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Minneapolis cop gets nearly 5 years in killing of 911 caller

Oct. 21, 2021 13:55 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible rape happening behind her home was sentenced Thursday to nearly five years in prison — the most the judge could impose but less than half the 12½ years he was...

Mohamed Noor and what led to the ex-officer's resentencing

Oct. 21, 2021 12:55 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A timeline of key moments in the July 15, 2017, fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, who called 911 to report a possible crime, and the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, who killed her: July 15, 2017 — Damond calls 911...

2nd man charged in crash that killed woman in Minneapolis

Oct. 21, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A second suspect has been charged in the death of a bystander who was struck and killed by one of two vehicles whose drivers were involved in an exchange of gunfire in downtown Minneapolis. Eighteen-year-old Autumn Rose Merrick was riding a scooter...

Ex-Minneapolis officer who had murder conviction overturned gets 57 months for manslaughter in 2017 death of 911 caller

Oct. 21, 2021 10:51 AM EDT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ex-Minneapolis officer who had murder conviction overturned gets 57 months for manslaughter in 2017 death of 911 caller.

Wednesday's Scores

Oct. 21, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Academy Force 26, Minneapolis Edison 14 Ada-Borup 47, Red Lake County 20 Aitkin 54, Hibbing 20 Albany 40, Zimmerman 8 Alexandria 35, St. Cloud Tech 6 ...

Vaccine doubts fuel doctor's rise in Minnesota governor race

Oct. 20, 2021 23:48 PM EDT

WATERTOWN, Minn. (AP) — The small-town family doctor angling to become Minnesota’s next governor smiled, leaned into the camera and told his Facebook viewers that Sweden had just paused the Moderna vaccine for people under age 30 over “significant concern” about heart inflammation. ...

As Ben Johnson takes over, Gophers put the 'new' in new look

Oct. 20, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — New Minnesota coach Ben Johnson might have been wise to start the first practice with some get-to-know-you icebreakers before moving onto the shooting, passing and defense drills. Johnson has been heavily emphasizing the team concept in the takeover...

Ex-Minneapolis cop to be resentenced in death of 911 caller

Oct. 20, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report hearing a possible sexual assault behind her home is set to be sentenced on a lesser charge after his murder conviction was overturned in a case that drew widespread attention...

Mohamed Noor and what led to the ex-officer's resentencing

Oct. 20, 2021 13:26 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A timeline of key moments in the July 15, 2017, fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, who called 911 to report a possible crime, and the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, who killed her: July 15, 2017 — Damond calls 911...

Tuesday's Scores

Oct. 20, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Ada-Borup def. Climax/Fisher, 25-27, 25-13, 23-25, 25-12, 15-3 Alden-Conger def. Randolph, 24-26, 25-21, 25-11, 18-25, 16-14 Andover def. Osseo, 25-23, 23-25, 25-20, 25-22 Annandale def....