WCCO Talks With Protest Shooting Suspect's FatherThe Hennepin County Attorney's Office has until Monday to decide if it will charge four suspects in Monday night's shooting near the 4th Precinct in north Minneapolis. Police named the suspects Wednesday: Joseph Martin Backman, 27; Daniel Thomas Macey, 26; Allen Lawrence Scarsella, 23; and Nathan Wayne Gustavsson, 21.
Rep. Ellison Calls For Protests To 'Evolve Beyond Encampment'Rep. Keith Ellison is calling for the protest at the 4th Precinct on Minneapolis’ north side to “evolve beyond encampment” following a shooting Monday night where five protesters were injured.
Shooting Victims Return To Protest, Memorial Concert HeldIt's happened nearly each night of the occupation at Minneapolis' 4th Precinct. Black Lives Matter protesters say white supremacists cruise by, shoot video and scope out the crowds.
BLM Protesters March From 4th Precinct To City HallAfter a night of violence that left five people shot near the 4th Precinct occupation, protesters are marching to Minneapolis City Hall in a show of solidarity.
Union Members Rally With 4th Precinct ProtestersUnion members are planning to rally in Minneapolis Saturday in support of activists protesting the shooting death of a black man by a city police officer. Labor groups plan to show solidarity with protesters who have been camped out all week since 24-year-old Jamar Clark was fatally shot in north Minneapolis last Sunday.
Gov. Dayton, Mayor Hodges Meet With NAACP Leaders About Clark CaseNational and state leaders met Friday afternoon at the Governor's Mansion in St. Paul to talk about the investigation of the shooting of Jamar Clark, and the demands protesters are making.
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.
Timeline Of Events In The Jamar Clark CaseThis is the fifth day that protesters have made their presence known outside Minneapolis Police's 4th Precinct building. Demonstrators have taken their message to the streets and faced arrest, while investigators figure out what led to the shooting.
Jamar Clark's Family Calls For Peaceful Protest, JusticeJamar Clark's family says Wednesday night they want closure and justice. As Black Lives Matter supporters chanted outside the Fourth Precinct in a tense night of protest, Eddie Sutton -- Clark's brother -- said they will hold their ground.
BLM Holds Vigil For Clark Outside Of Police Station In Day 3 Of ProtestsThe FBI says it will start a criminal civil rights investigation into the death of Jamar Clark That is one of the demands the Twin Cities Black Lives Matter group made after Clark's death on Saturday.
Local Fast Food Workers Join Nat'l Strike For Better Wages, Paid Sick DaysLocal fast food workers and cashiers organizing with sub-contracted cleaners are joining 270 cities around the country in a strike.
Protesters March Against 'Racist' Chiefs NameA loud protest outside TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday was aimed at the Vikings' opponent, the Kansas City Chiefs.