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Minnesota to Launch Working Group on Police Shootings

Attorney General Keith Ellison and Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington say the group will begin work later this summer.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ Minnesota’s top law enforcement officials are launching a working group and public hearings on police-involved shootings. Attorney General Keith Ellison and Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington say the group will begin work later this summer. The move comes as police departments and the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension have often come under heavy criticism for…

Former Minneapolis Officer Noor Sentenced to 12.5 Years In Prison

In court, Noor says he can't apologize enough " for taking the life of a perfect person.'' 

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — A Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder has been sentenced to a 12.5 year prison term for the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911. A Minnesota jury convicted Mohamed Noor in April of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the July 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, a 40-year-old dual citizen of the…

Judge says most exhibits from Minneapolis cop’s trial can be copied

The exceptions are five body camera videos that show Damond's final moments.

MINNEAPOLIS – A judge is granting access to most of the exhibits from the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who shot an unarmed woman in 2017. Mohamed Noor was convicted of murder in the shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, a dual citizen of the U.S. and Australia who was killed after she called 911 to report a…

Court Records Show Concern For Officer Involved In Mpls Woman’s Shooting

In a response Wednesday to a defense motion seeking to dismiss murder and manslaughter charges against Mohamed Noor, Hennepin County prosecutors say Noor was flagged by two psychiatrists during a pre-hiring evaluation in early 2015.

  MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Court records show psychiatrists and training officers voiced concerns about a former Minneapolis police officer’s fitness for duty long before he fatally shot an Australian woman. In a response Wednesday to a defense motion seeking to dismiss murder and manslaughter charges against Mohamed Noor, Hennepin County prosecutors say Noor was flagged by two psychiatrists during a…

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Released From Jail

Mohamed Noor Posted Bond And Was Released Wednesday Evening

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman last year is out of jail. A judge set Mohamed Noor’s bond at $400,000 which he posted shortly after. Noor is charged with third degree murder in the death of 40-year-old Australian Justine Ruszczyk Damond. She called police in July to report a possible sexual…

Judge Lowers Bail But Refuses To Release Former Minneapolis Officer Mohamed Noor

Noor Is Charged With The Murder Of Justine Ruszczyk Damond in July 2017 After She Called 911

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Bail has been cut from $500,000 to $400,000 for a fired Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the shooting of an unarmed Australian woman. Mohamed Noor made his first court appearance in the July death of Justine Ruszczyk (ROOS’-chehk) Damond, who had called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home. Noor’s…

Minneapolis Officer Charged In Death of Woman Turns Himself In

Damond was shot July 15, minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — A Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman in July has been booked on charges of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Officer Mohamed Noor turned himself in on Tuesday after a warrant was issued for his arrest in the death of Justine Ruszczyk¬†Damond. Damond was shot July 15, minutes after she called 911 to…