Former officer in George Floyd killing asks judge to dismiss case

**Watch the video above for more on the Floyd family’s lawsuit against the officers involved in George Floyd’s death.** MINNEAPOLIS (CNN) — Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has asked a judge to dismiss murder charges against him in the death of George Floyd. In court papers Friday, Chauvin’s attorney says there is not probable cause […]

Officers charged in Floyd death appear in court; Prosecutors say similar charges warrant 1 trial

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors in the case of four former Minneapolis officers charged in the death of George Floyd told a judge Friday that the men should face trial together because the evidence and charges against them are similar, and multiple trials could traumatize witnesses and Floyd’s family. But defense attorneys have argued for separate […]

Portland mayor bans cops from using tear gas during protests

The mayor of Portland on Thursday ordered police to stop using CS gas, more commonly known as tear gas, for crowd control during the frequently violent protests that have racked the city for more than three months since the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

1 shot fatally as Trump supporters, protesters clash in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One person was shot and killed late Saturday in Portland, Oregon, as a large caravan of President Donald Trump supporters and Black Lives Matter protesters clashed in the streets, police said. It wasn’t clear if the shooting was linked to fights that broke out as a caravan of about 600 vehicles […]