Victory Memorial Drive
A routine traffic stop has led to a lawsuit against a Robbinsdale Police officer. Melvin Newbern, a former Gopher’s basketball star, is suing Officer Brian Sloat, claiming the officer used excessive force in an arrest in early 2013. Dash-cam video captured on the morning of Feb. 13, 2013 shows Sloat putting Newbern through a field sobriety test after stopping him on suspicion of drunk driving.
In north Minneapolis, volunteers honored the victims and service members in a different way: Their goal was to show how the tragedy a is helping to improve a community.
Residents and city officials are celebrating the 90th anniversary of Victory Memorial Drive Saturday with a dedication, flyover, live music, exhibits of war artifacts and machinery.
A memorial built 90 years ago to honor the men who died in World War One is getting a makeover.