Protest Groups Plan To Demonstrate During Derek Chauvin Trial, Despite BarriersThe city has fortified the area surrounding the courthouse in downtown Minneapolis, but protest groups say the fences and barricades won't keep them away.
MN Appeals Court To Hear Oral Arguments To Reinstate 3rd-Degree Murder For Derek ChauvinIn an 11th-hour development, the Minnesota Court of Appeals will be hearing arguments in early March about reinstating the third-degree murder charges for Derek Chauvin, who is accused in the death of George Floyd.
Progressives Want Police Accountability Measures In Chauvin Trial Security Funding BillThe Legislature has yet to pass the governor's SAFE Act, which provides $35 million for mutual aid for security during the trial.
Minneapolis Leaders Outline Safety Plan Ahead Of Derek Chauvin TrialCity leaders in Minneapolis announced Wednesday the outlines of a public safety plan for the upcoming trial of Derek Chauvin, the former city police officer accused of killing George Floyd.
George Floyd Case: Prosecutors File To Appeal Decision Not To Reinstate 3rd-Degree Murder ChargesProsecutors in the George Floyd case are appealing the judge's decision last week to deny a motion to reinstate third-degree murder charges against Derek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers.
Downtown Mpls. Residents Have Serious Safety Concerns, Survey ShowsA new survey shows an overwhelming amount of downtown Minneapolis residents don't feel safe right now.
Talking Points: Debate Over Chauvin Trial Security Funding ContinuesThe debate over paying for security at the trial continues, with outstate Minnesota representatives saying they don't want any part of the bill.
Judge Denies State's Motion To Reinstate 3rd-Degree Murder Charge Against Derek ChauvinA judge has denied prosecutors' request to reinstate a third-degree murder charge against an ex-Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's death.
Minnesota Gun Law Debate Reignited After Deadly Buffalo Clinic ShootingWith Gregory Ulrich's history of violent threats, how did he get a gun? That very question is already renewing a heated debate on Minnesota gun laws.
Prospect Of Student Debt Forgiveness Welcomed By 'Sandwich Generation' As Their Kids Head To CollegeThursday in Washington, top lawmakers, including Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, put forward a proposal to address college debt.
Newly Released Video Shows Ex-Officers Charged In George Floyd's Death Performing Similar ManeuverIn the video, obtained by the Star Tribune, former officers Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng are shown handcuffing a suspect who is Black and on the ground, with Derek Chauvin nearby.
MDH Answers To Concerns From 65+ Community About COVID Vaccine Pace, Warns Of ScamsJeff Rauchbauer is among the many frustrated Minnesotans trying to get an appointment or even just some information about the availability of the vaccine.
Vaccine Rollout Expansion: 35,000 Doses Going To Seniors, Available At Hospitals, Local ClinicsMinnesota health officials are expected Monday to announce “significantly more” coronavirus vaccine will be allotted to people 65 and older.
Talking Points: The Looming Budget BattleThe Minnesota legislative session is already framing up as a battle over proposed spending cuts by Republicans and proposed tax increases by Gov. Tim Walz. While partisan politics will impact the outcome, so will factors that are now impossible to predict.
George Floyd Prosecutors File Appeals For COVID-Related Trial Delay, Trying All 4 Men TogetherThe trial for one of the former officers charged in the death of George Floyd could be delayed -- possibly for months.