(CNN) — Court began Monday morning in the State v. Derek Chauvin trial at around 10 a.m. ET., in a Hennepin County Courtroom in Minneapolis.
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In particular, the chief said Chauvin's kneeling on Floyd for nine minutes and 29 seconds was a violation of the policies around de-escalation, objectively reasonable use of force and requirement to render aid.
Lt. Richard Zimmerman, head of the homicide division for more than 12 years, testified Friday that Derek Chauvin's actions violated policy by pressing his weight down on Floyd's neck for more than 9 minutes while the man was handcuffed and in a prone position.
"Mr. Derek Chauvin betrayed this badge when he used excessive and unreasonable force upon the body of Mr. George Floyd," prosecuting attorney Jerry Blackwell said. "That he put his knees upon his neck and his back, grinding and crushing him until the very breath — no, ladies and gentlemen — until the very life was squeezed out of him."
PADUCAH — We're learning more about what authorities say led to last week's deadly shooting on Hill Street in Paducah.
A joint status report states that lead counsel for Scott has been under quarantine due to possible COVID-19 exposure, causing delays in the defense's investigation of the case.
A man charged with murder in the 2016 killing of a Mayfield, Kentucky, woman will face an additional charge when the case goes to trial.
Opening statements began Tuesday in the trial of a southern Illinois man accused of murdering his wife and burning her body in 2016.
The trial is underway for the Southern Illinois man accused of murdering his wife and burning her body in 2016.
A pre-trial hearing is set for a man accused of shooting and killing a Mayfield woman almost four years ago.