Matthew Lee Rupert Gets Nearly 9 Years In Prison For Setting Store On Fire During Unrest In Minneapolis; He Was Arrested In Chicago Where He Planned More 'Damage'A downstate Illinois man has been sentenced to nearly nine years in prison for setting a cellphone store on fire in Minneapolis during the unrest following the murder of George Floyd by police there.
Scorching Report From Independent Monitoring Team Says Chicago Police Were Not Prepared Or Trained For Civil Unrest In Wake Of George Floyd ProtestsA new report concludes that Chicago and its Police Department weren’t prepared, trained, or ready for the protests, looting, and unrest we saw last year after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Examining The Year Of Racial Reckoning Since George Floyd's Death, And Work That Still Needs To Be DoneGeorge Floyd died at the hands of Minneapolis police a year ago Tuesday. It has been a year of racial reckoning since, as well as a year of reflection on what must change when it comes to communities of color.
Full Interview: Rev. Wheeler Parker, Emmett Till's Cousin, On The Derek Chauvin Conviction And Racial JusticeOn Tuesday night after fired Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd, CBS 2's Jermont Terry talked with the Rev. Wheeler Parker about the lynching and beating of his cousin, Emmett Till, in 1955; the death of George Floyd; and what it all means when it comes to the arc of racial justice.
'We're Not Asking, We're Demanding:' Advocates Advance Call For Civilian Oversight Group Over Police, COPA, Police Board, And Other BodiesChicago alderman are now faced with daunting task of police reform.
'We Are Forcing Them To Listen' Protest Organizers Say Despite The Chauvin Verdict, Their Work Continues“Just being able to get people out and support the cause, that’s a lot of power right there."
Emmett Till's Cousin Reacts To Conviction Of Derek Chauvin And Today's State Of Racial Justice; George Floyd's Brother Said Till Was 'The First George Floyd'On Tuesday, CBS 2’s Jermont Terry spoke with the family of Emmett Till, and what the guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd means to them.
Rev. Jesse Jackson After Chauvin Verdict: 'We Must Learn To Live Together As Brothers And Sisters And Not Die Apart'The Rev. Jesse Jackson was in Minneapolis late Tuesday as the guilty verdict was read for fired police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.
What's Next For Changes In Policing After Derek Chauvin Verdict? Chicago Activists Say Work Is Far From OverFollowing the conviction of fired Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd, some said they were pleased – but believe justice requires more than Chauvin’s individual accountability.
Legal Analyst Irv Miller: Derek Chauvin Likely To Get Steep Sentence, But Not Maximum; Appeal Is ExpectedCBS 2’s Irika Sargent talked to Legal Analyst Irv Miller – who said while the possible sentence is steep, he does not think Derek Chauvin will get the maximum for the death of George Floyd. Miller also said an appeal is expected.
Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict Spurs Outpouring Of Emotion, Action In MinnesotaCheers and shouts filled the streets in Minneapolis after fired police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted on all counts in the death of George Floyd.
Activist Ja'Mal Green On Derek Chauvin Conviction: 'The Last Time I'd Seen People Cheering Like This, It Was In Chicago' For Jason Van Dyke ConvictionChicago activist Ja’Mal Green headed to Minneapolis Tuesday for the verdict in the trial of fired police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.
'What It Takes To Convict': A Former State Prosecutor And Retired Judge On The Derek Chauvin Verdict"People are finally actually opening their ears to hear the chants, to hear the cries and to hear the anger of young people that are organizing on the front lines."
Law Professor Sharon Fairley: Derek Chauvin Verdict In George Floyd's Death Will Be 'Defining Moment' For Many Young People, Sends Message About What's Possible In ChicagoA local expert on Tuesday said the conviction of fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will be a defining moment for many young people seeking change, and will serve also as a lesson in Chicago that such convictions are possible.
CPD Puts Out Trucks, Cancels Days Off As Part Of Its Chauvin Verdict PlansCPD said it focused on putting those people strategically in neighborhoods where they might be needed.