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Mayor Betsy Hodges speaks on Police Chief Jane

After Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau resigns, protesters disrupt City Hall

July 22, 2017

Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau resigned Friday at Mayor Betsy Hodges' request, spurring protest at City Hall.Hodges chose Assistant Chief Medaria "Rondo" Arradondo to replace Harteau...

Mayor Betsy Hodges speaks on Police Chief Jane

Protests, reconciliations mark City Hall scene after police chief resigns

July 22, 2017

Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau stepped down from her post Friday after calls for her resignation from multiple city council members and activists, spurring protest at City Hall later...

Protesters interrupt Mayor Betsy Hodges' press conference on the resignation of Minneapolis Police Department Chief Janeé Harteau.

Protesters interrupt Hodges’ press conference on Harteau resignation

July 22, 2017

Protesters overtook a room packed with journalists Friday evening where Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges held a press conference to discuss Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau's resignation earlier...

A protestor stands in front of a line of law enforcement officers in St. Paul on Friday, June 16.

Thousands march after Castile verdict

June 17, 2017

Since Philando Castile’s shooting death last July, his family, friends and the millions who watched his final minutes online waited for a verdict in the case against the officer involved.Now, after a...

Preston Rodrigues celebrates as another state is called for Donald Trump on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 at the Radisson Blue Mall of America in Bloomington.

In stirring upset, Donald Trump defeats Hillary Clinton in bid for 45th presidency

November 9, 2016

Businessman Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton to become the 45th President of the United States.The results defied nearly every poll and prediction showing a Clinton victory, though her lead had shrunk...

Sen. Kari Dziedzic poses outside TCF Bank Stadium on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016.

Sen. Dziedzic re-elected to senate seat in District 60

November 9, 2016

Sen. Kari Dziedzic, DFL-Minneapolis, was re-elected to her Minnesota Senate seat in District 60, beating Legal Marijuana Now candidate Marty Super by about 22,700 votes.Dziedzic was first elected to the...

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., addresses the crowd at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Keith Ellison reelected to U.S. House

November 9, 2016

Incumbent Democrat Keith Ellison secured a victory over opponent Frank Drake Tuesday in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District.The result was one-sided, with Ellison garnering more than 69 percent of...

Campaign volunteer Habon Abdulle embraces Ilhan Omar on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 at the  Courtyard Marriott on West Bank in Minneapolis. Omar won the seat for House 60B.

Ilhan Omar wins 60B, becoming the nation’s first Somali-American lawmaker

November 9, 2016

Ilhan Omar became the first Somali-American member of the Minnesota Legislature, and first in the U.S.Her campaign announced the victory after 9 p.m. Tuesday. She won the seat in District 60B, which includes...

Barbara Saunders watches polling results roll in at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

On University of Minnesota campus, many hoped for a Hillary Clinton win

November 8, 2016

With the White House, Congress and the control of the state Legislature on the line Tuesday, University of Minnesota students flocked to the polls Tuesday to cast their votes in a variety of local and...

Rep. Betty McCollum speaks to a freshman seminar about a bill she is sponsoring to combat world hunger Thursday on the St. Paul campus.

Betty McCollum keeps seat in 4th congressional district

November 8, 2016

Democratic incumbent Rep. Betty McCollum won the race for 4th Congressional District, which envelops the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus and the Minnesota State Capitol.With reelection, McCollum...

Diamond Reynolds speaks to a vast crowd outside of J. J. Hill Montessori School in St. Paul on Thursday, July 7. Less than 24 hours prior on Wednesday night, Reynolds broadcasted live video via Facebook the shooting of her boyfriend Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, when they were stopped by police in their car. Castile was an employee of the school, where he worked as a cafeteria supervisor.

Philando Castile shooting shows reality of racial bias in law enforcement says Obama, Gov. Dayton

July 7, 2016

Following national outcry, Gov. Mark Dayton called for a federal investigation into the death of Philando Castile — a black, St. Paul man — who was killed in an officer-involved shooting Wednesday...

Minister LaDonna White completes a prayer among fellow protesters occupying the Minneapolis 4th Precinct on Wednesday night. Hundreds of protesters faced off with riot gear clad police in the rain on Wednesday, marking the third day Black Lives Matter protesters have occupied the precinct demanding the release of surveillance footage of the deadly police shooting of 24-year old Jamar Clark on Sunday morning.

‘We’ve shut this place down’

November 19, 2015

Sprays of chemical irritant mixed with freezing mist in the air outside Minneapolis’ 4th Precinct Wednesday night as police officers attempted to break up the demonstrators who had occupied...