All These Protests Could Cost Washington MillionsThe major protests in Washington that have greeted President Donald Trump's first year in office are set to return in force, continuing an already expensive year for city officials who work to keep people safe during mass gatherings.
House DFL Leader Won't Apologize For 'White Male' CommentA top Republican lawmaker is calling for the resignation of the House Democratic leader for comments he says are "racist."
Minn. House Approves Bill Stiffening Penalties For Mass ProtestsThe Minnesota House Monday approved a sweeping public safety bill that includes tough new measures to limit mass protests.
Activists Gather In Minneapolis To Discuss Protest LegislationA group of Twin Cities activists gathered Sunday to discuss legislation that would create harsher penalties for some protesters.
House Committee Passes Stiffer Penalties For Certain ProtestsThe penalty could be bumped up from a misdemeanor to a gross misdemeanor.
GOP-Controlled Legislature Looks To Crack Down On ProtestsMinnesota officials responded to months of unrest last year after the death of a black man shot by police officers with funding meant to reduce the state's widespread racial disparities. This year, a new Republican-controlled Legislature is plotting a crackdown on protests, with tougher penalties for highway marchers and potentially putting some demonstrators on the hook for the enforcement costs at unruly protests.
Gov't Orders Could Have Little Impact On DAPL Protest CampGovernment orders for protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline to leave federal land could have little immediate effect on the encampment where scores of people have been gathered for months to oppose the $3.8 billion project.
Mpls. Board Of Education Meets To Discuss Superintendent SearchThe Minneapolis Board of Education will meet Tuesday night with plans to discuss the search for a new superintendent. In the past week, Interim Superintendent Michael Goar requested to have his name be withdrawn from consideration for the job.
Protesters Interrupt Mayor Hodges At MLK Day EventMinneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges' planned comments at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event were interrupted on Monday by protestors. Video posted by the group Black Liberation Front shows Betsy Hodges at the podium at the Monday night event.
1 Of 8 Arrested In MSP Airport Black Lives Matter Protest Remains JailedOne of eight people arrested during a flash protest that briefly tangled holiday travel at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport remained in jail Thursday, with the others facing orders to appear in court later.
Protests Demanding Justice For Jamar Clark Planned Friday, SaturdayA number of protests and demonstrations are planned during the next few days in the name of the man who was fatally shot by Minneapolis police last month. More than 1,000 protesters may march and rally on Saturday over the death of Jamar Clark, who died during a confrontation with two police officers in north Minneapolis.
Men Charged In 4th Precinct Shootings To Appear In Court The four men charged in the 4th Precinct protest shooting are slated to make their first appearances in Hennepin County court on Tuesday.