Sources tell WCCO-TV that two Minneapolis police officers facing discipline after an incident in Green Bay will tell their side of the story to investigators next week. They’ve been on paid leave since the incident more than four months ago.
Scientists say Lake Michigan’s Green Bay is developing “dead zones” similar to sections of Lake Erie and the Gulf of Mexico, where there’s so little oxygen that few if any organisms can survive.
No charges will be filed against two Minneapolis police officers who got into a fight in Green Bay, Wis. earlier this summer.
Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau met with a Citizen’s Advisory Council this afternoon to talk about the recent race-related problems involving a handful of officers. Off-duty officers allegedly used racial slurs during recent bar fights in both Green Bay and Apple Valley.
On Saturday, the Minneapolis Police Officers Federation issued a statement about two cases involving off-duty officers accused of racial bias. The Federation says it concurs with Chief Janee Harteau’s statement that “racism and discrimination of any kind will not be tolerated within the MPD.” They said they want exactly what Chief Harteau wants: the community’s trust that officers will impartially and objectively protect the public. The union wants a seat at the table when the powers that be meet to discuss how to deal with these accusations of misconduct.
One week after two Minneapolis Police officers were suspended after being accused of using racial slurs in Green Bay, three other officers are accused of using racial slurs in another bar fight. The latest instance occurred last November in Apple Valley. Police paperwork shows there are again accusations of racial slurs, but the officers involved deny using such language. The Apple Valley incident unfolded at Bogart’s Place, when group of white men walked out of the bar, three of which are said to be off-duty officers: Andrew Allen, Christopher Bennett and William Woodis.
Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau issued a statement Friday afternoon regarding her department’s stand on racism and discriminatory behavior after two off-duty Minneapolis Police officers were involved in a racially-charged incident in Green Bay, Wis in June. Chief Harteau says the conduct of Officers Brian Thole and Shawn Powell “overshadows” the work of her department and her staff, and will not be allowed.
A group seeking justice for Terrance Franklin, the 22-year-old man who was shot and killed by police in the basement of an Uptown home in May, wants the officers involved prosecuted.
The Minnesota Vikings are in off-season mode or a few more weeks, so it’s a good time to catch up with Kyle Rudolph, a tight end who’s blossoming before our eyes. Rudolph’s becoming a favorite target of Christian Ponder, and a player who looks like the future is bright. He’s also coming in to training camp with the confidence of a veteran.
Commercial fisherman Larry Barbeau’s comings and goings usually don’t create much of a stir in this wind-swept Lake Michigan outpost, but in the past few days, his phone jangles the minute he arrives home.
A lawsuit filed by two massage therapists who sued retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre over claims he sent racy text messages has been settled, a lawyer for the women said Friday.
Standard conversational topics – tennis, school, his part-time post office job – appeared to marginally pique Austin Jiang’s interest.
Greg Jennings is a Minnesota Viking. The free agent wide receiver, formerly of NFC North rival Green Bay, will be wearing purple in fall 2013.
If you’re a Packers season-ticket holder, you’ll be finding out in the next few days whether you’ve won a conditional drawing for two Super Bowl tickets.
Green Bay police arrested 21 people Packers NFC wildcard playoff game versus the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field.
A Sun Country plane is filled with both Packer and Vikings fans – all en route to Green Bay Wisconsin.
As the season-long ambition of getting to know D’Aundre Reed comes to a close – the Vikings battle the Packers at 7 p.m. Saturday at Lambeau Field – it’s been eye-opening to see how well Reed dealt with the highlights and setbacks that the 2012 campaign as tossed his way.
The Minnesota Vikings have never lost at Lambeau Field in the playoffs. It looks to beat the Green Bay Packers for the second consecutive week. There are five key things that the Vikings need to do in order to pull off the upset.
In just 24 hours, the Vikings and the Packers will be at the frozen tundra known as Lambeau Field getting ready for kick-off, and a rival rematch.
Saturday’s big wild card match-up has plenty on the line for the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers — and now the mayors of those respective cities are adding their own friendly wager.
If you’re heading to Green Bay this weekend for the Wild Card playoff game, you’ll want to get your plans set now.
Here’s how one group of people like to prep before a big game.
Vikings fans love watching their team beat the Packers. But a win this Sunday would be extra special.
He stands 6-foot-4-inches tall and weighs 261 pounds, but 24-year-old D’Aundre Reed is a boy at heart.
Residents across parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin are bracing for a snowstorm that could dump as much as 10 inches of snow in some areas.