Tensions High In Twin Cities Amid Wright Protests, Upcoming Chauvin Trial VerdictTensions are high around the Twin Cities Sunday night, and Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is calling for calm as jurors in the Derek Chauvin trial are expected to be handed the case Monday.
Daunte Wright Shooting Puts Pressure On Minnesota Legislature To Pass More Police ReformsOutrage over the police shooting that killed Daunte Wright during a traffic stop is mounting pressure for more police reforms at the state capitol, following the changes approved last year in wake of George Floyd’s death.
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.
Activists Trepidatious As Trial Of Former MPD Officer Derek Chauvin NearsTheir concerns not only lie with the impact heavy law enforcement and military presence on the streets of Minneapolis may have; they are also worried about the amount of money being spent in the name of security.
The Death Of Dolal Idd: CAIR Minnesota's Head Calls Body Cam Footage 'Inconclusive'The crowd near East 36th Street and Cedar Avenue after 23-year-old Dolal Idd was shot and killed by police Wednesday night gathered in search of the truth.
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.
Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minneapolis Foundation To Address Police ReformInstead they want a civilian council of community members to have power and make decisions when it comes to police accountability.
Prosecutors: Derek Chauvin Had Knee On George Floyd For 7:46, Not 8:46Minnesota prosecutors acknowledged Wednesday that a Minneapolis police officer had his knee on the neck of George Floyd for 7 minutes, 46 seconds — not the 8:46 that has become a symbol of police brutality — but said the one-minute error would have no impact on the criminal case against four officers.
'Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied': Hundreds Rally In Downtown Minneapolis To Call For Swift Police ReformsHundreds rallied in downtown Minneapolis Thursday night to say police reforms aren't happening fast enough.
Coalition Of Black Minneapolis Leaders Back Police Chief Arradondo, Call For Police Union Head To Step DownLeaders within the Minneapolis Black community are standing behind Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, and they want to see a change of leadership within the police union.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Activists, Volunteers Mobilizing To Get Masks Made, Distributed To African AmericansThere's an effort to raise awareness in the Twin Cities Black community about the importance of wearing cloth face masks.