Chad Nelson

  • News

    September 12, 2012

    Chris Kluwe sticks up for gay marriage

    Plus, high school mural and police brutality start a flurry of controversy

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    MPD officer Blayne Lehner shown choking and pepper-spraying protesters in new footage [VIDEO]

    SEE ALSO:-- Chad Nelson, KSTP cameraman, filing criminal complaint [VIDEO]-- St. Paul police brutality: Officer Jesse Zilge maces, kicks, punches helpless suspect [VIDEO]A new video posted to YouTube by rubicondrawn shows Minneapolis police officer Blayne Lehner choking and pepper-spraying protestor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    May Day protests expect hundreds

    In conjunction with May Day protests happening across the country, Occupy Minneapolis and local labor groups are expected to turn out in the hundreds tomorrow in Loring Park and other parts of the city during a day-long protest. The national "Day Without the 99 Percent" movement is encouraging peop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Police Chief Tim Dolan will not seek a third term

    In a statement released late this morning, Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan announced that as of 2013, he will no longer serve as the city's top cop "I have given notice to Mayor R.T. Rybak that I will not be seeking a third term when my current term as Chief expires in January of next year," he ... More >>

  • News

    April 11, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    Chad Nelson, KSTP cameraman, filing criminal complaint [VIDEO]

    Chad Nelson, the photojournalist who was man-handled by a Minneapolis police officer while filming for KSTP Saturday night, has decided to file a criminal complaint. That's according to his news director Lindsay Radford, who was in a meeting with him this morning. It's still not certain who the off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Chad Nelson, KSTP cameraman, assaulted by Minneapolis police [VIDEO]

    The Occupy movement staged a re-occupation on Saturday, and the TV media showed up to cover the news event. Little did KSTP cameraman Chad Nelson know that he would be assaulted by a cop, who totally thrashes his expensive video camera.The entire event was caught on tape by Rogue Media and dutifu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    KSTP wants answers from Minneapolis police over cameraman shoving incident [VIDEO]

    During a "Re-Occupy" Minneapolis demonstration on Saturday night, protesters learned from police they would not be allowed to erect tents in Peavey Plaza. After they marched in the street in protest, 12 people were arrested on Nicollet Mall for public nuisance and impeding traffic. KSTP cameraman C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Chief Tim Dolan 'very disappointed' by KSTP cameraman shoving incident [UPDATE]

    Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan has responded to a video showing one of his officers pushing a news camera off the shoulder of photographer Chad Nelson on Saturday night. "From my preliminary review of the video regarding Mr. Nelson, the officer's interference does not appear to be necessary," h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2005

    Some more Minnesota favorites

    Allison Gunderson writes: Now, this just seemed so obvious to me. They may not have ever been my favorite band from Minnesota (and working in college radio, I tried to NOT like them), but Semisonic was so HUGE. Granted, Trip Shakespeare was in the top fifty, but that is not even the same. From th ... More >>

  • Music

    November 3, 1999

    A Sense of Where You Are

    The Hang Ups return home with a new album, a new sound, and a new chance to start over