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Jul 20 2023
New York City will shell out $13 million to protesters who were arrested by NYPD officers during the 2020 demonstrations over the murder of George Floyd.
Nearly 1,400 people arrested in the protests can receive at least $9,950 under an historic settlement to a class action lawsuit unveiled late Wednesday in a Manhattan federal court.
The settlement — covers 18 protests across thePatch.com
Aug 08 2023
The last of the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the murder of George Floyd–Tou Thao–has finally been sentenced to 57 months (four years and nine months) in state prison. Thao, of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, was performing crowd control at the northeast corner of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue on May 25, 2020, as his longtime colleague, former Minneapolis police officer DerekMinnesota Spokesman Reporter
Oct 02 2023
Last year, Pierce County Superior Court officials knew they were standing on the precipice of the state’s highest-profile trial in years. The trial of three Tacoma police officers charged with murder and manslaughter was just months away, and Pierce County and Tacoma were blindly feeling their way through preparations. There was much to consider: a courtroom with limited seating but high mediaThe Seattle Times
Aug 07 2023
Tou Thao, the former Minneapolis police officer who held back a crowd of bystanders during George Floyd’s fatal arrest in May 2020, was sentenced to four years and nine months in prison Monday for aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter. Thao gave a short comment on his role in Floyd’s death in a statement prior to his sentencing in a Minnesota courthouse. “Obviously, on that day, weSan Jose Mercury News
Aug 14 2020
On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black American man, was killed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during an arrest for allegedly using a counterfeit bill. Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, knelt on Floyd's neck for almost eight minutes[note 1] while Floyd was handcuffed and lying face down, begging for his life and repeatedly saying "I can't breathe". Officers J. AlexanderWikipedia
Jun 01 2020
American cities are spending Monday morning digging out from scenes of destruction after demonstrations against the police-involved death of George Floyd gave way to a fifth straight night of looting and rioting, resulting in another wave of arrests.
As of Monday morning, at least 4,400 people have been taken into custody nationwide in relation to the chaos, according to an AssociatedFox News (Online News)
Jun 16 2023
A report released on Friday found that the Minneapolis Police Department discriminated against racial minorities for years before Floyd's death in 2020. A mural dedicated to George Floyd near where he was murdered in Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Police Department systemically used excessive force and discriminated against racial minorities for years ahead of the police killing of George FloydNew Republic
Jul 23 2023
A school board in St. Charles County, Missouri, revoked several resolutions Thursday, including one designed to "promote racial healing, especially for our Black and brown students and families." The resolution, titled the "Resolution in response to racism and discrimination," which was passed by the Francis Howell School District Board of Education shortly after the death of George Floyd inNewsmax (News)
Aug 07 2023
Ex-Minneapolis officer sentenced for his role in George Floyd’s killing Tou Thao, the final former Minneapolis police officer to be punished for his role in the killing of Floyd, was sentenced Monday to 4 years and 9 months in prison. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tou Thao, the last former Minneapolis police officer convicted in state court for his role in the killing of George Floyd, was sentencedThe Grio