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13 Apr 2021
Businesses board up windows and residents remain on alert as Brooklyn Center, Minnesota braces for another night of protests following the police shooting of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old black man, in a traffic stop on Sunday. "It’s an uneasy, not very pleasant feeling just to know there’s a lot of tension in the air," a part-time resident tells AFPTV. National Guard troops have been deployed and a curfew has been put in place as tensions escalate.
13 Apr 2021
Neither the state of emergency nor the curfew held back protesters as they took their anger over Daunte Wright's death to the streets.
16 Oct 2020
People gather in celebration and mourning of George Floyd on what would have been his 47th birthday. The crowd gathers at Floyd's memorial near the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Ave in Minneapolis, Minnesota, near the location where George Floyd was killed.
10 Oct 2020
Demonstrators gather in Saint Paul, Minnesota to protest the $1 million bail release of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with killing George Floyd. Floyd's death sparked a mass protest movement in the United States and abroad.
15 Jul 2018
A small crowd gathered in Minneapolis, Minnesota to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of Australian Justine Damond and to dedicate a bench in her honor.
13 Jun 2018
A racoon scales a high-rise building in St Paul, Minnesota and captivates an entire city!
13 Aug 2017
Friends and family gathered for a memorial on Friday, honoring an Australian woman who was shot dead by a Minnesota police officer last month.
6 Aug 2017
Police say there are no injuries from a blast Saturday morning at the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minnesota. Asad Zaman, the executive director of the Muslim American Society of Minnesota, said a $10,000 reward has been offered for information about the incident.
17 Jun 2017
Thousands of demonstrators marched in St. Paul, Minnesota, against the acquittal of Minnesota patrolman Jeronimo Yanez who testified that he feared for his life when he fatally shot Philando Castile last July.
17 Jun 2017
A jury on Friday found the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot black motorist Philando Castile during a traffic stop last year not guilty of second-degree manslaughter.
7 Mar 2017
A line of thunderstorms packing hail and isolated tornadoes rumbled across the Midwest from Oklahoma to Minnesota on Monday as wind-fueled prairie fires forced thousands of people from their homes in Colorado and Kansas.

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