Hundreds Gather For Barway Collins Funeral In North Mpls.More than 1,000 mourners came to pay their respects to Barway Collins Saturday, filling Shiloh Temple in north Minneapolis with memories of the 10-year-old murder victim.
Barway Collins' Mother Arrives In Minneapolis For FuneralLouise Karluah -- the mother of Barway Collins -- walked through Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Wednesday before heading to the north Minneapolis funeral home where her son's body is being preserved. She was surrounded by compassionate strangers who've dedicated time and money to help her.
Funeral For Barway Collins Set For SaturdayThe funeral for 10-year-old Barway Collins, whose body was found in the Mississippi River nearly a month after he was reported missing, has been set for Saturday.
Questions Arise Over Funds Donated To Barway's Funeral FundBarway Collins' family pastor says he wants to set the record straight about the community fundraising efforts to give the boy a proper burial. The 10-year-old's body was found just over one week ago in North Mississippi Regional Park.
Hennepin County Sheriff Talks Drug Prevention The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is hosting a forum to talk about ways adults can help prevent drug and alcohol use among teens. The sheriff's office is teaming up with Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge and Shiloh Temple for the forum. It will be held from 6 to 8 p.m.
Matthew Little, Civil Rights Legend, Remembered In Mpls.A man who broke color barriers and led Minnesota in the Civil Rights Movement was remembered Saturday. Matthew Little, long-time president of the Minneapolis NAACP, passed away last Sunday after complications from pneumonia. He was 92. Hundreds of people gathered for a memorial service at Shiloh Temple in north Minneapolis.
Hundreds In Mpls. Commemorate 50th Anniversary Of March On WashingtonTens of thousands of people descended on the National Mall in Washington D.C. in 1963 and made history. On Saturday, thousands marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, which is now considered one of the largest rallies ever held for human rights. In the Twin Cities, hundreds of people turned out for marches in north, northeast, and south Minneapolis to mark the historic day.
Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit Brings History To Life This weekend, families are getting the unique opportunity to learn about a piece of history that's often overlooked. The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American pilots to fight in World War II.