Minneapolis

Poland Seeking Extradition of 98-Year-Old Minnesota Man

Polish prosecutors have decided to seek an arrest warrant for the now 98-year-old man

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Poland will seek extradition of a Minnesota man accused of being a Nazi unit commander. Michael Karkoc of Minneapolis was put under investigation after the AP published evidence in 2013 establishing he commanded a Nazi SS-led unit accused of burning villages filled with women and children. Polish prosecutors have decided to seek an arrest warrant for…

Update: Former Castile Girlfriend Charged with Attacking Woman with Hammer

Police say she attacked another woman with a hammer, striking her in the head several times before smashing the victim's windshield

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The former girlfriend of Philando Castile is accused of hitting a woman in the head with a hammer during a fight in St. Paul. Diamond Reynolds, 27, of West St. Paul, is charged with two felony counts of assault. Police say she attacked another woman with a hammer, striking her in the head several times…

Minnesota Police Officer Makes Plea in Fatal Shooting of Philando Castile

Yanez is charged with second degree manslaughter and two counts of unlawful discharge of a firearm because there were two other people in the car at the time of the shooting

  FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — A Minnesota police officer pleads not guilty to manslaughter and other charges in the shooting death of a black man last summer. St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez shot and killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop last July in Falcon Heights. Earlier this month, defense lawyers asked a judge to dismiss the charges, claiming the…

More Than a Thousand Gather at Anti-Trump Protest in Minneapolis

Protesters say they want to stand with their immigrant sisters and brothers

  Another anti-Trump protest pops-up in downtown Minneapolis. The Anti-War Committee organized the protest in response to President Trump’s immigration executive orders. More than a thousand people showed up this afternoon at the Minneapolis Federal Building. A spokesperson says the group wants to send a message to the president and stand in solidarity with their immigrant sisters and brothers. They…

President Trump’s Executive Order On Immigration Draws Sharp Criticism And Protests

Bans Immigrants And Refugees From Seven Muslim-Majority Countries

Several hundred people gathered at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to protest President Trump’s executive order on immigration. The demonstration was one of many across the country. Metropolitan Airports Commission spokesman Patrick Hogan says the protesters had a permit to be outside, but moved into the terminal at about 2:15 p.m. He says some airlines shut down ticketing counters near the…

Man Gets Life For Heroin Ring In FM Metro

Distributed And Sold Drugs From Minneapolis

A Minneapolis man gets life in prison for a heroin selling operation in the FM metro. Michael Modisett, 34,  was found guilty in U.S. District Court of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of heroin. Modisett was accused of supplying and selling the drug to people in the Fargo-Moorhead area in late 2012. A total of eight…

MN Lawmakers Working to Approve Longer Bar Operating Hours for 2018 Super Bowl

The bipartisan group of lawmakers say they want bars and liquor establishments to stay open until 4:00 am Super Bowl weekend

Fans attending next year’s Super Bowl in Minneapolis could squeeze in a few extra hours of partying. A bipartisan group of lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow bars to stay open until 4 a.m. on Super Bowl weekend. Minnesota law currently requires bars to shut down by 2 a.m. Local governments would have to approve the extra hours…