapolis continue with a fourth night of protests after shooting death
# Fatal Shooting
# Fatal Shooting

Campaigners in Minneapolis continue with a fourth night of protests after shooting death

Jun 7th 2021, 2:55 PM 12,261 Views 20 Comments

Winston Boogie Smith Jr died after being shot by members of a US Marshals task force.

# minneapolis - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals

Jun 5th 2021, 12:17 PM 25,627 Views 24 Comments

Winston Boogie Smith Jr died on Thursday night in Minneapolis.

# minneapolis - Monday 24 May, 2021

George Floyd’s family joins rally on anniversary of his murder
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

George Floyd’s family joins rally on anniversary of his murder

May 24th 2021, 4:13 PM 7,420 Views 4 Comments

The event was one of several planned across the US.

# minneapolis - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Appeals court hears case of former police officers charged in George Floyd death
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Appeals court hears case of former police officers charged in George Floyd death

May 20th 2021, 10:01 PM 15,325 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Lane, J Kueng and Tou Thao are scheduled to face trial next March.

# minneapolis - Friday 7 May, 2021

Four ex-police officers indicted on civil rights charges over George Floyd's death
# Jury
# Jury

Four ex-police officers indicted on civil rights charges over George Floyd's death

May 7th 2021, 3:38 PM 11,170 Views 0 Comments

The men are charged with violating George Floyd’s right to be free from unreasonable seizure and excessive force.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

'Black lives do, in fact, matter': US newspapers react to George Floyd verdict
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'Black lives do, in fact, matter': US newspapers react to George Floyd verdict

Apr 21st 2021, 8:20 AM 18,318 Views 57 Comments

Derek Chauvin was found guilty of Floyd’s murder yesterday.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Derek Chauvin found guilty of the second-degree murder of George Floyd
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Derek Chauvin found guilty of the second-degree murder of George Floyd

Apr 20th 2021, 10:14 PM 99,758 Views 158 Comments

Floyd family lawyer Ben Crump hailed the three guilty verdicts as a landmark victory for civil rights.

# minneapolis - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Derek Chauvin pleads the fifth and will not testify in his own defence in George Floyd murder trial
# Trial
# Trial

Derek Chauvin pleads the fifth and will not testify in his own defence in George Floyd murder trial

Updated Apr 15th 2021, 4:08 PM 38,268 Views 0 Comments

“I will invoke my Fifth Amendment privilege today,” Chauvin told the trial.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Former Minnesota police officer arrested on manslaughter charge in shooting of Daunte Wright
# Kim Potter
# Kim Potter

Former Minnesota police officer arrested on manslaughter charge in shooting of Daunte Wright

Apr 14th 2021, 8:24 PM 34,916 Views 51 Comments

The officer faces a maximum of 10 years in jail if convicted of second-degree manslaughter.

Former officer claims use of force on George Floyd was justified because he wasn't 'resting comfortably'
# Derek Chauvin Trial
# Derek Chauvin Trial

Former officer claims use of force on George Floyd was justified because he wasn't 'resting comfortably'

Apr 14th 2021, 7:16 AM 24,392 Views 0 Comments

His evidence contradicts that given by a range of authorities in the trial.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'
# US
# US

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'

Apr 13th 2021, 7:32 AM 17,953 Views 103 Comments

The city is already experiencing tensions as the George Floyd murder trial continues.

# minneapolis - Monday 8 March, 2021

Jury selection begins today in the trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd
# Derek Chauvin
# Derek Chauvin

Jury selection begins today in the trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd

Mar 8th 2021, 7:40 AM 6,345 Views 0 Comments

Floyd’s death from neck compression sparked protests against racial injustice in the US and abroad.

# minneapolis - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Police in Minneapolis fatally shoot man during traffic stop
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Police in Minneapolis fatally shoot man during traffic stop

Dec 31st 2020, 8:26 AM 29,432 Views 75 Comments

Witnesses reportedly said the man had shot at police first.

# minneapolis - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Police in George Floyd case to face trial together in Minneapolis
# Single Proceeding
# Single Proceeding

Police in George Floyd case to face trial together in Minneapolis

Nov 5th 2020, 4:28 PM 9,962 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the four former officers had urged the judge to move the trial away from the city.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers

Jul 15th 2020, 10:32 PM 20,584 Views 59 Comments

Floyd died on May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against his neck for nearly eight minutes.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year

Jun 30th 2020, 7:07 AM 11,596 Views 0 Comments

Judge Peter Cahill said he did not want the sensitive case to become a media circus with the US presidential election looming.

# minneapolis - Monday 8 June, 2020

Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department

Jun 8th 2020, 7:04 AM 15,942 Views 85 Comments

The move comes amid nationwide protests against racism following the death of George Floyd.

# minneapolis - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Justin Trudeau takes a knee with Black Lives Matter protesters in Canada
# Canada
# Canada

Justin Trudeau takes a knee with Black Lives Matter protesters in Canada

Jun 6th 2020, 11:51 AM 29,753 Views 66 Comments

“These are not just black Canadians. It’s everyone who’s saying black lives matter.”

# minneapolis - Friday 5 June, 2020

More Republicans rebuke Trump over lack of unity in America as memorial service held for George Floyd
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

More Republicans rebuke Trump over lack of unity in America as memorial service held for George Floyd

Jun 5th 2020, 7:09 AM 29,843 Views 66 Comments

After Lisa Murkowski added to the criticism of the president, he warned of the consequences if Republicans turn against him.

# minneapolis - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial

Jun 4th 2020, 9:20 PM 12,304 Views 92 Comments

Civil rights activists and politicians gathered at the memorial for George Floyd, whose death has sparked protests across the US.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Four police officers to be charged in relation to George Floyd's death; one charged with second-degree murder
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Four police officers to be charged in relation to George Floyd's death; one charged with second-degree murder

Jun 3rd 2020, 9:06 PM 17,249 Views 0 Comments

George Floyd’s family described news of the new charges as a “bittersweet moment”.

Black Lives Matter protest still set to go ahead on Saturday after separate demonstration cancelled
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Black Lives Matter protest still set to go ahead on Saturday after separate demonstration cancelled

Jun 3rd 2020, 8:04 PM 38,110 Views 124 Comments

A protest on Saturday is still scheduled to go ahead, despite concerns from health officials.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Tiger Woods urges calm over 'shocking' Floyd death
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Tiger Woods urges calm over 'shocking' Floyd death

Jun 2nd 2020, 8:04 AM 5,224 Views 7 Comments

America is witnessing its most widespread protests since the 1960s.

# minneapolis - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Minnesota calls up 1,000 more soldiers as protests sweep US following George Floyd death
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Minnesota calls up 1,000 more soldiers as protests sweep US following George Floyd death

Updated May 30th 2020, 6:52 PM 59,774 Views 0 Comments

Several hundred people angrily rallied outside the White House, clashing with the secret service.

# minneapolis - Friday 29 May, 2020

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd

Updated May 29th 2020, 7:30 PM 44,503 Views 34 Comments

The arrest of Derek Chauvin comes after three days of protests.

Kaepernick voices support for Minneapolis protesters after killing of George Floyd
# Rest In Power
From The42
# Rest In Power

Kaepernick voices support for Minneapolis protesters after killing of George Floyd

May 29th 2020, 8:09 AM 6,615 Views 25 Comments

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was ostracised by the NFL after his own protest in 2016.

National Guard deployed to Minneapolis following third night of protests over black man's death
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

National Guard deployed to Minneapolis following third night of protests over black man's death

May 29th 2020, 7:12 AM 20,574 Views 65 Comments

Demonstrations have been sparked by those angered at a video showing 46-year-old George Floyd’s arrest.

# minneapolis - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Minnesota governor declares state of emergency amid violent protests over George Floyd's death
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Minnesota governor declares state of emergency amid violent protests over George Floyd's death

May 28th 2020, 10:52 PM 40,141 Views 83 Comments

Floyd’s death is seen as the latest example of police brutality against African Americans in the US.

'They murdered my brother': Protests held in Minneapolis over black man's killing by police officer
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

'They murdered my brother': Protests held in Minneapolis over black man's killing by police officer

May 28th 2020, 7:23 AM 21,709 Views 67 Comments

The case is seen as the latest example of police brutality against African Americans.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of black man shown pinned down in video
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of black man shown pinned down in video

May 26th 2020, 10:32 PM 48,608 Views 60 Comments

A video showed George Floyd pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck.

# minneapolis - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl

Aug 6th 2019, 3:01 PM 18,211 Views 0 Comments

The charges relate to an alleged incident in 2001.

# minneapolis - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

US policeman who fatally shot woman who attempted to report possible rape found guilty of murder
# Justine Damond
# Justine Damond

US policeman who fatally shot woman who attempted to report possible rape found guilty of murder

May 1st 2019, 10:18 AM 34,706 Views 26 Comments

The 40-year-old victim was shot after calling emergency services twice.

# minneapolis - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis

Aug 3rd 2017, 9:18 AM 14,287 Views 0 Comments

A gas explosion led to the collapse of the school building.

# minneapolis - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Minneapolis police chief resigns in toxic fallout from shooting dead of unarmed Australian woman
# Justine Damond
# Justine Damond

Minneapolis police chief resigns in toxic fallout from shooting dead of unarmed Australian woman

Jul 22nd 2017, 7:47 AM 25,497 Views 31 Comments

Australian Justine Damond was shot dead last Saturday in her pyjamas by an officer who had responded to her distress call.

# minneapolis - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Officer who shot man in incident streamed on Facebook charged with manslaughter
# Philando Castile
# Philando Castile

Officer who shot man in incident streamed on Facebook charged with manslaughter

Nov 17th 2016, 8:18 AM 10,560 Views 25 Comments

Officer Jeronimo Yanez was also charged with two felony counts of intentional discharge of a dangerous weapon.

# minneapolis - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Prince has been cremated and laid to rest in a secret location
# RIP
# RIP

Prince has been cremated and laid to rest in a secret location

Apr 24th 2016, 8:00 AM 21,704 Views 20 Comments

The music icon was celebrated in a private location yesterday.

# minneapolis - Friday 22 April, 2016

America goes purple to pay tribute to the life of Prince
# Dearly Beloved
# Dearly Beloved

America goes purple to pay tribute to the life of Prince

Apr 22nd 2016, 7:36 AM 20,021 Views 35 Comments

Prince, one of the greatest talents the musical world has seen, died yesterday at his home in Minneapolis aged just 57

# minneapolis - Thursday 21 January, 2016

It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off
# Freezing
# Freezing

It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off

Jan 21st 2016, 4:01 PM 30,797 Views 9 Comments

The trend was started back in 2013.

It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off
# Frozen Pants
From The Daily Edge
# Frozen Pants

It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off

Jan 21st 2016, 2:34 PM 5,149 Views 0 Comments

Aw, you guys.

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