Walz seeks outside law enforcement help, extra funding from Legislature

Gov. Tim Walz, seen in 2019, is requesting additional law enforcement resources and seeking more funding as Derek Chauvin’s trial wraps up.

Gov. Tim Walz is marshaling law enforcement help from other states and asking the Legislature for more funding as the state juggles the conclusion of the Derek Chauvin trial and tensions over the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright.

As verdict looms, Guard tightens grip on Twin Cities

Minnesota National Guard members patrol Lyndale Avenue S. near Lake Street. There are signs of militarization throughout the city: barricades, barbed

Stung by criticism after riots last spring, state and local officials have opted for a massive presence to maintain law and order.

Students walk out of class to protest racial injustice

Students from Minneapolis schools gathered outside U.S. Bank Stadium on Monday afternoon as part of a statewide student walkout to protest against rac

The demonstrations came in response to the police shooting of Daunte Wright and concerns about racism in schools.

Facebook, preparing for Chauvin verdict, to limit posts that might incite violence

FILE — People walk near a memorial to George Floyd outside of Cup Foods convenience store in Minneapolis on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Facebook on Mond

Facebook said it would identify and remove posts on the social network that urged people to bring arms to the city, and also take down content that praised, celebrated or mocked his death.

Suspect in Wisconsin bar shooting that killed 3 identified

Officials investigate the scene of a deadly shooting at Somers House Tavern in Kenosha, Wis., Sunday, April 18, 2021. Several people were killed and t

The man in custody in connection with a shooting at a southeastern Wisconsin tavern that left three men dead and three others injured was involved in a fight at the bar before coming back with a handgun and opening fire, authorities said Monday.

Two dead, one injured in fiery crash in Lowry Hill Tunnel

Two dead, one injured in fiery crash in Lowry Hill Tunnel

A third victim is in the hospital with life threatening injuries; the freeway has reopened.



Students from Minneapolis schools gathered outside U.S. Bank Stadium on Monday afternoon as part of a statewide student walkout to protest against rac

Students walk out of class to protest racial injustice

COVID-19 ICU numbers near 2021 highs in Minnesota
Two dead, one injured in fiery crash in Lowry Hill Tunnel
As verdict looms, Guard tightens grip on Twin Cities

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A Black Lives Matter protest in the Minneapolis City Hall rotunda in 2015.

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Sarah Glover named managing editor of MPR newsroom

Sarah Glover named managing editor of MPR newsroom

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Reusse: Last-place Gophers baseball team falls victim to 'COVID crash'

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Gov. Tim Walz, seen in 2019, is requesting additional law enforcement resources and seeking more funding as Derek Chauvin’s trial wraps up.

Walz seeks outside law enforcement help, extra funding from Legislature

Pressure mounts to pass new policing bills after Daunte Wright's death
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Officials investigate the scene of a deadly shooting at Somers House Tavern in Kenosha, Wis., Sunday, April 18, 2021. Several people were killed and t

Suspect in Wisconsin bar shooting that killed 3 identified

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Facebook, preparing for Chauvin verdict, to limit posts that might incite violence
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Farmers in Mapleton, Minn. harvest hemp for the first time in 1943.

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Brooks: Art thief makes off with a piece of Grand Marais history

Brooks: Art thief makes off with a piece of Grand Marais history

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