Donations Pour In To Help Shattered Lake Street BusinessesChicago and Lake is possibly the worst hit area, where store after store is burned and broke, such as what remains of a popular Chinese restaurant, nail salon and plumbing supply shop all on the same side of the street.
Illinois Man Matthew Rupert Charged With Rioting, Possessing Explosives In Minneapolis, Chicago George Floyd ProtestsThe U.S. Attorney's office has charged Galesburg, Illinois resident Matthew Lee Rupert, 28, with causing civil disorder, a riot and possessing unregistered explosive devices in an effort to stoke chaos Friday night during protests for George Floyd in Minneapolis.
MPD Union Leader Releases Letter To Officers Critical Of Minneapolis LeadershipThe head of the Minneapolis police union is speaking out about what he says is a lack of city leadership during a week of protests that turned violent after the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white officer pressed a knee against his neck.
Peaceful Protest Groups In Mpls. And St. Paul Arrested; 2nd Peaceful Mpls. Group Gathers At Site Of George Floyd's Death Post-CurfewFor the third straight day, Minneapolis and St. Paul entered a mandatory curfew at 8 p.m., but three groups of peaceful protesters remained after it went into effect.
St. Paul Residents Grab Brushes To Clean, Keep Eyes Out For Their NeighborsIt's impossible to erase the memories of almost a week's worth of chaos and destruction. But with a paint roller, John Ramsey will at least try.
Tanker Truck Drives Into Minneapolis George Floyd Protesters On I-35W Bridge; Driver In CustodyThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety says a tanker truck driver is in custody after speeding through marchers protesting the death of George Floyd on the Interstate 35W Bridge in Minneapolis Sunday.
Unrest Destroys Minneapolis' Landmark Street Of Diversity, Lake StreetFor residents, for businesspeople, for artists, the Lake Street corridor has long been a symbol of the city’s complex history, a block-by-block study in immigration, economic revitalization and persistent inequality.
Officials See Extremist Groups, Disinformation In ProtestsAs demonstrations spread from Minneapolis to the White House, New York City and overseas, federal law enforcement officials insisted far-left groups were stoking violence.
Attorney General Keith Ellison To Lead Prosecution Of George Floyd's DeathGov. Tim Walz announced Sunday that he has asked Attorney General Keith Ellison to assist Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman in the forthcoming case surrounding the death of George Floyd.
George Floyd's Family Intends To Have An Independent Autopsy PerformedThe medical examiner says there is no physical findings of traumatic asphyxia or strangulation. The medical examiner says Floyd likely died from a compilation of police restraint, underlying health conditions, and any potential intoxicants in his system.
Minnesota National Guard: FBI Warns Of 'Credible Threat' Against Soldiers And AirmenMaj. Gen. Jon Jenson, adjutant general of the Guard, said that he has advised Gov. Tim Walz to allow soldiers and airmen to be armed.
Peaceful Wisconsin Protest Over George Floyd's Death Turns ViolentHundreds of volunteers gathered early Sunday morning in downtown Madison to clean up after a night of violent protests over the death of George Floyd in which a police car was burned, businesses were broken into and a museum and other buildings were vandalized.
'Most Complex Public Safety Operation In The History Of Our State': Walz Deployed 5,025 National Guard Soldiers Saturday Night"I want to thank everyone who participated in our ability to restore trust in our streets," Gov. Walz said at a Sunday morning press conference. He said he appreciated the actions of the community, those who stayed home, the national guard, and first responders.
Police: Car Fire Leads To Discovery Of Deceased Man In MinneapolisAuthorities are investigating after a man's body was found early Sunday morning in Minneapolis.
Law Enforcement Raid Cup Foods Vigil For George Floyd, Taking Mourners Into CustodySince Floyd's death on Monday, the site has been increasingly strewn with handmade tributes to his life, street art, and flowers that had for the ensuing week remained a place where people seemed to respect the solemnity of the site.