Reporter | Minneapolis

Liz Navratil covers Minneapolis City Hall for the Star Tribune. She previously worked in Pennsylvania, where she covered state government and crime — and sometimes both at once. She's part of the team that won a 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting.


As curfew passes, Brooklyn Center protest remains peaceful

Law enforcement made no moves to disperse the dwindling crowd after the 11 p.m. curfew took effect. Earlier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., stopped by.


Mpls. council opposes tear gas, other 'less lethal' weapons in city

The final decision will rest with the law enforcement agencies working throughout the city.


Minneapolis chief: Cities, agencies make own calls on tear gas, crowd control

Chief Medaria Arradondo said agencies will be "working in concert with each other."


Brooklyn Center, other cities are declaring curfews, but not Mpls., St. Paul

Some cities in metro area such as Champlin and Brooklyn Park are declaring Wednesday curfews.


Twin Cities, suburbs impose curfews after Wright killing, unrest

The curfews go into effect at 10 p.m. Tuesday, with earlier curfews in Brooklyn Park, Champlin.


More unrest as chief says officer meant to use Taser on Wright

After post-curfew clashes outside the Brooklyn Center police station Monday night, officials said 40 people were arrested. In Minneapolis, more than a dozen were arrested for looting and curfew violations.


Minneapolis lawyers advise city-appointed task force on George Floyd to keep quiet for now

Some commissioners see the advice as a challenge to their independence.


Minneapolis to boost community patrols during Chauvin trial

The city is partnering with seven organizations to help ease tensions amid the first trial in George Floyd's death.


Cost of Minneapolis' new Public Service Building rises $37 million

City officials say the new construction will allow them to consolidate city offices that were scattered across multiple buildings.


Minneapolis voters will decide this fall whether to grant mayor more power

The chair of the Minneapolis Charter Commission called it the most significant question to come before voters in a century.