The Minnesota State Patrol is pushing back against its own supervisor who recently testified that the vast majority of troopers engaged in a massive "purge" of emails and text messages after last year’s riots.
When Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison added a first-degree manslaughter charge against Kim Potter, it officially became the second time in less than a year that his office took over a high-profile case involving a police officer and the killing of an unarmed Black man.
The longtime prosecutor who charged a former Brooklyn Center Police officer for the killing of Daunte Wright earlier this year, says he reluctantly walked away from the case because of the barrage of insults directed at him and his family
The admission made in court that Minnesota State Patrol troopers engaged in a massive “purge” of text messages and emails after protests last summer have raised questions among lawmakers and advocates for transparency.
Minnesota State Troopers engaged in a massive "purge" of emails and text messages shortly after the agency was accused of using excessive force during the protests and riots over the death of George Floyd last summer, according to court testimony filed late Friday.
As children prepare to head back to the classroom in a matter of weeks, the biggest public school districts in Minnesota are not tracking which teachers have received the COVID-19 vaccine, despite growing concerns about safety in the classroom
A review of public records, medical reports, photos and recordings obtained by 5 INVESTIGATES shows authorities were aware of abuse allegations in the same household going back more than a year before an 8-year-old was killed.
New data obtained by 5 INVESTIGATES shows law enforcement fired more than 4,000 rounds of less-lethal munitions at protesters and rioters in the days after George Floyd's death, some causing significant injuries.
The extensive, federal civil rights investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department is expected to take months to finish, but people who've been through the process warn the reform efforts that could follow are long, drawn-out, and could cost millions of dollars over time.
Metro Transit downplayed a dangerous hazard even after its own safety official warned that loose bus panels could decapitate someone if they spontaneously popped open in the middle of a route, according to internal emails obtained by 5 INVESTIGATES.
The ongoing civil rights investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department could result in federal oversight intended to force change, but law enforcement officials who have been through this process say it also results in political fallout and deep divisions within the ranks.
Investigators with the United States Department of Justice will pull from the experiences of community members and will examine past incidents to determine if systemic issues exist within the Minneapolis Police Department, according to families and community members who are familiar with the process...
Lawmakers from both sides of Minnesota's divided legislature are celebrating new limits on a controversial state law that allows police to take cash and property connected to criminal activity — even if the owner is not actually charged with a crime.
Calls for improved safety on the Metro Transit light rail in the Twin Cities continue to intensify after a 5 INVESTIGATES report detailed frequent drug use, drinking, and crime on trains and platforms over the last two years...
The day after a jury found ex-MPD officer Derek Chauvin guilty in the death of George Floyd, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the extensive probe, explaining the U.S. Department of Justice would look for a "pattern and practice" of problematic policing ...
As debate over police accountability and reform continues at the Minnesota state capitol, lawmakers have introduced new provisions that would govern how law enforcement across the state use body-worn cameras ...