Politics Nov 02

Minneapolis voters to decide whether to abolish police department in wake of George Floyd's murder
Minneapolis voters reject replacing police with new agency

The initiative would have changed the city charter to remove a requirement that the city have a police department with a minimum number of officers. Supporters said a complete overhaul of policing was necessary to stop police violence.

Nation Oct 21

Mohamed Noor walks into the courthouse on the first day of opening arguments of the trial of former Minneapolis police off...
Former 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…