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Footage shows Minnesota man raised gun before police fired

Aug. 17, 2018 6:18 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police in St. Paul released body camera footage Friday that shows a man was armed with a gun before officers shot and killed him during an early morning confrontation. Officers Matthew Jones and Vincent Adams shot William James Hughes, 43, on an apartment building porch Aug. 5....

Beer offer kept Minnesota man from jumping off bridge

Aug. 16, 2018 4:46 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police say two Minnesota beer deliverymen prevented a suicidal man from jumping off an interstate bridge in St. Paul by offering the man a Coors Light. Authorities say Jason Gable and Kwame Anderson were driving their truck Wednesday morning when they spotted the man clinging to the...

Passengers help deliver baby born on Minnesota bus

Aug. 15, 2018 6:43 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Passengers on a city bus in Minnesota have helped a woman deliver her baby after she went into labor. The Star Tribune reports the mother started having contractions Tuesday as the bus rolled through a neighborhood near the University of Minnesota's St. Paul campus. Jane Mulcahy was...

Court document details moments before fatal police shooting

Aug. 15, 2018 1:59 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Investigators say a man fired gunshots into a bedroom wall and pointed a gun at his roommate before he was fatally shot by St. Paul police. A search warrant filed Tuesday by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension contains details about the moments leading up to the fatal...

SUMMER JOBS: Minnesota Gophers teammates patrol zoo

Aug. 8, 2018 3:11 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Winston DeLattiboudere and Jerry Gibson, as defensive ends for Minnesota, will be engaging their share of daunting blockers on the field this fall. Those oversized and overpowering offensive linemen in the Big Ten were the least of their worries one day this summer, when a 16-foot,...

Relatives demand answers as IDs in police shooting emerge

Aug. 7, 2018 8:19 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Relatives of a man shot to death by St. Paul police officers have joined calls for the immediate release of the officers' body camera videos and the 911 call that preceded his death. The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said in a statement Tuesday that William James Hughes, 43, died of...

The Latest: Police chief says video release in next 10 days

Aug. 7, 2018 8:18 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a man by St. Paul police officers (all times local): 7:15 p.m. St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell says he expects to share police body-camera videos with the family of a man shot by officers and release them to the public within the next 10 days. He...

ACLU seeks details on officer-involved shooting in St. Paul

Aug. 6, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union urged authorities Monday to speed up the release of information in a fatal officer-involved shooting in St. Paul. Police said two officers opened fire and killed a man who was armed with a handgun while they were responding...

Police: Man armed with handgun killed by St. Paul officers

Aug. 5, 2018 4:56 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter says he'll work with investigators to release police body camera video "as soon as possible" following a fatal officer-involved shooting. Police say officers shot an armed man while responding to a 911 call early Sunday about shots fired at a home. Police...

Charges dropped against protesters in Castile shooting

Aug. 1, 2018 4:51 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota prosecutor said Wednesday she is dropping charges against 17 people who were arrested while protesting the 2016 fatal shooting of a black motorist whose girlfriend livestreamed the shooting's bloody aftermath online. Several of the 17 had been scheduled to go to trial in...