Tag: Minneapolis

1st person of color named as Houston Chronicle editor

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HOUSTON — Maria Douglas Reeve has been promoted to editor of the Houston Chronicle after serving as managing editor of the daily for about...

Funeral held for bystander killed in police pursuit crash

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MINNEAPOLIS — Friends and family gathered at a Minneapolis church to honor the life of a man killed when a police squad car struck...

US extends temporary status for Somalis, citing civil strife

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WASHINGTON — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas extended temporary legal status to hundreds of Somalis on Monday to allow them to remain in the...

Minnesota Democrat who rose after Castile death under attack

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MINNEAPOLIS — A Black Minnesota state lawmaker who rose to prominence after the fatal shooting of his friend Philando Castile came under increasing pressure...

Judge is asked to change ‘trauma’ wording in Chauvin memo

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MINNEAPOLIS — Prosecutors have asked the judge who handled former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial in George Floyd’s death to rewrite his...

Minneapolis to evaluate pursuit policy after motorist killed

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MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey said Thursday the city will review its police pursuit policy after a chase that ended with an officer...

Teen who recorded Floyd’s arrest loses uncle in police crash

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MINNEAPOLIS — The teenager who recorded the last moments of George Floyd's life in a video that helped launch a global protest movement against...

Police groups sue over changes to Minnesota deadly force law

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — A coalition of Minnesota's largest law enforcement groups sued the state Friday seeking to overturn a state law that changed...

Minnesota lawmakers pass modest police accountability bill

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MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Senate approved a modest set of police accountability measures early Wednesday that's part of a broader public safety budget bill,...

Court OKs 3rd-degree murder against 3-ex cops in Floyd death

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MINNEAPOLIS — Prosecutors may file aiding and abetting third-degree murder charges against three former Minneapolis police officers in the death of George Floyd, the...