Steel Brooks/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesBy SABINA GHEBREMEDHIN, FRANK ELARIDI and COURTNEY HAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Maurice Lester Hall was a friend of George Floyd’s for more than 20 years and was a passenger in the car seen in the surveillance video just moments before Floyd died while in police custody. “He’s a […]

iStock/AndreyPopov(MINNEAPOLIS) — BY: IVAN PEREIRA A Minneapolis judge remanded three of the four former officers involved in George Floyd’s death on a million dollars bail during their first court appearance Thursday afternoon. Kiernan Lane, Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao were all charged with second-degree aiding and abetting felony murder and second-degree aiding and abetting manslaughter […]

Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImageBy CARSON BLACKWELDER, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, delivered a powerful speech to the 2020 graduates of Immaculate Heart High School, her alma mater, urging them to “lead with love,” “lead with compassion” and to “use your voice.” Her video, shared Wednesday evening for the class of 2020’s virtual graduation, […]

Ramsey County Sheriff’s OfficeBY: WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC NEWS (MINNEAPOLIS) — The wife of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer who is charged with murder in the death of George Floyd, is now filing for divorce, according to her attorneys. “This evening, I spoke with Kellie Chauvin and her family. She is devastated by Mr. Floyd’s […]

Getty Images/Getty Images for EIF & XQFormer President Barack Obama has issued a statement regarding the death of George Floyd, a black man who was pinned down by police in Minneapolis. Meanwhile, Lil Wayne, says we should blame ourselves.  The death of George Floyd has sparked protests and conversations about racism, police brutality, and more across the country over the […]

iStock/BlakeDavidTaylorDerek Chauvin, the white former Minneapolis police officer seen in a widely-circulated video pinning George Floyd‘s neck to the ground with his knee, has been charged with murder in Floyd’s death. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced during a Friday afternoon press conference that Chauvin was taken into custody just before noon local time and has been charged […]

ABC/Randy Holmes Ice Cube canceled his scheduled appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America Thursday morning, in response to the death of George Floyd.  “I apologize to everyone expecting to see me on Good Morning America today, but after the events in Minnesota with George Floyd, I’m in no mood to tell America, good morning,” he tweeted ahead of the show’s airing.  “I’m done […]

Gwen Carr, whose son Eric Garner died during an arrest in 2014 in New York, speaks to ABC News about George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody on May 25, 2020. – (ABC News)By JESSICA HOPPER, JOHN KAPETANEAS, CANDACE SMITH and ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC News (NEW YORK) — It’s been nearly […]

Evgen_Prozhyrko/iStockBy ELLA TORRES, ABC News (MINNEAPOLIS) — Protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was seen pinned down in a video by a white police officer and later died, escalated overnight, with the governor warning the situation was “extremely dangerous.” Police said that they responded to a call of a stabbing […]

Evghen_Prozhyrko/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON and WHITNEY LLOYD, ABC NEWS(MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) — The mayor of Minneapolis called on prosecutors Wednesday to file criminal charges against a white police officer seen in a viral video pressing his knee into the neck of an African American man who is repeatedly heard in the footage saying “I can’t breathe” before […]

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