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October 13
Prosecutor Matthew Frank arrived on June 29, 2020, for the second court appearance in Minneapolis for four former Minneapolis police officers facing c

Prosecutors want stiff sentences for cops charged in Floyd killing

New motion in Floyd case provides additional basis for extended sentences for four former MPD officers.
Minneapolis
October 12
Edith N. Okerlund

Protester charged with damaging vehicle of lawyer for ex-cop charged in George Floyd case

He and defendants in George Floyd case had just left hearing.
Minneapolis
October 11

Man fatally shot Sunday in north Minneapolis

A man has died following a shooting in north Minneapolis on Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.Police spokesman John Elder said that shortly before 3 p.m.,…
Minneapolis
October 10
Flour milling company executive James Ford Bell was instrumental in leading a U.S. hunger relief effort during World War I, resigning his business pos

Thank-you letters from 1915 point back to unlikely hero

U.S. humanitarian aid had poured into Belgium — including tons of wheat milled in Minnesota — before the United States joined World War I.
Minneapolis
October 10
Derek Chauvin

Citing safety, judge rules Derek Chauvin can live out of state

Under the new conditions, Derek Chauvin "must establish residency somewhere in the State of Minnesota or a contiguous state as soon as possible" and report it to his supervising officer.
Minneapolis
October 10
Families of those killed by police marched with hundreds of supporters to the Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday night.

In St. Paul and Minneapolis, hundreds join in second night of protests

No arrests were reported after the marches wrapped up Thursday, one night after 51 people were taken into custody, mostly in south Minneapolis.
Minneapolis
October 9
Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo

Mpls. Chief Arradondo warns of budget cuts' blow to crime-fighting

Facing a potential $14 million cut, the Minneapolis police chief said he will need to shift resources to officers who respond to 911 calls and investigate crimes.
Minneapolis
October 9
Families of those killed by police marched with hundreds of supporters Thursday in St. Paul to the Minnesota State Capitol.

Derek Chauvin's release raises questions about bail system

Questions over transparency in the bail system re-emerge from a different side of the political spectrum.
North Metro
October 9
Fridley Fire Chief Mike Spencer

Police group decries Hennepin County medical examiner's denial of honor guard inside building

Hennepin County points to coronavirus concerns for keeping contingent outside.
Minneapolis
October 9

Teenager dies a day after shooting in south Minneapolis

According to police, the victim in his late teens, who has not been identified, was shot multiple times Wednesday night in the 1800 block of Nicollet Avenue S.
Minneapolis
October 9
Brandon Harrison, 35, celebrated his birthday at a homeless encampment in Logan Park with his girlfriend Nichol Wyandt, 43, this week.

After summer in Minneapolis parks, homeless seek other spaces for winter

As tents come down at one Northeast park, a hotel and a church are getting ready.
Minneapolis
October 8
North High School head football coach Charles Adams shown addressing the team at the end of practice while wearing a Twins shirt.

North football coach Adams leaving Mpls. police to direct security for Twins

Charles Adams III, 40, started with the Twins on Monday, calling the job a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity." Matt Hoy, the Twins' senior vice president for operations, announced the hire Thursday. Adams will continue to coach.
Minneapolis
October 8
Minneapolis park police Sgt. Adam Swierczek showing park commissioners the now abandoned uniform design.

Mpls. Park Board abandons plan to change park police uniforms to green

The board had requested changing to green uniforms to separate park police from the Minneapolis Police Department.
Minneapolis
October 8
Valerie Castile, the mother of Philando Castile, stood for a photo in front of a mural of her son during a rally for Philando Castile outside St. Anth

Philando Castile's mom honored for anti-racism work by St. Paul & Minnesota Foundation

She was one of four to receive the foundation's 14th annual Facing Race Awards.
Minneapolis
October 8
Protesters blocked Lake and Chicago in Minneapolis.

51 arrested near Fifth Precinct HQ after protesting Chauvin release

Protesters and law enforcement faced off late Wednesday in south Minneapolis after an earlier march to protest the release from prison of Derek Chauvin.
Minneapolis
October 8

Murder charge: Domestic rift led to man being shot in head in Minneapolis duplex

Arguing was heard and then gunfire, a resident in the adjoining unit told police.
Minneapolis
October 8

Authorities ID 3 teens killed in north Minneapolis crash while fleeing police

The teens were suspected of being in a vehicle that had been carjacked.
Minneapolis
October 8
About 300 people marched south on Portland Avenue in Minneapolis on Wednesday night, hours after fired police officer Derek Chauvin posted bond and wa

Chauvin released on $1 million bond pending trial in George Floyd killing

After the fired police officer was released from pretrial custody by posting $1 million bond, Gov. Tim Walz activated the Minnesota National Guard and mobilized 100 state troopers and 75 conservation officers out of caution.
Minneapolis
October 7
A teenage boy was killed and another person injured in a shooting Wednesday afternoon in the area of N. Lowry and Logan avenues in Minneapolis.

Teen fatally shot in north Minneapolis in the city's 65th homicide of year

Another person was injured during the shooting in the troubled area.
Minneapolis
October 7
Attorney Jack Perry.

Minneapolis 2040 opponents tell Minn. Supreme Court it's an environmental threat

Three groups say the plan should have a full-blown environmental study. The city disagrees.