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U of M will restart using off-duty Minneapolis police officers for events

In the wake of the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the school stopped contracting with MPD for events like Gopher football games.

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Kueng gets 3 years in federal prison; Thao sentenced to 3½ years

Kueng and Thao have a state trial coming up this fall in relation to Floyd's death.

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Ex-cop sentenced for violating George Floyd's civil rights

Thomas Lane pleaded guilty in May and has already been sentenced in a separate state case.

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Chauvin sentenced to over 20 years for violating George Floyd's federal civil rights

He already is serving 22½ years in prison after he was found guilty of murder charges in a state case.

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Trial for 2 ex-Minneapolis cops moved to October

The trial for J Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao has been moved multiple times at this point.

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George Floyd: State trial for Thao, Kueng delayed to next year

The trial for the ex-cops who are charged in connection to George Floyd's death will start in January 2023.

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2 years since George Floyd's killing, Biden signs exec order on policing

The signing comes on the second anniversary of Floyd's murder by police in south Minneapolis.

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Ex-cop Thomas Lane pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing

The former Minneapolis police officer appeared in court on Wednesday morning.

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City of Minneapolis, Jaleel Stallings reach $1.5M settlement

Although a settlement was made, the city will not admit fault or take any responsibility for the incident as part of the agreement with Stallings.

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Human rights report finds MPD engages in racist, discriminatory practices

The wide-ranging report found that some officers and supervisors disproportionately target Black individuals, use covert social media accounts to criticize elected officials, and regularly use racist and sexist language.

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Jury: 3 ex-officers guilty of all charges for George Floyd death

The jury reached the verdict after about 13 hours of deliberation.

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Chauvin pleads guilty to federal civil rights charges in 2 cases

Prosecutors said he violated the rights of both George Floyd and, in 2017, a 14-year-old boy.

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New video, body cam footage shows police beating prone Jaleel Stallings

Stallings' attorney, Eric Rice, made the video public Monday.

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Derek Chauvin is appealing his conviction of murdering George Floyd

He's representing himself because he doesn't have money to hire an attorney.

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Frey backs creation of Dept. of Public Safety, removal of police staffing minimums

He is in favor of removing police staffing minimums from the city charter – which this November's ballot question would also do.

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Former officers indicted in Floyd's death plead not guilty

The four men are accused of violating George Floyd's civil rights.

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AG's office adds 1st-degree manslaughter charge against Kim Potter

She faces criminal charges in the shooting death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright.

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Actions of Minneapolis police officers revealed during court case spark outrage

It follows the acquittal of Jaleel Stallings for shooting at what turned out to be SWAT officers during the George Floyd unrest.