Minneapolis Will Pay George Floyd's Family $27 Million To Settle A Wrongful Death Lawsuit
The city of Minneapolis agreed to pay $27 million to George Floyd's family to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed last July.
The Minneapolis City Council unanimously voted to approve the settlement during a meeting Friday, amid the first week of jury selection in the ongoing criminal trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis cop accused of killing Floyd last May.
As of Friday afternoon, six jurors have been selected to serve on the jury trial that began Monday amid heightened security in the city. Chauvin has been charged with...