Night Before Chauvin Trial, Al Sharpton, George Floyd's Family To Hold Rally In MinneapolisRev. Al Sharpton and the family of George Floyd are leading a prayer vigil and rally Sunday night before the start of the Derek Chauvin trial Monday morning.
Diverse Jury In Derek Chauvin Trial Catches Activist's AttentionThe jury that will decide the fate of a white former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death is unusually diverse by local standards, and that’s boosting activists’ hopes for a rare conviction.
Man Who Lost Eye In May 31 Protest Sues City Of Mpls. For More Than $10MA protester who suffered a serious eye injury in the unrest following George Floyd’s death has filed a lawsuit against the City of Minneapolis, including the police chief and multiple officers.
After Encounter With Boyfriend Led To Administration Of Ketamine, Minneapolis Woman Accuses Hennepin Healthcare EMS And MPD Of Racism"This happened because Max is a 6' 5" Black man," Abby Wulfing wrote in a Facebook post. "I believe that police brutality and racism is more of a health risk to Max than his Type 1 diabetes."
ACLU Lawsuit Alleges Law Enforcement Used Excessive Force During George Floyd ProtestsProtesters were teargassed, pepper-sprayed, and shot with foam bullets and flashbangs without warning or orders to leave, the suit claims.
'The Truths I Tell Are An Inconvenience': Rep. Ilhan Omar Unapologetic, Unfazed In Her Quest For 2nd TermMinnesota Representative Ilhan Omar is one of the highest-profile members of Congress. The Democrat swept to victory in the fifth District two years ago, but now faces a well-funded challenger in next month's primary.
Minneapolis City Council Members Announce Intent To Defund, Dismantle MPDOn Sunday, nine Minneapolis City Council members announced their commitment to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department.
Minneapolis Police Near End Of Body Camera Testing ProgramThe Minneapolis Police Department is in the final stages of its body camera test program. Thirty-six officers from three different precincts volunteered to test and evaluate the cameras.
Minneapolis Police Warn Of Scam Using MPD's Phone NumberMinneapolis police are warning the public of a scam that uses the department's phone number. Police say they've received reports from people who said they were contacted by someone claiming to be with the IRS. The caller ID shows the Fifth Precinct main number: 612-673-5705.
Police Reality Show ‘The First 48’ Returns To MinneapolisThe hit A & E reality TV show "The First 48" returns to Minneapolis this week to follow around some of the city's homicide investigators. Minneapolis Police say they are excited to welcome back the show, which has featured the city's investigators before in several episodes. It has been a few years since their last appearance.
Extra Officers Walk North Minneapolis StreetsA day after gunfire claimed another life in north Minneapolis, police are making their presence known. Officers are out of their cars and walking the beat, interacting with people in the latest effort to stop the violence.