STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in Minnesota is scheduled to stand trial in March in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in Lake Elmo.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota appeals court has overturned the conviction of the only person who was tried for blocking a freeway during a protest of the police shooting of Philando Castile.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who allegedly hacked into Minnesota government databases last year because he was angry over the acquittal of the officer who shot and killed Philando Castile was charged in an indictment unsealed Tuesday.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota judge has sentenced the girlfriend of Philando Castile to a year of probation for assaulting a woman last year.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A jury has acquitted the girlfriend of Philando Castile of serious charges in an assault on a woman last year.
Jurors on Friday acquitted 28-year-old Diamond Reynolds of felony second-degree and third-degree assault. Reynolds was convicted of misdemeanor fifth-degree assault, a count that was added at the end of her weeklong trial.
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FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — The City of Falcon Heights has a new contract for police services.
It will replace the St. Anthony Police Department with the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office in 2018. The fatal shooting of Philando Castile by a St. Anthony officer in Falcon Heights was a catalyst for the city to look elsewhere for police services.
The City Council voted for the change Wednesday night. Council member Joe Brown says the new contract is in the best interest of the city.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has ordered that the mother of Philando Castile, a motorist fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer last summer, receive what remains of a $3 million settlement after attorneys are paid.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota board that oversees police training and standards has rejected Gov. Mark Dayton's proposal to name a new fund after a black motorist who was killed by an officer last year.
The Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training voted 8-2 on Thursday against the proposal to name the $12 million training fund for Philando Castile, whose July 2016 shooting gained widespread attention after his girlfriend streamed its aftermath live on Facebook.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of slain motorist Philando Castile has filed a petition to receive nearly all of a $3 million settlement in his death.
Valerie Castile's petition proposes she get $2 million, with the remaining $995,000 going to attorneys. A Hennepin Couny judge will review the petition Aug. 2.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by police in Minneapolis (all times local):
Some legal experts say the Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman after she called 911 to report a possible rape is smart not to talk to investigators.
Mohamed Noor has yet to talk with agents investigating Sunday night's shooting, and his attorney has given no indication he will.
ST. ANTHONY, Minn. (AP) — The City of St. Anthony will end its policing contract with the Twin Cities suburb where a black motorist was fatally shot by a police officer a year ago. The City Council Tuesday night voted to terminate its police coverage for Falcon Heights.
St. Anthony Officer Jeronimo Yanez stopped Philando Castile in Falcon Heights last July, a traffic stop that ended with Yanez fatally shooting him.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota police officer who was acquitted in last year's fatal shooting of black motorist Philando Castile will receive $48,500 as he leaves the suburban department that employed him at the time of the killing, according to a separation agreement announced Monday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez, who was acquitted last month in the 2016 shooting of black motorist Philando Castile, reaching a separation agreement to leave his police department (all times local):
The Minnesota police officer acquitted in last year's fatal shooting of black motorist Philando Castile will receive $48,500 as part of a separation agreement with the Minneapolis suburb of St. Anthony.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is stressing his support for police officers after facing backlash for his handling of the death of a black man shot and killed by an officer last year.
Thursday was the first anniversary of the death of 32-year-old Philando Castile. Castile, who was black, was shot and killed by Jeronimo Yanez during a traffic stop last July. Yanez was acquitted of manslaughter last month.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Family and friends of Philando Castile on Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of his fatal shooting during a routine traffic stop, organizing vigils and celebrations and pushing to name a new police training fund in his memory.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the anniversary of the shooting death of motorist Philando Castile during a traffic stop in Minnesota (all times local):
The girlfriend who livestreamed the bloody aftermath of Philando Castile's shooting death by a Minnesota police officer says it's been a nightmare waking up every day without him and having to explain to her daughter that he's not coming back.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The judge who presided over the manslaughter trial of a Minnesota police officer acquitted in the fatal shooting of black motorist Philando Castile took the unusual step of writing to the jurors to tell them that he supports them despite widespread public criticism of their verdict.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota city that employed the police officer who fatally shot a black motorist is preparing to end its patrols of the nearby town where the shooting happened last year.
St. Anthony initially intended to negotiate a new contract with Falcon Heights. But the new terms included a request to shift all liability to Falcon Heights for St. Anthony officers' actions within those borders.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A woman who livestreamed the bloody aftermath of her boyfriend's fatal shooting by a Minnesota police officer has pleaded not guilty in an unrelated assault case.
Diamond Reynolds faces two assault charges for allegedly taking part in a hammer attack on a woman in February.
Reynolds was sitting next to Philando Castile, who was black, when he was shot during a July traffic stop by St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez. Yanez was recently acquitted by a jury.
ST. ANTHONY, Minn. (AP) — Residents of a Minnesota city that employed the police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop are calling for the mayor's resignation.
Citizens packed a City Council meeting in St. Anthony Tuesday night. Residents say the community cannot heal from the death of Philando Castile until Mayor Jerry Faust resigns. Some also called for the resignation of Police Chief Jon Mangseth and some council members.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, avoiding a federal wrongful death lawsuit that attorneys said could have taken years to resolve.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, on Monday announced she has agreed to a nearly $3 million settlement with the Minneapolis suburb that employed the officer. Valerie Castile's settlement with the city of St. Anthony will avert a federal wrongful death lawsuit.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Twin Cities Pride Parade organizers apologized Friday for asking law enforcement to minimize their participation in Sunday's annual event in downtown Minneapolis due to tensions over the shooting of Philando Castile, and said officers are welcome to march after all.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis' first openly gay police chief responded sharply Thursday to a decision by organizers of the Twin Cities Pride Parade to ask her department to minimize its participation in Sunday's annual event due to tensions over the police shooting of Philando Castile.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The release of dashboard video in the shooting death of Philando Castile renewed anger over his death and reopened an emotional question: How could the police officer who shot him have been acquitted?
But even with the shocking squad-car footage, prosecutors faced a challenge because no video showed exactly what happened inside Castile's car. That left plenty of room for reasonable doubt.
A former Wisconsin police officer was acquitted of first-degree reckless homicide in the fatal shooting of Sylville Smith, a black man whose death sparked riots in a predominantly African-American neighborhood of Milwaukee.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota police officer who pulled over Philando Castile politely told the driver that his brake lights were out and calmly instructed him not to pull out his handgun before suddenly drawing his own weapon and firing seven rounds into the car, a video released Tuesday showed.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the release of police dashboard video in last year's shooting death of motorist Philando Castile (all times local):
A Minnesota police officer told investigators after he shot a black motorist that the smell of marijuana from the man's car was part of why he considered the man a threat.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A hacker upset about last week's acquittal of a Minnesota police officer who shot and killed a black motorist claims to have stolen hundreds of email addresses from a state database.
Minnesota's Information Technology Services department confirmed a cyberattack Tuesday, but officials said they didn't know what inspired the attack and they were still investigating.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Counselors are once again being made available to students returning to the school where Philando Castile was a popular cafeteria supervisor.
Castile's death last year was difficult for students at J.J. Hill Montessori school in St. Paul. And, with the beginning of summer school classes Monday, the district has once again sent counselors to the school to deal with questions about the acquittal of the officer charged in his death.
ST. ANTHONY, Minn. (AP) — A couple hundred protesters have targeted the Minnesota city where a police officer worked after a jury acquitted him in the fatal shooting of a black motorist last year.
The protesters marched through St. Anthony on Sunday to remember Philando Castile and demonstrate against the acquittal of Officer Jeronimo Yanez. Marchers carried signs reading "Justice for Philando" and "We leave when we get justice."
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the acquittal of a Minnesota police officer who shot and killed a black driver (all times local):
About 150 people gathered in a Minneapolis park for a rally and downtown march in response to the acquittal of a police officer who shot and killed a black driver, a muted response compared to protests one night earlier.
Protests Follow Minn. Officer’s Acquittal
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The world learned of Philando Castile's death through a grim livestream launched by his girlfriend seconds after Castile was shot five times by a police officer. Many were outraged by what they saw as Diamond Reynolds' outwardly calm voice described Castile being shot after reaching for his wallet.
A Minnesota police officer was acquitted of manslaughter Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, a black motorist who had just informed the officer that he was carrying a gun.
St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez was also cleared of two lesser charges in the July traffic stop in a St. Paul suburb. The case garnered immediate attention because Castile's girlfriend streamed the aftermath live on Facebook.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota police officer was cleared Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, a black motorist whose death captured national attention when his girlfriend streamed the grim aftermath on Facebook.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota police officer was acquitted Friday in the killing of a black motorist that drew widespread attention when video of the shooting's aftermath was streamed live on Facebook.
Key figures in the manslaughter trial of St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez in last July's death of Philando Castile: