Police Arrest One After 5 Jamar Clark Protesters Shot

Police late this morning arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with Monday night shootings at a protest of Jamar Clark’s Nov. 15 fatal shooting at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer. Minneapolis police said late this morning that a white man was arrested in Bloomington in connection with injuries of five protesters in the…
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Political Chatter: Minnesota Looks To Cut Drug Sentences

State officials are looking into reducing some drug sentences and whether the action could help relieve prison overcrowding. Drawing from available data, Executive Director Nathaniel Reitz of the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission said that “probation may be something that may not harm public safety.” Hours after Reitz told that to a prison overcrowding task force,…
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Turkey Farmers Thankful To Be Working

Minnesota turkey growers are back in time for Thanksgiving. Minnesota governors annually recognize the state turkey industry, the country’s largest, this time of year. But this year the light-hearted event turned to serious talk about farmers rebounding from the worst livestock disaster in United States history. “It has been a challenging year for turkey growers…
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NAACP, Government Leaders Talk About Easing Minneapolis Tension

Tension over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man turned to talks about the future Friday, the most peaceful day in North Minneapolis since the early Sunday incident. Minnesota leaders met with local, state and national NAACP representatives trying to find solutions to six days of conflicts between police and hundreds of protesters.…
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Minneapolis Shooting Reaction: ‘Molotov Cocktails,’ Police Abuse Claims

The Minneapolis police chief says anarchists from outside the community are attacking police, using an early Sunday police shooting of an unarmed black man as an excuse to conduct violence. Meanwhile, protesters Thursday demanded federal action, accusing police of abuse, and seek a federal investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department. Police Chief Janeé Harteau told…
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