Derek Chauvin Trial

State Seeks 30 Years for Chauvin; Defense Wants Time Served

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking a 30-year sentence for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd, but a defense attorney is asking that Derek Chauvin be sentenced to probation and time already…

Chauvin Faces Hearing on Federal Charges in Floyd’s Death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in last year’s death of George Floyd is scheduled to make an initial appearance in federal court for allegedly violating Floyd’s civil rights. Derek Chauvin is scheduled to appear…

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State Seeks 30 Years for Chauvin; Defense Wants Time Served

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking a 30-year sentence for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd, but a defense attorney is asking that Derek Chauvin be sentenced to probation and time already…

Chauvin Faces Hearing on Federal Charges in Floyd’s Death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in last year’s death of George Floyd is scheduled to make an initial appearance in federal court for allegedly violating Floyd’s civil rights. Derek Chauvin is scheduled to appear…

Chauvin Juror Says Guilty Verdicts Could Have Come Quicker

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A juror who cast one of the unanimous votes to convict a white former Minneapolis police officer of killing George Floyd said deliberations were primarily spent trying to convince one person who was uncertain about part of…

What Next After Chauvin’s Conviction on 3 Counts?

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derek Chauvin was handcuffed and taken into custody Tuesday after being convicted of all three counts against him. Twelve jurors found Chauvin guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter, ultimately deciding that Chauvin caused Floyd’s…

Derek Chauvin Found Guilty In the Death of George Floyd

(CNN) - Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted on all charges by a jury in the Hennepin County court. The 12 jurors found him guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in George Floyd's…

Biden Praying For ‘Right Verdict’ in Chauvin Trial

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Joe Biden says he is "praying the verdict is the right verdict" in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin and that he believes the case to be "overwhelming." Biden told reporters at the…

In Minneapolis, A Fortified City Awaits Chauvin Verdict

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — More than 3,000 National Guard soldiers, along with police officers, sheriff's deputies, and other law enforcement personnel have flooded Minneapolis with a verdict looming in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer charged with murder…

Attorneys at Chauvin Trial in Floyd Death Make Final Pitch

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd will make their closing arguments Monday. Each side will be seeking to distill three weeks of testimony into a compelling argument that…

Closing Arguments to Begin Monday in Chauvin Trial

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The defense at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd has rested its case without putting Chauvin on the stand, wrapping up after two days of testimony to the prosecution’s…

Judge Refuses Request to Acquit Chauvin in Floyd's Death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The judge in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial has denied a defense motion to acquit the former police officer in George Floyd’s death. Chauvin attorney Eric Nelson argued Wednesday that prosecutors did not prove that Chauvin’s actions killed…

Defense Begins Case Against Ex-Cop in George Floyd’s Death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The defense began its case Tuesday at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin, seizing on a 2019 confrontation between police and George Floyd in which Floyd suffered dangerously high blood pressure and confessed to heavy…

Tuesday Evening Weather Forecast

WARMER AIR AND SNOW CHANCES LATE THIS WEEK

The Northland will remain bitterly cold again tonight as low temperatures will fall to either side of 0°. Expect more clouds Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as snow chances will also return for Thursday and Friday in spots! High temperatures will reach either side of 20° on Wednesday itself.