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Body cam video of Blevins shooting
City of Mpls, National Center for Audio & Video Forensics
Laura Oakes
July 31, 2018 - 2:27 pm
The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota is blasting the actions by the two Minneapolis police officers who shot and killed Thurman Blevins Junior last month. Executive Director John Gordon says it illustrates what he calls a national pattern of police using excessive or fatal force against...
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July 31, 2018 - 6:50 am
Interstate 94 on the east side of downtown Minneapolis is back open after it was closed for more than six hours following an early-morning head-on collision. The closure led to backups on 94 that stretched from highway 280 all the way to downtown St. Paul. The State Patrol said a car going...
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Minneapolis
Dreamstime
Steve Simpson
July 31, 2018 - 3:58 am
If you take the bus on Metro Transit, make sure you check your schedule. There are 67 bus trips suspended as they continue to struggle with tring to hire more drivers. Metro Transit officials say they are 90 drivers short of their target, despite what they call an aggressive hiring campaign. The...
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Body cam video of Blevins shooting
City of Mpls, National Center for Audio & Video Forensics
July 29, 2018 - 9:09 pm
Hours after the release of police body camera footage from two MPD officers involved in last month's fatal shooting of Thurman Blevins in north Minneapolis, the Hennepin County attorney announced that there's not enough evidence to file criminal charges in the case. The body camera videos from the...
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Stock photo of small plane
Dreamstime
July 29, 2018 - 8:55 am
The weekend's second crash of a small place in the Alexandria area has claimed the life of the pilot. Officials with the Douglas County sheriff's office say the craft apparently hit a REA power pole before going down in La Grande Township about 7:30 Saturday night Emergency crews at the scene say...
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By Edgar Linares
Edgar Linares
July 27, 2018 - 6:28 pm
The legendary restaurant Rudoph’s BBQ in south Minneapolis has closed it’s doors for good. The restaurant was once a favorite of Prince Rogers Nelson, according to fans. Now a sign on the front door says, “Sorry, we are temporarily closed”, but on their web site the truth was revealed. “Hey all,...
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drugs
Dreamstime
Edgar Linares
July 26, 2018 - 8:06 pm
The Minneapolis Office of Police Conduct Review released the 115 page report on Thursday detailing MPD’s involvement in the use of ketamine to subdue people during police encounters. Since, the Minneapolis Star Tribune obtained an early version of a draft report six weeks ago investigations into...
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