#Minnesota

.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

.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

.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

.Minnesota City, MN, USA
The death of George Floyd gave rise to global protests against racial inequality. (Photo Credits: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The jury retired on Monday to begin its deliberations in the closely watched case
  • Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill issued final instructions to the jury
  • Prosecuting attorney Steve Schleicher also urged jurors on Monday to convict Chauvin

.Minnesota, USA
Three journalists were detained or arrested for attempting to cover the Brooklyn Center demonstrations on Friday. (Photo credit: AFP File)

  • About 500 people gathered in front of a police station in Brooklyn Center
  • A judge ordered a restraining order against journalists being arrested
  • Earlier several journalists had filed a complaint 

.Saint Paul, MN, USA
Former officer Kim Potter was a part of the Brooklyn Center Police Department. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Potter joined the department in 1995
  • The 48-year-old served as the President of the Police Union in 2019
  • Potter has been previously involved in such fatal shootings

.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

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

.Brooklyn Center, MN, USA
A four-game series between the sides were scheduled to begin on Monday. (Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • The game against Boston Red Sox was scheduled for Monday
  • The game was postponed on ground of safety concern
  • Duate Wright, a Black man, was shot by a traffic officer on Sunday

.Washington, D.C., DC, USA
US President Joe Biden recently introduced some gun control measures. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • Biden said he had been briefed and had seen the police body cam video
  • Biden called the footage 'fairly graphic'
  • He said 'Peaceful protests -- understandable'