Dawn breaks after the second night of unrest in south Minneapolis, following the death Monday of unarmed George Floyd in Minneapolis Police custody. H

Frey: Unrest 'unacceptable'; Trump promises to step in

Mayor Jacob Frey also said he decided to evacuate a police station later set ablaze: "The symbolism of a building cannot outweigh the importance of life." He spoke after President Trump tweeted about Minneapolis' unrest: "Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the shooting starts."

Mpls. police station set on fire; protesters march downtown

May 29
The Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct station was set on fire on Thursday night.
Thousands gathered downtown to express their anger with restraint at a peaceful gathering. But later, the Third Precinct station became a target.

A Minneapolis neighborhood expresses sadness, fear, resolve

Ruby Wasco, 5, looks over the scene at an AutoZone in Minneapolis, which was torched during demonstrations following the death of George Floyd while i
They saw the stores they relied on for groceries and supplies smashed and burned. They saw fires that had smoldered for hours.
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Protesters headed down the Interstate 35W bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis on Friday, the fourth day of protests over the death of Geo

Under curfew, many Twin Cities streets still show protesters

By early in the evening, there had been peaceful protests and some clashes.
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Chauvin in custody; other officers lay low

As the Twin Cities enter an anxious and uncertain weekend, fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is in custody and accused of murder, while the…
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Firefighters talked with Brenda Lenton as she watched her apartment burn above the Foot Locker on Lake Street near Chicago Avenue Friday morning.

Derek Chauvin charged with murder, manslaughter

In an unusually swift move, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced criminal charges against the Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd – an act caught on video and seen around the world, turning Minneapolis and St. Paul into a tinderbox as angry demonstrators set a police station ablaze and destroyed several businesses.
South Metro
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A man wrapped in a blanket talked to Minnesota National Guard members underneath the Hiawatha Bridge at Lake Street Friday morning in Minneapolis.

Suburbs join St. Paul, Mpls. in ordering curfews starting at 8 p.m. Friday

The curfews began at 8 p.m. Friday and extend till either Sunday or early Monday.
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Hundreds of volunteers showed up to clean up along University Avenue, organized by Hamline Midway Coalition.

Twin Cities businesses reel from nights of violence, on guard for more

Hundreds of buildings were damaged by rioters, looters.
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Fran Evenson, left, and Chris Knutson carried a load of water and blankets for residents of a homeless encampment near the Sabo bridge.

Coronavirus creates new layer of risk for opioid addicts

Depression amid COVID-19 may be creating uptick in drug use.
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Attorney Benjamin Crump represents George Floyd’s survivors as well as the mother of Ahmaud Aubery, a young man who was shot while jogging in Georgi

Lawyer for George Floyd's survivors calls for congressional action

Civil rights lawyers say uniform national response needed for victims of racial violence
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A Minneapolis police officer and school resource officer does rounds in the hallways Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at Minneapolis Roosevelt High, in Minneapol

Minneapolis schools urged to break contract with police

School board member takes police to task in proposal.

North High celebrates its seniors

Teachers at North Community High School delivered gift bags to 59 graduating seniors at their homes Friday, May 29, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minn.
Governor Tim Walz alternated between anger and sadness as he talked about the unrest in the wake of the death of George Floyd while he was in custody

Gov. Tim Walz laments 'abject failure' of riot response

A somber Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz confronted criticism after a third night of destructive protests in response to George Floyd's death in police custody. A National Guard officer said the mission lacked clarity.
A fire burned in a building on E. Lake Street in Minneapolis early Thursday.

These Minneapolis, St. Paul buildings are damaged, looted after protests

A look at Twin Cities businesses hit hard since Wednesday by looting and rioting following the Memorial Day death of George Floyd

Woman with 'trauma visible' found dead in car in middle of north Minneapolis street

The car was stopped in the middle of the street and the body in the back seat, police said.
West Metro

Chad Helton, a pioneering black librarian, will be new head of Hennepin County Library

When Helton takes over the county library in late August, it will be nearly two years since previous director Lois Langer Thompson left.
'We gotta start somewhere … burn it down, clean it up.'

'We gotta start somewhere … burn it down, clean it up.'

Sam Abeler of Minneapolis decided to help clean up the city after the protests due to the killing of George Floyd.
Looters entered the Target store on Lake Street and made out with merchandise on the second day of protest in the death of George Floyd.

Target hopes to rebuild Lake Street store by end of year

The Minneapolis-based retailer also will rebuild other stores that have been damaged in this week's riots.
Looters trash Cadillac Pawn where a shop owner allegedly shot and killed a looter earlier Wednesday evening. (Mark VanCleave)

Man shot dead outside Lake Street pawnshop during unrest is identified

The shooting occurred about the time that the business was looted.
People gathered at a memorial mural painted outside the Cup Foods store on Chicago Avenue in South Minneapolis where Floyd died at the hands of police

'Change can't come fast enough': Minnesota, U.S. leaders respond to arrest in George Floyd's death

Local and national leaders are sharing their thoughts on the situation in Minnesota.
TV & Media
CNN reporter arrested on live TV, let go after Gov. Tim Walz intervened

CNN reporter arrested on live TV, let go after Gov. Tim Walz intervened

His crew also was taken into custody while covering unrest in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis firefighters doused a large fire that torched a pawnshop early Friday morning just south of the Cedar-Riverside intersection.

Latest: Firefighters rush to contain blaze at Cedar-Riverside pawnshop

More businesses vandalized, looted overnight in wake of George Floyd death during arrest.
May 29
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison answers questions about the investigation into the death of George Floyd, who died Monday while in the custod

Ellison expects charges soon against officers tied to George Floyd's death

The state attorney general, however, also said it's not for him to decide and believes prosecutors want their case to be "air tight."