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EXPLAINER: New charge unlikely for ex-cops in Floyd death

Sep. 20, 2021 13:04 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court's decision to overturn the third-degree murder conviction of a former Minneapolis police officer likely won’t change the cases against the three former officers charged in George Floyd’s death. ...

Bicyclist who died following crash near Chaska was ski coach

Sep. 20, 2021 13:04 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the bicyclist who was struck near Chaska last month and later died. Sixty-six-year-old John Dyste was hit by a driver Aug. 31 near the intersection of county roads 40 and 11. Authorities...

Weekend shootings leave 11 people injured in Minneapolis

Sep. 19, 2021 10:19 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say there were seven shootings over a 26-hour span across Minneapolis between Saturday and Sunday morning that left 11 people injured. Police said two of the victims are in critical condition. The first shooting...

Saturday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Cambridge-Isanti def. Ellsworth, 25-13, 25-10 Chatfield def. LeRoy-Ostrander, 25-16, 25-16, 26-24 Edgerton def. Benson Minneapolis Roosevelt def. North Lakes Academy, 25-14, 25-14 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Ada-Borup 39, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 0 Adrian 28, Sleepy Eye 6 Aitkin 22, Two Harbors 14 Andover 42, Rogers 10 Anoka 24, Burnsville 7 ...

SD girl killed in Minnesota storms that spawned 2 tornadoes

Sep. 17, 2021 19:25 PM EDT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A line of strong storms brought damaging winds and at least a couple tornadoes to Minnesota and western Wisconsin early Friday, causing at least one death. Authorities in Mankato say a 4-year-old girl died when a tree branch fell on a tent at a...

Early voting begins on Minneapolis policing ballot question

Sep. 17, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Early voting got underway in Minneapolis on Friday on a contentious ballot question over whether the city where George Floyd was killed should replace its police department with a new Department of Public Safety. Supporters of the proposed city...

Minnesota high court OKs ballot question on Minneapolis PD

Sep. 16, 2021 19:53 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court cleared the way Thursday evening for voters in Minneapolis to decide on the future of policing in the city where George Floyd was killed, just ahead of the start of early and absentee voting. The state’s highest court...

Minnesota Supreme Court OKs ballot question on future of Minneapolis Police Department in wake of George Floyd’s death

Sep. 16, 2021 19:01 PM EDT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Supreme Court OKs ballot question on future of Minneapolis Police Department in wake of George Floyd’s death.

Chauvin pleads not guilty to violating teen's civil rights

Sep. 16, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd pleaded not guilty Thursday to violating the civil rights of a teenager in a separate case that involved a restraint similar to the one used on Floyd. ...