$200,000 Homes in Maryland, Minnesota and New York

A 1940 colonial-style house in Salisbury, a two-bedroom condo in Minneapolis and a 1900 home in the Catskills.

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Minneapolis Moves to Reopen George Floyd Square

A year after Mr. Floyd was killed by the police, the city of Minneapolis removed barricades around the square. It said it will preserve the artwork and memorials there.

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How The Times Acts When a Journalist’s Safety Is Compromised

After situations involving forceful detentions or worse, the organization seeks prompt accountability and change.

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Ex-Officer Is Sentenced to 6 Years in Beating of Unarmed Man

The former St. Paul, Minn., officer was convicted of using excessive force against a civilian who resembled the description of an armed suspect from a street fight.

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How Plywood From Last Year’s Protests Became Art

During the George Floyd marches last year, businesses boarded up. This year, hundreds of those boards will be displayed in exhibitions in Minneapolis, New York and Chicago.

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The Derek Chauvin Trial Created a Community out of Witnesses

A powerful — and revealing — aspect of the Derek Chauvin trial was the community it created out of strangers.

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Judge Delays Trial of Three Officers in Death of George Floyd

The delay in the trial of three officers who are charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder allows for a separate federal case against the officers to move forward.

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Chauvin May Face Longer Sentence Over ‘Cruel’ Actions and Abuse of Power

Because the judge ruled there were aggravating factors in the murder of George Floyd, he is allowed to sentence Derek Chauvin to up to double the 15-year state guideline.

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Chauvin May Face Longer Sentence for Murder of George Floyd

Because the judge ruled there were aggravating factors in the murder of George Floyd, he is allowed to sentence Derek Chauvin to up to double the 15-year state guideline.

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After a Traumatizing Year, Black People Turn to Therapy

The death of George Floyd and other high-profile police killings have prompted African-Americans to seek help, mental health experts say.

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Four former Minneapolis police officers are indicted on charges of violating George Floyd’s civil rights.

The charges are another extraordinary censuring of law enforcement officials, who rarely face criminal charges for using deadly force.

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Derek Chauvin’s Lawyer Asks for a New Trial After Guilty Verdict

The expected legal motion came on the same day that one of the jurors was being criticized for his participation in the March on Washington last year.

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Inside the Chauvin Jury Room: 11 of 12 Jurors Were Ready to Convict Right Away

One juror described the seven hours of closed-door deliberations that led to Derek Chauvin’s murder conviction.

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Burning of Police Station After George Floyd’s Death Draws 4-Year Sentence

A 23-year-old Brainerd, Minn., man was also ordered to pay $12 million for his role in the fire in Minneapolis, U.S. prosecutors said.

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A Minneapolis High School Football Team and Its Coach Move On

Charles Adams, a former police officer, and the Minneapolis North team are warily moving forward after the Derek Chauvin verdict offered a rebuke to one police killing in their community.

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How the Trial Over Floyd’s Death Flipped the Script for Black Victims

George Floyd was presented as a full person, not just a body beneath a police officer’s knee. Derek Chauvin, who was convicted in his murder, remained an aloof figure.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #chauvin-derek-1976, #floyd-george-d-2020, #minneapolis-minn, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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How the Trial Over George Floyd’s Death Flipped the Script for Black Victims

George Floyd was presented as a full person, not just a body beneath a police officer’s knee. Derek Chauvin, who was convicted in his murder, remained an aloof figure.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #chauvin-derek-1976, #floyd-george-d-2020, #minneapolis-minn, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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Chauvin Was Convicted. Something Is Still Very Wrong.

What can be done about all of the suffering that remains?

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How the Trial Over Floyd’s Death Flipped the Script on Black Victims

George Floyd was presented as a full person, not just a body beneath a police officer’s knee. Derek Chauvin, who was convicted in his murder, remained an aloof figure.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #chauvin-derek-1976, #floyd-george-d-2020, #minneapolis-minn, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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Derek Chauvin Trial Juror Speaks Out: ‘I Could Feel Their Pain’

She was known as Juror 96 and sat through three weeks of testimony, but Lisa Christensen didn’t get to decide Derek Chauvin’s fate. She was selected as an alternate.

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At Daunte Wright Funeral, Minneapolis Mourns the ‘Prince of Brooklyn Center’

The Rev. Al Sharpton delivered the eulogy for Mr. Wright, the 20-year-old Black man who was shot and killed by a police officer in Brooklyn Center, Minn., last week.

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Justice Dept. Opens Broad Inquiry Into Minneapolis Police

The investigation was a sign that President Biden intends to wield federal law enforcement as a tool to combat police abuses.

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After Chauvin Verdict, Police React With Relief and Some Resentment

Unions and chiefs applauded the guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin, but rank-and-file officers were left feeling anxious.

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How Civil Rights Lawyer Keith Ellison Led the Chauvin Prosecution

Years before he won a murder conviction for the death of George Floyd, Mr. Ellison, the Minnesota attorney general, was a young civil rights lawyer taking on police misconduct.

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Merrick Garland Announces an Investigation Into Minneapolis Police Dept

The inquiry will likely lead to a consent decree between the department and the federal government, a tool that the Obama administration repeatedly used to address police misconduct.

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Guilty of All Charges

After 10 hours of deliberation, a jury found that Derek Chauvin had murdered George Floyd. We were in Minneapolis for the verdict and the reaction.

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In Photos: America Reacts to the Derek Chauvin Verdict

Scenes from around the country after Mr. Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd.

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Biden and Harris on the Chauvin Trial Verdict

The president and the vice president addressed the nation on Tuesday evening.

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The Death of George Floyd Reignited a Movement. What Happens Now?

Calls for racial justice touched nearly every aspect of American life on a scale that historians say has not happened since the civil rights movement of the 1960s.

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‘We Matter’: Derek Chauvin Verdict Brings Collective Relief

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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13 Key Moments From the Derek Chauvin Trial

In testimony from 45 witnesses over three weeks, attorneys returned to the trial’s central questions: what caused George Floyd’s death, and were Mr. Chauvin’s actions justified and lawful.

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Reaction to the Guilty Verdict in Chauvin Trial

Crowds in downtown Minneapolis cheered and chanted George Floyd’s name after the verdict was announced.

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Chauvin’s Fate Is Now in the Jury’s Hands After Closing Arguments

The jury will be sequestered in a hotel during their deliberations over Derek Chauvin, who is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

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Minneapolis Braces for Verdict Over George Floyd’s Death

Businesses boarded up and residents held their breath, fearing a repeat of last year’s unrest if the jury brings back a decision that the public sees as unjust.

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Minnesota Is One of the Best Places to Live in America. Unless You’re Black.

The state’s reputation belies some of the country’s largest racial disparities.

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Daunte Wright and What ‘Minnesota Nice’ Sweeps Under the Rug

The beloved stereotype about our state’s cult of politeness would have you believe that there’s no toehold for white supremacy here.

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13 Key Moments That Shaped the Trial of Derek Chauvin

In testimony from 45 witnesses over three weeks, attorneys returned to the trial’s central questions: what caused George Floyd’s death, and were Mr. Chauvin’s actions justified and lawful.

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Derek Chauvin Declines to Testify About George Floyd’s Death

The jury is expected to hear closing arguments on Monday and could deliver a verdict in Mr. Chauvin’s trial next week.

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Takeaways from Day 13 of the Derek Chauvin Trial

The first medical expert called by Derek Chauvin’s defense team said George Floyd died after a combination of factors — including pre-existing heart conditions, drug use and exposure to vehicle exhaust from the police cruiser — caused his death. He faced difficult cross-examination.

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Chauvin Trial: Defense Focuses on Floyd’s Past Police Encounters

The defense also presented body camera video from a previous arrest of George Floyd, part of its strategy to shift the jurors’ focus to his use of illicit drugs.

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Takeaways from Day 12 of the Derek Chauvin Trial.

An expert testifying for the defense said Mr. Chauvin was justified in pinning George Floyd under his knee. He contradicted numerous experts called by prosecutors, including the police chief of Minneapolis.

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While Not Common, Police Officers Have Mistaken Pistols for Tasers, Sometimes with Deadly Outcomes

One of the most famous cases happened in 2009 in Oakland, Calif., where a transit officer shot and killed Oscar Grant III.

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Here Are The Takeaways from Day 11 of the Derek Chauvin Trial.

George Floyd’s brother testified tearfully about their childhood. The trial continued with the backdrop of a fatal police shooting that kicked off protests in a Minneapolis suburb on Sunday.

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5 Takeaways From the Second Week of the Derek Chauvin Trial

Witnesses addressed two key issues: What caused George Floyd’s death, and whether Mr. Chauvin violated police policies on the use of force.

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In Chauvin Trial, Medical Examiner Says Police Were Main Cause of Floyd’s Death

Dr. Andrew Baker, who performed the official autopsy of George Floyd, said that fentanyl and heart disease had contributed to his death, but that the officers’ actions were the main cause.

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The Case Against Derek Chauvin

A look at the arguments made so far in the closely watched trial of the former police officer accused of murdering George Floyd.

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How Teachers Are Exploring the Derek Chauvin Trial With Students

In Minneapolis, where George Floyd was killed, educators have used the trial as an opportunity to help their students examine the complex issues of race, policing and the criminal justice system.

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In Rare Testimony, Chief Says Chauvin ‘Should Have Stopped’ Pinning Floyd

“To continue to apply that level of force to a person proned out, handcuffed behind their back — that in no way, shape or form is anything that is by policy,” Chief Medaria Arradondo testified.

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‘I Was Failing’: Bystanders Carry Guilt From Watching George Floyd Die

Their pain has been mostly hidden for the last 10 months. But over the first week of Derek Chauvin’s murder trial, it spilled tearfully into the open as witnesses testified to their shared trauma.

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6 Takeaways From the First Week of the Derek Chauvin Trial

It began with tears and shaky voices, and ended with a stunning condemnation by a senior police officer. The trial of Mr. Chauvin, charged in the death of George Floyd, will resume on Monday.

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