U.S. court jails former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane for three years for killing of George Floyd

A former Minneapolis police officer who pleaded guilty to a state charge of aiding and abetting in the killing of George Floyd, a Black man whose death outraged people around the world, was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday. Thomas Lane appeared via video link at his brief sentencing hearing in Hennepin County… Read More U.S. court jails former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane for three years for killing of George Floyd

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin sentenced to twenty-two and half years imprisonment for murder of George Floyd

A judge sentenced former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to 22-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the murder of George Floyd during an arrest in May 2020, video of which galvanized a national protest movement against racism. A jury found Chauvin, who is white, guilty on April 20 of unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder… Read More Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin sentenced to twenty-two and half years imprisonment for murder of George Floyd

Jury convicts former policeman Derek Chauvin for murder of George Floyd

Former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder on Tuesday in the arrest of George Floyd, a milestone in the fraught racial history of the United States and a rebuke of law enforcement’s treatment of Black Americans. The 12-member jury found Chauvin, 45, guilty of all charges including second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter… Read More Jury convicts former policeman Derek Chauvin for murder of George Floyd