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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Alabama man plans to complete a 1,000-mile protest walk at the site where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis on Sunday. Terry Willis, who is from Huntsville, Alabama, started walking towards Minneapolis on June 2 after seeing a video of Floyds death. Floyd died after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee against the handcuffed Black man’s neck for nearly eight minutes. Four since-fired officers have been charged in the case. Willis said he is...
    At least 150 Minneapolis police officers have filed for disability, citing post-traumatic stress disorder as their reason for leaving following weeks of crime and turmoil after George Floyd’s death. The disability claims come as the city grapples with an uptick in crime and elected officials try to dismantle the police department while trying to create a more holistic approach to public safety, the Associated Press reported. Attorney Ron Meuser, without mentioning George Floyd’s death and the riots that followed as...
    The federal government has denied a request from Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) for funds to rebuild North Star State following the George Floyd riots that inflicted wide-scale destruction in the Twin Cities. Walzs spokesman Teddy Tschann confirmed that the request for federal aid was denied, as reported in The Minneapolis Star Tribune. As we navigate one of the most difficult periods in our states history, we look for support from our federal government to help us through, Tschann...
    Among their other inadequacies, which became more evident in the month of George Floyd, the city councils in Minneapolis and St. Paul appear not to factor families and children into their long-term planning. In Minneapolis, that would be called the 2040 Plan, essentially the elimination of the single-family home and the automobile. In St. Paul, council member Mitra Jalali appeared seemingly gleeful to note that St. Paul is now a majority rental city. She was just as gleeful that the...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The federal government has denied a request from Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz for federal funds to rebuild and repair fire damage from the unrest that followed George Floyd’s death. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that Walz’s spokesman Teddy Tschann confirmed that the request for federal aid was denied, saying the governor is “disappointed.” Walz had asked President Donald Trump on July 2 to declare a “major disaster” in a request to the Federal Emergency Management Agency because...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The federal government has denied a request from Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz for federal funds to rebuild and repair fire damage from the unrest that followed George Floyd’s death. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that Walz’s spokesman Teddy Tschann confirmed that the request for federal aid was denied, saying the governor is “disappointed.” Walz had asked President Donald Trump on July 2 to declare a “major disaster” in a request to the Federal Emergency Management Agency because...
    MINNEAPOLIS -- More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are filing work-related disability claims after the death of George Floyd and ensuing unrest, with about three-quarters citing post-traumatic stress disorder as the reason for their planned departures, according to an attorney representing the officers.Their duty disability claims, which will take months to process, come as the city is seeing an increase in violent crime and while city leaders push a proposal to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a new agency...
    MINNEAPOLIS -- More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are filing work-related disability claims after the death of George Floyd and ensuing unrest, with about three-quarters citing post-traumatic stress disorder as the reason for their planned departures, according to an attorney representing the officers.Their duty disability claims, which will take months to process, come as the city is seeing an increase in violent crime and while city leaders push a proposal to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a new agency...
    MINNEAPOLIS -- More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are filing work-related disability claims after the death of George Floyd and ensuing unrest, with about three-quarters citing post-traumatic stress disorder as the reason for their planned departures, according to an attorney representing the officers.Their duty disability claims, which will take months to process, come as the city is seeing an increase in violent crime and while city leaders push a proposal to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a new agency...
    The Twin Cities two top art museums will reopen on Thursday, July 16 — both with reduced hours and restrictions for visitors. The Minneapolis Institute of Art and the Walker Art Center temporarily closed in mid-March with the state’s COVID-19 shutdowns. Both face budget shortfalls for 2020-21 and have reduced staff and hours. Walker Art Center director Mary Ceruti said in an interview last week that a visit to the museum is a low-risk experience and “well-positioned to play a...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis police are investigating another overnight shooting in the city. At 10:43 p.m., an adult man called 911 saying he had been shot. Officers arrived at the 4700 block of Bryant Avenue N. The man was transported to North Memorial Hospital in stable condition. The shooting came just hours after community members in Minneapolis and St. Paul held a rally calling for the end to gun violence in the cities. READ MORE: Activists, Police Chief Arradondo Attend Rally Calling...
    In the Star Tribune, Ryan Faircloth reports: “The federal government has denied Gov. Tim Walz’s request for aid to help rebuild and repair Twin Cities structures that were damaged in the unrest following George Floyd’s death. Walz asked President Donald Trump to declare a ‘major disaster’ for the state of Minnesota in his request to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on July 2. … The governor’s spokesman, Teddy Tschann, confirmed late Friday that the request for federal aid was...
    MINNEAPOLIS -- More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are filing work-related disability claims after the death of George Floyd and ensuing unrest, with about three-quarters citing post-traumatic stress disorder as the reason for their planned departures, according to an attorney representing the officers.Their duty disability claims, which will take months to process, come as the city is seeing an increase in violent crime and while city leaders push a proposal to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a new agency...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — This week federal officials created a violent crimes task force to help combat the growing gun violence in Minneapolis. It brings together additional federal and state resources to assist local law enforcement. There are ways to help the investigations. Call 1-800-CALLFBI (1-800-225-5324) with information about violent crimes. You can also send them pictures and videos by clicking the link here.  
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minneapolis FBI is continuing to investigate and analyze video and pictures from the recent riots in Twin Cities that occurred following the death of George Floyd. According to the FBI, digital media sent in from the public is being examined frame by frame to reveal clues that may help identify those involved in the violence. . “The FBI has a long memory and a broad reach,” said FBI Minneapolis Special Agent in Charge Rainer Drolshagen. “There...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are filing work-related disability claims after the death of George Floyd and ensuing unrest, with about three-quarters citing post-traumatic stress disorder as the reason for their planned departures, according to an attorney representing the officers. Their duty disability claims, which will take months to process, come as the city is seeing an increase in violent crime and while city leaders push a proposal to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced Friday that a new task force has been formed to help guide the city as it considers changes to its Police Department, a priority for city leaders and some community members after the May 25 death of George Floyd. The public safety transformation task force will include national and local leaders. Members of a local group will focus on increased accountability, safety beyond policing, community and police relations and proactive measures. Frey...
    More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are seeking disability benefits, claiming they are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder following the protests that have rocked the city and the nation in the wake of George Floyd’s killing.  In a statement Friday, attorney Ron Meuser, whose law firm is representing the officers, said that many are at “their breaking point.” “In the last six weeks, over 150 police officers have started the process of filing physical and mental disability claims, the majority of which...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It has been a long week for people who live in areas of the Twin Cities impacted by the recent surge of gun violence. Within the past 24 hours, nine people were shot in six different incidents, one person died. A pregnant woman one of the victims of gunfire, as well as two men shot on a basketball court at a South Minneapolis park. WCCO’s Reg Chapman shows us how many in the community are trying to...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced Friday that a new task force has been formed to help guide the city as it considers changes to its Police Department, a priority for city leaders and some community members after the May 25 death of George Floyd. The public safety transformation task force will include national and local leaders. Members of a local group will focus on increased accountability, safety beyond policing, community and police relations and proactive measures. Frey...
    MINNEAPOLIS — More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are filing work-related disability claims after the death of George Floyd and ensuing unrest, with about three-quarters citing post-traumatic stress disorder as the reason for their planned departures, according to an attorney representing the officers. Their duty disability claims, which will take months to process, come as the city is seeing an increase in violent crime and while city leaders push a proposal to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a new...
    By AMY FORLITI MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are filing work-related disability claims after the death of George Floyd and ensuing unrest, with about three-quarters citing post-traumatic stress disorder as the reason for their planned departures, according to an attorney representing the officers. Their duty disability claims, which will take months to process, come as the city is seeing an increase in violent crime and while city leaders push a proposal to replace the Minneapolis Police...
    An attorney says that more than 150 Minneapolis police officers have started the process to file disability claims following the death of George Floyd, mostly for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), numerous sources reported.  In the six weeks after the death of Floyd on May 25, an influx of officers have filed the claims, mentioning the exhaustion of working long shifts without relief or support from city leadership, attorney Ron Meuser Jr., who is representing the officers, said according to...
    More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are filing work-related disability claims after the death of George Floyd and ensuing unrest, with about three-quarters citing post-traumatic stress disorder as the reason for their planned departures, according to an attorney representing the officers. Their duty disability claims, which will take months to process, come as the city is seeing an increase in violent crime and while city leaders push a proposal to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a new agency that...
    Some company allowed for long-term care residents. The Star Tribune’s Chris Serres reports: “For the first time in four months, fami­lies will be al­lowed to vis­it their loved ones in­side seni­or care homes, as Min­ne­so­ta health auth­ori­ties cau­tious­ly lift lock­down re­stric­tions meant to pre­vent the spread of the novel co­ro­na­vi­rus among vul­nera­ble old­er adults. … The Min­ne­so­ta Department of Health is rec­om­mend­ing that nurs­ing homes and as­sist­ed-liv­ing fa­cili­ties al­low cer­tain fam­i­ly mem­bers and out­side care­giv­ers in­side these fa­cili­ties to help...