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Minneapolis Takes a Stand Against Enbridge Line 3 in a Unanimous Resolution

With a 13-0 vote, the Minneapolis City Council unanimously stands against the proposed Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline - joining the call for resistance from climate justice groups, Indigenous communities, and everyday citizens.
Ex-Minneapolis Cop Derek Chauvin Gets 22.5 Years in Prison for George Floyd's Murder

Derek Chauvin Gets 22.5 Years in Prison for George Floyd's Murder

Former Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin has received a prison sentence of 22.5 years for second-degree unintentional murder in George Floyd's death.
Derek Chauvin, 3 Other Ex-Cops Indicted on Civil Rights Charges in George Floyd's Death

Derek Chauvin, 3 Other Ex-Cops Indicted on Civil Rights Charges in George Floyd's Death

A federal grand jury has indicted Derek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis cops for civil rights charges over the death of 46-year-old George Floyd.
Kim Potter: Cop Who Shot Daunte Wright Resigns, Flees Home

Kim Potter: Cop Who Shot Daunte Wright Resigns, Flees Home

Kim Potter, the Minnesota police officer responsible for Daunte Wright's death, and the chief of police resigned on Tuesday.
Cop Who Shot Daunte Wright Mistook Her Own Gun for Taser

Cop Who Shot Daunte Wright Mistook Her Own Gun for Taser

The bodycam footage of a shooting incident in Minneapolis that ended the life of Daunte Wright showed that a cop mistook her gun for a taser.
Police Shooting Near Minneapolis Sparks Protest

Fatal Shooting of Minneapolis Man Involving Police Sparks Unrest

The deadly encounter in the Minessota suburb and ensuing unrest happened in the midst of the Derek Chauvin trial for the killing of George Floyd.
Minneapolis To Pay 27M To Settle a Civil Lawsuit from George Floyd’s Family

George Floyd's Family Agrees to 'Historic' $27 Million Settlement With Minneapolis

Minneapolis City is set to pay the family of George Floyd a sum of $27 million to settle a civil lawsuit over the man's death in police custody.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is seen in an artist's sketch attends a court hearing via video link

Judge Sets Derek Chauvin's Conditional Bail at $1.25 Million in First Court Appearance

The former police officer charged with second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for killing an African-American man two weeks ago was given a conditional bail of $1.25 million on Monday.
Protests against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Los Angeles

US Struggles As Thousands of Protesters Storm Cities In Black Lives Matter Movement

Multiple cities in the United States rush to impose sweeping curfews and deploy law enforcement authorities as thousands of protesters participated in violent demonstrations following the death of 46-year-old African American man, George Floyd.
Protesters gather near the Minneapolis Police third precinct

Minnesota in Chaos as Governor Sends National Guard Following Arson and Looting Over George Floyd's Death

Minnesota Governor Tim Waltz has declared a state of emergency and sent National Guards following three nights of destructive protests after news of George Floyd's death-and the circumstances that led to it-sparked national outrage.

Minneapolis to Celebrate Native Americans with Indigenous People’s Day on Christopher Columbus Day

The Minnesota city will recognize indigenous history on a new holiday, Minneapolis City Council said.
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