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Group Demands Disarming Police; Shuts Down I-35W

A group called "Wake Your Ass Up Collective" has taken credit for the shutdown of southbound I-35W in Minneapolis this morning. The protest, in which...

UPDATED: Arrests Begin as Protesters Block I-35W

UPDATE: The original version of this story named the protesters as Black Lives Matter. This story corrects that error and provides the name of...

Philando Castile’s Mother Condemns Riots, Urges Legislative Action

Philando Castile’s family and their legal team addressed a small crowd of gathered reporters in front of the Minnesota Capitol on Tuesday morning. Glenda Hatchett,...

Off-Duty Police Officers Outraged by Lynx Captains’ Comments & Shirts

Off duty Minneapolis police officers outraged by Lynx players' t-shirts and comments walked off the job at Target Center in Minneapolis on July 9,...

UPDATE: Another Castile Protest in Front of St. Anthony Police Station

Following a night of riots and mayhem by protesters on Interstate 94 in St. Paul on Saturday, July 9, people gathered outside the St. Anthony...

UPDATE: POLICE OFFICER IN I-94 RIOT DOES NOT HAVE FRACTURED SPINE

***UPDATE TO I-94 RIOT STORY*** On Saturday night, the St. Paul Police Twitter feed announced that a police officer who had a concrete chunk dropped...

Fatal Traffic Stop Linked to Armed Robbery

Police Scanner Audio May Link Castile to Recent Armed Robbery; Ramsey County says "Castile Never Applied for a Concealed Carry Permit" The fatal traffic stop...

Leaders Speak out on Dallas Police Shootings

Responses from leaders are coming in after the horrific events that took place in Dallas, Texas Thursday evening. CNN reports five officers were killed and...

BREAKING: Fatal Police Involved Shooting in St. Paul; Aftermath Livestreamed

A witness to the fatal officer involved shooting in Falcon Heights last night livestreamed the aftermath onto Facebook.  The second US police involved shooting...

Jamar Clark Decision Expected Today; Black Lives Matter Groups Plan Demonstrations

The Jamar Clark decision will be released on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 in Minneapolis. Police have warned demonstrators that people violating public safety will be arrested.