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Mom: Arrested 13-year-old girl 'no angel' but was mistreated

Oct. 5, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of a 13-year-old black girl whose videotaped arrest in Minnesota has provoked an outcry on social media says her daughter is "no angel" but was treated unfairly by police. Davida Conover told The Associated Press on Saturday that her daughter has a mental illness. The mother...

Mother: Daughter treated like 'animal' in Minnesota arrest

Oct. 4, 2019 6:59 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of a Minnesota girl whose videotaped arrest sparked an angry backlash on social media says her 13-year-old daughter has a mental illness and that officers were overly aggressive in handling her. Prosecutors filed a juvenile delinquency petition on Friday charging the girl with...

The Latest: Arrested girl, 13, faces juvenile assault charge

Oct. 4, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the case of a 13-year-old girl whose videotaped arrest sparked a backlash on social media (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A Minnesota girl whose arrest sparked an angry backlash on social media is facing an assault allegation in juvenile court. Prosecutors filed a juvenile...

Minnesota mayor calls for probe of 13-year-old girl’s arrest

Oct. 4, 2019 12:59 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter demanded an internal police investigation into the arrest of a 13-year-old black girl, after video showing her shrieking and struggling as two white, male officers try to handcuff her sparked an angry backlash on social media. Carter called the video of the...

Boxall's header gives Minnesota United 1-1 draw with LAFC

Sep. 29, 2019 10:56 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — During Minnesota United's first two years in MLS, the signs of progress were not exactly plentiful. This breakout season for the Loons has brought many measures of success, none more marked than a pair of performances against league-leading Los Angeles FC. Michael Boxall scored the...

The Latest: Activists unconvinced by St. Paul bodycam video

Sep. 24, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on police in St. Paul, Minnesota, releasing police body-camera footage from a fatal shooting Sept. 15 (all times local): 5 p.m. Activists against police violence say they're not satisfied with the release of body-camera footage in an officer's fatal shooting of a man in...

St. Paul, Minnesota, police release video of fatal shooting

Sep. 24, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A man carrying a raised knife charged at a St. Paul police officer after rear-ending his squad car and refused repeated commands to drop the weapon before the officer fatally shot him, according to body-camera footage released Tuesday. Officer Steve Mattson shot 31-year-old Ronald...

Minnesota college student charged in phony bomb threats

Sep. 24, 2019 2:06 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota college student accused of calling in phony bomb threats targeting buildings where he was supposed to be attending class has been charged in federal court. Ray Persaud, of Blaine, is accused of making three separate bomb threats against the University of St. Thomas this...

Archbishop Flynn, who led St. Paul archdiocese, dies at 86

Sep. 23, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Archbishop Harry Flynn, who led the archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis from 1995 to 2008, has died. He was 86. The archdiocese announced Flynn's death on its website Monday, saying he died Sunday night. The statement did not give a cause or place of death. A spokesman for the...

Wild top Avalanche behind Zuccarello's 3 points.

Sep. 21, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

Mats Zuccarello scored the deciding goal and had two assists to lead the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night in NHL preseason play in St. Paul, Minnesota. Zuccarello, signed to five-year, $30 million free agent contract by the Wild on July 1, assisted on goals by Jason Zucker...