Protesters Disrupt Panel On Deadly Police Force EncountersThe first hearing of a working group on deadly force encounters with police got off to a rocky start today. It was the first meeting of this 16-member panel.
Body Camera Compliance For Minneapolis Police Officers Hits 95 PercentIn the wake of Minneapolis police implementing a stricter body camera policy last year, the city is reporting that officer compliance reached 95 percent in the second quarter of this year.
Teenager Nearly Drowns In New Brighton PoolA 15-year-old boy was found unresponsive in an apartment pool Thursday morning, the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office says. The boy was pulled from the pool on the 1300 block of 10th Street Northwest in New Brighton.
Metro Transit Police Rescue Ducks From Storm DrainMetro Transit says their police officers saved eight ducklings from a storm drain in Columbia Heights Saturday morning. In a Facebook post, police and officials are shown standing and reaching into storm drains to "gather the frightened feathered babies, one by one."
Attempted Robbery In Mankato Parking LotA man displayed a handgun and demanded cash and car keys from a victim in a Mankato parking lot Friday night, city officials said Monday. The victim was uninjured and the suspect ran away without taking anything.
Mankato: Woman Arrested As Suspect For Theft, Assault And Fleeing PoliceA person stole items from a store and assaulted workers with scissors Monday morning, the Mankato Department of Public Safety said. Reportedly, a 22-year-old female suspect was driving a Dodge Avenger with Minnesota license plates and drove away when a deputy pulled behind the car.
Coon Rapids: Police Seek Man Who Attacked Teen On Bike TrailParents and teenagers are changing their habits around an Anoka County park where police said a man nearly abducted a 16-year-old girl. Investigators say they're following up on 100 leads since the incident Friday. It happened along a trail near Coon Rapids Boulevard and Vale Street Northwest, not far from several softball fields and a playground.
Police Officer Tara O’Sullivan Dies From Shooting In SacramentoPolice say a person is armed with a gun and is firing in Sacramento, California, on Wednesday night.
Driver's Car Goes Off-Road Into Kandiyohi County Lake, Driver Now In CustodyA speeding vehicle drove into Kings Lake after being pursued by police, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office said. The driver, who got out of the vehicle and swam to shore, is now in custody, police say.
Missing Child Izaich Mardis Found Safe With Mother In Brooklyn ParkBrooklyn Park police say 12-year-old Izaich Mardis has been found safe after reportedly running away from his foster home on May 2. Detectives found the missing child at a home with his biological mother, whose legal rights to her child were previously terminated.
Man Dies After Struggle With Officers In RochesterA man died Wednesday night in southern Minnesota after a struggle with police.
'A Lot Of Work We Need To Do': MPD Releases Video Of Officers Decorating Offensive TreeNew video released today shows Minneapolis police officers decorating a Christmas Tree with offensive decorations.
Minnesota Police Look For Solutions To Recruitment StrugglesThe Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association has launched a six-month public relations campaign dubbed "Wear the Badge" to try to increase the number of recruits into the profession.
Minnesota Cops Giving A 'Virtual Ride Along' On Twitter A number of Minnesota police departments are participating Friday in a “virtual ride-along” on Twitter.
Police Ask For Help Locating Missing ManWilliam Rockweiler, 70, was last seen on the 1200 block of S. 9th St. in Minneapolis around 8 a.m.