Plus: redacted records of cops involved in Floyd case released; hydroxychloroquine has no benefit for COVID-19 prevention in U of M trial; mutual aid in south Minneapolis; and more.
Plus: Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office releases full autopsy results for George Floyd; former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis rebukes Trump, backs protesters; several Minneapolis restaurants re-closing after staff members contract COVID-19; and more
Plus: Young Minnesota Somalis join the protests over the death of George Floyd; the New York Times examines five years of the Minneapolis Police Department’s use of force; state Senate servers hacked; a Minnesota kitty diagnosed with COVID-19; and more.
Plus: Minnesota labor organizations call for Minneapolis police union head to step down; Metro Transit to resume bus and rail services; Twitter falls in love with WCCO’s Mike Max; and more.
Plus: trucker who drove into protest released without charges; post office resumes service after disruptions; location and time announced for private George Floyd memorial service; and more.
Plus: Minneapolis union head says cops being made ‘scapegoats’; Trump threatens to deploy active-duty troops; Illinois man charged after livestreaming himself handing out explosives; and more.
Plus: Twin Cities curfews extended with shortened hours; authorities say trucker who drove on to 35W during protest didn’t intend to harm demonstrators; Minneapolis police have rendered people unconscious using neck restraints 44 times since 2015; police union prez letter to members leaked by former Minneapolis police chief; and more.
Plus: protests continue in cities around the U.S.; Chauvin moved to Oak Park Heights prison; Trump remains out-of-sight; and more.
Plus: WCCO photographer covering protests arrested by state patrol; Minnesota GOP chair opens party’s state convention by calling for Walz, Frey to resign; vehicle fire in downtown Minneapolis leads to discovery of body; and more.
Plus: Floyd protests also continue in Atlanta, Washington and New York; Pentagon orders Army to put military police units on ready to deploy to Minneapolis; Joe Biden says ‘open wound’ of systemic racism behind Floyd killing; and more.
Plus: Klobuchar’s record as Hennepin County attorney once again scrutinized; CNN crew arrested by state police Friday morning; Democracy Now talks with Council Member Jeremiah Ellison; and more.
Plus: St. Paul’s Midway sees scattered arson, looting and significant destruction of retail shops; DFL legislators call for police reforms; law enforcement experts condemn officer actions against George Floyd; and more.
Plus: Sharpton, Jackson to visit Minneapolis as family of George Floyd pleads for calm; U of M limits relationship with MPD; Cup Foods owner condemns actions of police; and more.
Plus: Frey calls for charges against officer involved in death of George Floyd; Metro Transit says Blue Line trains out of service until further notice; why UMN modeling on COVID-19 deaths was so wrong; and more.
Plus: The Washington Post on Mike Lindell’s possible political future; a British writer visits the Northwest Angle; George Floyd’s boss remembers a ‘calm, nice guy’; Nice Ride rolls out ebike fleet In Minneapolis; and more.
Plus: Biden to be keynote speaker at DFL state convention; Vadnais Heights City Council member abruptly resigns over inflammatory social media posts; Wilder Foundation eliminates 52 jobs and nine programs; and more.
Plus: Minneapolis mask requirement goes into effect, Feehan endorsed by DFL in First District; agreement reached for resolving sex abuse claims in St. Cloud Catholic diocese; and more.
Plus: student drivers in Minnesota can once again take road tests; Minneapolis kicks off mask donation drive; Omar says she believes Tara Reade’s allegations against Joe Biden; and more.
Plus: long lines at free testing sites around Minnesota; St. Paul school board chairwoman remains hospitalized due to COVID-19 complications; Mankato Menards customer reportedly slaps store worker; and more.
Plus: Wisconsin’s death toll from COVID-19 tops 500; Minnesota Muslim group says its mosques and centers will remain closed despite Walz order; South St. Paul still battling over stink; and more.