Daunte Wright To Be Eulogized At Minneapolis FuneralJust days after guilty verdicts were handed down for the former Minneapolis police officer whose killing of George Floyd set off nationwide protests and a reckoning over racism, the family of another Black man killed by police, this time in a nearby suburb, is preparing for his Thursday funeral.
WCCO Journalists Detained, Told To Lay On Ground During Brooklyn Center ProtestsJournalists with WCCO were detained by law enforcement officers on Friday night while reporting on a demonstration outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department, where a crowd gathered to protest the police killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright.
Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott Decries Police Tactics To Control ProtestersPeople who live in the area say many of their neighbors are staying in hotels or with relatives to avoid the noise as well as the tear gas that seeps into their homes.
Brooklyn Center, Champlin Announce Curfews For Thursday NightCity officials in Brooklyn Center announced just after 8 p.m. Thursday that a curfew would go into effect at 10 p.m.
Daunte Wright Shooting: Kim Potter Makes 1st Court Appearance On Manslaughter ChargeWright's death came as the broader Minneapolis area nervously awaits the outcome of the trial for Derek Chauvin, the first of four officers charged in George Floyd's death.
Daunte Wright Shooting: Demonstrators And Police Clash For 4th Night In Brooklyn CenterFor the fourth consecutive evening, the intersection outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department was the epicenter of calls for justice over the deadly police shooting of Daunte Wright.
'These Kids Are Going To Be Traumatized': Residents At Epicenter Of Daunte Wright Protests Feel PowerlessAs protests go on for the fourth night in a row Wednesday in Brooklyn Center after the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, families who live nearby are fed up and scared.
Daunte Wright Shooting: Fmr. Officer Kim Potter Released From Jail Hours After Arrest For Manslaughter ChargesFormer Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter has been charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright.
Minneapolis, St. Paul Won't Impose Curfews Wednesday Night; Brooklyn Center And Others WillMinneapolis and St. Paul will not impose mandatory curfews Wednesday evening, after curfews were called Monday and Tuesday nights in the wake of the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright.
Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott Suddenly Thrust Into Debate Over PolicingMike Elliott is among many who celebrated his election as mayor of Brooklyn Center as the beginning of a new era, marking the first time one of Minnesota's most racially diverse places would be led by a person of color. Elliott, a Black man who had emigrated from Liberia as a child, was almost giddy in talking about his plans for multicultural city hall.
Daunte Wright Shooting: Minneapolis, St. Paul Among Metro Cities Voluntarily Extending CurfewMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz says he will not be mandating an extension of the curfew that was put in place Monday following the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright.