Derek Chauvin and his mother both spoke at the former Minneapolis police officer's sentencing for the killing of George Floyd.
Carolyn Pawlenty asked the judge for a lenient sentence on behalf of her son, saying: "When you sentence my son, you will also be sentencing me."
George Floyd Square is a barricaded area governed by its residents to memorialize the loss of life. But it might not last much longer.
Aggravating factors in George Floyd's death call for a sentence that surpasses sentencing guidelines, Judge Peter Cahill found.
Chauvin's attorney filed a motion in Hennepin County requesting a new trial for the ex-police officer, alleging jury misconduct.
Prosecutors wrote that Derek Chauvin left George Floyd "helpless as he squeezed the last vestiges of life" out of his body.
Chauvin is likely to bring up US Rep. Maxine Waters' comments and a judge's decision not to move his trial, but legal experts feel it won't be enough.
Chauvin, 45, is being held in solitary confinement at MCF-Oak Park Heights for 23 hours a day, according to reports.
The Las Vegas Raiders came under fire after they published a tweet that said "I CAN BREATHE" following the Derek Chauvin verdict.
On Tuesday, Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder and manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd.
Derek Chauvin is on "administration segregation" for his own safety, a Minnesota Department of Corrections spokesperson told Insider.
Crowds outside the Minneapolis courthouse reacted with tears and celebrations after Derek Chauvin was found guilty in the death of George Floyd.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of second degree murder, third degree murder, and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
Prosecution and defense attorneys presented their closing arguments in the murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, charged with killing George Floyd.
Judge Peter Cahill said elected officials' commentary on the murder case was "abhorrent" and that Waters' comments may lead to a successful appeal.
The jury listened to more than four hours of closing arguments on Monday before it began its deliberations.
Attorney Eric Nelson told jurors they must consider all the facts and circumstances Chauvin had to assess when he used force on George Floyd.