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Derek Michael Chauvin is an American former police officer who was convicted of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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First Look at Derek Chauvin Behind Bars Since 22.5 Year SentenceHere's the first look at Derek Chauvin behind bars since he was sentenced for murdering George Floyd, and he looks ... well, sleepy with a measure of defiance. TMZ's obtained Chauvin's first mug shot..
Stars and Scars -- You Be the JudgeBritney Spears' emotional testimony has more people than ever shouting "Free Britney" -- and Derek Chauvin's going away for a long time, but long enough? So, we gotta ask ...
Chauvin sentence sparks anger and disappointment but many see it as a historic moment nonethelessTerrence Floyd posed questions to Derek Chauvin that many have asked in the 13 months since his brother George was murdered.
George Floyd Murderer Derek Chauvin's Sentencing, Live StreamFloyd's 7-year-old daughter, Gianna, just had her victim impact statement played in court ... she's on video saying she misses her dad and she wishes she could play with him. Gianna says she always..
Derek Chauvin gets 22 and a half years in jail for murdering George FloydFormer US police officer Derek Chauvin has been jailed for 22 and a half years for murdering George Floyd in Minneapolis last year.
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Derek Chauvin to be sentenced for the murder of George Floyd: Here's what to expectA judge will today sentence the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.
Teen Who Recorded George Floyd's Murder Earns Pulitzer Prize Special CitationDarnella Frazier -- the teenager who recorded George Floyd's death under Derek Chauvin's knee -- has just earned a special citation in this year's Pulitzer Prize. Pulitzer Prize co-chair Mindy Marqués..
Prosecutors seek 30-year sentence for Derek ChauvinProsecutors have asked a judge to sentence Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer found guilty of murdering George Floyd, to 30 years in prison.
Prosecutors Request Derek Chauvin Get 30-Year SentenceDerek Chauvin could serve more than a quarter of a century in prison, if the prosecutors on his case get their way. Prosecutors for the State of Minnesota have filed docs asking the judge to throw the..
Teen Who Recorded George Floyd's Murder Reflects On Her YearThe teenager who recorded George Floyd's death under Derek Chauvin's knee is reflecting on her year since witnessing the murder ... and says she still bears the weight of that traumatic moment...
Man Attempts to Destroy George Floyd Square Memorial with AxA man full of hate tried his best to destroy the George Floyd memorial in Minneapolis, but he got scared away ... and left his ax behind. The video tells the story ... the man drive up to the memorial..
Tamika Mallory Says Activists Can't Ease Up After Chauvin ConvictionTamika Mallory is urging activists and allies in the fight for social justice to keep their eyes on the prize in the wake of Derek Chauvin's conviction for murdering George Floyd. The Until Freedom..
Ex-Cops Involved in George Floyd's Death Charged with Civil Rights ViolationsA federal grand jury has charged Derek Chauvin and the 3 other former Minneapolis PD officers involved in George Floyd's arrest with violating his civil rights. J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou..
Chauvin's Appeal Will Raise Photo of Juror at MLK RallyThe Derek Chauvin trial juror who was photographed at an MLK rally last year -- wearing a shirt with the words "Get your knee off our necks" -- will absolutely be a key factor in Chauvin's attempt to..
Derek Chauvin Wants a New Trial in George Floyd Murder CaseDerek Chauvin's attorney says he deserves a new trial after the former Minneapolis police officer got convicted for murdering George Floyd. Chauvin's attorney, Eric Nelson, filed legal docs Tuesday..
Derek Chauvin moves for a new trial, two weeks after being convicted of George Floyd's murderFormer police officer Derek Chauvin has asked for a new trial, two weeks after he was found guilty of killing George Floyd.
George Floyd Legal Team Says Chauvin Appeal Won't Hold Up Thanks to JurorBen Crump, attorney for George Floyd's family, says Derek Chauvin has no chance to successfully appeal his guilty verdict ... and it's all because of what at least one juror is saying about the murder..
Chauvin Deserves Stiff Sentence for 'Particular Cruelty,' AG SaysDerek Chauvin deserves to be locked up for much longer than what the state of Minnesota's guidelines suggest ... that's according to the state's Attorney General, who's citing the ex-cop's "particular..
Finding Derek Chauvin guilty of murdering George Floyd was a 'no-brainer', juror saysFinding Derek Chauvin guilty of murdering George Floyd was a "no-brainer", one of the jurors in the trial has said.
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Derek Chauvin Juror Says There Was No Pressure for Guilty VerdictOne of the jurors on Derek Chauvin's trial says there was no pressure to reach a guilty verdict -- but does explain the most difficult part of the job ... seeing the videos on replay. Brandon Mitchell..
Minnesota AG Keith Ellison Says He 'Felt a Little Bad' for Chauvin After VerdictKeith Ellison -- the Attorney General of Minnesota responsible for leading the way to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict -- says he felt many emotions after the ex-Minneapolis cop was convicted of George..
Regina King Talks Chauvin Verdict in Opening Oscars MonologueRegina King was the first presenter to kick off the 93rd Academy Awards -- and she instantly got into the Derek Chauvin trial ... with a powerful message to audiences at home. The actor/director --..
Derek Chauvin Under Investigation for Allegedly Brutalizing Black TeenDerek Chauvin faces 40 years behind bars for murdering George Floyd, but that may be just the beginning, because there's another incident that is eerily similar to the killing of Floyd. Authorities..
Cops Required to Stop Other Cops from Using Excessive ForceThe 3 officers who watched Derek Chauvin choke the life out of George Floyd will soon go on trial for doing nothing to stop the murder. We surveyed a number of police departments around the country to..
Daunte Wright's funeral held days after Derek Chauvin convicted of George Floyd's murderTwo days after Minneapolis saw justice for George Floyd, this community buried another young black life.
Cops Stop Fellow Officer From Punching Handcuffed WomanThe 3 cops criminally charged for not stopping Derek Chauvin from murdering George Floyd may have gotten the attention of a couple of California cops, because they stepped in and stopped a fellow..
Derek Chauvin being held in isolation 23-hours-a-day 'for his safety'Derek Chauvin, the former police officer who was convicted of murdering George Floyd, is being held in isolation for 23 hours a day in a maximum security prison, authorities have revealed.
Even the way Chauvin was handcuffed and led away proved the inequalityWhen George Floyd bought cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 note, it triggered the wretched sequence of events that led to the end of his life.
Brett Favre Believes Derek Chauvin Didn't Mean To Kill George Floyd, Went Too FarBrett Favre is weighing in on the Derek Chauvin verdict ... saying he truly believes the ex-cop did NOT intentionally kill George Floyd, but his actions were downright inexcusable. Chauvin was found..
Jacob Blake's Happy for George Floyd's Family, Calls for More JusticeJacob Blake's reaction to Derek Chauvin being found guilty of George Floyd's murder is joy for Floyd's family, admiration for the people who fought for the verdict ... and hope that it's the first big..
'It's a start but a drop in the ocean' - Mark Duggan's brother reacts to Derek Chauvin verdict"They had this guy banged to rights because of the footage," says Shaun Hall, the brother of Mark Duggan, reacting to the murder conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
Philonise Floyd Says George Would Be 'Just Another Dead Man' Without the VideoThe world would know nothing of George Floyd's death without the civilian video showing his murder at the hands of then-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin ... so say George's brother and family attorney...
George Floyd: Lewis Hamilton, LeBron James and sporting world reacts to Derek Chauvin convictionLewis Hamilton was just one sporting name to react to a murder conviction handed down to the killer of George Floyd.
Daunte Wright's Family Hopeful After Chauvin Guilty VerdictGeorge Floyd's family getting justice -- with Derek Chauvin being found guilty of murder -- is providing a morale boost for Daunte Wright's family, even as they prepare for a very difficult day...
US Justice Department to investigate Minneapolis policing after conviction over George Floyd murderThe US Justice Department is opening an investigation into policing practices in Minneapolis after the murder conviction of former officer Derek Chauvin, it has been announced.
Derek Chauvin May Never Have Been Prosecuted But for Civilian VideoDerek Chauvin's conviction was a stunning statement by a diverse jury that brutalizing a citizen will even get cops punished, but it's critical to know how close Chauvin came to getting away with it...
Derek Chauvin Takes New Mug Shot in Jail Before SentencingThis is Derek Chauvin ahead of his first night in jail as a convicted murderer ... he had his new mug shot taken Tuesday evening after he was led out of court in handcuffs. Chauvin is being held in..
Chauvin verdict may be a turning point, but inner-city America trapped by stark hopelessnessThere is a stark hopelessness in the suburbs of this city.
Justice for George Floyd? The US act which aims to tackle police brutalityThose calling for justice for George Floyd were handed some satisfaction with the triple guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial.
'Tears of joy': Beyonce, Oprah and Viola Davis among stars hailing Derek Chauvin murder verdictBeyonce, Oprah Winfrey and Viola Davis are among the stars hailing the guilty verdict in the case of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer convicted of murdering black man George Floyd in the US.
Draymond Green Says Chauvin Verdict Isn't the End of Bad Cops, More Work to Be DoneDraymond Green says it's "great" that Derek Chauvin was convicted in the murder of George Floyd -- but warns the fight against bad cops is far from over. TMZ Sports spoke with the Golden State Warriors..
'Moment of significant change': Biden hails Chauvin guilty verdict in George Floyd murderUS President Joe Biden has welcomed the conviction of Derek Chauvin and said it can be a "moment of significant change" after the white former police officer was found guilty of murdering 46-year-old..
Cheers and tears as jury finds Derek Chauvin guilty of murderMinneapolis had been braced for this moment.
Black girl shot dead by police minutes before Derek Chauvin verdictPolice have shot and killed a young black girl just before Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd.
Las Vegas Raiders Getting Dragged Over 'I Can Breathe' Post After Chauvin VerdictThe Las Vegas Raiders tried to enter the chat after the Derek Chauvin verdict on Tuesday -- but they're getting torn apart on social media for what some are saying is an insensitive post. After Chauvin..
Derek Chauvin Wrote Lawyer's Phone Number on HandTMZ now knows what was on Derek Chauvin's hand ... he wanted to make sure he had his lawyer's phone number in case he was convicted and sent directly to jail. Chauvin's lawyer, Eric Nelson, tells TMZ,..
George Floyd's Family Reacts to Derek Chauvin Being Found Guilty of MurderGeorge Floyd's family is feeling joy, relief and gratitude in the wake of Derek Chauvin being found guilty of murder, but they also understand the impact of this moment is greater than them ... and say..
Biden: Chauvin guilty verdict can be a 'moment of significant change'The conviction of Derek Chauvin can be a "moment of significant change", according to US President Joe Biden.
President Biden, VP Harris React to Derek Chauvin Guilty VerdictPresident Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are reacting to the guilty verdict that was just handed down in the Derek Chauvin murder trial. In the courthouse hallway moments after the verdict,..
Teen Who Filmed George Floyd's Death Reacts to Guilty Chauvin VerdictThe teenager whose video was seen 'round the world of George Floyd being murdered by Derek Chauvin has spoken on the guilty verdict that just came down ... and she's elated. 17-year-old Darnella..