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Since joining the paper in 2016, Mannix has worked on beats reporting on Minnesota's courts and law enforcement at state, local, and federal levels, Minneapolis City Hall and issues related to criminal justice policy and prisons. In 2020, he was part of the team of reporters that covered the killing of George Floyd and aftermath, leading to the Star Tribune winning the George Polk Award and Pulitzer Prize. Mannix also teaches at the University of Minnesota journalism school, of which he's an alumnus. He holds a master's degree from University of California-Berkeley, where he focused on data-driven journalism. Prior to joining the Star Tribune, Mannix wrote about a variety of topics, such as crime, recreational marijuana and politics, for publications including The Seattle Times, MinnPost, City Pages and The Minnesota Daily. He lives in Minneapolis.

Year after Biden's executive order on body cameras, majority of federal agents in Minn. not yet wearing them

The Justice Department says they are phasing in cameras. Critics say it's already been too long.

Lorraine Palmer Rybak Mesken dies at 95; she had 'true grit' in face of adversity

The longtime Minneapolis resident, small-business owner, college counselor for Breck School and mother of former Mayor R.T. Rybak was known for her relentless optimism.

Minneapolis police respond to fights at DFL convention

Video shows supporters of Minneapolis City Council candidate Nasri Warsame shout and rush the stage, ending the convention without a candidate endorsement.

Man dead after high-speed crash in north Minneapolis

Minneapolis police say the man appears to have crashed into a tree while driving at high speed.

Driver veers into oncoming traffic on Hwy. 52, fatally crashes into dump truck

A portion of the highway near Vermillion Township was closed Saturday.

Pentagon emails show Guard preparing hours before Third Precinct burned

The emails, obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, underscore questions of why the Guard wasn't deployed to the scene of the 2020 riots earlier.

NAACP sues Minneapolis over police spying allegations

The lawsuit quotes heavily from a Minnesota Department of Human Rights charge, which said police spied on the NAACP and other Black community members without doing the same for white groups. The city has denied the allegations.

Metro leaders say surplus aid could help recruit more police officers

Gov. Tim Walz has proposed spending $550 million of a budget surplus on public safety improvements for local agencies.

Ex-MPD union head Bob Kroll can't police in 3 metro counties under settlement

Lawsuits accused Minneapolis police of unconstitutional brutality in response to demonstrations following the death of George Floyd.

Mpls. council unanimously approves plan to reform policing

"This is the legacy of George Floyd," Council President Andrea Jenkins said.