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April 22
Justin Valian  Credit: Chisago County jail

Twin Cities man gets nearly 19-year term for fatally stabbing another man outside victim's Chisago County home

His girlfriend was also sentenced to prison for her role in the killing.
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April 22
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April 21

Charge against psychiatric hospital escapee who stole police car dismissed

Mattu Chuol of Mankato had been charged with stealing a police squad car in January 2020.
Local
April 20

Brooklyn Park strip mall fire likely arson

A fire alarm alerted crews to the blaze in a building on Brookdale Drive.
Local
April 20
Hennepin County Commissioner Marion Greene

Hennepin County Board approves latest climate action plan

More than 1,000 people and agencies commented or suggested ideas
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April 20
U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar spoke at a new conference in Brooklyn Center on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Photo credit: Kim Hyatt

Rep. Omar joins Brooklyn Center residents in calls for police reform

Calls for accountability, transparency in wake of Daunte Wright killing.
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April 17
Hajah Konneh, owner of M and B Hair Braiding and Beauty Supply, tidied shelves in her Brooklyn Center store. She is still open, but not many customers

'World is watching' fast changing suburb at heart of unrest

Brooklyn Center has undergone a faster demographic transition than any community in the Twin Cities, according to a study published last week.
Local
April 17
Diamond Sheriff helped attach some of the hundreds of air fresheners to a new fence surrounding the Brooklyn Center Police Department on Thursday, Apr

After Daunte Wright's killing, criticism of 'pretextual' traffic stops grows

They net minor violations, target nonwhites, don't cut crime, research shows.
Local
April 17
People were arrested outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department on Friday.

Law enforcement makes arrests at Brooklyn Center protest

Early Saturday, law enforcement leaders stressed that Friday's gathering was peaceful and legal until its last few minutes, and expressed disappointment that Thursday's strategy of backing off did not work.
East Metro
April 17

Twin Cities metro police blotter, April 18

ANDOVERMARCH 19Theft. Golf clubs were stolen from an unlocked shed in the 15900 block of NW. Eagle Street.MARCH 25Animal complaint. An officer responded to a…
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April 17

St. Paul man killed in crash on I-94 near Monticello

Pickup truck and compact SUV collided, causing the pickup to roll.
Chauvin Trial
April 16
Sinthanouxay Khottavongsa died in 2015 after after Brooklyn Center police hit him with a Taser in 2015.

Retraumatized family of man killed in 2015 Brooklyn Center police encounter calls for change

Kevin Khottavongsa's father died in 2015 after Brooklyn Center police shot him in the back with a Taser.
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April 16
Macalester students Zoe Frederick, Elise Gryler and Sara Gregor delivered donated groceries and asked Brooklyn Center residents what else they could d

Community, nonprofits step up to help Brooklyn Center residents

Multiple organizations are distributing donated food, supplies.
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April 16
Chyna Whitaker embraced her son, Daunte Wright Jr., during a press conference addressing the death of Daunte Wright Friday. ] AARON LAVINSKY • aaron

Mother of Daunte Wright's toddler son details the family's uncertain future

Lawyer says family seeks both justice and change.
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April 16
A firework exploded next to an officer’s head as he aimed a crowd-control weapon from the top of an armored Hennepin County Sheriff’s vehicle duri

Tensions build between Walz, progressives over police protests

Some Democrats have been vocal in opposing projectiles and tear gas deployed against protesters.
Chauvin Trial
April 16
Farmington High School teacher Michael Klein encouraged other teachers not to wait until there’s a trial or traumatic event in the community to have

Teachers have tough talks on Chauvin trial, Wright shooting

Educators across Minnesota are grappling with how to handle teachable moments, which can be especially challenging in ideologically divided communities.
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April 16
People protested Wednesday near the Brooklyn Center Police Department in response to the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright.

Clashes in Brooklyn Center open rift over law enforcement tactics

Mayor has been critical of Sheriff Office's response to protests.
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April 16
People protested Thursday near the Brooklyn Center Police Department in response to the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright.

Noor case raises questions about charge for ex-Brooklyn Center cop

Question of intent is key in debate over murder vs. manslaughter
North Metro
April 16
Breaking down the video: What happened during Daunte Wright's fatal stop

Breaking down the video: What happened during Daunte Wright's fatal stop

A Black man was killed by police in Brooklyn Center. The chief said the officer may have gotten her gun and Taser confused.
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April 16
Messages were projected onto the barrier separating demonstrators from law enforcement outside the Brooklyn Center police station on Thursday night.

Despite curfew, fifth night of Brooklyn Center protest ends with no dispersal

Late Thursday, only a few people remained from a earlier crowd of about 1,000 that had gathered outside police headquarters for a fifth night of protests over the killing of Daunte Wright.