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People gather around a makeshift memorial Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in Minneapolis, near where an black man was taken into police custody the day before who later died. The FBI and Minnesota agents are investigating the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody after video from a bystander showed a white officer kneeling on his neck during his arrest as he pleaded that he couldn't breathe.  (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)

Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of black man

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four Minneapolis police officers who were involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custody were fired Tuesday. The firings come a day after a bystander’s video showed the man pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck and kept his knee there for several minutes after […]

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Minneapolis Apartment Shooting

Minneapolis Apartment Shooting

Police are currently searching for a suspect or suspects involved in a Minneapolis apartment shooting late Saturday night. Neighbors stated that Eileen Mark and her daughter were killed in the shooting. One resident says Mark volunteered at a homeless shelter and collected clothing for the needy. Detectives interviewed a number of peopled and ruled out a murder suicide.

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Minneapolis Police Officer Charged in July 2017 Shooting

Minneapolis Police Officer Charged in July 2017 Shooting

Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor has been charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the shooting of Australian Justine Damond from July 2017. A warrant for Noor was put out Tuesday for his arrest and he turned himself in shortly after noon. Noor’s charges are “for perpetrating and eminently dangerous act” (third-degree murder) and for “culpable negligence creating unreasonable […]

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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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Minneapolis Police to Combat Sex Trafficking during Superbowl

Minneapolis Police to Combat Sex Trafficking during Superbowl

MINNEAPOLIS, MN- City leaders are looking to combat sex trafficking before super bowl season starts. Plans on how to crack down sex trafficking are being presented Wednesday morning at the City council by Minneapolis police, city and county official groups, and non profit groups. Authorities said the online sex trafficking market is a problem in Minnesota and many victims are […]

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Protesting In Minneapolis Continues

Protesting In Minneapolis Continues

Minneapolis Minn   Despite the pleas of city leaders, Wesley Martin, one of five people wounded outside of a Minneapolis Police station last week, says he has no plans of stopping the protest. Martin was one of two dozen protesting outside of the north side precinct on Monday. Mayor Betsy Hodges said the protest should end. She also stated that […]

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