A coalition of faith groups pushing what it calls an “equity agenda” is launching a drive to get 56,000 voters to Minnesota polling places this fall. The effort by ISAIAH was getting under way Wednesday with a state Capitol news conference.
Cellphone video of a black Minnesota man’s arrest is attracting attention eight months after it was recorded, and now a civilian police review board is looking into the incident. Chris Lollie, 28, says he was doing nothing wrong when he was sitting in a St. Paul skyway in January.
St. Paul Police have identified the person who was killed in an officer-involved shooting last week. Police said that 27-year-old Guillermo Culajay Canas of St. Paul was killed in an incident near Plato Boulevard and Wabasha Street.
Concertgoers with a taste for judges from the reality TV competition show “The Voice” will have two reasons to book tickets at the Xcel Energy Center this winter. The venue announced that Usher will be performing a concert on Tuesday, Nov. 18. And Adam Levine’s band Maroon 5 will perform Monday, March 23.
The woman who was struck and killed by a light-rail train in St. Paul over the weekend has been identified. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office says that 42-year-old Shana Buchanan, of Minneapolis, was killed after she was hit by a train.
Leaders of St. Paul’s African-American community met behind closed doors Monday with Mayor Chris Coleman. The meeting was to address a video of a black man being arrested by St. Paul police, a video that has raised a great deal of concern.
A community meeting was slated for Monday to talk about a video-taped police arrest back in January. Chris Lollie shot a video as St. Paul Police arrested him in the skyway of the First National Bank Building. Lollie was told he was trespassing and refused to show his ID.
Since Labor Day is a holiday, here is a list of what’s open and what’s closed. You can go shopping today. Most grocery stores and malls will be open.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a light-rail train in St. Paul Sunday morning. According to Metro Transit, the accident happened near the Westgate Station along the Green Line.
Students in Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools will eat lunch food that comes from Minnesota farmers on the first Thursday of every month. School administrators say Minnesota Thursdays stems from the Farm to School programs at both districts.
Questions surrounding police judgment have plagued Minnesota officers this week. On more than one occasion, calls to investigate suspicious activity have led to the use of force. Chris Lollie shot a video, that has now gone viral, as St. Paul Police arrested him in a Skyway in January.
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is calling for a review after video of an arrest was made public. Chris Lollie shot a video as St. Paul Police arrested him in a skyway in January. It was posted to YouTube this week.
St. Paul Police said one person is dead after an officer-involved shooting Thursday morning. Authorities said the incident happened early Thursday near a gas station in the area of Plato and Wabasha Streets, just outside of downtown St. Paul.
U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s campaign is slowly shifting course by drawing attention to his Republican opponent. Franken calls out businessman Mike McFadden by name for the first time in his latest TV ad, accusing the Republican candidate of attacking Franken and misleading voters.
The St. Paul City Council approved a new ordinance Wednesday night that aims to cease the sale of cheap, single cigars. Stores have 30 days to change the price of the cigars to at least $2.10, or to start selling them in packs of 5.