AP
  • Updated

In a matter of days, the white police officer who fatally shot a Black man in a Minneapolis suburb went from being a respected professional who trained less experienced colleagues and led the department's union, to a criminal defendant held up by community activists as a symbol of police agg…

AP
  • Updated

CHICAGO (AP) — The attorney for the former officer charged with killing George Floyd says several studies suggest police can safely use their bodyweight to hold a handcuffed suspect facedown on the ground — or prone — as Floyd was in the last minutes of his life.

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm disturbance as a result of his heart disease, a forensic pathologist testified for the defense Wednesday at former Officer Derek Chauvin's murder trial, contradicting prosecution experts who said Floyd succumbed to a lack of oxyge…

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Gopher 5" game were:

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Daily 3" game were:

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Wednesday:

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota officials extended the peacetime emergency for another 30 days on Wednesday in order to boost the state's response to more infectious variants of the COVID-19 virus, a factor that has led to a recent surge in cases.

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A friend of George Floyd who was with him the night he died won't testify at the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer charged in his death, the judge overseeing the case ruled Wednesday.

AP
  • Updated

BOSTON (AP) — A white former police officer is being charged with second-degree manslaughter in the killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, just three days after the Black man was shot during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb.

AP
  • Updated

Mike Elliott is among many who celebrated his election as mayor of Brooklyn Center as the beginning of a new era, marking the first time one of Minnesota's most racially diverse places would be led by a person of color. Elliott, a Black man who had emigrated from Liberia as a child, was almo…

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Winmark Corp. (WINA) on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $9.3 million.

AP
  • Updated

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — President Joe Biden faces an uphill battle as he tries to revive a push for more state laws that would allow authorities to temporarily disarm people who are considered a danger to themselves or others.

AP editor's pick

CHICAGO (AP) — Now that prosecutors have wrapped up their case against a former Minneapolis police officer in George Floyd’s death, Derek Chauvin and his legal team must make a decision about whether he'll testify.

AP
  • Updated

WASHINGTON (AP) — On one end of Pennsylvania Avenue, he mourned with the family of a fallen police officer. On the other, he pledged to help end the epidemic of Black men being killed by police.

AP editor's pick

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A white police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb resigned Tuesday, as did the city's police chief — moves that the mayor said he hoped would help heal the community and lead to reconciliation after two nights of p…

AP editor's pick

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Officer Derek Chauvin was justified in pinning George Floyd to the ground because he kept struggling, a use-of-force expert testified for the defense Tuesday, contradicting a parade of authorities from both inside and outside the Minneapolis Police Department.

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Daily 3" game were:

AP
  • Updated

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Federal Reserve policymakers on Tuesday underscored their concern that Black and Hispanic people are sharply underrepresented in the economics field, which lessens the perspectives that economists can bring to key policy issues.

AP
  • Updated

WASHINGTON (AP) — On one end of Pennsylvania Avenue, he mourned with the family of a fallen police officer. On the other, he pledged to help end the epidemic of Black men being killed by police.

AP
  • Updated

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A white police officer from Wisconsin who was investigated and cleared for shooting and injuring a Black man during a domestic dispute has returned from administrative leave, officials said Tuesday.

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The attorney for the former Minneapolis police officer on trial in George Floyd ’s death revisited the disputed concept of excited delirium Tuesday in an effort to show that the force Derek Chauvin used was objectively reasonable given Floyd's resistance.

AP
  • Updated

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Inside the Nashville basement studio of audio engineer Gena Johnson, she has mementos from many of the artists she's helped to record and who have also shaped her own career.

AP
  • Updated

ROME (AP) — A bishop in Minnesota resigned Tuesday at the request of Pope Francis after he was investigated by the Vatican for allegedly interfering with past investigations into clergy sexual abuse, officials said.

AP
  • Updated

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police said a demonstration protesting the police killing of a Black man in Minnesota turned into a riot Monday night, with some in the crowd throwing rocks and other projectiles at officers.

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health officials are urging those who attended a recent youth wrestling tournament in South Dakota to get tested for COVID-19 after a number of wrestlers contracted the coronavirus.

AP
  • Updated

WINONA, Minn. (AP) — Fastenal Co. (FAST) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $210.6 million.

AP editor's pick featured

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb apparently intended to fire a Taser, not a handgun, as the man struggled with police, the city’s police chief said Monday, as police clashed with protesters for the sec…

AP editor's pick

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors’ case against former Officer Derek Chauvin drew toward a close Monday with tender memories from George Floyd’s younger brother, along with another look at the harrowing video and testimony from a use-of-force expert who said no “reasonable” officer would have d…

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Daily 3" game were:

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Gopher 5" game were:

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Monday:

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors trying a white former Minneapolis police officer in George Floyd’s death put one of Floyd’s brothers on the witness stand Monday in a further effort to humanize him for the jury and counter the defense narrative that Floyd was at least partially responsible for…

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The judge overseeing the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer in the death of George Floyd said Monday that he'll leave it up to the jury to sort out whether Floyd yelled “I ate too many drugs” or “I ain’t do no drugs” as three officers pinned him to the ground.

Voting begins April 4