Bill Toughening Protester Penalties Heads To DaytonIt would hit protesters with up to a year in jail and $3,000 if convicted of blocking traffic during protests.
Bill Toughening Penalties For Protesters Clears HouseIt passed largely on party lines and over Democratic objections that it would chill free speech.
Third Round Of 94 Protesters To Make Court AppearanceA group of 5 protesters involved in the demonstrations that shut down Interstate 94 in July of last year will go before a judge in Ramsey County on Monday morning.
Riot Officers Move To Evict Pipeline ProtestersArmed soldiers and law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear and driving trucks, military Humvees and buses moved in Thursday to remove Dakota Access pipeline protesters who have camped on private land to block construction of the oil pipeline.
De-Escalation & Rights: Officers Get Training On Dealing With ProtestersMore than 1,100 officers from agencies across the east metro were taught Thursday in St. Paul how to deal with large crowds, during emotionally charged protests.
Protesters March In Minneapolis For Jamar ClarkProtesters are marching Saturday afternoon in Minneapolis to demand justice for a man shot and killed by police in November. Organizers described the march earlier this week as the biggest the Twin Cities will have ever seen.
Black Lives Matter Protesters Rally At Mpls. City HallFor the first time in nearly three weeks, Minneapolis Police's 4th Precinct is free of protesters. But calls for justice for Jamar Clark continued Thursday night at city hall and in northeast Minneapolis.
Minn. Planned Parenthood Centers Undeterred By Colo. ShootingsBusiness went on as usual at Planned Parenthood centers across Minnesota Saturday following the deadly shooting in Colorado on Friday. Planned Parenthood President and CEO Sarah Stoesz oversees Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.
WCCO Talks With Protest Shooting Suspect's FatherThe Hennepin County Attorney's Office has until Monday to decide if it will charge four suspects in Monday night's shooting near the 4th Precinct in north Minneapolis. Police named the suspects Wednesday: Joseph Martin Backman, 27; Daniel Thomas Macey, 26; Allen Lawrence Scarsella, 23; and Nathan Wayne Gustavsson, 21.
Union Members Rally With 4th Precinct ProtestersUnion members are planning to rally in Minneapolis Saturday in support of activists protesting the shooting death of a black man by a city police officer. Labor groups plan to show solidarity with protesters who have been camped out all week since 24-year-old Jamar Clark was fatally shot in north Minneapolis last Sunday.
Gov. Dayton, Mayor Hodges Meet With NAACP Leaders About Clark CaseNational and state leaders met Friday afternoon at the Governor's Mansion in St. Paul to talk about the investigation of the shooting of Jamar Clark, and the demands protesters are making.
2 Arrested Thursday At 4th Precinct During ProtestsFor the sixth day, protests continue outside Minneapolis' 4th precinct. Protesters continue to demand answers in the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Jamar Clark.
Ellison, Mpls. Councilmembers Stand With BLM In Quest For Video ReleaseSeveral political and religious leaders joined with members of Black Lives Matter Minneapolis Thursday evening to demand law enforcement to release videos involving the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man. Rep. Keith Ellison and Minneapolis City Council members Alondra Cano, Cam Gordan and Lisa Bender addressed the media.
Timeline Of Events In The Jamar Clark CaseThis is the fifth day that protesters have made their presence known outside Minneapolis Police's 4th Precinct building. Demonstrators have taken their message to the streets and faced arrest, while investigators figure out what led to the shooting.
Jamar Clark Shooting: 4 Things To KnowThe fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a Minneapolis police officer has prompted unrest in the city as the community demands answers, while authorities say they can't provide additional details because of the ongoing investigation.