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A fingerprint specialist testified that none of the 51 prints belonged to Justine Ruszczyk Damond. But she said that doesn't necessarily eliminate the possibility Damond slapped the vehicle.
Experienced attorneys say they have never seen such deep conflict between a law enforcement agency and prosecutor revealed in a Minnesota courtroom.
Asked if the use of deadly force would've been premature, officer Matthew Harrity responded yes.
The teenager recorded a 29-second clip of the immediate aftermath of the shooting.
Questions of secrecy continue in Mohamed Noor's murder trial
Sgt. Jarrod Kunze took the stand Monday afternoon as Noor's murder trial entered its third week.
Prosecution's witnesses include officers whose credibility they question.
After several incidents across the country, officers were on high alert, he said.
A chaotic scene unfolded immediately after Justine Ruszczyk Damond was shot.
Jurors heard 911 audio and saw video and photos of the crime scene in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor.
Don Damond was overwhelmed by tears at times when he recalled the night in 2017 Justine was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer, who is on trial for murder.
No one in the pool of 12 men and four women said they followed news of officer-involved shootings, including the 2016 fatal shooting of Philando Castile.
With race expected to play a key role — Noor is black, Damond was white — attorneys have gone to some lengths to tease out racial bias among potential jurors, stemming from news coverage and personal experiences.
Prosecutors challenged defense's wording in the trial of Mohamed Noor.
Attorneys from either side took no clear position on the media's objections.
Tense exchanges and an oblique accusation of "prosecutorial misconduct" marked the proceedings.
Prosecutors say it's key evidence, while the defense says it could confuse jurors.
Social media and other data are fair game, experts say.
About 75 prospective jurors introduced in Noor trial; judge cites 'threatening phone calls' in order
About 75 prospective jurors convened Monday in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor and answered questionnaires that will be used…
More seating for media outlets will be added for the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, in response to concerns from journalists and…
The scrutinized case against Mohamed Noor in the fatal 2017 shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond promises to be difficult on all fronts.
"I don't see any value in that being shown outside the people directly involved in the case," Hennepin County District Judge Kathryn Quaintance said at a pretrial hearing.
Michael J. McDaniel allegedly said robbers who threatened him coerced him into making the purchases.
The prosecution also wants to examine potential bias in police witnesses if necessary.
A Waconia high school wrestling coach and his wife are under investigation for allegedly giving a student prescription medication to treat a herpes rash in an apparent attempt to avoid disqualification from competition.
Officials say policy protects sensitive cases from prying eyes; most have been released.
Attorneys for former police officer seek to set parameters for upcoming murder trial.
Jerry Westrom's defense attorneys plans to investigate the victim's prostitution history.
The defense and prosecution will vet the other's expert witnesses at a March hearing.
Authorities say they found empty and near-empty alcohol bottles in Maple Grove man's car.
Jonathan Aanestad said he was falsely accused.
CSL Plasma forced the woman to identify as a man for years, and banned her when she resisted, her attorney said.
Jonathan Aanestad says he is falsely accused and has "an airtight alibi."
The judge ruled that prosecutors could not use Noor's "prior acts" as a police officer as evidence against him, including an incident where he pointed a gun at a motorist during a traffic stop.
Shelia Wilson apologized for her actions and will have to serve four years in prison if she violates probation.
Mohamed Noor's refusal to speak with an investigator should be allowed at trial, prosecutors argued.
Fremont Johnson Jr. allegedly threatened to kill staffers at the Eden Prairie office.
One of Jerry L. Curry's daughters said she wanted him to spend his life chained up the way he had chained her and her twin sister.
A witness told police he heard loud music, an argument and then the fatal gunshots.
The balls disperse a powder irritant that can cause burning in the eyes and nose.
'I was the token female': Retiring St. Paul officer felt as if she always had to prove her worth to peers
Kathy Wuorinen was St. Paul's highest ranking female officer ever.
Harvey T. Kneifl was charged with second-degree murder in the death of his wife.
Harvey Kneifl was wounded and his wife was found dead Thursday morning, according to Kneifl's attorney.
He immigrated to St. Paul in 1967 with his family and quietly began a long career as an accountant. Then he started telling his story.
Shawn M. Konder was fleeing police when he slammed into a car being driven by Lashay Whittaker.
The city's year-end crime statistics for 2018 showed a 7.2 percent drop from the previous year in the most serious offenses.
The three women are accused of taking thousands of dollars for personal use and gambling.
A registered predatory offender is charged with raping a woman who became separated from her friend after a night out in downtown Minneapolis. Tyreese W.…
The 38-year-old man allegedly assaulted and swore at his victims.
Museum officials said a police search at the museum yielded no evidence in the case.
Choncey M. Stewart was 16 when he robbed and assaulted a group of teens at gunpoint.
Alontae K. Buttes allegedly beat his girlfriend's three children regularly.
Abdirahman Mohamed Adam allegedly thought the gun was empty when he fired it at Mohamed Abdi Mohamud.
Officer Brett Palkowitsch is on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the case.
There have been no arrests in the city's first homicide of the year.
Half of the country's judges of Hmong heritage are now serving in Ramsey County.
There are no black female officers on the St. Paul police force for the first time in 43 years.
Officer Paul Kuntz was elected president over challenger Sgt. Matt Koncar.
While some see the move as a first step in the right direction, others say it doesn't go far enough.
An audit released Friday issued about three dozen recommendations to improve the unit, including a de-emphasis on human apprehension.
In her two decades with St. Paul police, Sgt. Valarie Namen’s assignments ranged from patrol to narcotics, and she helped rescue a man who lay…
The body of the 15-year-old gunshot victim was found near a dog park in St. Paul.
Several months before he officially announced a comeback campaign for Ramsey County Sheriff, Bob Fletcher began planting doubts about his rival in the same…
Rachel Kayl was given 10 years' probation and a year in the county workhouse in the crash that killed two students on their way to Mounds View High School.
Two of three suspects in the killing of Taishawn Smith remain at large.
Dave Titus sent an e-mail to St. Paul officers announcing that he was not stepping down from the police union office or election.
The image was allegedly posted on his campaign website in July.
The department believes there is a "substantial" increase this year in package thefts.
Chy Nou Lee will be the state's highest-ranking Hmong-American officer, Bob Fletcher said.
The incoming sheriff picked St. Paul police Senior Cmdr. Tina McNamara to fill a key role on his staff.
The settlement was reached even though no lawsuit or claim had been filed.
St. Paul attorney Peter Berge alleges that the city violated his constitutional right to due process.
Police said they will investigate to determine whether it's a crime before deciding if it's a hate crime.
Justin Girling promised to start a ministry if he received probation instead of prison time.
The men fought after allegedly calling each other a homophobic slur.
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