Smith was killed as members of a U.S. Marshals task force attempted to arrest him over a firearms warrant.
The announcement of federal charges against Derek Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao caused a postponement of the state’s case against the latter three. Meanwhile, here’s what to expect in the federal case.
Yussuf is running for the open seat in Ward 9, representing Central, Corcoran, Midtown and East Phillips, Powderhorn and part of Longfellow.
Moore says his top priority is reforming and building trust in the Minneapolis Police Department under the leadership of Chief Medaria Arradondo.
The Reconnecting Communities Act would establish grants to address the “legacy of highway construction built through communities… that divided neighborhoods and erected barriers to mobility and opportunity.”
Two charter amendments related to rent control could be on the ballot in Minneapolis this November. What the amendments say, what they would do, and what advocates and opponents say rent control — if eventually implemented — could mean for the city.
Chauvin was convicted of two counts of murder and one of manslaughter for killing George Floyd. He faces a maximum of 40 years in prison.
After closing arguments in the case, defense attorney Eric J. Nelson said Waters’s comments were “threats against the sanctity of the jury process.”
The announcement of the verdict spurred outbursts of joy and celebration — and action. After a few moments of cheering and flag-waving, the crowd that had gathered in front of the Hennepin County Government Center spilled out onto the surrounding streets, halting traffic.
The jury starts deliberations today on three counts Derek Chauvin is charged with.
So far, Wright’s death has led to second-degree manslaughter charges against the officer involved; ignited a series of demonstrations; and prompted a shakeup of Brooklyn Center city government.
A new charter plan, scheduled to come before the voters in November, would clarify the mayor’s role as the city’s chief executive and stipulate that City Council members would not be permitted to “usurp, invade or interfere with the mayor’s direction or supervision.”
Minneapolis City Council candidate AJ Flowers believes that local government should be more, well, local.
Her service on the commission gave Pier a window into development of all kinds, across all parts of the city.
After a 20-year career in which she oversaw historic strides in the LGBTQ+ rights movement, Meyer will leave as OutFront Minnesota’s executive director next month.
As the Derek Chauvin trial proceeds inside the Hennepin County Government Center courthouse, a small community of activists and vendors stand vigil.
Chavez, running for the seat representing Ward 9, says one priority is pushing the city to do more to help immigrants.
Several Minneapolis City Council races are being hotly contested this year. It seems there’s a lot less eagerness to be mayor.
The request came after the city of Minneapolis announced a $27 million settlement with the family of George Floyd, the man Chauvin is accused of killing.
“I’d be the first to honestly say that I’ve lived through every single issue that we are addressing right now,” says Ward 9 candidate Ortega.