JUSTINE DAMOND

Hennepin County: No Charges in Officer Involved Shooting Death of Unarmed Woman

In the video, Freeman blames investigators for not doing their jobs

  HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says he doesn’t have enough evidence to charge anyone in the fatal officer-involved shooting of Justine Damond. That’s what he told an activist group on Wednesday night. The group recorded the conversation and posted it on Facebook. In the video, Freeman blames investigators for not doing their jobs. In July,…

Former Minneapolis Police Chief’s Severance Proposal Released

The proposal still requires city council approval

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The severance proposal for the former Minneapolis police chief who resigned under pressure from the city’s mayor has been released. The deal for ex-Chief Janee Harteau includes $183,000 in severance pay and 12 months of health and dental benefits. The proposal still requires city council approval. The deal also states neither Harteau nor the city can…

Arradondo Chosen as Minneapolis Police Chief

He will serve the rest of former chief Janee Harteau's term, which runs through January of 2019

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Minneapolis Police Department has officially hired its new police chief. The city council approved interim police chief, Medaria Arradondo, to take over the role on a permanent basis. He will serve the rest of former chief Janee Harteau’s term, which runs through January of 2019. Arradondo said he is ready to help the city heal…

Castile Family Attorney Now Representing Family of Unarmed Woman Killed by Minneapolis Police

Attorney David Bennett said he is getting involved in the case to "effect real change."

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The attorney who represented Philando Castile’s family after Castile was shot and killed by a St. Anthony Police officer and helped negotiate a $3 million settlement from the city is now representing the family and fiancee of the unarmed woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis Police officer. Attorney David Bennett said he is getting involved…

Fiance of Woman Killed By Minneapolis Officer Wants Answers

Justine Damond Was Shot and Killed Saturday Night After Calling 911

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The fiance of an Australian woman who died at the hands of a Minneapolis Police officer wants answers. But Don Damond says the family isn’t getting any information. Damond said, “Our hearts are broken and we are utterly devastated by the loss of Justine.  As you know it was Justine who called 911 on Saturday evening, reporting…