Updated: Monday, July 30, 2018; 2:02 p.m. EDT: Surprising absolutely no one, the Minneapolis police officers who gunned down a fleeing black man back in June will not be charged in his death.
A group of boys who were detained by police officers last week told reporters about the harrowing incident that included racial slurs, cops pointing guns at teenagers and the unsolved mystery of a 911 call.
The Root has obtained exclusive footage and spoke to an eyewitness who filmed a now-viral video that seems to contradict many of the cops’ initial claims after Minnesota Park Police pulled their guns and detained children in a Minneapolis area park.
Veterinarians use it as an animal tranquilizer because it induces a temporary-paralysis-like state of euphoria. Predators have slipped it into the drinks of unsuspecting date rape victims. Psychiatrists have proposed using it to treat depression.
Ilhan Omar is a Somali-American politician who escaped from Somalia as a child, grew up in a Kenyan refugee camp and later immigrated to Minnesota.
Minneapolis police will no longer conduct sting operations targeting small-scale marijuana sellers after a gaping racial disparity was uncovered in the practice.
Apparently, in Minneapolis, you can beat a person to within an inch of their life and still walk out of jail without posting bail.
1. It’s a mnemonic device. If you think I WON’T be using this song to teach my kids how to remember the days of the week, then you’re smoking that Friday. In fact, I may (or may not) be already playing this song over and over again when my kids are in the car as I wait for one of them to start quietly mouthing the…
Tomi Lahren and her mother, Trudy, walked into a Saturday brunch in Minneapolis over the weekend, and they didn’t receive a warm welcome. The Lahren women instead got accosted at the Union Restaurant, and Topher had water and obscenities hurled at her.
I can be prone to hyperbole. I can see proof of it in my daughter, who has adopted my penchant for saying, “This is my favorite song ever” for nearly every song she hears that she likes. We don’t do things small in the My-Last-Name-Isn’t-Really-Jackson household.
In 1993 I left my birthplace of Minneapolis, seeking a hopefully glamorous future in New York City. Two years later, a 12-year-old Ilhan Omar and her family sought out Minneapolis as the site for their future, after spending four years in a Kenyan refugee camp and escaping war in their native Somalia.
Minneapolis police are searching for the gunman who fatally shot a community activist just outside his mother’s home.
After finding out a Minneapolis club owner donated $500 to the 2016 Senate campaign of former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, performers’ cancellations and customers’ boycotting forced the club to close last week.
Justine Damond’s shooting death is continuing to cause widespread changes in the Minneapolis Police Department, with officials now saying that officers will be required to turn on their body cameras when responding to all calls, initiating traffic stops or taking other actions.
We’ve played this game before. It derived from a bit by podcaster Adam Carolla, who takes inane statements from politicians, celebrities and people in the news and asks: Are they stupid or are they lying?
Updated Monday, July 17, 2017, 2:20 p.m. EDT: Well, that didn’t take long at all. The Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed a 40-year-old Australian native in an alley behind her home Saturday night after she called 911 to report a disturbance has been identified—with pictures and everything.
Defense attorneys for the police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile attempted to get the manslaughter charges against him dropped, arguing that Castile was culpable in his own death, but a judge disagreed and denied the dismissal Wednesday, ruling that the trial against the officer will move forward.
A Minnesota man charged with felony first-degree assault and riot charges in the November 2015 shooting of five people at a Black Lives Matter protest was convicted by a jury Wednesday.
A Minnesota woman has taken a plea deal and pleaded guilty to assaulting another woman in a restaurant just because that woman was speaking Swahili, the Associated Press reports.
A Minnesota man is facing two counts of second-degree murder—and up to 30 years in prison if convicted—after prosecutors say he beat an infant to death after discovering that he was not the biological father of the child, the Washington Post reports.