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Minneapolis councilors propose replacing police department, rent stabilization

Council members are also proposing two charter amendments to help renters in Minneapolis.

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Bob Kroll to retire as Minneapolis police union chief

Kroll has proven a controversial figure during his time in charge of the MPD union.

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3 Minneapolis officers involved in fatal shooting of Dolal Idd are identified

The BCA says the three officers fired their guns at Idd after he struck several police cars with his vehicle and then fired at officers.

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Search warrant: Police suspected Dolal Idd of having, selling guns

Minneapolis police fatally shot 23-year-old Dolal Idd outside a gas station on Dec. 30, 2020.

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Family identifies man who was fatally shot by Minneapolis police

Dolal Idd of Eden Prairie was killed by police near a Holiday gas station on Dec. 30.

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Here's what questions potential jurors in George Floyd death case are being asked

Potential jurors will be asked about a host of issues, including their feelings about the Minneapolis Police Department and Black Lives Matter.

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Man, 20, charged with carjacking, robbing five Minneapolis residents in 90 minutes

The young man and a teenage accomplice carjacked and robbed multiple people within two hours

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Brainerd man pleads guilty to helping start fire at Third Precinct

He was among four Minnesota men charged in connection to the arson fire at the precinct in May.

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Survey: Non-white residents feel MPD officers not held accountable for misconduct

Recent news investigations have found complaints against officers don't often lead to discipline.

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Mpls. City Council passes cuts to police budget, maintains officer staffing levels

The City Council voted to keep target staffing levels at 888 after Mayor Jacob Frey threatened to veto the budget.

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Council President Lisa Bender slams mayor's threat to veto budget

Mayor Jacob Frey has repeatedly criticized a Safety for All plan which would cut officer staffing targets from 888 to 750.

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Minneapolis City Council committee passes 2021 budget, Frey threatens veto

The budget includes the "Safety for All" amendment, which would cut nearly $8 million from the city's police budget to fund alternative safety programs.

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Judge finds suspect guilty in 1991 murder of young Minneapolis woman

A 58-year-old man from South St. Paul, who was 29 at the time, has been found guilty of stabbing a 20-year-old woman

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Activist groups release 'The People's Budget,' call for $53M Minneapolis police cuts

The People's Budget, spearheaded by Black Visions Collective and Reclaim the Block, would cut more than $53 million from MPD's budget.

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Prosecutors: Chauvin knelt on teen's neck for 17 minutes in 2017

Prosecutors are seeking to include body camera footage from the arrest, which they say shows a pattern of excessive force by Chauvin.

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Minneapolis considers swapping police with mental health professionals for some calls

The pilot could replace the current co-responder program, Council Member Steve Fletcher said

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Minneapolis City Council approves additional funding for MPD

The approval comes days after a tense exchange between the police chief and council members.

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MPD chief asks for money to hire outside officers, spars with council members

A committee narrowly passed the proposal that would allow the MPD to contract with other agencies to curb violence.

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Dispute leads to deadly shooting in south Minneapolis

Minneapolis police responded to reports of a shooting early Thursday morning.

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Top Minneapolis PD officer demoted following 'white boys' comment

Art Knight was demoted from deputy chief/chief of staff after criticizing the MPD's hiring practices.

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Judge dismisses 1 charge against Chauvin, more serious charges remain

The judge denied the majority of the motions to dismiss the charges against the four officers accused in George Floyd's death.

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51 arrested in Minneapolis protests after Chauvin is released from prison

The former officer charged in George Floyd's death posted bond Wednesday and was released, prompting the largely peaceful protests in Minneapolis.

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Ex-officer Derek Chauvin posts bond, is released from prison months after Floyd's death

Chauvin is one of four former MPD officers charged in George Floyd's death. The others had already posted bond and were out of custody.