Lawyers for the family of Winston Smith are protesting the decision to not prosecute the officers involved in Smith’s death; they say the investigation lacks integrity. Georgia Fort reports
On Saturday, more than 80 people participated in a children’s march to end gun violence in North Minneapolis.
Debates across Minneapolis are heating up as the deadline to vote for the public safety charter amendment approaches.
Body cam footage from the days following George Floyd’s murder was used to acquit a man charged with attempted murder for firing on the police. In one video officers talk about ‘hunting’ protestors.
Nearly three dozen tents were thrown away this week during the city-led closure of the Cedar-Franklin encampment in Minneapolis.
Nearly two dozen people are living in tents on the median and boulevard at the intersection of Cedar and Franklin. The city says they have until Oct 5 to move. Georgia Fort reports
With the Minneapolis Police recently reporting the 70th homicide of the year, public safety remains the number one issue for Frey and 16 other mayoral candidates. Georgia Fort reports
A Native led non-profit is reclaiming and restoring Indian Mounds Park, an Indigenous burial site that was converted into a city park in 1892. Georgia Fort reports.
“21 Days of Peace,” an outreach effort aimed at combating gun violence, assisted in 36 arrests and helped get 16 guns off the street, according to the Minnesota Public Safety Commissioner. Georgia Fort reports.
The ruling will likely result in a shorter sentence for Noor and has implications for the conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd. Georgia Fort reports