Mike Freeman

Bloomington Man Charged with Fatally Stabbing Wife

Fifty-six-year-old John Lawler is facing a second-degree murder charge and is expected in court Wednesday.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) _ A Bloomington man is charged with fatally stabbing his wife. Fifty-six-year-old John Lawler is facing a second-degree murder charge and is expected in court Wednesday. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says prosecutors are seeking bail of $1 million. A criminal complaint says Lawler and his 47-year-old wife, Darla King, returned to their townhome about 6 p.m….

No Charges In Minneapolis Police Shooting

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman made his announcement in a news release after he was shouted down by community members at a news conference.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – A prosecutor says he won’t charge two police officers in the fatal shooting of a black man last month. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says 31-year-old Thurman Blevins fled from officers with a loaded handgun and refused to follow commands to stop and show his hands. Freeman said Blevins turned toward the officers with the gun in…

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…