Seven University of Minnesota Athletes Test Positive For COVID-19
The University of Minnesota says seven athletes from “multiple sports” have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Some Twins Players Have COVID-19
The Minnesota Twins have had “a few” players in their organization recently test positive for COVID-19.
Ramsey County Jailers File Discrimination Complaint
Eight minority corrections officers who work at the jail holding a former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd say they were barred from guarding the officer because of their race.
1 Dead and 11 Wounded in Minneapolis Shooting
Police say one man is dead and 11 people are wounded following a shooting in Minneapolis.
Guitar Played by Prince Sold For Over $500K
A guitar played by Prince at the height of his stardom has sold for more than $500,000 at auction.
Another Former Officer Charged in George Floyd Death Posts Bail
A second former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd is out of jail after posting bail.
Special Session Ends With Major Issues Unresolved
A special session of the Minnesota Legislature has ended without agreement on changes to policing in the wake of George Floyd's death.
Klobuchar Takes Herself Out of Contention For VP
Amy Klobuchar is dropping out of vice presidential contention and urging Democrat Joe Biden to select a woman of color instead.
Fall Planning for Guidance Coming For MN Schools
State health and education officials will announce plans Thursday for how Minnesota schools will conduct classes this fall after they were shut down this spring to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Minnesota’s Witness Requirement for Absentee Ballots Waived
Minnesota will waive its witness requirements for absentee ballots for the August primary election under the settlement of two lawsuits sparked by the health threat from the coronavirus.
Fired Atlanta Officer Charged With Felony Murder
Prosecutors brought murder charges Wednesday against the white Atlanta police officer who shot Rayshard Brooks in the back, saying that the black man posed no deadly threat and that the officer kicked him and offered no medical treatment for over 2 minutes as he lay dying on the ground.
Minnesota Congresswoman Loses Father to COVID-19
Minnesota Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has announced the death of her father due to complications from COVID-19.
Walz Visits Duluth Monument on 100th Anniversary of Lynchings
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz marked the 100th anniversary of a painful chapter in the state's history on Monday by visiting a memorial in Duluth to three black men lynched by a white mob.
7 Minneapolis Officers Have Quit – More Resignations Are Coming
At least seven Minneapolis police officers have quit and another seven are in the process of resigning, citing a lack of support from department and city leaders as protests over George Floyd's death escalated.