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The governor announced that the 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. curfew would stay in effect Wednesday and Thursday nights out of public safety concerns in the Minneapolis and St. Paul area.
"The alleged murder of George Floyd while in police custody ... severely undermined community trust in, and sense of safety around, Minneapolis Police," a board resolution reads.
Flowers and a mural now memorialize the area where Floyd was pinned under an officer's knee.
"Investigators are in the process of gathering additional information and answers to aid in the charging decision," a statement from the Hennepin County Attorney's Office says.
State officials say the animal got the virus from its owner. A dog in the household has so far remained healthy, the state Board of Animal Health said.
The private event is scheduled for Thursday in its sanctuary.
The attorneys representing George Floyd's family and Hennepin County officials have released competing autopsy results, agreeing that the death is a homicide but disagreeing over the cause. Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was seen on video pinning his knee on Floyd's neck, has been charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
State authorities said Monday that the driver of a tanker truck did not intend to hit anyone when he drove onto the Interstate 35W Bridge…
A memorial service for Minneapolis is being planned for Thursday.
After a peaceful day, law enforcement swiftly moved in, using tear gas and making arrests near the Fifth Precinct police station in Minneapolis and the Lake Street/Marshall Avenue Bridge.
The move is in response to several days of violence, vandalism and fires in after the death of George Floyd.
Hennepin County's prosecutor announced charges of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter against Derek Chauvin in George Floyd's death.
The car was stopped in the middle of the street and the body in the back seat, police said.
Fire Department medics took him to Regions Hospital, where he died, according to police.
The shooting occurred about the time that the business was looted.
His crew also was taken into custody while covering unrest in Minneapolis.
The state attorney general, however, also said it's not for him to decide and believes prosecutors want their case to be "air tight."
Looting and fires were reported on University Avenue in the Midway district. An East Side shopping mall also was hit.
Transit spokesman cites concern for rider and employee safety.
A 911 operator received the call at 8:01 p.m. from a clerk at Cup Foods at the corner of 38th Street and S. Chicago Avenue.
They say the case is "a top priority" to determine whether the officer and others should be charged with the man's death.
Floyd's girlfriend, Courteney Ross, joins his family in calling for calm protests.
The woman was the founder of a blanket company that donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to charity from sales proceeds.
She appeared on national television Wednesday morning pleading for justice for her brother's death after his detention by police in Minneapolis.
"My video proves what really happened" to George Floyd, said the woman who was among several witnessing the incident.
A Houston native, George Floyd worked security at the Conga Latin Bistro on East Hennepin Avenue.
Boaters in Minnesota rank as the safest anywhere in the nation, according to the latest data from various federal agencies.
The attacks occurred at a lakeside home near Hayward, according to the Sheriff's Office.
The child's mother remains hospitalized Tuesday in critical condition.
Police say alcohol and speed appears to be factors in the crash.
Babies are recovering at a wildlife rehab center.
The crash occurred late in the morning northwest of Rochester.
His vehicle first hit a guardrail and then a semi, authorities said. His passenger survived.
Depending on change in state guidelines, new permit could soon allow up to 30 to be there for the magic moment, but no chairs allowed.
Jacob Frey signed an order that will require people over the age of 2 to wear a covering over their nose and mouth while at "indoor spaces of public accommodation."
Police announced Thursday that they caught up with Jeremiah Ard in Otter Tail County and arrested him.
Since 2015, her vehicle has been involved in more than 30 driving complaints or traffic stops, according to the prosecution.
"There is inadequate space ... to properly social distance while using the two swimming quarries," officials said in a statement.
The amount appears to be the largest in state history for a defamation suit.
The car first hit a guardrail and then a semi, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said.
In the previous case, she was driving drunk with her 5-year-old son in the car.
A 34-year-old man shot down a drone flying over a chicken processing plant in southern Minnesota, according to felony charges.Travis D. Winters, of Butterfield, was…
Residents from many units needed assistance from the Red Cross.
The two men had a "very brief physical altercation" leading up to the attack, the charges read.
Donald Bridell came honestly by his penchant for collecting.He was born in the grips of the Great Depression, raised on a small farm south of…
One would-be Mercedes-Benz purchaser was duped out of more than $10,000.
A 36-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to murder for plunging a knife into her boyfriend’s heart at the apartment they shared near the University of…
Not all services will be available starting Monday, including public access to jail.
In what might be a national longevity record, Mike Kruse is retiring and moving out of the cozy confines above his pumper truck after 47 years.
Authorities have tacked on additional allegations and a bill for $3 million to earlier charges that a Champlin man possessed nearly 77,000 vaping cartridges loaded…
She swerved her ATV along a lakeside gravel road, authorities said.
A second boater survived; sheriff says neither man had on a life vest.
The motorist is suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the crash.
Emergency responders restored her pulse. She remained unconscious and hospitalized in critical condition.
Authorities tracked the man down on nearby property hiding in a shed, according to the charges.
The annual gatherings are meant to foster stronger ties among neighbors and law enforcement.
The 43-year-old from Prior Lake was clearing brush working alone, police said.
It won over nearly 100 eligible surface ships, aircraft carriers and submarines.
Deputies were called to the home Wednesday morning.
The victim was found dead in a home in Onamia Township; suspect has sex assault on his record.
The vessel was taking on water, and its main engine had failed, authorities said.
Federal authorities blamed the nearly 1,000-acre blaze on a locomotive's mechanical failure.
A passenger said the motorist fell unconscious just before going off the road, hitting a tree.
Alleged fake $400K check passed before his prison term for an earlier scam.
Methamphetamine also found on the premises, according to the charges.
The company said it has video showing one of two suspects setting the blaze.
Crews were called shortly after 11:30 p.m. Saturday to 175 N. James Av., where they found a large pile of pallets on fire. No one was injured.
One of the suspects had been making frequent trips to Arizona and hauling "large amounts of narcotics" back to Minnesota, according to law enforcement.
Officer loses his four-legged "partner and friend" to gastric ailment.
Woman's current boyfriend has been charged with murder.
His mental fitness to stand trial on assault charge will be reviewed.
The boy was riding on his own where homes were being built.
At least one home was damaged by the unexpected arrival.
A close friend of the man's family said he was mentally ill and "afraid of police."
Minnetonka Drive In has for several weeks been drawing customers by the droves who are hungry for a burger, fried chicken or a malt with a side of a trip down memory lane.