Ellison, Mpls. Councilmembers Stand With BLM In Quest For Video ReleaseSeveral political and religious leaders joined with members of Black Lives Matter Minneapolis Thursday evening to demand law enforcement to release videos involving the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man. Rep. Keith Ellison and Minneapolis City Council members Alondra Cano, Cam Gordan and Lisa Bender addressed the media.
Mpls. Police Chief Harteau Skips Listening SessionThe police chief of Minneapolis has canceled her scheduled appearance at a community listening session, citing threats of disruptions. Police Chief Janee Harteau was scheduled to appear Thursday evening at the Sabathani Community Center in Minneapolis.
Final Mpls. City Council Results AnnouncedWinners in all Minneapolis City Council races are now officially declared. According to city officials, the last three wards - 5, 9 and 13 – were declared Friday morning. The winners are Blong Yang (5), Alondra Cano (9) and Linea Palmisano (13). Here are the races that are still awaiting results: Board of Estimate and Taxation, Park and Recreation Board at-large, Park and Recreation Board District 2, Park and Recreation Board District 6