Philonise Floyd told the jury about how they grew up poor in Houston, his brother's passion for sports, his marginal cooking skills and how he was devastated by his mother's death.
Daunte Wright, 20, died Sunday in a metropolitan area that was already on edge because of the trial of the first of four police officers charged in George Floyd's death.
The request came the morning after the killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop triggered unrest in a suburb just outside Minneapolis.
Chauvin, 45, is charged with murder and manslaughter in Floyd's death May 25.
Sgt. Ker Yang, the Minneapolis police official in charge of crisis-intervention training, said officers are taught to ``slow things down and re-evaluate and reassess.''
A Minneapolis firefighter who voiced frustration at being prevented from using her training to help George Floyd will be back on the stand Wednesday in the trial of Derek Chauvin.
Prosecutors have not said when they will play the video, but legal experts expect it to be early, maybe even in the prosecution’s opening statement.
Here's a look at some of the key figures and elements at trial.
Floyd, a Black man who was handcuffed, died May 25 after Chauvin, who is white, pressed his knee against Floyd's neck as Floyd said he couldn't breathe.
Violent crime rates have surged since the death of Floyd, a Black man who was handcuffed pleaded for air for several minutes while a white police officer dug his knee in his neck.
A small aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing on a highway in Minnesota, where it was spotted on traffic cameras.
Oregon Public Broadcasting reported that deputizing the Portland officers gives federal prosecutors the option to charge anyone arrest by those officers with federal crimes, which often come with more severe penalties than the state crimes for whi...