DOJ opens investigation into Minneapolis Police Department practices

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Wednesday the Justice Department has launched a sweeping investigation into the patterns and practices of the Minneapolis Police Department after the guilty verdict for former officer Derek Chauvin in George Floyd’s death. 

Derek Chauvin verdict: Guilty on all counts in George Floyd's death

The jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd. The 12 jurors deliberated for around 10 hours before deciding to convict Chauvin of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Live coverage continues on FOX 9 and online at fox9.com/live.

President Biden calls George Floyd's family after guilty verdict

President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and First Lady Jill Biden made a phone call to members of George Floyd’s family and civil rights attorney Ben Crump following the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. Here is a transcript of the call.