4 Years After Philando Castile's Death, His Mother And Best Friend Continue To Be Agents For ChangeFour years ago Monday, Philando Castile was shot and killed by police in front of his girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights.
'It's About Keeping Everyone Safe': 4 Years After Philando Castile's Death, Minnesota Updates State’s Driver’s Manual For Legal Gun OwnersMinnesota public safety officials are updating the state’s driver’s manual to give motorists who are legally carrying firearms some guidance on what to do if they are stopped by police. The change comes four years after Philando Castile was fatally shot during a traffic stop after he told an officer he had a gun.
Philando Castile's Mother To Join DPS Officials For Announcement On Changes To Minnesota Driver's ManualChanges will be announced to the Minnesota Driver's Manual Monday after the mother of Philando Castile pushed for updates after his killing.
Special Session: Lawmakers Still Trying To Settle On Police Reform, Bonding, Tax Bills In Final HoursThe lights are on late Thursday night at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul, as lawmakers try to reach a compromise in the special session.
Police Reform Showdown Expected Between DFL-Led House, GOP-Led SenateThe Minnesota Legislature's deep divide over police reform is again at center stage.
Working Group Explores Methods For Reducing Deadly-Force Encounters Involving MN PoliceIt’s under the direction of Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington and Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison.
Honoring Philando Castile, Community Joins Effort To Raise Money For Peace GardenA fundraising campaign was launched to enhance the peace garden created by the public in honor of Philando Castile, who was killed by a police officer in Falcon Heights, Minnesota in 2016.
'We Need Healing': Community Honors Philando Castile 3 Years After His DeathFlowers and pictures mark the spot where Philando Castile died in 2016, but just down the street at a neighborhood gathering, Sunday night is about healing.
Demonstration Against Police Shootings Planned For Wednesday Evening In Downtown MinneapolisA demonstration is planned for Wednesday evening in downtown Minneapolis to show solidarity with the victims of police shootings in the wake of the Mohamed Noor trial verdict.
Activists Not Surprised Mohamed Noor Was Convicted Because 'He's A Black Man Who Shot A White Woman'After three weeks of testimony, a jury needed little more than a day to convict a black Minneapolis police officer of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed white woman who had called 911 to report a possible crime, delivering a guilty verdict that immediately sparked questions about whether race played a role.
Philando Castile's Mom Presents $8,000 Donation To Help Clear Student Lunch DebtsIt has been nearly three years since Philando Castile was shot and killed by a St. Anthony police officer. Long before that, Philando was known as a beloved cafeteria supervisor at a St. Paul school.
Philando Castile's Mother, Ramsey Co. Att'y Develop Crisis Tool KitThe kit gives prosecutors and police ways to assess how prepared they are for police shootings, and see how they can be handled better.
Man Admits To Hacking Minnesota Databases Over Cop AcquittalA Minnesota man admitted Thursday that he hacked into state government databases in 2017 as an act of retaliation after the acquittal of an officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a 2016 traffic stop.
'We Have Had Enough': Toolkit Seeks To Reduce, Prevent Police Shooting DeathsFor the first time, families with loved ones that were shot and killed by police teamed up with Twin Cities prosecutors to create a guide for law enforcement.
Philando Castile's Uncle Works To Bridge Gap Between Community, PoliceFamily members of Philando Castile have been working tirelessly since his death to help decrease the number of people who die after interacting with police.