The unrest came after a Black homicide suspect shot himself while being pursued by police.
The lawyer for Thomas Lane, who is charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder and manslaughter, says his client "did nothing wrong" in a new court filing.
EMS workers allegedly injected the man with 500 milligrams of ketamine, leaving him in the ICU on a ventilator for two days.
The motion alleged that Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman "abdicated his duties as a prosecutor and must be removed from the case."
The Democratic Party's war on cops is severely harming urban America.
Governor Tim Walz said, "I don't think the mayor knew what he was asking for," after Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey said his requests for the National Guard weren't taken seriously by the governor.
"I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I'm sorry," Floyd said as officers came to his vehicle with a gun drawn.
Golden Valley Police Department officers confronted visitors at a beach, prepared to issue citations for violating indecent exposure laws.
Civil rights attorney Ben Crump, along with co-counsel Antonio Romanucci, will announce the civil lawsuit on behalf of the Floyd family in a news conference in Minneapolis on Wednesday.
Terry Willis started walking from his home in from Huntsville, Alabama, toward the Minnesota city on June 2 after seeing the widely shared video of Floyd's death.
The lawyer said that many of the police he represents were present on the day rioters burned down the Third Precinct, some of who wrote final notes to loved ones believing they would die.
Around 150 officers would be able to claim 60 percent of their average salary for 20 years if their claims are accepted.
"It is not fair or reasonable for the defendant to stand trial on the charges," wrote Thomas Lane's attorney in a memorandum.
The baby was successfully delivered at Hennepin County Medical Center.
The chief of the Minneapolis Police Department, Medaria Arradondo, urged the union's leadership to "be on the right side of history" in a CBS '60 Minutes' interview set to air in full on Sunday night.
The officer took Floyd's pulse after Chauvin had already knelt on his neck for nearly seven minutes but said, "I couldn't find one."
"It's just really quite disheartening to see the continuation of images like this appear," the representative from Minnesota said.
Thomas Lane was charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the May death of George Floyd.
After weeks of protests, New York joins Minneapolis, Denver, Dallas, Houston, Washington, D.C., and California in banning chokeholds by police officers.
"Today's court order will create immediate change for communities of color and Indigenous communities," said the state human rights commissioner.
"The United States of America has a long pattern and practice of depriving Black citizens of the fundamental human right to life," attorney Ben Crump said.
The city of Camden disbanded its entire police department in 2013 and replaced it with a new force covering Camden County.
A Minneapolis pizza restaurant has suspended its police discount and said: "The discount was a privilege we extended to them, it is not a right."
Works of art honoring Floyd have surfaced across the country and the globe, including from U.K.-based artist Banksy.
Protesters have urged funds to be redirected from police forces to other areas and initiatives to support communities.
We will "end policing as we know it, and to re-create systems of public safety that actually keep us safe," Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender said.
An analysis of court documents and social media of more than 200 people detained by police during anti-racism demonstrations indicates that "only a handful" had links to organized activist groups.
The Minnesota Orchestra stated that it will also combat "white privilege" in its own organization to advance change.