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    Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison Attorneys for at least two of the four former police officers accused of playing a role in the alleged murder of George Floyd on Tuesday asked that Minnesota’s highest law enforcement officer be held in contempt of court and sanctioned by a judge. “Defendant, by and through counsel, respectfully moves the Court for an order holding Keith Ellison, the Attorney General for Minnesota and lead prosecutor in the above-captioned case, in contempt of court and...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for two former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s death are asking a judge to hold Attorney General Keith Ellison in contempt for violating a gag order. The attorneys for Tou Thao and Thomas Lane took issue Tuesday with a news release from Ellison on Monday announcing that four “seasoned attorneys” would be helping his office prosecute the case for free. Lane’s attorney, Earl Gray, said the release violated Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill’s gag...
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison said Monday his office has settled an investigation into possible deceptive practices in Frontier Communications’ billing and sale of internet services. Under the settlement, Frontier agreed to fully disclose its prices for internet service to new customers before they take service. Many current customers will be allowed to cancel their service without penalty. Frontier also agreed to invest at least $10 million over four years to improve its...
            by Chris White  A Virginia-based law firm is suing Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison for access to records revealing his use of attorneys financed by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to engage in a climate crusade targeting oil companies. The nonprofit Government Accountability & Oversight (GAO) filed a lawsuit Wednesday for records detailing how the Democratic attorney general is allegedly deploying Bloomberg-financed lawyers to advance a lawsuit his office leveled against the fossil fuel industry. The firm’s...
    A Virginia-based law firm is suing Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison for access to records revealing his use of attorneys financed by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to engage in a climate crusade targeting oil companies. The nonprofit Government Accountability & Oversight (GAO) filed a lawsuit Wednesday for records detailing how the Democratic attorney general is allegedly deploying Bloomberg-financed lawyers to advance a lawsuit his office leveled against the fossil fuel industry. The firm’s complaint was filed on...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota AG Keith Ellison says ‘George Floyd mattered … his life had value, and we will seek justice’. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will increase the murder charge against Minneapolis police officer Derek Chavuin and file charges against three other officers, according to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Ellison is planning to provide a public update this afternoon on the prosecution of the George Floyd case, but hasn’t detailed what it will be. The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office charged Chauvin, who has been fired from the police department, with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter on Friday. Three other officers...
    Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, who will lead all prosecutions related to the death of George Floyd, said Monday that injustice has been a hallmark of our criminal justice system.  We are working expeditiously, as fast as we can, but we have a duty to be fair and were going to be fair, Ellison told Elaine Quijano, anchor of Red & Blue on CBSN. But let me tell you, my eyes work pretty well, I saw what everybody saw, and...
    Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, who will lead all prosecutions related to the death of George Floyd, said Monday that injustice has been a hallmark of our criminal justice system.  We are working expeditiously, as fast as we can, but we have a duty to be fair and were going to be fair, Ellison told Elaine Quijano, anchor of Red & Blue on CBSN. But let me tell you, my eyes work pretty well, I saw what everybody saw, and...
    Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, who will lead all prosecutions related to the death of George Floyd, said Monday that injustice has been a hallmark of our criminal justice system.  We are working expeditiously, as fast as we can, but we have a duty to be fair and were going to be fair, Ellison told Elaine Quijano, anchor of Red & Blue on CBSN. But let me tell you, my eyes work pretty well, I saw what everybody saw, and...
    Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, who will lead all prosecutions related to the death of George Floyd, said Monday that injustice has been a hallmark of our criminal justice system.  We are working expeditiously, as fast as we can, but we have a duty to be fair and were going to be fair, Ellison told Elaine Quijano, anchor of Red & Blue on CBSN. But let me tell you, my eyes work pretty well, I saw what everybody saw, and...
    The son of Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison declared his support for the radical left-wing group ANTIFA after President Trump said he would designate it as a terrorist group. “I hereby declare, officially, my support for ANTIFA,” Jeremiah Ellison, a member of the Minneapolis City Council, wrote on his Twitter account Sunday. “Unless someone can prove to me ANTIFA is behind the burning of black and immigrant owned businesses in my ward, I’ll keep focusing on stopping the white power...
    Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has announced that Attorney General Keith Ellison will take the lead in the prosecution of the former cop charged in the death of George Floyd while in police custody, according to reports. Walz said Sunday that he decided to hand over the case to Ellison from the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office at the urging of Floyd’s family, community activists and some members of the Minneapolis City Council, the Star Tribune reported. “This decision is one that...
    (CNN)Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced Sunday that state Attorney General Keith Ellison will take the lead in the case of George Floyds killing, a week after the mans death. The move comes amid fiery protests through the US that have demanded justice for Floyds killing. His family has said they want to see Derek Chauvin -- the officer seen kneeling on Floyds neck for nearly nine minutes -- prosecuted and convicted of murder. Floyds family and activists want the three...
    MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said Sunday that the state’s attorney general will take the lead in any prosecutions related to the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in handcuffs when a Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee into his neck as he pleaded that he couldn’t breathe. Walz’s decision to have Attorney General Keith Ellison take the lead comes after requests from activists, some City Council members and a civil rights group, who said putting Ellison...
    Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced Sunday evening that state Attorney General Keith Ellison will the prosecution against the former police officer charged in the killing of George Floyd, whose death last week has sparked nationwide protests against police brutality. Ellison, a former Democratic congressman, will be assisted by Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman in any cases arising from the death of Floyd, who died after officials said Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee onto Floyd’s neck while Floyd...
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    MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota prosecutor who charged a police officer with murder in the death of George Floyd said Sunday that he asked the state’s attorney general to assist in the case. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced that he asked Attorney General Keith Ellison to assist in cases arising from the death of Floyd, who died after Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee onto Floyd’s neck while Floyd pleaded with him, saying he couldn’t breathe. “There have been...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says Attorney General Keith Ellison will take lead in any prosecutions in George Floyd case. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    Attorneys for two former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s death are asking a judge to hold Attorney General Keith Ellison in contempt for violating a gag order. The attorneys for Tou Thao and Thomas Lane took issue Tuesday with a news release from Ellison on Monday announcing that four “seasoned attorneys” would be helping his office prosecute the case for free. Lane’s attorney, Earl Gray, said the release violated Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill’s gag order and amounted...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for two former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyds death are asking a judge to hold Attorney General Keith Ellison in contempt for violating a gag order. The attorneys for Tou Thao and Thomas Lane took issue Tuesday with a news release from Ellison on Monday announcing that four “seasoned attorneys” would be helping his office prosecute the case for free. Lanes attorney, Earl Gray, said the release violated Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahills gag...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for two former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s death are asking a judge to hold Attorney General Keith Ellison in contempt for violating a gag order. The attorneys for Tou Thao and Thomas Lane took issue Tuesday with a news release from Ellison on Monday announcing that four “seasoned attorneys” would be helping his office prosecute the case for free. Lane’s attorney, Earl Gray, said the release violated Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill’s gag...
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison said Monday his office has settled an investigation into possible deceptive practices in Frontier Communications’ billing and sale of internet services. Under the settlement, Frontier agreed to fully disclose its prices for internet service to new customers before they take service. Many current customers will be allowed to cancel their service without penalty. Frontier also agreed to invest at least $10 million over four years to improve its broadband network...
    Keith Lee talked about his match with Adam Cole on the second night of NXT Great American Bash. Keith Lee gives his honest opinion about the leaks Talksport asked Keith Lee about the leaks that emerged regarding the Great American Bash event. He was questioned about his reaction to the leaks and if it affected him negatively at any point. Surprisingly, Lee said that it had no adverse effects on him. In fact, Lee is of the opinion that in this...
    Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison said Monday that four experienced attorneys and trial lawyers have joined his prosecution team in the George Floyd case on a pro bono basis. Ellison’s team includes attorneys from the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office and the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office. “I’ve put together an exceptional team with experience and expertise across many disciplines,” he said in a statement. “We are united in our responsibility to pursue justice in this case.” The new attorneys are former...