Justine Ruszczyk Damond, who called Minneapolis police on July 15, 2017, to report a possible assault in the alley behind her south Minneapolis home, was fatally shot by officer Mohamed Noor.
Judge Kathryn Quaintance handed Noor the sentence after a two-hour hearing. He must serve two-thirds before he is eligible for parole.
A Minneapolis police supervisor who testified at Noor's murder trial wrote in support of a lighter sentence.
Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor was found guilty of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond.
The settlement with her family comes the same week a jury found former officer Mohamed Noor guilty of murder when he shot her in an alley after she had called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the area.
The state agency that investigates officer-involved shootings is facing intense new scrutiny for alleged missteps in its investigation into the killing of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, as critics ranging from activists to the governor demand answers.
But whether this will lead to changes to police use of force is in question.
Race lurked in the shadows of the monthlong trial.
Jurors are debating two versions of the 2017 killing that reverberated around the world: An officer who acted recklessly when he fired at a woman who had called 911, and one who used his training to stop a possible threat to him and his partner.
The defense for the former Minneapolis police officer contends that a sudden sound startled the officer before the fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond.
Former Minneapolis police officer's testimony marked the first time he has spoken publicly about the night Justine Ruszczyk Damond was killed in her south Minneapolis alley.
Witnesses said Justine Damond was shot because of bad decisions; defense questions their credentials.
Fearing the outbreak of civil war in his native Somalia, Mohamed Noor’s father decided the time had come for his family to flee. So it…
The prosecution aggressively questioned the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension about its inquiry into Justine Damond's killing.
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.
Within seconds, Noor's partner rushed from SUV to help Justine Ruszczyk Damond.
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.
The murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor got underway in earnest Tuesday with opening statements from the prosecution and defense. The jury…
A coalition of media and open government groups opposed Judge Kathryn Quaintance's earlier decision to shield the evidence.
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.
Minneapolis officer Mohamed Noor was charged with murder and manslaughter in the shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond in July. "No charges can bring our Justine back," her family said.
With Mohamed Noor's trial set to begin Monday, Judge Kathryn L. Quaintance cited the need to preserve "order and decorum."
Some Somali-Americans worried their community, rather than the use of deadly force by an officer, will end up on trial.
We answer questions such as why the delay in bringing charges and whether the city of Minneapolis is responsible for "fast-tracking" the young officer.
Prosecutors argued that bail remain high, saying they had "credible evidence" last fall that Mohamed Noor, charged with the murder of Justine Damond, was trying to leave the country.
About 75 community activists and residents of the neighborhood gathered to say their fight is not over.
Noor's partner said he "perceived his life was in danger" and pulled his gun, according to charges.
The fatal shot was fired about 2½ minutes after the squad car arrived behind Damond's home.
Here is the criminal complaint against Noor related to the killing of Justine Ruszczyk Damond last July.
Noor, 31, was one of nine Somali officers in the department and the first to patrol the Fifth Precinct.
Friends and neighbors remember the yoga instructor, meditation teacher and soon-to-be-bride.
Here are some questions and answers about the charges and what comes next in the case of the police officer charged in the killing of Justine Ruszczyk Damond.
What are you thoughts or questions regarding the charges against former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor?
More than 160 people have died in forceful encounters with law enforcement in Minnesota since 2000.
A Star Tribune photographer and reporter used a timeline of events given in investigative documents and scanner audio to retraced the officers' route.
Hundreds of people gathered at the Lake Harriet Band Shell to honor the woman fatally shot last month by a Minneapolis police officer.
Attendees at Aug. 11 gathering are invited to wear bright blue in Damond's honor.
Search prompted by the Hennepin County attorney's office
In her first public remarks since returning from a hiking trip in Colorado Thursday, Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau condemned the actions of officer Mohamed Noor.
Investigation into Justine Damond shooting continues.
Justine Ruszczyk Damond, a 40-year-old woman who called 911 to report a possible assault in the alley behind her home Saturday was fatally shot by Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor.
Don Damond holds fast to the powerful love he had found.
Donations will support social justice causes that were important to Damond.
The policy lays out punishments ranging from a letter of reprimand to termination.
Spike Moss, the Rev. Jerry McAfee and other faith and community leaders addressed reporters at a news conference on Minneapolis' North Side.
Teddy Bridgewater will talk about his recovery from last summer's knee injury and more during a press conference at Vikings' training camp in Mankato.
The policy change, announced by the mayor and acting police chief, comes in the wake of Justine Damond's shooting death. The officers involved did not turn on their body cameras.
He may have to talk with police internal affairs, but that information couldn't be used in a criminal case.
Also, a search warrant application says someone hit or slapped the police car shortly before Justine Damond was shot.
Candidates have raised concerns over body cameras, training and police culture in the wake of Justine Damond's shooting death.
Council briefing comes after Damond shooting not caught on camera.
Newly released personnel records shed some additional light on the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Justine Damond, an incident that…
City Council member reacts to cultural comments after a Somali-American cop shot Justine Damond.
Urgent questions abound for the 28-year veteran, who would be the city's first black police chief if he wins the job permanently.
The former police chief stood by the training of officer Mohamed Noor, who shot and killed Justine Damond. But not everyone is sold on the process.
Janee Harteau certainly doesn't own all the crises that have tarnished the police force the past few years, but political expediency made her departure inevitable.
A witness who was nearby when Justine Damond was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer has been located and is cooperating, officials say. A source with direct knowledge of the investigation said the witness filmed part of the encounter.
Protesters interrupted Mayor Betsy Hodges' news conference at City Hall. Earlier, Hodges said she would name Assistant Chief Medaria Arradondo to replace Janeé Harteau, who resigned.