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Health Apr 04Gov. Cuomo: China sending 1,000 ventilators to New York
NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that China is facilitating the shipment of 1,000 ventilators to his state, as he continues to shop for more of the lifesaving devices ahead of a growing number of coronavirus…
Health Mar 26Klobuchar’s husband back home after virus hospitalization
Bessler initially thought he had a cold, but quarantined himself anyway. He got tested after he began coughing up blood.
Nation May 01A rare conviction of an officer in Minneapolis shooting case sparks concerns about race and justice
The jury needed little more than a day to convict a black Minneapolis police officer of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed white woman who had called 911 to report a possible crime, delivering a guilty verdict that…
Nation Apr 30Former Minneapolis officer convicted of murder in 911 caller death
Mohamed Noor was convicted of third-degree murder as well as manslaughter in the July 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, a 40-year-old dual citizen of the U.S. and Australia. He wasn't convicted of the most serious charge of intentional second-degree…
Nation Apr 09Ex-Minneapolis police officer who shot an unarmed woman stands trial
Mohamed Noor is charged with murder in the July 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, who was shot after she called 911 to report a possible rape.
Politics Jul 19Trump administration says Somalis can keep protected immigration status
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen cited the armed conflict and other extraordinary conditions in supporting the continuation of Somalia's designation for about 500 people. But the administration will not take on new applicants, she said.
Nation May 31Twin Cities archdiocese to pay $210 million to sexual abuse victims
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has agreed to a $210 million settlement with 450 victims of clergy sexual abuse as part of its plan for bankruptcy reorganization, making it the second-largest U.S. payout in the scandal.
Arts Apr 19Doctor who treated Prince agrees to pay $30,000 settlement for illegal prescription
The settlement between the U.S. Attorney's Office and Dr. Michael Todd Schulenberg comes as state prosecutors prepared to announce Thursday morning whether they'll file any criminal charges stemming from their two-year investigation into Prince's death.
Nation Mar 20Minneapolis officer charged in 2017 shooting of Australian woman
Officer Mohamed Noor turned himself in Tuesday after a warrant was issued for his arrest. He shot Justine Ruszczyk Damond, a 40-year-old life coach, on July 15 minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the…
Nation Feb 25Minnesota Somali group says rejecting federal grant was right
The leaders of a Minnesota nonprofit that works to improve the lives of young Somalis knew the stakes were high when they rejected $500,000 in federal funding earlier this month.