#Minneapolis

3 hours ago.Houston, TX, USA
As per media reports, as soon as Anguilu heard of the vandalism, he immediately set to repair the damage. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • The mural was spray-painted in red letters
  • George Floyd grew up in Third Ward
  • Floyd died last year after ex-veteran police officer Derek Chauvin pressed down his knee on his neck 
  • The minimum sentence Chauvin is expected to get is of 12 years

1 day ago.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The George Floyd Square is situated in Minneapolis. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The location has been covered with flowers, candles and stuffed toys
  • People have been coming to pay their respects despite in severe cold
  • People gathered at the very location of the murder while the jury announced its decision

1 day ago.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The death of George Floyd triggered mass protests in the US. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • US Justice Department launched a civil investigation into the police department of the city of Minneapolis
  • This comes a day after former officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering African-American George Floyd
  • The probe will examine whether the police systematically engaged in the use of excessive force

1 day ago.Minneapolis, MN, USA
Derek Chauvin has become the face of police brutality. Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Chauvin is described by his colleagues as rigid and silent
  • The guilty verdict amounts to one of the most high-profile, high-stakes US court results in decades
  • Since the Floyd killing, few details have filtered out about Chauvin

Washington, Apr 21 (PTI) Several Indian-American lawmakers and groups have welcomed the decision of a federal grand jury in Minneapolis holding Derek Chauvin, a former police officer, guilty on ...

Washington, Apr 21 (PTI) A federal grand jury has found Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, guilty on all three counts of murder of African American George Floyd last year.

2 days ago.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The death of George Floyd had triggered mass protests in the US. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter for Floyd's May 25, 2020 death
  • The state's attorney urged jurors to "believe your eyes"
  • "He did not purposefully use unlawful force," defence attorney  said

13 April.Minnesota, USA
People take cover as police fires tear gas in front of the Brooklyn Center Police Station during a protest in Minneapolis. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Protests broke out April 11, 2021 night after US police fatally shot a young Black man in a suburb of Minneapolis
  • The killing fueled tensions in the US city already on edge because of the George Floyd murder trial
  • Hundreds of people gathered outside the police station in Brooklyn Center

13 April.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The NBA has postponed the game due to safety concerns.( Representative photo/Pixabay)

13 April.Minneapolis, MN, USA
On Sunday, a Minnesota police officer mistakenly fatally shot a 20-year-old black during a confrontation. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • Curfew to also imposed in St. Paul and Hennepin County
  • Wright's death has triggered protests in the already agitated Minnesota
  • Minnesota officer meant to use a non-lethal taser