Derek Chauvin Trial

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…

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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…

Prosecution Case Nears End in Ex-Cop’s Trial in Floyd Death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death enters its third week Monday. Derek Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter in Floyd's May 25 death. Prosecutors say Chauvin pinned Floyd to…

Expert: Lack of Oxygen Killed George Floyd, Not Drugs

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A forensic pathologist says George Floyd died from a lack of oxygen that damaged his brain and caused his heart to stop, bolstering prior testimony by other experts. Lindsey Thomas is a former Hennepin County medical examiner.…

Expert Says Floyd Died From a Lack of Oxygen

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A medical expert says George Floyd died from a lack of oxygen, which damaged his brain and caused his heart to stop. Dr. Martin Tobin is a lung and critical care specialist from Chicago. He testified Thursday…

Trial in Floyd’s Death Expected to Turn to Ex-Cop’s Training

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The trial of a former Minneapolis police officer in George Floyd’s death is expected Monday to turn toward the fired officer’s training after a first week dominated by emotional testimony from eyewitnesses and a devastating video of…

Firefighter Blocked From Helping Floyd Returns to Stand

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis firefighter who wept as she recounted how a police officer prevented her from helping George Floyd is resuming testimony Wednesday in the trial of the fired police officer charged in Floyd’s death. Genevieve Hansen said…

Witness Describes Seeing Floyd ‘Slowly Fade Away’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who was among onlookers shouting at a Minneapolis police officer to get off George Floyd last May returns to the stand on Tuesday, a day after he described seeing Floyd struggle for air and his…

Saturday Evening Northland Weather Forecast

WARM TO BEGIN SUNDAY BEFORE A COLD FRONT BRINGS PRECIPITATION AND COLDER TEMPERATURES

Warm again for Sunday before a cold front brings showers Sunday evening and even a wintry mix Sunday night. Monday will be much colder before we begin to warm up on Tuesday.