Thomas Lane Archives

Former police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing

May 26, 2022

A former Minneapolis police officer pleaded guilty on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, to manslaughter in the murder of George Floyd and agreed to spend three years in state prison, officials said. Thomas Lane’s plea to a count of aiding and abetting manslaughter came a year after his former colleague Derek Chauvin, who was recorded by… [Read More]

Former police officers charged with George Floyd’s death reject plea deal

April 14, 2022

A Minnesota judge heard arguments Monday, April 11, 2022, on whether he has the authority to allow live video coverage of the upcoming trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting the murder of George Floyd, while prosecutors revealed that the three rejected a plea deal in March. Hennepin County Judge… [Read More]