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Klobuchar Tweet: MN Attorney General announces additional charges in George Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is increasing charges against now-fired Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin to second-degree murder in the death of George Floyd and also charging the three other officers involved, according to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. “This is another important step for justice.” Klobuchar wrote on Twitter Wednesday. Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is leading the prosecution in the…

Minneapolis Wakes Up to Clean-up after Night of Riots

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – As the curfew lifted at 6 a.m. Saturday in Minneapolis, many residents awoke to more destruction as crowds continued to riot following the death of George Floyd. The Minnesota National Guard activated 1,000 more service members in response to the violence, and the Department of Public Safety said shots were fired at law enforcement officers as units moved into control crowds that have…

Officer Who Knelt on George Floyd is in Custody

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minneapolis officer who was seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in custody after pleading that he could not breathe, was arrested Friday. Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington said state investigators arrested Derek Chauvin. The arrest comes after three days of protests, which escalated in violence as…