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Chauvin makes appearance on federal charges in Floyd's death

Chauvin appeared in court on charges alleging he violated Floyd's civil rights

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in last year’s death of George Floyd has made an initial appearance in federal court for allegedly violating Floyd's civil rights. Derek Chauvin was dressed in an orange prison…

George Floyd mural vandalized with racial epithet

Days after Chauvin verdict was released

Originally Published: 23 APR 21 02:46 ET Updated: 23 APR 21 05:19 ET By Mallika Kallingal and Hollie Silverman, CNN (CNN) -- A mural of George Floyd in Houston was vandalized, Police Chief Troy Finner said Thursday. The vandalism…

Protesters and police clash for a third night in Minneapolis

Prosecutors weigh charges against officer

Originally Published: 14 APR 21 01:42 ET Updated: 14 APR 21 08:32 ET By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- Hundreds gathered for a third night of protests to express anger over the police killing of a Black man in…

Trump targets Somali refugees during Minnesota rally

President Donald Trump used his rally in Minneapolis Thursday night to hit on several of his key issues through a Minnesota frame -- zeroing-in on the state's Somali population to tout his administration's restrictions on immigration and what he called his "travel ban," as well as criticizing Democratic policies by railing against a favorite target of his, Minnesota Demo

Klobuchar defends record as prosecutor

Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar defended her record as a former prosecutor on Sunday, while calling for further reform as she runs for president in a field widely supportive of taking on systemic racism in the justice system.

Klobuchar officially announces 2020 presidential bid

Sen. Amy Klobuchar announced her presidential bid at a snowy, freezing outdoor event on Sunday, vaulting the three-term senator from Minnesota into the crowded field of Democrats angling to take on President Donald Trump in 2020.