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#Minnesota

# minnesota - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals

Jun 5th 2021, 12:17 PM 25,679 Views 24 Comments

Winston Boogie Smith Jr died on Thursday night in Minneapolis.

# minnesota - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Derek Chauvin found guilty of the second-degree murder of George Floyd
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Derek Chauvin found guilty of the second-degree murder of George Floyd

Apr 20th 2021, 10:14 PM 99,828 Views 159 Comments

Floyd family lawyer Ben Crump hailed the three guilty verdicts as a landmark victory for civil rights.

As the jury reaches a decision, Joe Biden says he's 'praying for the right verdict' in Derek Chauvin trial
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

As the jury reaches a decision, Joe Biden says he's 'praying for the right verdict' in Derek Chauvin trial

Updated Apr 20th 2021, 8:55 PM 36,299 Views 0 Comments

The verdict will be read in a Minneapolis courtroom at 9.30pm Irish time.

# minnesota - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Minnesota police officer who shot black motorist Daunte Wright resigns
# Daunte Wright
# Daunte Wright

Minnesota police officer who shot black motorist Daunte Wright resigns

Apr 13th 2021, 7:20 PM 22,877 Views 39 Comments

The city’s police chief has said he believes Kim Potter mistakenly grabbed her gun instead of her Taser.

# minnesota - Monday 12 April, 2021

Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest
# Protests
# Protests

Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 7:17 PM 49,053 Views 0 Comments

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said he expected closing arguments to begin next week.

# minnesota - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

One dead and four injured after man opens fire at medical clinic in the US
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

One dead and four injured after man opens fire at medical clinic in the US

Feb 10th 2021, 7:07 AM 17,047 Views 7 Comments

It’s believed the culprit – who was later arrested – had a grievance over medical care he’d received.

# minnesota - Sunday 26 July, 2020

American pair hold joint-lead heading into final day at Minnesota
# Last Round
From The42
# Last Round

American pair hold joint-lead heading into final day at Minnesota

Jul 26th 2020, 10:14 AM 3,159 Views 0 Comments

Richy Werenski and Michael Thompson are both two shots clear of South Africa’s Charl Schwartzel.

# minnesota - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers

Jul 15th 2020, 10:32 PM 20,591 Views 59 Comments

Floyd died on May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against his neck for nearly eight minutes.

# minnesota - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Two Buffalo police officers charged with assault on 75-year-old man
# New York State
# New York State

Two Buffalo police officers charged with assault on 75-year-old man

Jun 6th 2020, 6:23 PM 33,916 Views 0 Comments

State governor Andrew Cuomo said of the incident: “What we saw was horrendous and disgusting, and I believe, illegal.”

# minnesota - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial

Jun 4th 2020, 9:20 PM 12,318 Views 92 Comments

Civil rights activists and politicians gathered at the memorial for George Floyd, whose death has sparked protests across the US.

# minnesota - Friday 29 May, 2020

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd

Updated May 29th 2020, 7:30 PM 44,513 Views 34 Comments

The arrest of Derek Chauvin comes after three days of protests.

# minnesota - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Minnesota governor declares state of emergency amid violent protests over George Floyd's death
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Minnesota governor declares state of emergency amid violent protests over George Floyd's death

May 28th 2020, 10:52 PM 40,152 Views 84 Comments

Floyd’s death is seen as the latest example of police brutality against African Americans in the US.

# minnesota - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving 17-year-old girl

Aug 6th 2019, 3:01 PM 18,223 Views 0 Comments

The charges relate to an alleged incident in 2001.

# minnesota - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Tottenham earn victory over Milan thanks to N'Koudou strike
# Minnesota
From The42
# Minnesota

Tottenham earn victory over Milan thanks to N'Koudou strike

Aug 1st 2018, 1:04 PM 3,852 Views 1 Comment

Gennaro Gattuso’s men created plenty, but the Frenchman struck early in the second half for Spurs.

# minnesota - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Skyscraper-scaling raccoon finally makes it to the top, but its fate remains unknown...
# Mprraccoon
# Mprraccoon

Skyscraper-scaling raccoon finally makes it to the top, but its fate remains unknown...

Updated Jun 13th 2018, 9:15 AM 54,483 Views 36 Comments

The intrepid animal has spent most of the last 24 hours climbing up and down the outside of the UBS Plaza building in St Paul, Minnesota.

# minnesota - Friday 1 June, 2018

US Catholic Church archdiocese reaches €179 million settlement with 450 abuse victims
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

US Catholic Church archdiocese reaches €179 million settlement with 450 abuse victims

Jun 1st 2018, 11:04 AM 12,694 Views 60 Comments

Victims welcomed the settlement with relief but stressed that their emotional scars have remained.

# minnesota - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Woman who shot boyfriend dead in YouTube stunt jailed for 6 months
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

Woman who shot boyfriend dead in YouTube stunt jailed for 6 months

Mar 15th 2018, 8:48 AM 38,101 Views 78 Comments

Monalisa Perez believed her boyfriend would be shielded by a thick book as she shot him at close range

# minnesota - Saturday 2 December, 2017

A US plan to reduce domestic violence and murder may be rolled out in Clare
# Saving Lives
# Saving Lives

A US plan to reduce domestic violence and murder may be rolled out in Clare

Dec 2nd 2017, 8:30 PM 19,019 Views 33 Comments

“There are women alive today that would otherwise have died as a result of domestic violence.”

# minnesota - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis

Aug 3rd 2017, 9:18 AM 14,299 Views 0 Comments

A gas explosion led to the collapse of the school building.

# minnesota - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

US police officer who shot dead Australian woman was startled by a 'loud sound', investigators say
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

US police officer who shot dead Australian woman was startled by a 'loud sound', investigators say

Jul 19th 2017, 7:56 AM 26,269 Views 70 Comments

Justine Damond called Minneapolis police on Saturday at around 11:30pm to report a possible assault occurring near her home.

# minnesota - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Relatives want answers after Australian woman who called 911 killed by US officer
# Justine Damond
# Justine Damond

Relatives want answers after Australian woman who called 911 killed by US officer

Jul 18th 2017, 7:19 AM 53,544 Views 68 Comments

Reports say that Justine Damond had called to report a sexual assault when she was shot.

# minnesota - Monday 26 June, 2017

Philando Castile's family reaches $3m settlement over his death
# Police Shooting
# Police Shooting

Philando Castile's family reaches $3m settlement over his death

Jun 26th 2017, 9:19 PM 15,021 Views 16 Comments

The 32-year-old was several times by police officer Jeronimo Yanez in Minnesota.

# minnesota - Friday 30 September, 2016

Clarke insists Danny Willett still has a big role to play, despite opening match omission
# HAZELTINE
From The42
# HAZELTINE

Clarke insists Danny Willett still has a big role to play, despite opening match omission

Sep 30th 2016, 9:07 AM 5,383 Views 2 Comments

The Masters champion was at the heart of this week’s controversy.

# minnesota - Sunday 18 September, 2016

IS claims responsibility after man stabs 8 people in shopping mall before being shot dead
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

IS claims responsibility after man stabs 8 people in shopping mall before being shot dead

Sep 18th 2016, 3:55 PM 32,361 Views 157 Comments

An organisation with links to IS said the attacker was “a soldier of the Islamic State”.

# minnesota - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

US man admits abducting and killing 11-year-old boy in 1989
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

US man admits abducting and killing 11-year-old boy in 1989

Sep 6th 2016, 9:40 PM 37,101 Views 39 Comments

Danny Heinrich donned a mask and confronted Jacob Wetterling and his two friends before abducting him.

# minnesota - Sunday 4 September, 2016

The remains of an 11-year-old boy abducted in 1989 have finally been found
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

The remains of an 11-year-old boy abducted in 1989 have finally been found

Sep 4th 2016, 12:20 PM 40,190 Views 19 Comments

Jacob Wetterling was with his brother and friend when taken by a masked gunman.

# minnesota - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Two more people have come forward claiming to be heirs to Prince
# Genetic Tests
# Genetic Tests

Two more people have come forward claiming to be heirs to Prince

May 19th 2016, 2:19 PM 19,630 Views 31 Comments

Prince died suddenly on April 21 and had no recognised children or will even though his estate may be worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

# minnesota - Sunday 6 March, 2016

A dog 'drove' its owner's truck over a tree and into a car
# Unlicenced Driver
# Unlicenced Driver

A dog 'drove' its owner's truck over a tree and into a car

Mar 6th 2016, 3:17 PM 22,254 Views 17 Comments

It appears the Labrador put the idling truck into gear.

# minnesota - Thursday 21 January, 2016

It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off
# Freezing
# Freezing

It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off

Jan 21st 2016, 4:01 PM 30,810 Views 9 Comments

The trend was started back in 2013.

It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off
# Frozen Pants
From The Daily Edge
# Frozen Pants

It's so cold in this US city that everyone is quite literally freezing their pants off

Jan 21st 2016, 2:34 PM 5,157 Views 0 Comments

Aw, you guys.

# minnesota - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Five Black Lives Matter protesters shot by "three white men"
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Five Black Lives Matter protesters shot by "three white men"

Nov 24th 2015, 3:33 PM 10,473 Views 34 Comments

None suffered life-threatening injuries.

# minnesota - Friday 23 October, 2015

Woman arrested for telling neighbour "your children look delicious"
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

Woman arrested for telling neighbour "your children look delicious"

Oct 23rd 2015, 4:08 PM 28,147 Views 31 Comments

She says the children were leaving things on her porch.

# minnesota - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Couple sent bill after bailing on friend's wedding at the last minute
# Rsvp'd Off
# Rsvp'd Off

Couple sent bill after bailing on friend's wedding at the last minute

Oct 1st 2015, 2:43 PM 56,288 Views 66 Comments

“Reimbursement and explanation for no show, card, call or text would be appreciated.”

# minnesota - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Dentist who killed Cecil the lion returns to work amid angry protest scenes
# Trophy Hunting
# Trophy Hunting

Dentist who killed Cecil the lion returns to work amid angry protest scenes

Sep 8th 2015, 4:56 PM 22,298 Views 67 Comments

A group of protesters gathered outside his office.

# minnesota - Saturday 28 March, 2015

A weatherman found a coat hanger still in his suit jacket live on air
# Hung Up On You
From The Daily Edge
# Hung Up On You

A weatherman found a coat hanger still in his suit jacket live on air

Mar 28th 2015, 4:22 PM 5,048 Views 3 Comments

It could happen to the best of us. Probably.

# minnesota - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

This entire wedding party fell into a lake, and it was all caught on slow-mo video
# Altared States
From The Daily Edge
# Altared States

This entire wedding party fell into a lake, and it was all caught on slow-mo video

Jun 3rd 2014, 4:25 PM 18,650 Views 2 Comments

Til manky water do us part.

# minnesota - Monday 2 December, 2013

Man arrested for flinging money from 4th floor of shopping centre
# Season Of Giving
From The Daily Edge
# Season Of Giving

Man arrested for flinging money from 4th floor of shopping centre

Dec 2nd 2013, 6:00 PM 45,333 Views 43 Comments

The Black Friday shoppers were treated to a snowstorm of cash.

# minnesota - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Irish priest accused of child sex abuse in US
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Irish priest accused of child sex abuse in US

Oct 10th 2013, 10:50 PM 11,205 Views 63 Comments

The allegations relate to 81-year-old Father Cornelius Kelleher’s time as a Catholic pastor in Minnesota between 1975 and 1986.

# minnesota - Friday 13 September, 2013

"I won't go to strip clubs any more" - Minneapolis mayoral candidate's pledge
# Political Promises
# Political Promises

"I won't go to strip clubs any more" - Minneapolis mayoral candidate's pledge

Sep 13th 2013, 10:30 PM 12,556 Views 33 Comments

An underwear-clad candidate in the race to become mayor of Minneapolis emerges from a lake to tell his electorate to “wake the f**k up” in a bizarre new ad.

# minnesota - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday
# Busman's Holiday
# Busman's Holiday

Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday

Sep 1st 2013, 5:30 PM 17,781 Views 21 Comments

Why didn’t we think of that?

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