Hennepin County Judges Under Scrutiny For Sentences Below Recommended GuidelinesWCCO-TV investigated the records of several Hennepin County judges, and we wanted to know: In any given case, how often are sentences below the recommended guidelines?
Daunte Wright's Mom: Brooklyn Center Says It Won't Touch Memorial“I feel like taking this location away will take away a part of history, like it never happened, and I think that people need to know what happened on this street corner," Katie Wright said.
Daunte Wright's Family, Activists Decry Kim Potter's Sentence As 'Injustice'Many felt the traffic stop was the result of racial profiling and shouldn’t have happened. The shooting, which occurred as Derek Chauvin was on trial in Minneapolis on murder charges in George Floyd’s killing, sparked several days of demonstrations outside the Brooklyn Center police station marked by tear gas and clashes between protesters and police.
'A Slap In The Face': Activists, Angered Over Potter Sentence, Demonstrate At Judge's HomeAccording to WCCO's Adam Duxter, law enforcement on scene said Icon Beauty Supply was the only place hit in the city, but added there have been reports of looters in the area.
Daunte Wright’s Family Reacts To Kim Potter’s Sentence: ‘The Justice System Murdered Him All Over Again’The family of Daunte Wright spoke out following former officer Kim Potter’s downward departure sentence Friday, saying “the justice system murdered him all over again.”
Kim Potter Sentenced To 16 Months In Prison, 8 Months Supervised Release For Killing Daunte WrightFormer Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kim Potter, who was convicted of manslaughter in December for shooting and killing Daunte Wright, has been sentenced to two years, 16 months of which will be served in prison.
Recap: Key Moments In The Police Shooting Of Daunte WrightThe former suburban Minneapolis police officer who said she confused her handgun for her Taser when she killed Daunte Wright will be sentenced Friday for manslaughter.
Prosecutors Reduce Requested Sentence For Kim Potter, Former Cop Who Shot Daunte Wright Minnesota prosecutors have apparently backed away from their pursuit of a longer-than-usual sentence for the suburban Minneapolis police officer who said she confused her handgun for her Taser when she killed Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black motorist.
Pilot Program Allows Brooklyn Center Residents Free Access To App That Connects Drivers To AttorneysIts founders call it an "app to bridge the gap."
Journalists Settle Suit Over Mistreatment Covering Protests Following Killings Of George Floyd, Daunte WrightThe state of Minnesota has agreed to pay $825,000 and change several policies to settle a lawsuit brought by journalists who said they were hurt or harassed while covering protests over the police killings of George Floyd and Daunte Wright.
Access Again An Issue At Federal Trial In George Floyd's KillingA closed hearing in the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers in George Floyd’s killing was canceled Friday after prosecutors and the media objected, the second time in just days that access to the proceedings became an issue.