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Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Jun. 05, 2024 07:11 AM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. June 1, 2024. Editorial: A pioneering office to aid Indian health Minnesota’s Office of American Indian Health just made its debut. It’s an example of the innovation needed to close shameful, longstanding health gaps. ...

Minnesota prosecutor was reluctant to drop murder charge against trooper, but ultimately did

Jun. 03, 2024 20:08 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A progressive Minnesota prosecutor who was elected on a platform of police accountability has reluctantly dropped charges against a state trooper who fatally shot a Black man after a traffic stop. After months of heavy criticism, even from the state’s...

Lawsuit says ex-Officer Chauvin kneeled on woman's neck, just as he did when he killed George Floyd

May. 21, 2024 23:19 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former employee sued the city of Minneapolis on Tuesday, alleging ex-police Officer Derek Chauvin hauled her from her minivan and pinned her to the ground with his knee in January 2020, just as he did four months later when he killed George Floyd. Patty Day,...

Minneapolis approves $150K settlement for witness to George Floyd's murder

Apr. 26, 2024 12:11 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Council has agreed to pay a $150,000 settlement to an eyewitness who tried to intervene to prevent George Floyd’s murder and who says he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder as a result. Donald Williams, a mixed martial arts fighter...