Anthony J. Trifiletti has been charged with second-degree murder.

Carver County man guilty of murder in fatal St. Paul roadside argument

The victim's family intends to pursue a civil suit, according to its lawyer.

Chauvin guilty verdicts resonate among activists who have long fought for justice

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Retired Hennepin County Judge LaJune Lange: “This is the first time in Minnesota that a jury has valued a Black man when killed in police custody.�
But it's the opening round in a continuing struggle, they say.

Fire knocked down at recycling facility in north Minneapolis

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A large plume of smoke from a fire burning at Northern Metal Recycling drifted over the Mississippi River on Wednesday.
City says compliance with codes helped reduce size, difficulty of putting it out.
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Daunte Wright to be eulogized at Minneapolis funeral

Just days after guilty verdicts were handed down for the former Minneapolis police officer whose killing of George Floyd set off nationwide protests and a reckoning over racism, the family of another Black man killed by police, this time in a nearby suburb, is preparing for his Thursday funeral.

Dozens of vehicles crash on a snowy interstate

Dozens of vehicles crashed in near whiteout conditions on a Washington County interstate, seriously injuring six people, according to sheriff's officials.
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Jury seats in the courtroom for the Derek Chauvin trial in the Hennepin County Government Center.

'He was guilty.' Extra juror in favor of Chauvin conviction

An alternate juror at the trial of Derek Chauvin said she saw Chauvin as the leader of officers at the scene and that he brushed off warnings by bystanders that Floyd was in danger.
Gov. Tim Walz spoke during a news conference after the guilty verdicts in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.

Advocates fear Minnesota, federal police reform efforts could lose momentum

Minn. Senate GOP still noncommittal and bill named for George Floyd stalled in U.S. Senate.
M Health Fairview nurse Nicole Parr extracted a dose of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine recently.

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Minnesota leaders urge caution amid signs of COVID-19 peak

But officials warn it's too soon to determine if worst of current wave is over.
In Uptown Minneapolis on Wednesday, the National Guard kept an eye on businesses a day after Derek Chauvin was convicted for the murder of George Floy

After Derek Chauvin verdict, Twin Cities set to defortify

Public safety officials described plans to take down barriers and boards, citing calmed tensions and decreased threats of civil unrest.
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Roger Toogood, executive director of the Children's Home Society, dies at 87

As executive director of the Children's Home Society of Minnesota from 1969 to 1996, Roger Toogood helped thousands of families grow through foster care and…
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Cathy Mennes is co-owner of First Photo in Duluth, which stopped developing film in March.

Duluth camera and print shop First Photo to close after 28 years

Loans available to small businesses didn't help enough for longtime viability, the owner said.
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In September, Susan Dusek, a realtor for Edina Realty, posed for a portrait in front of a house for sale in the Congdon Park neighborhood in Duluth.

Duluth housing market in 'new normal' as listings remain scarce

Homes for sale dropped by half between March 2020 and last month.
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Andrew Thomas  Credit: Hennepin County jail

More serious charges filed against SUV driver who fired at 2 Guard members in north Minneapolis

Neither the state nor the federal charging documents offer a possible motive for the shooting.
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From left, former Minneapolis police officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao.

Chauvin's alleged accomplices now face their own reckonings in Floyd's murder

Three former police officers charged with aiding and abetting murder, manslaughter
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US ends oil, gas lease sales from public land through June

The U.S. Interior Department is cancelling oil and gas lease sales from public lands through June amid an ongoing review of how the program contributes to climate change, officials said Wednesday.
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In this Jan. 4 file photo, members of the Assembly rise for prayer at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison. The Wisconsin Assembly’s bipartisan ra

Evers orders use of force updates for state law enforcement

Gov. Tony Evers on Wednesday ordered the Wisconsin State Patrol and other state law enforcement agencies to update their use of force policies to prohibit chokeholds, unless as a last resort, after the Assembly's bipartisan racial disparities task force issued 18 recommendations to address policing practices statewide.
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Lucia Edmonds, 91, of Washington reacts on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Washington, after the verdict in Minneapolis, in the murder trial against forme

Relief after verdict in Floyd killing, but what comes next?

When the verdicts came in — Guilty, Guilty, Guilty — Lucia Edmonds let out the breath she hadn't even realized she'd been holding.
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When work begins at PolyMet mine near Hoyt Lakes, Minn., the tailings basin pictured in this file photo will be put back into use. GLEN STUBBE • gle

EPA botched oversight of permits for PolyMet mine, internal investigation finds

A whistleblower called the agency's phoned-in permit comments "crazy."
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George Floyd and Emmett Till families see parallels in loss

A Black Chicago teen's lynching in 1955 galvanized the civil rights movement. A Black Minneapolis man's killing by police last year propelled a worldwide call for racial justice and ending police brutality.
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Authorities identify victim in St. Cloud stabbing death

Authorities on Wednesday identified a man who was stabbed to death earlier this week in St. Cloud.