DOJ Announces Plans For Election Day ‘Voting Rights Monitoring’ For Certain Jurisdictions, Including MinneapolisMinneapolis is among 44 jurisdictions in 18 states across the country where the Department of Justice will be monitoring voting rights on Election Day.
Medtronic Agrees To Pays $9.2M Settlement In South Dakota Kickback CaseMinnesota-based Medtronic has agreed to pay $9.2 million to resolve allegations that it paid kickbacks to a South Dakota neurosurgeon and failed to accurately report them, the Department of Justice announced Thursday.
‘We Have To Do This Right’: Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman Says George Floyd Investigation Will Take TimeHennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says his office is working on the George Floyd investigation as quickly as possible, but that it will take some time.
Trump: Sessions' DOJ Has Placed GOP In Midterm JeopardyShowing his disregard for the Justice Department's independence, President Donald Trump tweeted that federal indictments against two Republican congressmen placed the GOP in midterm election jeopardy.
Trump Attacks Sessions, Suggests DOJ Hurt GOP In MidtermsPresident Donald Trump escalated his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday, suggesting the Department of Justice put Republicans in midterm jeopardy with recent indictments of two GOP congressmen.
Justice Dept. Monitoring BCA Investigation Of Castile ShootingA spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Justice says it is monitoring the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension’s investigation into the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile.
DOJ To Conduct Investigation Into 4th Precinct OccupationCity leaders in Minneapolis have requested federal authorities in the Department of Justice to conduct and investigation into the November occupation of the police department's 4th Precinct.
Minnesota Part Of Anti-Extremism Pilot ProjectA community advocate who spends his days helping Somali families and a youth soccer coach who works to keep kids off the street are among those who have applied for funding through a Department of Justice program designed to combat terrorism recruiting.
Continuous Occupation At 4th Precinct Could End This WeekContinuous protests at the Minneapolis Police Department's 4th precinct could end this week. Black Lives Matter Minneapolis says many of their demands have been met, and it's time to re-evaluate their strategy.
Black Lives Matter Assessing Protests As Clark Shooting Investigation ContinuesPeople who've been protesting outside the Minneapolis Police 4th Precinct for the past week say it's time to re-evaluate their strategy. This comes after a meeting with Governor Mark Dayton on Saturday.
Black Lives Matter Protesters Stand Firm As Federal Investigators ArriveIt's been one week since Black Lives Matter protesters started occupying a Minneapolis police precinct and Sunday night, the protest continues. The protesters are camping out in front of the fourth precinct in north Minneapolis. They say they will stay there until tapes are released in the shooting of Jamar Clark.
Dayton, Ellison Meet With Jamar Clark's Family, BLM LeadersGov. Mark Dayton offered his condolences in person Saturday evening to the family of a man who was fatally shot by police.
Township Accused Of Discrimination For Rejecting Islamic CemeteryAn Islamic civil rights group wants a federal investigation into a Dakota County township board's rejection of a proposed cemetery for Muslims last year
New Website From Minneapolis Police Aims To Engage CommunityMinneapolis police are rolling out new technology they hope will not only help in fighting crime but also enhance transparency and accountability.
Volkswagen Stock Plummets As CEO Admits To Software CheatThe scandal at Volkswagen is growing. The German car manufacturer admitted Tuesday that software designed to cheat emissions tests was installed in 11 million cars worldwide. The scandal prompted an apology from Volkswagen USA CEO Michael Horn. "Our company was dishonest with the EPA," Horn said.