Fire Destroys Home In Brooklyn CenterThe Brooklyn Center Fire Chief says the house was fully engulfed when crews arrived, so a second alarm was called to get help from neighboring cities.
Lawsuit Alleges Daunte Wright Carjacked, Assaulted Man 3 Weeks Before His DeathA man is suing the estate of Daunte Wright, alleging the 20-year-old shot and killed by a Brooklyn Center police officer in April carjacked and assaulted him in March.
Brooklyn Center Sets Police Reform Model For State LegislatureThe city of Brooklyn Center, where Daunte Wright was killed in April, has already passed some of the reforms some legislators are proposing.
Lawsuit Alleges Daunte Wright Shot Teen In Head In 2019, Causing 'Serious, Disabling And Permanent Injuries'A mother is suing the estate of Daunte Wright, alleging the young man killed by Brooklyn Center police last month shot her teenage son in the head two years ago, causing “serious, disabling, and permanent injuries.”
Police: Baby Girl Found Safe After Reported Abduction In Brooklyn CenterBrooklyn Center police says a 5-month-old girl is safe after her mother reported that she had been kidnapped Tuesday afternoon.
Trial Set In December For Kim Potter, Former Officer Charged In Daunte Wright ShootingFormer Brooklyn Center Officer Kim Potter, who is white, had an omnibus hearing, also known as a pretrial hearing, on Monday afternoon in Hennepin County District Court.
Motorcyclist Fatally Thrown From Bike Trying To Avoid Crash In I-694 A man died Sunday afternoon in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 694 in Brooklyn Center.
Police Reform A Major Sticking Point As Legislative Session Nears Its EndSaturday, the city of Brooklyn Center did what the state legislature has not been able to: pass comprehensive changes to policing.
Brooklyn Center Passes Sweeping Public Safety Resolution To Reform PolicingThe resolution, backed by Mayor Mike Elliott, intends to create new departments for community safety, which would oversee the existing police and fire departments.
Brooklyn Center, Where Daunte Wright Shot, To Vote On Policing ChangesThe resolution would create new divisions of unarmed civilian employees to handle non-moving traffic violations and respond to mental health crises.
After Daunte Wright Killing, Brooklyn Center Stands In Middle Of Police Reform DebateWhile police reform bills are being considered at both the state and federal level, Brooklyn Center, a city of 30,000 people, has decided to take up the issue on its own.