Category: Minneapolis

Minneapolis: Black Leaders Speak Out Against ‘Abolish the Police’
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Minneapolis: Black Leaders Speak Out Against ‘Abolish the Police’

Black leaders in Minneapolis, Minnesota, are beginning to speak out against proposals to “defund” or “abolish” the police, after the Democrat-dominated city council voted unanimously to dismantle the city’s police department last month. As Breitbart News reported, the city council adopted a resolution to replace the police with a “community-led public safety system.” Dismantling the…

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One Dead, 11 Injured in Minneapolis Shooting
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One Dead, 11 Injured in Minneapolis Shooting

One man is dead and a dozen others have non-life threatening injuries after a shooting in North Minneapolis, police there said early Sunday. Initial reports detailed 10 people had been shot with “various severity levels of injuries,” but police revised their total in a social media post made just after 3 a.m.: ** SHOOT UPDATE **12…

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Minneapolis City Council Promises to Abolish the Police; ‘Police-free Future’
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Minneapolis City Council Promises to Abolish the Police; ‘Police-free Future’

A veto-proof majority of the Democrat-dominated Minneapolis City Council announced Sunday that it had bowed to Black Lives Matter protesters’ demands to abolish the police, promising the demonstration a “police-free future.” The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported: In their boldest statement since George Floyd’s killing, nine Minneapolis City Council members told a crowd Sunday that they will…

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Minneapolis Calms as Massive Presence Law Enforcement Regains Control
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Minneapolis Calms as Massive Presence Law Enforcement Regains Control

A massive presence by law enforcement and National Guard members helped restore the peace in the twin cities of  Minneapolis and Saint Paul after several days of rioting and looting. Law enforcement officials successfully implemented a curfew and arrested some protesters who violated the order — bringing a night of peace to the city. On…

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Minneapolis Protesters Defy Curfew, Clash with National Guard
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Minneapolis Protesters Defy Curfew, Clash with National Guard

Protesters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, are defying a city-wide curfew and in some instances clashing with the state’s national guard as the public backlash to the death of George Floyd enters its third night. As of 9:00 p.m. central standard time (CST), hundreds of protesters were on the streets of Minneapolis, despite a mandatory 8:00 p.m.…

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Minneapolis Mayor to Rioters: Practice Social Distancing, Wear Masks
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Minneapolis Mayor to Rioters: Practice Social Distancing, Wear Masks

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey (D) requested on Thursday that “protesters” in the City of Lakes practice social distancing and wear masks to reduce coronavirus transmission. The municipal government claimed to provide hundreds of masks to the public for this purpose. Frey’s comments came during ongoing protests and riots in Minneapolis following the death of George…

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Minneapolis: Rioters Smash Charter School Storefronts
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Minneapolis: Rioters Smash Charter School Storefronts

Stephen Maturen / Getty Rioters in Minneapolis during protests against police over the death of George Floyd on Wednesday evening smashed the windows of storefronts housing local charter schools, along with other tenants in a local commercial district. Floyd, 36, died on Memorial Day in police custody after officers had handcuffed him and were leaning…

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