3 St. Paul Students Charged With RiotingThree teens, including a 14-year-old, are pleading not guilty to charges of rioting following a fight at their St. Paul high school. Police used pepper spray to control one of the students at Central High School last week.
Tensions Still High After Overnight BLM Protests, Chemical IrritantTensions remain high Thursday morning after a violent exchange between police and protesters overnight at Minneapolis Police Department's 4th Precinct. Police say they had to spray chemical irritant at the crowd in North Minneapolis after trying to remove tarps, and having rocks and bottles thrown at them.
Charges: Little Falls Man Calls 911, Pepper Sprays Responding OfficersA 46-year-old Little Falls man is accused of pepper spraying two police officers who responded to his 911 calls Tuesday, according to the Morrison County Attorney's Office.
MPD Chief Opens Probe Into Alleged Cop Violence Against Boy, 10Minneapolis Chief of Police Janee Harteau said she launched an investigation after allegations that police went too far, even potentially harming a young boy, while monitoring a rally outside city hall Wednesday evening.
Eagan School On Alert After Suspicious Man Tracked To AreaAn Eagan elementary school is restricting access to its building after police warned the district that a man arrested in May outside of a Lakeville school was in the area. District 196 officials say Northview Elementary is in "shelter in place" mode, which means normal classroom operations are in effect but entrance to the building is restricted.
Forest Lake PD Seek Suspect In Attempted Sex AssaultForest Lake Police are asking for the public's help in finding the suspect in an attempted sexual assault. The incident happened Monday evening in the Washington County Library's parking lot when a woman was approached by a man in a vehicle who offered her $20 for sexual favors. After the woman told him no, he got out of his car and grabbed her arm and breast.
School: Students Released Pepper Spray In Hallway, Main OfficeTwo students released pepper spray inside an Apple Valley high school Wednesday, irritating eyes and throats of students and faculty.
Good Question: What's In Pepper Spray?The video of a UC-Davis police officer spraying pepper spray in the faces of protesters has outrage many. Now, the officer and his chief are both on administrative leave. So, is pepper spray safe and what's in it?
Pepper Spraying A Baby Squirrel?A couple of days ago, we shared a link to an interview with an 8-year-old who'd been pepper sprayed at school while throwing a tantrum. Today's "school pepper spraying" story? A liaison officer pepper spraying a baby squirrel. Check out the video.
Police In Colorado Pepper Spray 8-Year-OldIs using pepper spray on an 8-year-old throwing a tantrum a little excessive? The mother of that Colorado boy seems to think so. Take a look at their interview from Good Morning America.