The one year anniversary of George Floyd’s death is marked in Minneapolis with a candlelight vigil. Hundreds gathered on the street corner where Floyd was suffocated after being pinned down under the knee of Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020. Meanwhile, Floyd's relatives were hosted by President Joe Biden in the Oval Office to discuss a proposed bill to be named after Floyd that would increase police accountability and curb their powers.
The US Justice Department is launching an investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department for a potential "pattern or practice of unconstitutional or unlawful policing," Attorney General Merrick Garland announces.
Minneapolis residents are getting ready for the outcome in the trial of the white ex-police officer accused of murdering African-American George Floyd, a case that has come to be seen as a pivotal test of police accountability. Across the city, stores are being boarded up, in case riots break out.
The US city of Minneapolis will pay several million to settle a civil lawsuit brought by George Floyd's family. The police officer charged in connection with Floyd's death is currently facing trial.
6 Nov 2020
Hundreds of peaceful protesters march through the streets of Minneapolis to protest President Donald Trump’s attempt to suppress ballot counting and tamper with the US election.
16 Oct 2020
People gather in celebration and mourning of George Floyd on what would have been his 47th birthday. The crowd gathers at Floyd's memorial near the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Ave in Minneapolis, Minnesota, near the location where George Floyd was killed.
11 Jun 2020
How did we go from more cops on the beat to defund the police? France has felt the outrage over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis with calls for an end to police brutality and racial profiling. Now, the government has announced measures that include a ban on chokeholds and the immediate suspension from active duty of officers suspected of wrongdoing. How to build a better relationship between law enforcement and citizens?
9 Jun 2020
Councilors in the US city of Minneapolis pledged late Sunday to dismantle and rebuild the police department, after the death in custody of George Floyd sparked nationwide protests about racism in law enforcement, pushing the issue onto the national political agenda.
7 Jun 2020
Following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, many US companies have declared their solidarity with protesters. But how serious is their support? Sabrina Kessler reports from New York.
30 May 2020
The post, referring to the unrest in Minneapolis, can now only be viewed if users click past a disclaimer. It's the latest in a growing row between the White House and the social media giant.
15 Jul 2018
A small crowd gathered in Minneapolis, Minnesota to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of Australian Justine Damond and to dedicate a bench in her honor.
3 Aug 2017
Two people are dead and at least nine injured after a gas explosion occurs at a private school in Minneapolis.