DOJ opens investigation into Minneapolis Police Department practices

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Wednesday the Justice Department has launched a sweeping investigation into the patterns and practices of the Minneapolis Police Department after the guilty verdict for former officer Derek Chauvin in George Floyd’s death. 

Derek Chauvin verdict: Guilty on all counts in George Floyd's death

The jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd. The 12 jurors deliberated for around 10 hours before deciding to convict Chauvin of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Live coverage continues on FOX 9 and online at fox9.com/live.

Derek Chauvin new mugshot after murder conviction

The Minnesota Department of Corrections released a new mugshot of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin after he was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd and booked into the Oak Park Heights maximum security prison.

Southland braces for protests as Derek Chauvin trial nears end

Law enforcement agencies across the Southland will be in a state of readiness this week as the Minnesota murder trial of a former police officer charged in the death of George Floyd nears an end, raising concerns about a repeat of mass protests and unrest that occurred last summer.

Journalism groups demand end to media arrests while covering protests

A coalition of journalism groups sent a letter to Los Angeles law enforcement agencies and government leaders Tuesday, demanding that media be given appropriate access to cover public protests and not be arrested while working in areas where dispersal orders have been issued.