Tag Archives: Minneapolis

Minnesota Trump Cultist Faces 15 Years In Prison After Golf Club Attack On Elderly Biden Supporters [VIDEO]

Minneapolis’s CBS News affiliate reports: A Twin Cities man who identified himself to authorities as a supporter of President Donald Trump is accused of attacking an elderly couple with a golf club over the weekend after he saw them standing at a street corner with a homemade Joe Biden sign. Fifty-year-old Mark Anthony Ulsaker, of Lino Lakes, is charged with …

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Feds Charge “Boogaloo Boy” With Inciting Riot At Minneapolis BLM Protest Over Killing Of George Floyd

The Minneapolis StarTribune reports: In the wake of protests following the May 25 killing of George Floyd, a member of the “Boogaloo Bois” opened fire on Minneapolis Police Third Precinct with an AK-47-style gun and screamed “Justice for Floyd” as he ran away, according to a federal complaint made public Friday. A sworn affidavit by the FBI underlying the complaint …

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POLICE: Minneapolis Looting Was Spawned By White Supremacist Seeking To Incite Race War [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: The masked white man recorded smashing the windows of a Minneapolis AutoZone during an early George Floyd protest is a suspected white supremacist who was trying to incite racial tension, cops reportedly believe. A Minneapolis Police arson detective says the 32-year-old man’s actions, which were captured on video, help set off a chain reaction …

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Ex-Cop In Floyd Murder Seeks Dismissal Of Charges

Minneapolis’s CBS News affiliate reports: The defense team for fired Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane, who is charged in George Floyd’s death, has filed a motion for the charges to be dismissed. Lane’s attorney, Earl Gray, argues that there is no probable cause for the charges and that Lane “did not intentionally aid, advise, hire, counsel, or conspire with (Derek) …

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Ex-MN Cop Freed After Family Crowdfunds $750K Bail

TMZ reports: Thomas Lane, the rookie ex-cop charged in George Floyd’s murder case is out of jail after posting his $750k bail. Lane’s family was seeking donations via a website they set up to raise money for his legal defense after he and 2 other ex-cops were arrested and charged with aiding and abetting 2nd-degree murder, and aiding and abetting …

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Lawyer For MN Cop: Bystanders Should Have Helped

The Insider reports: The lawyer for an officer charged in George Floyd’s fatal arrest appeared on Chris Cuomo’s CNN show Monday night to profess his client’s innocence, and earned Cuomo’s criticism for suggesting that bystanders could have intervened. Earl Gray relayed details of the arrest garnered from his client Thomas Lane’s body camera footage, which has yet to be released …

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MINNESOTA: Police Admit To Slashing Tires On Dozens Of Cars Belonging To Press, Medics, Protesters [VIDEO]

Mother Jones reports: After long nights of tear gas and rubber bullets, some protesters, news crews, and medics in Minneapolis last weekend found themselves stranded: The tires of their cars had been slashed. In a city upended by protests about police brutality after the death of George Floyd, many assumed protesters were to blame. But videos reveal a different culprit: …

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Bail Set For Killer Minneapolis Ex-Cop At $1.25 Million

Minneapolis’s NBC News affiliate reports: The former Minneapolis police officer charged with causing the death of George Floyd made his first official court appearance in the case Monday afternoon. Derek Chauvin, who was videotaped holding his knee on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes, appeared by video conference from Oak Park Heights Correctional Facility, where he is being held for …

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Minneapolis City Council Backs Defunding Local Police

Minneapolis’s Fox News affiliate reports: Nine members of the Minneapolis City Council announced their support for de-funding the Minneapolis Police Department and replacing it with a community-based public safety model at a rally in Powderhorn Park Sunday afternoon. With the support of the nine council members, they have created a veto-proof supermajority in support of disbanding the police department. However, …

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LIVE VIDEO: Minneapolis Memorial For George Floyd

USA Today reports: On Thursday, the focus is expected to return to the life George Floyd led when he is memorialized at Minneapolis’ North Central University, an event that will include a “national eulogy” by the Rev. Al Sharpton and a “national criminal justice system address” by Floyd family attorney Ben Crump. The tribute will continue Saturday in Raeford, North …

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Multiple Groups Sever Ties With Minneapolis Police

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board voted Wednesday night to sever its longtime relationship with the Minneapolis Police Department, adding to the list of organizations that have cut ties with the local police following the death of George Floyd at the hands of its officers. The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Public Schools, museums and venues have …

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BREAKING: Three Other Minneapolis Ex-Cops To Be Charged, First Ex-Cop Charge Increased To 2nd Degree

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: Attorney General Keith Ellison [photo] plans to elevate charges against the former Minneapolis police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck while adding charges of aiding and abetting murder against the other three officers at the scene, according to multiple law enforcement sources familiar with the case. Ellison is expected to provide an update this afternoon …

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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz: Human Rights Complaint Has Been Filed Against The Minneapolis Police Department

Minneapolis’s ABC News affiliate reports: The state of Minnesota filed a human rights complaint Tuesday against the Minneapolis Police Department in the death of George Floyd by an officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for minutes, even after he stopped moving. Gov. Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights announced the filing at a news conference …

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Independent Autopsy: “Floyd Died Of Asphyxiation”

The Associated Press reports: An autopsy commissioned for George Floyd’s family found that Floyd died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression when a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes and ignored his cries of distress, the Floyd family’s attorneys said Monday. The autopsy by a doctor who also examined Eric Garner’s body found the …

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Killer MN Cop Moved To Maximum Security Prison

Minneapolis’s ABC News affiliate reports: The former Minneapolis Police officer who was charged in connection with the death of George Floyd has been transferred from a county jail to a maximum-security prison, according to the Minnesota Department of Corrections. Derek Chauvin was originally taken into custody at the Ramsey County Jail; he was then taken to the Hennepin County Jail …

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Wife Of Killer Minneapolis Ex-Cop Files For Divorce

The Associated Press reports: Hours after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was charged with the murder of George Floyd, his wife announced that she is divorcing him, WCCO-TV reported Friday night. According to WCCO, Kellie Chauvin released a statement through her attorney saying, “She is devastated by Mr. Floyd’s death,” sends condolences to his family and is divorcing Derek …

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Obama: This Shouldn’t Be Normal, It Can’t Be Normal

“This shouldn’t be ‘normal’ in 2020 America. It can’t be ‘normal.’ If we want our children to grow up in a nation that lives up to its highest ideals, we can and must be better. It will fall mainly on the officials of Minnesota to ensure that the circumstances surrounding George Floyd’s death are investigated thoroughly and that justice is …

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Minneapolis Cop And Victim Worked At Same Nightclub

Minneapolis’s ABC News affiliate reports: A former club owner in south Minneapolis says the now-fired police officer and the black man who died in his custody this week both worked security for her club up to the end of last year. George Floyd and now-former Officer Derek Chauvin both worked security at the El Nuevo Rodeo club on Lake Street, …

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Biden: Trump Is Calling For Violence Against Citizens

The Guardian reports: “This is not abstract: a black reporter was arrested while doing his job this morning, while the white police officer who killed George Floyd remains free. I am glad swift action was taken, but this, to me, says everything,” the presumptive Democratic nominee wrote in a tweet. Biden said he would not “lift” Trump’s tweet that partly …

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Minneapolis Mayor Blasts Trump For Calling Him Weak: Weakness Is Pointing At Others During A Crisis [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey (D) early Friday morning slammed President Trump’s criticism of his leadership amid the protests that have erupted in the Minnesota city after the police killing of George Floyd. Early Friday Trump lashed out on Twitter at Frey, saying that he would “send in the National Guard” if the mayor couldn’t “bring the City …

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