The St. Paul Police Federation on Friday criticized one of the state’s largest labor unions for its declaration of support of protests that began after the shooting death of 24-year-old Jamar Clark by Minneapolis police, calling it “so biased and ignorant - it is useless to even debate.”
A day after a shooting in the Seward neighborhood that left two young Oromo-American men dead and a third seriously wounded, police officials said that they needed the East African community’s help in finding the gunman.
The hustle and bustle of the holiday season swings into full gear starting Wednesday afternoon as scores will hit the roads for the Thanksgiving weekend. AAA says more than 42 million motorists will take to the highways and byways over the five-day weekend.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will reduce southbound I-35E through Maplewood and St. Paul to a single lane during the midday hours Tuesday and the agency is warning motorists to expect significant delays.
Minneapolis’ top cop defended the conduct of her officers during the weeklong protests over the police killing of Jamar Clark, after Gov. Mark Dayton declared he would urge federal prosecutors to investigate “any matters…that may have violated the civil rights of any Minnesota citizens.”