Minneapolis

J. Alexander Kueng, who kneeled on George Floyd's back, sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison

In October, the rookie officer pleaded guilty to a state count of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter.
12/09/2022

George Floyd Protesters Injured By Minneapolis Police Reach $600,000 Settlement

The dozen victims of excessive force suffered lasting physical and psychological effects from the police efforts to put down the peaceful protests.
12/02/2022

Minneapolis Man Awarded Police Commendation For Valor, Eviscerates Police During His Speech

Wearing a "smash white supremacy" shirt, Alex Mingus said he saved a man's life who would have died waiting on police who don't protect Black people.
10/16/2022

George Floyd Square In Minneapolis Hit For Second Time With Deadly Violence

The area, which had been dedicated to peace and justice in the wake of Floyd’s murder has instead seen multiple acts of violent crime.
08/16/2022

Twitter Divided After Comedy Club Cancels Dave Chappelle's Appearance

Dave Chappelle is still going to get his bag at another theater.
07/21/2022

OP-ED: Racist Massacre In New York Reminds Us Much More Is Needed On Racial Equity

Billionaire Robert F. Smith hopes to dismantle injustice by tackling social disparities.
07/08/2022

Black Ex-Minneapolis Policeman Convicted In Killing Woman Who Called 911 Released From Prison

Mohamed Noor previously had his conviction overturned and was resentenced for the shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond.
06/28/2022

State Trial Of Ex-Minneapolis Cops Accused In George Floyd Murder Moved To October

The prosecutor argued on the behalf of Floyd’s family for a ‘speedy trial.’
06/22/2022

Ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Pleads Guilty To State Charge In George Floyd Killing

Minnesota AG Keith Ellison says he’s pleased Thomas Lane accepted responsibility for his role in Floyd’s death.
05/18/2022

Derek Chauvin's Plea Deal Accepted By A Federal Judge

The former Minneapolis police officer was convicted of murdering George Floyd.
05/04/2022