North Minneapolis community organizer Brett Buckner will announce a bid for Don Samuels' Ward 5 City Council seat this afternoon at Avenue Eatery on West Broadway. According to Buckner's Linkedin account, he's worked for Keith Ellison, the Minnesota DFL, and the Minneapolis NAACP. He's currently li ... More >>
After a heated debate, the Minneapolis City Council voted 8-5 to approve an amended overhaul of the Civilian Review Authority, a controversial police oversight board started more than 20 years ago. See Also: Mpls City Council committee passes CRA overhaul despite public outcry Senate passes bill to ... More >>
See Also: Mpls City Council hosting hearing on Civilian Review Authority overhaul today Senate passes bill to limit Minneapolis Civilian Review Authority's power Despite near-unanimous criticism during a public hearing Wednesday afternoon, a Minneapolis City Council committee voted in favor of a ... More >>
Jason Yang leaped to his death on Nov. 13.Security video from the I-394 off-ramp where Jason Yang leaped to his death will show that Minneapolis police officers neither fired shots at the man nor touched him physically before he jumped. The existence of the video was revealed today in a stat ... More >>
Dolan ordered to comply with a statute or argue in courtHennepin County Judge Susan N. Burke ordered Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan to either start listening to the Civilian Review Authority's recommendations to discipline officers or explain himself in court next month. Police watchdogs ... More >>
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