Minneapolis

Man who helped burn police precinct sentenced

Minneapolis 3rd Precinct burns. May, 2020 MINNEAPOLIS – A St. Paul man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for his role in the arson fire that burned a Minneapolis police station during protests over the death of George Floyd last year. Twenty-three-year-old Branden Michael Wolfe was given 41 months in prison after earlier pleading guilty to…

Derek Chauvin moves to have guilty verdicts thrown out

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Derek Chauvin’s attorney filed a motion asking the court to throw out his guilty verdicts and schedule a new trial Tuesday. The filing, made by Attorney Eric Nelson, cites jury intimidation and a failure of the court to sequester the jury as some of the reasons he is asking for a new trial. In the filing, Nelson…

Brainerd man sent to prison, ordered to pay $12 million for Minneapolis precinct arson

Minneapolis 3rd Precinct burns. May, 2020 MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – A Brainerd, Minn. man was sentenced to  four years in prison for his role in the arsons at the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct building. Federal prosecutors say on the night of May 28, 2020, Dylan Shakespeare Robinson, 23, went to the Third Precinct where a crowd of hundreds had gathered….

Shots Fired At National Guard on Patrol in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — Members of the National Guard were shot at early Sunday in Minneapolis. According to the Minnesota National Guard spokesperson, no one was seriously hurt. Guard members, along with a number of police, were providing neighborhood security when someone took shots at them from a light-colored SUV. Two guard members had minor injuries. One was taken to the hospital…

MSUM Official Goes to Vigil for Daunte Wright

A vigil for Daunte Wright being held at the North Hennepin Community College in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (KVRR) — An Minnesota State University Moorhead official joined others at a vigil for Daunte Wright. “While this didn’t happen in Moorhead, being a part of MinnState the system-wide, it felt imperative to come down,” MSUM Director of Diversity & Inclusion Jered Pigeon said. A vigil for Daunte Wright being held at the North Hennepin Community College…