Category: Minneapolis

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Jan
2021

5 Charged Over Minneapolis New Year’s Eve Riots Involving ‘Kill Cops’ And ‘Abolish Prisons’ Vandalism5 Charged Over Minneapolis New Year’s Eve Riots Involving ‘Kill Cops’ And ‘Abolish Prisons’ Vandalism

Five people were charged following New Year’s Eve riots in Minneapolis, Minnesota, that included anti-police messages spray-painted on government property, numerous sources reported. Police say rioters shot fireworks at motorists and spray-painted “Abolish Prisons” and “Kill Cops” on Minneapolis buildings including the Federal Reserve Bank and the Hennepin County Juvenile Detention Center, according to Fox […]

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Jan
2021

Body Camera Footage In Minneapolis Police Department Fatal Shooting ReleasedBody Camera Footage In Minneapolis Police Department Fatal Shooting Released

December 31, 2020 5:41 PM ET The Minneapolis Police Department released body camera footage of an incident where a felony suspect was fatally shot during a traffic stop Wednesday evening. The officers repeatedly told the suspect to show his hands as he tried to drive away from officers before he was blocked in by police […]

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Dec
2020

Public School Employee Charged With Sexual Assault Of Children 40 Years LaterPublic School Employee Charged With Sexual Assault Of Children 40 Years Later

An employee at a Minneapolis public school was charged with sexually assaulting multiple children more than 40 years after the crimes allegedly took place, numerous sources reported. Kevin Belker, 65, was charged with felony first and second-degree criminal sexual conduct related to assaults on boys ages 8 to 12 that took place between 1973 and […]

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Dec
2020

Minneapolis City Council Cuts The Police Department’s Budget, But Not Number Of OfficersMinneapolis City Council Cuts The Police Department’s Budget, But Not Number Of Officers

The Minneapolis City Council voted to cut millions from the police department budget for 2021 and to allocate the funds to violence prevention and community programs early Thursday morning. The council approved “Safety for All” amendments that redirect $7.7 million of the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) budget towards community violence prevention and mental health response. […]

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Nov
2020

Rising Violence Prompts Minneapolis City Officials To Consider Asking Nearby Officers For SupportRising Violence Prompts Minneapolis City Officials To Consider Asking Nearby Officers For Support

Officials might bring in officers from nearby jurisdictions to aid the Minneapolis Police Department’s response to increasing violent crimes, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Monday. Police officers from the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and Metro Transit Police will temporarily work with the Minneapolis Police Department if the measure is approved by the City Council and […]

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Nov
2020

Anti-Government Group Leader Allegedly Behind Bombing Of Mosque Was Motivated By Hatred, Prosecutors SayAnti-Government Group Leader Allegedly Behind Bombing Of Mosque Was Motivated By Hatred, Prosecutors Say

Prosecutors said Monday that the leader of an anti-government group alleged to have bombed a Minneapolis mosque in 2017 was motivated by hatred, the Associated Press reported. Michael Hari, 49, pleaded not guilty to multiple civil rights and hate crimes in the attack, which involved a pipe bomb being thrown through the window of Dar […]

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Aug
2020

At Least 25 Businesses Damaged Or Looted Overnight In Minneapolis Following Murder Suspect SuicideAt Least 25 Businesses Damaged Or Looted Overnight In Minneapolis Following Murder Suspect Suicide

August 27, 2020 12:03 PM ET Rioters and looters in Minneapolis damaged or looted at least 25 businesses in one night after a homicide suspect committed suicide, CBSN reported. Looters ransacked the businesses at Nicollet Mall after a rumor that police killed a man there, although police immediately released a video showing the man, who […]

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Aug
2020

Woman Pleads Guilty To Allegations Of Attempting To Aid Al-Qaida, DOJ SaysWoman Pleads Guilty To Allegations Of Attempting To Aid Al-Qaida, DOJ Says

August 26, 2020 8:42 PM ET A Minnesota woman reportedly pleaded guilty for trying to provide material support to al-Qaida, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Wednesday morning. Tnuza Jamal Hassan, 22, reportedly entered her plea in Minneapolis, Minnesota, before Judge Patrick J. Schiltz at the U.S. District Court on Wednesday morning, according to the […]

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