Minn. Law Enforcement Looking To Adopt 21st Century PolicingThe events in Ferguson, Missouri and State Island, New York exposed rifts in the relationships between local police and the communities they protect. In the Twin Cities, fatal police-involved shootings -- like those of Terrence Franklin and Marcus Golden -- have led to a growing distrust between officers and the public, especially among people of color.
Man Injured In Officer-Involved Shooting In MedinaOne man was shot and a police officer was injured at a Medina Motel Thursday afternoon. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened at about 12:30 p.m. at the Ling-Inn Motel on the 2300 block of Highway 55. Medina Police received a call about a suicidal man at the motel. When they arrived, they encountered a man who had a knife.
Wolves' Dante Cunningham Arrested AgainA Minnesota Timberwolves player has been arrested for a second time in less than a week. Early Sunday afternoon, Dante Cunningham, 26, was arrested by Medina Police on suspicion of terrorist threats.
Timberwolves F Dante Cunningham Arrested For Domestic AssaultJust hours after the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Memphis Grizzlies Wednesday night at Target Center, a member of the team found himself in legal trouble. According to Hennepin County Jail records, forward Dante Cunningham was jailed at about 6:14 a.m. Thursday on suspicion of domestic assault.
Man Pleads Guilty Of Kidnapping Verizon Store ManagerOne of the two men charged with kidnapping a Verizon Wireless retail store manager in the Twin Cities and stuffing him in a trunk last September has pleaded guilty. Ronald Jackson, 29, of Richfield, will seek probation in the case, but prosecutors are aiming for a 57-month prison sentence.
2 Men Charged With Kidnapping Verizon Store ManagerTwo men have been charged with kidnapping a Verizon Wireless retail store manager in the west Twin Cities metro Wednesday night. According to the criminal complaints, William Charles Graham, 30, and Ronald Jermaine Jackson, 29, were both involved in the Wednesday night incident in Loretto.
2 Suspects In Custody After Kidnapping In LorettoAuthorities say two men are in custody after they apparently kidnapped another man in the west Twin Cities metro Wednesday night. Police said the incident happened late Wednesday night in Medina near the area of Highway 55 and Pioneer Trail.