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Des Moines lawyer reflects on guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

16 days ago   |   By KCCI

A jury found former Minnesota police Officer Deric Chauvin guilty Tuesday on all counts in connection with the death of George Floyd.
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‘This Is The Floor, Not The Ceiling': Walz Puts Pressure On Legislature To Pass More Police Reform Following Chauvin Verdict

‘This Is The Floor, Not The Ceiling': Walz Puts Pressure On Legislature To Pass More Police Reform Following Chauvin Verdict

16 days ago   |   By CBS

ST. PAUL, MINN. - In the hours following a guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd, Gov. Tim Walz said he will “burn his political capital” on pressing the Minnesota Legislature to take further action on police accountability measures in the final weeks of session.
“If they don't make these changes, just to be very clear, we will be right back again with another trial, another trial, another trial,” Walz told reporters during a news conference Tuesday afternoon. “And it would just be relentless.”
The governor's address to Minnesota followed a jury convicting Derek...
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‘We Matter': Derek Chauvin Verdict Brings Collective Relief

16 days ago   |   By NY Times

For some Americans, the conviction of the former officer in the death of George Floyd was seen as a step toward racial justice.
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Chauvin guilty on all 3 counts in death of George Floyd

16 days ago   |   By NBC News

After the Chauvin verdict, Lester Holt speaks with MSNBC's Trymaine Lee, Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson, and former Hennepin County Public Defender Mary Moriarty.
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Seeing change, a beginning, Triangle reacts to Chauvin's guilty verdict

Seeing change, a beginning, Triangle reacts to Chauvin's guilty verdict

16 days ago   |   By WRAL

Reaction to the guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin's trial poured in across the country on Tuesday, including in North Carolina.
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PHOTOS: Country reacts to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict in death of George Floyd

PHOTOS: Country reacts to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict in death of George Floyd

16 days ago   |   By WYFF

Images from inside the courtroom and public reaction after Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of all three counts in the death of George Floyd.
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Pelicans furious over Zion Williamson injury: ‘Open season'

Pelicans furious over Zion Williamson injury: ‘Open season'

It's unclear exactly when Pelicans star Zion Williamson fractured his finger, but the team sure knows how it happened. Read more ...

School bus driver arrested after students find his gun on bus, police say

School bus driver arrested after students find his gun on bus, police say

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Mass. reports fewer than 20,000 active cases for first time since Nov. 6

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Amnesty International changes rules to REDESIGNATE Russia's Navalny as...

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Dynamite found alongside Winter Springs roadside, police say

Sixty grams of dynamite was found alongside a roadway in Winter Springs on Friday. Read more ...

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Florida man arrested after stealing two police cruisers

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