Surrounded by those who have taken care of George Floyd Square, Jennifer Starr Dodd, center, reacted after the 22 1/2 year sentenceof former Minneapol

Chauvin sentenced to 22½ years for the murder of George Floyd

Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill sentenced former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to 22.5 years for the murder of George Floyd. The court heard victim-impact statements from four members of Floyd's family, and Chauvin gave brief remarks.
In this image taken from video, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin addressed the court as Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill pr

Chauvin pleads guilty to civil rights charges in Floyd's killing

December 15, 2021
The former Minneapolis police officer agreed to a plea deal that recommends he serve 25 years, instead of life, in a federal prison.
Military and security around downtown watched as protesters marched after the Derek Chauvin case went to the jury at the Hennepin Government Center on

Before Chauvin trial, feds warned of cyberattacks, white supremacist violence

December 29, 2021
Declassified intelligence briefings show that law enforcement authorities were on high alert.
The courtroom at the start of Derek Chauvin’s sentencing hearing, Friday June 25, 2021.
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Juror questionnaires in Derek Chauvin trial reveal thoughts on case, race

November 6, 2021
While three-quarters of the respondents said they believed Blacks and people of color were treated unequally by the criminal justice system, less than a quarter thought the system was failing.
Derek Chauvin booking photo.

Judge enters not guilty pleas in tax case on behalf of Chauvin and his ex-wife

November 5, 2021
Next hearing is set for Jan. 21, 2022, in Washington County District Court
Derek Chauvin’s booking photo.

Appeals Court: Derek Chauvin can't make oral arguments unless he hires a lawyer

October 8, 2021
Chauvin was convicted of murder, manslaughter in death of George Floyd
Derek Chauvin
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Minnesota police group sues Wright County man involved in Derek Chauvin trial security

September 25, 2021
Scott Yelle posted about the job on social media and gave details to a TV show in violation of nondisclosure agreements, the suit alleges.
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Supreme Court denies Chauvin request for public defender to handle appeals

October 6, 2021
Chauvin raised more than a dozen issues on written appeals to state Court of Appeals

Chauvin appeals his conviction for the death of George Floyd

September 23, 2021
He cites several rulings by Judge Peter Cahill and is seeking a public defender.