Black Lives Matter Plans Sunday Light Rail Shutdown For Vikes Home OpenerVikings fans heading to Sunday's home opener at TCF Bank Stadium may need to leave earlier than they would like. The group Black Lives Matter St. Paul is planning a protest which they say will shut down the light rail. Organizers say Metro Transit police violently arrested a 17-year-old black teenager with autism last month.
4 Things To Know: 2nd GOP Debate, Downtown Mpls. Violence & MoreFrom the second major GOP debate tonight to authorities addressing downtown Minneapolis violence, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Sept. 16.
Minnesota Cities Press For Body-Camera Footage RestrictionsSixteen Minnesota cities are petitioning the state for a temporary declaration that police body camera data be presumed private in most instances. An application for the data classification was filed late Monday with the Department of Administration, which must decide within the next three months.
APA: Playing Violent Video Games Can Lead To Increased AggressionA new report states that playing violent video games can lead to an increase in aggression. There's been debate for years whether violent video games can lead to violent behavior.
‘Push For Peace’ Looks To Curb Violence In North MinneapolisA movement is underway in north Minneapolis to make a change in the streets -- it's called "Push for Peace." The goal is to take the community back from violence, focusing on making a difference in the lives of kids.
'Breaking The Silence': Fighting Domestic Violence Against Latin-American WomenAccording to one survey, Latin-American women will experience some form of domestic violence in their lifetime. Now, a program at the University of Minnesota is not only trying to educate these women, but help change the statistics. The program is called "Breaking the Silence." It was started three years ago at Community-University Health Care Center after receiving a grant from the state.
Program Aims To Address Domestic Violence In ND Oil PatchA North Dakota organization that provides help to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault is partnering with a drug and alcohol treatment program to work with people in the oil patch.
Church, NAACP Members Looking For Ways To Curb Mpls. Shootings, Violence Some church and NAACP members say they want to try something new to curb shootings and gang related activity in Minneapolis. The organizers say they want to hold a dialogue with at least 600 black men from Minneapolis at Greater Friendship Baptist Church within the next month.
Chief Harteau Responds To Criticism Over Canceled AppearanceMinneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau has responded to criticism after she did not attend a neighborhood meeting about police accountability Thursday night.
Mpls. Police Chief Harteau Skips Listening SessionThe police chief of Minneapolis has canceled her scheduled appearance at a community listening session, citing threats of disruptions. Police Chief Janee Harteau was scheduled to appear Thursday evening at the Sabathani Community Center in Minneapolis.
Police: Officers Encountering Violence Isn't Routine, Isn't RareOn Saturday night, a St. Paul Police officer was working off duty at a Super America gas station, in uniform, when a man came into the store asking to go to jail. The officer thought it was a joke, but soon found himself in a fight for his life.
Mpls. Police Chief Talks Crime Prevention -- And Arrest Of ActivistJanee Harteau is the chief of police in Minneapolis, where she's trying to stop violence in the city. She told WCCO's Roshini Rajkumar that currently there are 779 officers on the street, but she would like more.