Minneapolis Seeking Disaster Declaration To Help Businesses Damaged In RiotsThe city of Minneapolis is seeking a disaster declaration from the federal government following the nights of looting and arson in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Twin Cities Pharmacies Damaged In Riots Working To Get Back In BusinessTwenty-three pharmacies were damaged during the unrest in the Twin Cities. Fewer than half have since reopened, making medication complicated for the people who own them and the communities they serve.
St. Paul Fire Department, Police Investigating Dozens Of Arson Cases After George Floyd UnrestSeventy-two hours of burning, looting and destruction brought the St. Paul Fire Department three months' worth of work in three days.
Minneapolis Property Damage From George Floyd Unrest Estimated At $55M And CountingVandals damaged or set fire to at least 220 Minneapolis buildings -- but that number is expected to go up.
'Eyes Are On You:' Minneapolis Neighbors Band Together, Keep WatchThe two men stepped from the shadows as the car turned off an upscale shopping street into a residential area located on the far edge of the rioting that swept through Minneapolis. It was after midnight. A pair of metal dividers blocked the road, and the men stepped to either side of the car as it stopped. Both carried assault rifles.
Illinois Man Matthew Rupert Charged With Rioting, Possessing Explosives In Minneapolis, Chicago George Floyd ProtestsThe U.S. Attorney's office has charged Galesburg, Illinois resident Matthew Lee Rupert, 28, with causing civil disorder, a riot and possessing unregistered explosive devices in an effort to stoke chaos Friday night during protests for George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Twin Cities Gears Up For 3rd Night Of George Floyd ProtestsMinneapolis is in the midst of a third night of unrest in the aftermath of George Floyd's death, with protesters taking over the police department's 3rd Precinct building late Thursday night.
White Sox Take On Orioles In Empty Baltimore StadiumWith rubble and debris looming nearby, and tempers still smoldering in riot-torn Baltimore, the Orioles played a baseball game on Wednesday. This wasn't for the fans, because there weren't any at Camden Yards.
#BlackLivesMatter Protest Planned For Wednesday In MinneapolisThe Minneapolis group of #BlackLivesMatter says it's planning a protest Wednesday night after recent events in Baltimore. The event will be at 5:30 p.m. at Gold Medal Park, which is near the Guthrie Theater. It's being done in solidarity with the recent protests in Baltimore, Md., after the Monday funeral of Freddie Gray.
State Of Emergency Declared As Hundreds Riot Through BaltimoreThe governor of Maryland called for a State of Emergency tonight, as hundreds of protesters continue to riot in the streets of Baltimore.
Mpls. Police Reveal Preparation For 'Dinkytown Disturbance'Minneapolis Police allowed WCCO to see firsthand how officers trained for handling last month's "Dinkytown Disturbance." Police say they were far more prepared for last month's event than they were during the riot in 2003. Each of these police situations occurred after the Gopher men's hockey team appeared in national championship games.