Early Voting Begins: Minneapolis Residents Will Vote On Controversial PD Ballot QuestionEarly voting has started across Minnesota Friday. In Minneapolis, voters will get to decide the future of the city’s police department.
After Another Assault, What's Being Done To Keep Downtown Mpls. Safe?An assault on Nicollet Mall turned a public safety advocate into a victim. The latest attack happened to a downtown resident in the middle of the day, and WCCO learned how police are working to make downtown safer.
Both Sides Submit Arguments As Minnesota Supreme Court Takes Up Mpls. Ballot IssueThe Minnesota Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to take up a dispute over whether Minneapolis residents will decide a ballot question on the future of policing in the city where an officer killed George Floyd.
Judge Strikes Minneapolis Police Ballot QuestionA Hennepin County judge struck down the controversial Minneapolis charter amendment ballot question on Tuesday afternoon, saying that it was "unreasonable and misleading."
With Absentee Ballots Set To Go Out In Days, Hennepin Co. Judge Hearing Arguments On Controversial Minneapolis Ballot QuestionHennepin County Judge Jamie Anderson on Monday is hearing arguments on whether a Minneapolis ballot question about the future of policing is too vague and misleading.
State Patrol Has Turned Over Investigation Into Leneal Frazier's Death To Hennepin County AttorneyMPD officer Brian Cummings was pursuing a carjacking suspect at high speed July 6 when his vehicle and Frazier's collided in the intersection of 41st and Lyndale avenues in north Minneapolis.
Lawsuit Alleges Minnesota State Patrol Purged Emails, Texts After George Floyd ProtestsAttorneys for the Minnesota chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union say the purge of messages has made it nearly impossible to track the State Patrol's behavior, as investigators try to determine whether law enforcement used improper force on demonstrators.
St. Paul Man Who Fired Gun In Direction Of MPD Officers Acquitted On All ChargesA jury has acquitted a St. Paul man who fired several rounds at Minneapolis police officers during the unrest following George Floyd’s murder.
Phrasing Of Referendum To 'Strike And Replace' Minneapolis Police Under ScrutinyIn a little over two weeks, Minneapolis voters will go to the polls. On the ballot is a referendum to replace the Minneapolis Police Department and with a new Department of Public Safety.
Minneapolis Police Ask For Help Finding Missing ManThe Minneapolis Police Department is asking the public's help in finding a man whose family believes might be in danger.
Judge: Minneapolis Police Ballot Question Must Be RewrittenA judge has ruled that part of a ballot question that will soon be before Minneapolis voters on the future of the city’s police department must be rewritten.
'Significant Racial Disparities' Prompted Calls To Change Minneapolis Police Traffic Enforcement Policies Minneapolis police will no longer be pulling drivers over for minor offences, such as items dangling from a rearview mirror or not having a working license plate light.
MPD Will No Longer Conduct Traffic Stops Solely For 'Lesser Violations,' Memo SaysThe Minneapolis Police Department will no longer stop drivers solely for low-level traffic offenses, according to an internal memo obtained by WCCO.
More Than A Year After George Floyd's Death, New Push To Disband Minneapolis PoliceMore than a year after George Floyd’s death sparked a failed push to abolish the Minneapolis Police Department, activists and several City Council members are trying again
3 MPD Officers Justified In Using Deadly Force In Dolal Idd Shooting, Dakota Co. Attorney ConcludesDakota County Attorney Kathy Keena announced Friday that deadly force was justified in the shooting of Dolal Idd by three Minneapolis police officers.