Death of George Floyd

Confusion besets new police reform laws in Washington state

SEATTLE ((DailyNews)) — Washington state is embarking on a massive experiment in police reform and accountability following the racial justice protests that erupted after George Floyd’s murder last year, as …

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Amsterdam mayor apologizes for city fathers’ role in slavery

AMSTERDAM ((DailyNews)) — The mayor of Amsterdam apologized Thursday for the extensive involvement of the Dutch capital’s former governors in the global slave trade, saying the moment had come for …

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George Floyd’s family members to speak at Chauvin sentencing

An attorney for George Floyd’s family said Friday that family members were feeling anxious ahead of a sentencing hearing for former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin. Chauvin was convicted of …

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Chauvin gets 22 1/2 years in prison for George Floyd’s death

MINNE(DailyNews)OLIS ((DailyNews)) — Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 1/2 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd, whose dying gasps under Chauvin’s knee led …

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Officer charged in Daunte Wright death to stand trial Dec. 6

MINNE(DailyNews)OLIS ((DailyNews)) — A Minnesota judge ruled Monday that the manslaughter case can proceed against a former suburban Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright, and …

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Officer charged in death of Daunte Wright to appear in court

MINNE(DailyNews)OLIS ((DailyNews)) — A former suburban Minneapolis police officer charged with second-degree manslaughter for fatally shooting 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright is scheduled to appear in court via videoconference Monday. …

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