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Four men accused of felony assault in shootings near protesters' encampment.
Shooting that injured two officers at January awards ceremony left area around City Council chambers looking like a war zone, Chief Tim Fournier said.
The new information, detailed in a search warrant application, came as officials got an extension until Monday to file charges in the case.
Protesters marched from the 4th Precinct station to downtown Minneapolis Tuesday afternoon. A 23-year-old white man was arrested in Bloomington at 11:20 a.m. Later, two more men turned themselves in. A fourth has been released.
An emotional vigil and march culminated a week of protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man during a scuffle with Minneapolis police officers.
Cornell William Brooks, who will attend a rally and vigil Friday, said his mission is "to lend body and spirit" to the activists in the street.
As names of officers were released earlier Wednesday, Jamar Clark's death continued to spark angry protest.
The head of the Minneapolis police union said Jamar Clark wasn't in handcuffs, disputing witness accounts. Another day of protests sought answers in the now-fatal shooting.
The system met many goals, but the report found it still has some efficiency challenges.
The system met many goals, but the report found it still has some efficiency challenges.
Come December, every defendant who couldn't make bail and was thus jailed will be cuffed during pretrial courtroom hearings, provided the judge signs off.
Steven Parker "suffered quietly and painfully for decades" after being sexually abused as a child, the suit says.
The man who fatally punched a New Hope bar patron pleaded guilty to manslaughter Tuesday. Daniele Wright, 27, admitted in court that he had been…
A brainstorming session in the summer of 2014 led investigators to arrest a ''person of interest'' in the abduction of Jacob Wetterling.
State's high court, for the first time, is reviewing that defense in a case where treatment wasn't forced on a suicidal patient.
Anoka woman who lost custody took toddler from day care.
Goals include reducing ambiguous mandatory minimum sentences and increasing diversion programs.
The case involved an out-of-state lender that made payday loans to Minnesota borrowers at annual interest rates of up to 1,369 percent.
A Jordan man was charged Tuesday with multiple counts of attempted murder and assault for allegedly shooting his ex-girlfriend and father in Chaska last week.…
From care packages to cutting lawns, Sheriff's Office volunteers help families any way possible.
Weapon possession landed felon back in prison; attorney says case to be appealed.
The suit filed by Twin Cities attorney Linda Miller, who has handled dozens of human trafficking cases, attempts to recover monetary damages for violations of federal laws regarding child sex tourism and trafficking.
A teenager shot by a Robbinsdale police officer during attempted assaulted in April pleaded guilty this week. Tania Harris, 18, of Robbinsdale, was charged with…
Police chiefs listen to speech from national task force leader.
In the meantime, police continue to look into the death of her 12-week-old old son in mid-July.
On Saturday morning, the medical examiner confirmed that Brian S. Short died of a self-inflicted shotgun blast. The deaths of his family members have been ruled homicides.
Anoka County District Judge Alan Pendleton got a stern reception from Minnesota Supreme Court justices Tuesday at a hearing over charges that he violated judicial residency rules and tried to conceal it.
The lawyer for the trooper indicted on a count of manslaughter is accusing the Winona County attorney's office of using a confidential and coerced statement.
The dangers of addiction and the role of doctors were among topics at the multidisciplinary conference.
With one in 20 Minnesotans having a permit, related crimes have remained in check, but fears remain.
Minneapolis police officials said Thursday that they're ending the practice of sending undercover officers to investigate suspected prostitution in massage parlors after three male officers had sexual contact with the female suspects.
The cases were dismissed because officers had sexual contact with female suspects. Rulings by Hennepin County judges found the officers' actions constituted "outrageous government conduct."
However, the ruling might not be the final word. Minnesota is the only state in which the NFL's 2013 ban has faced a legal challenge.
The trooper was intoxicated and off-duty when the attacks occurred, the charges say.
A taxi driver convicted this week of raping a drunk passenger could receive up to 23 years in prison. Jason E. Banks, 35, of Brooklyn…
The Minnesota Supreme Court has decided to at least temporarily relax courtroom camera restrictions for criminal trials, issuing an order Wednesday that media only need…
A Minnesota Supreme Court ruling this week put limits on when a person can claim prosecutorial immunity. The case involved Catharine Morton-Peters, chief investigator for…
The FBI is investigating several suspicious packages discovered Tuesday night at the UPS facility at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Workers noticed three to four packages…
The players now have been released to their parents.
Michael Karkoc's family has consistently said that the 96-year-man is innocent.
Eden Prairie mom asked about insurance soon after baby died.
Statewide conference on pain pills to be held in Minneapolis next month.
Investigators say that for months, authorities say, a young woman calmly walked into a Robbinsdale gun store and legally bought guns and quickly turned them over to a member of the well-known Somali Outlaws gang.
Gov. Dayton is expected to select a new justice by the end of August.
The man who was shot and killed by a Plymouth police officer inside an Arby's restaurant Thursday night attempted to remove the gun from her holster before the officer shot him, authorities said Friday.
Panelists agree on the need to improve relations between police and communities.
The state says it doesn't have enough beds; meanwhile, sheriffs consider legal recourse.
Hennepin and Ramsey are among 11 pilot counties that started conversion this month.
Researcher Lynn Rogers needs permit to track wild black bears.
While the NFL continues its fight to ban off-duty police officers from taking guns into Vikings games, Minnesota's other pro teams allow and even appreciate the extra, unofficial security.
Cody Feran-Baum is accused of stomping and kicking the baby to death.
Convict raised questions over impartiality.
Reports of errant doses of radiation given to patients at a large St. Cloud cancer center are being investigated by the Minnesota Department of Health and a Minneapolis law firm. The cases include a disabling injury to a Paynesville woman who suffered paralysis.
Cody Feran-Baum was for years a focus for Hennepin County child protection.
Sophia O'Neill had been stomped on and kicked, suffering severe internal injuries and broken bones.
A 17-year-old boy remains jailed. The child's biological father and others say she'd been removed from a previous home last year.
Jurors deliberated for a week in fatal Minneapolis shootings.
A Brooklyn Center man has pleaded guilty to killing a man at a July 4 party last summer in Minneapolis, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman…
Devon Parker was sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing 69-year-old Thomas Sonnenberg.
Court says ex-Maple Grove council member deserved more time.
The motion claims Wright County attorney's office prevented an interview with a forensic anthropologist.
The city of Minneapolis has reached a nearly $63,000 settlement with a group of former police captains who sued Chief Janeé Harteau and claimed she…
Current classification leaves crash victims unable to collect.
The owners of a Lake Elmo electrical company will spend time in the workhouse for underpaying employees. Thomas R. Clifton, 51, of Lake Elmo, and…
Thousands of items were destroyed or damaged in April blaze at Minneapolis property room.
Two former U.S. attorneys will join Robins Kaplan to start the group.
County attorney appealed lighter term given Bradley Schnickel for luring teen girls, calling it "out of bounds."
A 60-year-old former Minneapolis man now serving time in federal prison pleaded guilty Tuesday in Hennepin County District Court to a murder that had been…
Three days out of rookie academy, Minnesota State Trooper Shaun Leshovsky was sitting in his training officer’s squad car on an Interstate 94 ramp in…
Authorities cite hundreds of incidents over two decades.
More than two weeks into Barway Collins' disappearance, they remain optimistic he will be found safe.
Court says the defendant should have been able to dispute domestic abuse accusations.
Maple Grove City Council Member LeAnn Sargent won’t appeal a higher sentence she received for exploiting her dying father. Last month, the Minnesota Court of…
Dayton's budget seeks higher jury per-diems, significant raises for jurists and court employees.
Over a 25-year career, Hennepin County Judge Philip Bush worked to reform the juvenile justice system and to upgrade court technology.
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