Tag: MINNEAPOLIS

Lake Calhoun- Photo Credit: MPR news release

Name-change conflict at Lake Calhoun

The Minnesota State Court of Appeals ruled on Monday that the Department of Natural Resources did not have the authority to change the name of Lake Calhoun. Minneapolis has run into problems in attempt to change the name of the lake from the name of pro-slavery southerner and former Vice President John C. Calhoun. Property owners fought the change last […]

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Dayquan Hodge- Photo Credit: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

Teen pleas guilty to stolen SUV crash

A Minneapolis teenager pleaded guilty to three counts of vehicular homicide. 18-year-old Dayquan Hodge was accused of crashing a stolen SUV into the side of a pickup in September, killing three people inside. Hennepin County authorities say Hodge was driving at least 80 miles per hour on Cedar Avenue and ran several red lights. Hodge also admitted to smoking marijuana […]

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Mohamed Noor

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (UTVS)- Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor is going to trial for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in 2017. Noor had nothing to say as he entered the courthouse. He is faced with murder and manslaughter charges in the death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. She called 911 to report a sexual assault and when the […]

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Teen Found Guilty in the Murder of Minneapolis Man and Baby

Teen Found Guilty in the Murder of Minneapolis Man and Baby

(MINNEAPOLIS)UTVS-19-year-old Jquan McInnis has been found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder. McInnis shot and killed 20-year-old Gustav Christianson II and seven-month-old Jayden Redden in the back seat of a car after a dispute between Christianson and Redden occurred. Hennepin County District Court Judge Jeannice Reding informed the prosecutors and defense attorneys of her verdict earlier in the week.

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Campus Burner

Campus Burner

On Tuesday a federal judge denied a former student from St. Catharine’s University the request to be released under monitoring while she waits for her trial. Judge Steven Rau told Tnuza Hassan she has to remain in jail while she waits for her trial. Hassan was arrested in January for setting multiple fires to St. Catherine’s University where she acted […]

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Legislation May Cap Tipped Wages Below New Minneapolis Minimum

Legislation May Cap Tipped Wages Below New Minneapolis Minimum

As wages rise due to laws passed in Minneapolis, lawmakers in the state Legislature are considering a bill that would cap tipped wages lower than standard. Republicans in the House have proposed that as the minimum wage increases to $15 an hour by 2022 in Minneapolis (and potentially in St. Paul pending legislation) that tipped wages should be capped at […]

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Sentencing for Minneapolis Man Convicted of Vehicular Homicide

Sentencing for Minneapolis Man Convicted of Vehicular Homicide

Michael Campbell, a Minneapolis resident, has been sentenced Thursday for his conviction of vehicular homicide. Campbell will serve four years in prison for the crash that resulted in the death of his girlfriend Ria Patel in September 2017. He ran from the scene in northeast Minneapolis after colliding with a stoplight and was arrested two days later in Wright County. Campbell claimed […]

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Minneapolis shooting victim identified

Minneapolis shooting victim identified

Homicide investigators are still searching for the suspect responsible for a shooting on Sunday in the Little Earth housing complex in Minneapolis that left one man dead and a minor injured. Family has identified the victim as Alexander LaGarde. According to KSTP-TV, LaGarde did not live at Little Earth. A candlelit vigil in LaGarde’s memory was held on Sunday night. The details […]

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Officer Charged Update

Former Minneapolis Police Officer, Mohamed Noor has been released from Hennepin County Jail after posting bail Wednesday. Noor has been charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter after shooting Justine Damond, last July. Last year, Damond called 911 to report a possible assault in the alley on her block. Noor shot Damond while investigating the 911 call. As part of […]

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Minneapolis Police Officers Subpoenaed

Minneapolis Police Officers Subpoenaed

Over 30 Minneapolis police officers have been subpoenaed as part of a grand jury investigation into the police shooting of an Australian woman. 40-year-old Justine Ruszczyk Damond was fatally shot by Minneapolis officer Mohamed Noor in July. Officer Noor and his partner responded to a call placed by Damond regarding a possible sexual assault behind her home. After hearing a […]

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