Derek Chauvin

Derek Chauvin guilty of murder, manslaughter in death of George Floyd

Verdict met with relief, jubilation on streets of Minneapolis and across the U.S.

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, whom he pinned to the pavement, with his knee on the Black man's neck and back, in a case that touched off worldwide protests, violence and a furious re-examination of racism and policing in the U.S.