'We Cannot Let This Be A Tragic, Lost Opportunity': Ben Crump Urges Lawmakers Not To Give Up On George Floyd Justice In Policing ActFollowing the collapse of bipartisan police reform talks in Congress on Wednesday, civil rights attorney Ben Crump, who represents the family of George Floyd, said that his clients are extremely disappointed and urged Democratic senators to bring the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act to a floor vote.
Calling North Mpls. A ‘War Zone,’ 26 Residents Send Open Letter To Gov. Requesting State Troopers Or Nat’l GuardA group of north Minneapolis residents have sent an open letter to Gov. Tim Walz, calling the area a “warzone” and are requesting the Minnesota State Patrol or National Guard to assist police.
Spit On Cops And Get Charged In Hennepin County? Depends On Whether You Avoid Their FacesThe Hennepin Country Attorney's Office is changing its policy on cases where someone spits on a law enforcement officer. Under a new policy, anyone accused of spitting on an officer's uniform or boots will not be prosecuted by Hennepin County.
Proctor H.S. Football Season On Hold While Police Investigate Student MisconductPolice are reportedly investigating a complaint of student misconduct on the Proctor High School football team.
Minnesota Child Care Providers Now Eligible For Direct Payments Under Recovery ProgramChild care providers in Minnesota can now apply for grants to get direct monthly payments to help stabilize their businesses as the economy recovers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rising COVID Cases Amid Delta Variant Put Minnesota School Plans In FluxIn order for there to be blanket mask mandates impacting schools or businesses, or capacity limits once again inside businesses, that would have to come from an executive order by Gov. Tim Walz under a peacetime emergency, and those powers have expired. Walz's administration says they have no intention of reinstating a state of emergency at this point.
COVID-19 In MN: Nearly 800 Patients With The Virus Need HospitalizationWhile federal health officials discuss COVID-19 vaccine booster shot advisability, health officials in Minnesota on Wednesday reported 1,642 additional virus cases and 14 more deaths.
Sheriff: Driver Killed After Logging Truck Overturns In NE MinnesotaA 60-year-old Chisholm man is dead after the logging truck he was driving overturned in northeastern Minnesota.
Foster Youths Affected By Pandemic Eligible For Financial AssistanceThrough the end of September, foster kids who are about to age out of the system are eligible for some extra help.
Antoine Suggs Charged With Murdering 4 Minnesotans Found Dead In Wisconsin CornfieldAntoine Suggs is charged in connection with the deaths of four Minnesotans, who were all found in an abandoned SUV in a western Wisconsin cornfield.
6 Minnesota Schools Recognized As 2021 National Blue Ribbon SchoolsU.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona has announced 2021’s National Blue Ribbon Schools, which include six schools in Minnesota.