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Minneapolis budget plan includes millions for new employees as part of police reform effort

Sep. 13, 2023 10:28 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Complying with court orders to end racist and unconstitutional policing in Minneapolis will require hiring nearly three dozen new workers at a cost of millions of dollars each year for years to come, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Wednesday. The...

Ta'Kiya Young's family urges officer's arrest after video shows him killing the pregnant Black woman

Sep. 01, 2023 18:38 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio authorities on Friday released bodycam video showing a police officer fatally shooting Ta’Kiya Young in her car in what her family denounced as a “gross misuse of power and authority” against the pregnant Black mother. Sean Walton, an attorney...

Attorney: Myon Burrell, locked up for life as teen in killing but later freed, denies new charges

Sep. 01, 2023 18:26 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man who was a teenager when he was sent to prison for life in a high-profile murder case — then released 18 years later when his sentence was commuted — was charged Friday with gun and drug felonies after police said they found a handgun and drugs in his SUV...

Charges dropped against man accused of fleeing police in a high-speed chase that killed a bystander

Aug. 25, 2023 18:52 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Charges were dropped on Friday against the man who was accused of fleeing police in a high-speed chase that resulted in the death of a bystander in Minneapolis two years ago. The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office dismissed counts of fleeing police and auto...

Ex-Minneapolis officer unrepentant as he gets nearly 5 years in George Floyd killing

Aug. 07, 2023 15:20 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tou Thao, the last former Minneapolis police officer convicted in state court for his role in the killing of George Floyd, did not show any repentance or admit any wrongdoing as he was sentenced Monday to 4 years and 9 months. Thao had previously testified that...

Ex-officer Derek Chauvin to ask US Supreme Court to review his conviction in murder of George Floyd

Jul. 20, 2023 16:25 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review his conviction for second-degree murder in the killing of George Floyd, now that the Minnesota Supreme Court has declined to hear the case, his attorney said Wednesday. The...

Judge approves Minneapolis police reform deal forged after George Floyd's killing

Jul. 13, 2023 19:54 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) — Minneapolis must enact police reforms in the wake of George Floyd's killing, after a judge on Thursday approved a settlement agreement between the city and the state Human Rights Department. The Star Tribune reported that Hennepin County Judge Karen...

Former Minneapolis police officer sentenced to nine months after fatally crashing into a man

Jul. 12, 2023 17:35 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced Wednesday to nine months in the county workhouse, with eligibility for electric home monitoring in three months, after the officer pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in a high-speed chase that killed a bystander two...