Nation Oct 21Former Minneapolis cop gets 57 months in killing of 911 caller
Mohamed Noor fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible rape happening behind her home. Noor was sentenced Thursday to nearly five years in prison — the maximum allowed for manslaughter after his murder conviction…
Politics Sep 09Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she had breast cancer and is recovering
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar announced Thursday that she has been treated for breast cancer that was found in February and the treatment "went well."…
Economy Aug 30Minnesota court deals yet another setback to pipeline foes
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed a decision by state pollution regulators to issue a water quality certification for Enbridge Energy's Line 3 crude oil pipeline. It's the latest setback for opponents as the project nears completion.
Politics Jul 15Minnesota governor restricts ‘conversion therapy’ for minors
Minnesota is now one of about 24 states that restrict mental health professionals from seeking to change a person's sexual orientation.
Nation Jun 25Former police officer Chauvin gets 22 1/2 years in prison for George Floyd’s death
The punishment handed out Friday fell short of the 30 years that prosecutors had requested.
Nation Jun 25WATCH: Chauvin breaks his silence at sentencing in George Floyd case
George Floyd's family spoke in court Friday of the pain they felt over his murder and asked for the maximum punishment for Chauvin as Chauvin faced sentencing for the crime that set off a fierce reckoning over racial injustice in…
Economy Jun 14Minnesota court affirms approval of Line 3 oil pipeline
More than 1,000 tribal and environmental activists gathered at construction sites near the headwaters of the Mississippi River last week to try to block the project.
Nation Apr 15WATCH: Trial of Derek Chauvin, charged with killing George Floyd – Day 14
The defense at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd wrapped up its case Thursday without putting Chauvin on the stand, presenting a total of two days of testimony to the prosecution’s two…
Nation Apr 14WATCH: Trial of Derek Chauvin, charged with killing George Floyd – Day 13
A defense expert says George Floyd died from a sudden heart rhythm problem due to his heart disease while being restrained by police officers, not because former Officer Derek Chauvin kept his knee on Floyd's neck.
Nation Apr 13WATCH: Trial of Derek Chauvin, charged with killing George Floyd – Day 12
A use-of-force expert and former officer said Chauvin was justified in pinning George Floyd to the ground because of his frantic resistance.