On Monday, Blackwell kicked off opening arguments in former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin's trial for the murder of George Floyd.
Minneapolis city officials are looking to reopen George Floyd Square amid an uptick of violence in the area.
The spotlight will be on the judge who allowed "The People vs Derek Chauvin" to be livestreamed.
Expect to have the tape shown in its entirety and almost from the beginning of the prosecution's case," Jack Rice, a criminal defense attorney, told Newsweek.
Philonise Floyd spoke at a prayer vigil, held hours before opening statements for the former police officer's murder trial were due to begin.
Jury selection in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in Floyd's death, moved closer to completion with the addition of a new juror.
Defense attorney Eric Nelson asked the judge to delay and move the former police officer's trial to another city.
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The seventh juror selected, a middle-aged white woman, said "not all police are bad, but the bad behavior police need to go."
George Floyd's family was granted the largest pre-trial settlement in a civil rights wrongful death case in U.S. history.
Protesters waved signs demanding "Justice for George Floyd" and to "Convict Killer Cops" as jury selection began Monday in the trial of ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.
The jury selection process for the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in Floyd's death, is expected to begin this week.
The trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in Floyd's death, begins with jury selection on March 8.
The judge's orders are just a few of numerous court rules he has required to maintain order during the contentious trial.
Floyd, a black man, died of asphyxiation after a white police officer kneeled on his neck. Floyd repeatedly said "I can't breathe" and his death sparked global protests over racial injustice and police brutality.
Republicans in Minnesota have spoken out against a proposal to have the state pay for security at Derek Chauvin's trial over the killing of George Floyd in March.
Officers shot and killed a man while conducting a traffic stop near the site of George Floyd's death on Wednesday night.
The move, which would cost in the region of $500,000, was heavily debated during a meeting on Tuesday.
More than 600 demonstrators protesting President Donald Trump's handling of election results were arrested on Interstate I-94 in Minneapolis.
At least 200 protesters participated in a demonstration that stopped traffic along Minnesota's I-94 freeway on Wednesday night.
"The fact that he's at home chilling, eating, relaxing and not in a cell where he should be at, is ridiculous," said a friend of Floyd's.
The validity of the claims was questioned on social media, with one commenting: "When you try to false flag the left, but you don't know what the anarchist symbol looks like."
The masked suspect reportedly refused to co-operate after allegedly trying to push the boat downstream using a pole.
According to the analysis, in Chicago, Black drivers were four times as likely to be stopped when compared to white drivers, while in Philadelphia, Los Angeles and San Francisco, Black drivers were about three times more likely to be stopped by police.
Benjamin Ryan Teeter, 22, who was charged with providing support to a foreign terrorist organization, told CNN in June "people think I'm part of a Nazi group—I'm not."
Attorney General Keith Ellison, who will be the case's lead prosecutor, filed motions seeking "upward departure" in the sentencing guidelines, meaning that he is asking the judge to impose a sentence greater than what the guideline range provides.
Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said officer's injuries "it could have been a lot worse" if he was not wearing helmet.
"What transpired yesterday does not bring us closer to safety," Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey said. "It does not bring us closer to advancing racial justice in the way we all want."