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Community members and activists celebrate outside of the Hennepin County Government Center following the announcement of guilty verdicts on all counts in the State v. Chauvin trial.

‘We just got lucky by a few jurors’: Minneapolis reacts to Chauvin’s guilty verdict

April 20, 2021
Thousands throughout the city gathered in response to the verdict, remembering George Floyd and other victims of police brutality.
Hennepin County sheriffs overlook the crowd of protesters from the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis on Thursday, May 28.

Derek Chauvin found guilty on murder and manslaughter charges

April 20, 2021
Derek Chauvin is guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd.
The Hennepin County Government Center, on Sunday, Feb. 28. The trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, will be held here starting on March 8.

Chauvin trial: Key takeaways from the courtroom

March 9, 2021
The Derek Chauvin trial is finally here. Stay updated on what is happening in the courtroom day by day.
Jason Lewis, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, checks in with his campaign team before delivering a speech at the GOP election event in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Election Day wanes with parties, polls

November 4, 2020
As polling places around UMN went dark, the DFL and GOP celebrated in dramatically different ways during the pandemic.
U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar addresses a socially-distanced crowd at a student event at the Knoll on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Ilhan Omar wins again

November 3, 2020
Omar kept her seat with nearly 65% of the vote.
A voter turns in their ballot at Marcy Open Elementary School on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Early morning voters take to University-area polls

November 3, 2020
Voters cited concern about long lines and even Republican delegitimization of mail-in ballots as reasons for showing up in person during the pandemic.