Another Former Officer Charged in George Floyd Death Posts Bail
A second former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd is out of jail after posting bail.
Floyd Family Commissioned Autopsy Results Released
An autopsy commissioned for George Floyd’s family found that Floyd died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression when a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes and ignored his cries of distress, the Floyd family’s attorneys said Monday.
Authorities ID Grand Forks Officer Killed in Line of Duty
The first police officer to be killed in the line of duty in more than 50 years in one North Dakota city was shot multiple times by a man with an extensive criminal history.
Former Rochester Man Appointed to MN Supreme Court
Gov. Tom Walz has used his first appointment to the Minnesota Supreme Court to elevate Gordon Moore, a judge from southwestern Minnesota, to replace the retiring Associate Justice David Lillehaug.
Governor Walz Extends State of Emergency
Gov. Tim Walz on Monday extended Minnesota's state of emergency for 30 more days, giving himself the power to use executive orders to address the COVID-19 public health crisis through May 13.
Federal Health Officials Recommend Restrictions on Social Gatherings
The White House on Monday urged all older Americans to stay home and everyone to avoid crowds and eating out at restaurants as part of sweeping guidelines meant to combat an expected surge of coronavirus cases.
Advisory Issued for Fareway Foods Chicken Salad
Chicken salad sold at Fareway grocery stores in five Midwest states has been pulled from stores and consumers are advised to throw it away after it made people sick in Iowa.
Rochester Man Admits to Fatal Shooting
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man has entered into a plea agreement to charges stemming from a fatal shooting in August.
Lawmakers Consider Deal on Drug Sentences
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota county attorneys and law enforcement officials say they've reached a deal to make broad reductions to prison sentences for drug offenders.
Elderly Woman Murdered in Farmington
FARMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Police in a Twin Cities suburb say an elderly woman is a homicide victim, and a male relative is in custody.