Derek Chauvin: News

25 Nov 2023

George Floyd

Ex-cop convicted in George Floyd's murder stabbed in prison: Report

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, convicted of the murder of George Floyd, suffered serious injuries after being allegedly stabbed inside a prison in the United States (US).

26 Jun 2021

George Floyd

Derek Chauvin gets 22.5 years in prison for Floyd's death

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 1/2 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd, whose dying gasps under Chauvin's knee led to the biggest outcry against racial injustice in the US in generations.

21 Apr 2021

Joe Biden

Derek Chauvin, former US cop, convicted of George Floyd's murder

Derek Chauvin, a former white Minneapolis police officer, was on Tuesday held guilty of murdering George Floyd, an African-American whose death had sparked widespread protests in the United States last year.

02 Apr 2021

George Floyd

George Floyd's girlfriend breaks down while testifying in Chauvin trial

George Floyd's girlfriend broke down in tears as she took the witness stand on Thursday at the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former cop accused of murdering Floyd.

George Floyd death: Bail raised to $1.25m for accused ex-cop

A former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd has had his bail at up to $1.25 million.

04 Jun 2020

George Floyd

All sacked cops involved in George Floyd case face charges

After over a week of intense protests in the United States against the death of a Black man in police custody, new charges have been introduced against all four sacked police officers involved.

01 Jun 2020

Donald Trump

As protests continued, Trump was briefly taken to underground bunker

As hundreds of people gathered outside White House on Friday night, to raise their voice against the brutal killing of a black man by a police officer in broad daylight, United States President Donald Trump was briefly taken to an underground bunker, reports said on Monday.

31 May 2020

George Floyd

US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

As protests against the death of a Black man in police custody continued to intensify in the United States, multiple cities ordered curfews.

How the George Floyd case sparked violent protests across US

The death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, has sparked protests across the United States. Floyd died after a white cop knelt on his neck for several minutes during an arrest in Minneapolis.