Following Viral Photo, North Mpls. Community Members Decorate Tree Outside 4th PrecinctNorth Minneapolis residents bundled up to trim this tree outside the Fourth Precinct on Friday night. It's the same place where another tree gained attention for a very different reason.
Mom Demands School Do More To Address Racist Bullying Against Her SonA Chaska mother says she is outraged that someone wrote the N-word on her son's shirt during gym class. Now, Chaska police are investigating. Taylin Bursch grabbed his gym shirt from his locker at Chaska Middle School East Monday to find someone had written the N-word on it twice.
Lawyer Says Man Accused In McDonald's Incident 'Acted In Self-Defense'Teenagers say that Lloyd Johnson started to yell at them after a failed attempt to pay for food, and pulled a gun on them.
Man Charged With Threatening Teens With Gun At McDonald'sA man faces felony charges of making terroristic threats after investigators say he pulled a gun on a group of teenagers at a Twin Cities McDonald's restaurant.
Report: Brett Favre Tricked Into Recording Video With Anti-Semitic MessagesFormer Vikings quarterback Brett Favre is one of a number of celebrities who were reportedly tricked into recording videos for an anti-Semitic group.
Officers On Leave After Offensive Minneapolis Police Christmas Tree Sparks OutrageA Minneapolis City Council member says swift action was taken recently after inappropriate decorations were put on a Christmas tree inside the city’s 4th Precinct police station. On social media, some called the decorations, which apparently consisted of empty Takis bags and Popeyes Chicken cups, “racist and derogatory.”
Eden Prairie Police Arrest Lloyd Johnson, 55, In Connection To McDonald's Gun IncidentThere are concerns surrounding how a situation was handled this week after a group of Somali teens alleged that a man pulled a gun on them inside an Eden Prairie McDonald’s restaurant. Eden Prairie police are investigating the incident, which happened Monday night at the restaurant on Prairie Center Drive, near the city’s shopping mall. Police arrested 55-year-old Lloyd Edward Johnson Wednesday afternoon on probable cause second-degree assault. Johnson, from Eden Prairie, is being held at Hennepin County Jail in downtown Minneapolis
Chipotle Offers Manager Fired After Viral Video Her Job BackA Chipotle manager in St. Paul may get her job back after she was fired the wake of a viral video where she told some black costumers that they’d have to pay for their burritos before she’d make them.
Twin Cities Ranked Among Nation's Worst Cities For Black ResidentsThe median income for black households in the Twin Cities is $31,653. That's just 41.5 percent of what white households in the area earn.
'I Think They're Idiots': Gov. Walker On Wisconsin Students In Apparent Nazi Salute PhotoWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says high school students who appear to be giving a Nazi salute in a photo are "a bunch of idiots."
Wisconsin District Investigating Photo Showing Apparent Nazi SaluteSchool officials in central Wisconsin have denounced a photo, which appeared on Twitter over the weekend, showing dozens of high school boys posing with a Nazi salute.
Following Racist Graffiti, St. Thomas Cancels Classes For Campuswide DiscussionThe University of St. Thomas is cancelling classes Wednesday afternoon so that all students, faculty and staff can attend a campus-wide discussion following a recent incident where a black student found racist graffiti on his dorm room door.