Minneapolis

Ex-cops accused of violating Floyd’s rights plead not guilty

MINNEAPOLIS  – Four former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights have pleaded not guilty to the federal charges against them. A federal grand jury indicted Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao in May for allegedly depriving Floyd of his rights while acting under government authority.  Tuesday’s hearing was held remotely via videoconference. Chauvin appeared…

7 hurt after 2 people exchange gunfire in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS – Police say seven people were injured after two people began shooting at each other on a busy street in Minneapolis’ Uptown neighborhood. Police say the shootout happened at about 12:30 a.m. Thursday on the 3000 block of Lyndale Avenue South. Police arrived to find “a very chaotic scene.” Police said they found three people with gunshot wounds and…

Moorhead orchestra performs the national anthem at Target Field

MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – It was a long, but gratifying, day for Moorhead’s Horizon Middle School Orchestra as the youngsters played the National Anthem before the Twins took the field against the White Sox Wednesday afternoon. 5 busses ☑️ 287 Students ☑️ And Road Construction 🦺 ☑️ pic.twitter.com/GavGOwDZDY — Moorhead Orchestra (@MoorheadOrch) August 11, 2021 Since it was a 12:10 first…

Minneapolis Fed mandates COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees

MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is requiring all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. “We recently announced to our 1,100 colleagues at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis that we are instituting a new policy requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of August as a condition of continuing employment” President…

Expert predicts Derek Chauvin won’t get maximum sentence Friday

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Friday, former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin will be sentenced. The hearing will include the reading of victim impact statements from not only family, but everyday Minnesotans. The Minnesota Attorney General’s Office has asked the public to submit community impact statements ahead of the sentencing of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Expert predicts Derek Chauvin…

Judge orders Staples man to prison, $12 million restitution for Minneapolis arson

Bryce WilliamsMINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – A Staples, Minn. man was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for his role in the arsons at the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct building. Twenty-six-year-old Bryce Williams was indicted by a federal grand jury in August.  The fire was started on May 28, during the riots immediately following the death of George Floyd. Federal…

Video: Gunshots heard near George Floyd square

Here’s the moment shots were fired near George Floyd Square earlier this morning. pic.twitter.com/NIWRBr6b9Y — Philip Crowther (@PhilipinDC) May 25, 2021 MINNEAPOLIS – The Minneapolis intersection where George Floyd died was disrupted by gunfire Tuesday, just hours before it was to be the site of a family-friendly street festival marking the anniversary of his death at the hands of police….