“If the strategy was to keep residents safe — it failed,” City Council Member Jeremiah Ellison, who is black, tweeted. The city on Thursday released a transcript of the 911 call that brought police to the grocery store where Floyd was arrested. Fires raged through the night in Minneapolis after a group of demonstrators swarmed a police … In New York City, protesters defied New York’s coronavirus prohibition on public gatherings Thursday, clashing with police, while demonstrators blocked traffic in downtown Denver. “Prevent property damage — it failed.” On Thursday, he urged police to leave the scene of the overnight violence, saying their presence brings people into the streets. “What that cop did was wrong, but I’m scared now,” Brown said. After calling in the Guard, Walz urged widespread changes in the wake of Floyd’s death. In St. Paul, clouds of smoke hung in the air as police armed with batons and wearing gas masks and body armor kept a watchful eye on protesters along one of the city’s main commercial corridors, where firefighters also sprayed water onto a series of small fires. Protesters destroyed property "because the system is broken,” said a young man who identified himself only by his nickname, Cash, and who said he had been in the streets during the violence. “WHY US?” demanded a large expanse of red graffiti scrawled on the wall of the Target. ... with the light-rail … As they gained traction, so did online hoaxes and disinformation about them. Minneapolis was reportedly demanding that riot-wrecked businesses pay their property taxes before being allowed to rebuild or even cleanup piles of dangerous debris. Amid the violence in Minneapolis, a man was found fatally shot Wednesday night near a pawn shop, possibly by the owner, authorities said. He dismissed the idea that the destruction would hurt residents of the largely black neighborhood. “The Minneapolis Riot That Wasn't.” Minneapolis Tribune, July 21, 1967. Metro Transit is the primary public transportation operator in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul area of the U.S. state of Minnesota and the largest operator in the state. Minnesota Gov. Dozens of stores have been looted and burned. Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the shooting starts,” he said on Twitter. Sushi Train, 1200 Nicollet Mall STE C3: Smashed windows Tangletown Bike Shop , 816 W 50th St: Smashed window Target , 900 Nicollet Mall: Smashed windows, looting Through a reverse image search, the Daily Caller discovered the photo is not from protests in Minneapolis, however. On Thursday, he urged police to leave the scene of the overnight violence, saying their presence brings people into the streets. While a small group broke windows and sprayed graffiti en route, the riot-gear-clad cops met the entire racially-heterogeneous group as if it were an invading army, hurling stun grenades and firing rubber bullets and tear gas into the crowd. Tim Walz earlier Thursday activated the National Guard at the Minneapolis mayor’s request, but it wasn’t immediately clear when and where the Guard was being deployed, and none could be seen during protests in Minneapolis or St. Paul. Floyd’s death has deeply shaken Minneapolis and sparked protests in cities across the U.S. Local leaders have repeatedly urged demonstrators to avoid violence. Protests have also spread to other U.S. cities. The U.S. Attorney’s Office and the FBI in Minneapolis said Thursday they were conducting “a robust criminal investigation” into the death. Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Tyner said fire crews could not safely respond to fires at the precinct station and some surrounding buildings. But elsewhere in Minneapolis, thousands of peaceful demonstrators marched through the streets calling for justice. Amid the violence in Minneapolis, a man was found fatally shot Wednesday night near a pawn shop, possibly by the owner, authorities said. He laughed when asked if he had joined in the looting or violence. He also appealed for the activation of the National Guard. Many protesters wore masks because of the coronavirus pandemic, but there were few attempts at social distancing. Protesters destroyed property “because the system is broken,” said a young man who identified himself only by his nickname, Cash, and who said he had been in the streets during the violence. The 3rd Precinct covers the portion of south Minneapolis where Floyd was arrested. The caller described the man as “awfully drunk and he’s not in control of himself.” Asked by the 911 operator whether the man was “under the influence of something,” the caller said: “Something like that, yes. “This is where we live, where we shop, and they destroyed it.” No officers could be seen beyond the station. The caller described someone paying with a counterfeit bill, with workers rushing outside to find the man sitting on a van. Minneapolis police order people on Hennepin Avenue in downtown to go home on Aug. 26, 2020, after Mayor Jacob Frey imposed a 10 p.m. curfew on the city to curb widespread looting. Erika Atson, 20, was among thousands of people who gathered outside government offices in downtown Minneapolis, where organizers had called a peaceful protest. ... officers with batons and riot … “It is time to rebuild. The group marched peacefully for three hours before another confrontation with police broke out, though details were scarce. “Police and Troops Are Still on Alert in 2 Areas of City.” Minneapolis Tribune, July … Atson, who is black, described seeing her 14- and 11-year-old brothers tackled by Minneapolis police years ago because officers mistakenly presumed the boys had guns. Nearby, the scene resembled a riot, with looters striking at a Target store off East Lake Street, which is near the precinct building, according to Fox 9 Minneapolis-St. Paul. This is what multi-racialism means for America: We are a country constantly on the brink of racial chaos. Minneapolis Ranks 11th In Nation For Coffee; St. Paul Is 41stThe survey looked at everything from the number of coffee shops in the city to the average price for a pack of coffee. “Minneapolis Calls Guard to End Riots.” Chicago Tribune, July 22, 1967. We don’t want anyone to be hurt. The protests that began Wednesday night and extended into Thursday were more violent than Tuesday's, which included skirmishes between offices and protesters but no widespread property damage. Tim Walz earlier Thursday activated the National Guard at the Minneapolis mayor’s request, but it wasn’t immediately clear when and where the Guard was being deployed, and none could be seen during protests in Minneapolis or St. Paul. A police spokesman confirmed late Thursday that staff had evacuated the 3rd Precinct station, the focus of many of the protests, “in the interest of the safety of our personnel" shortly after 10 p.m. Livestream video showed the protesters entering the building, where fire alarms blared and sprinklers ran as blazes were set. “People ride a small train-shaped vehicle during a peaceful demonstration, as communities … Rebuild the city, rebuild our justice system and rebuild the relationship between law enforcement and those they’re charged to protect,” Walz said. A protester gestures in front of the burning 3rd Precinct building of the Minneapolis Police Department on Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Minneapolis. “Please stay home. That will guarantee more lawlessness. In Louisville, Kentucky, police confirmed that at least seven people had been shot Thursday night as protesters demanded justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was fatally shot by police in her home in March. “Prevent property damage — it failed." Minneapolis shut down nearly its entire light-rail system and all bus service through Sunday out of safety concerns. Minneapolis has imposed a citywide curfew and brought in the National Guard after mass rioting and looting broke out over what police say was misinformation about … A line of police officers on bicycles in riot gear near the department's 3rd Precinct during a Wednesday protest against the killing of George Floyd. Minnesota Gov. “WHY US?” demanded a large expanse of red graffiti scrawled on the wall of the Target. A day earlier, demonstrators had taken to the streets in Los Angeles and Memphis. At one point, a band playing in a parking lot across from the 3rd Precinct broke into a punk version of Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song.” Nearby, demonstrators carried clothing mannequins from a looted Target and threw them onto a burning car. “If the strategy was to keep residents safe — it failed,” City Council Member Jeremiah Ellison, who is black, tweeted. The post had over 8,000 retweets. Rebuild the city, rebuild our justice system and rebuild the relationship between law enforcement and those they’re charged to protect,” Walz said. Late Thursday, President Donald Trump blasted the “total lack of leadership” in Minneapolis. 'Nobody knows': Experts baffled by mystery illness in India, Giant 9 pound goldfish found in South Carolina lake, Experts doubt Supreme Court intervention before 'safe harbor' deadline, FDA scientists to report Pfizer vaccine safe and effective, confirming early data, Trump administration passed up chance to lock in more Pfizer vaccine doses, TIM SULLIVAN and AMY FORLITI Associated Press. We don’t want anyone to be hurt. But no move was made to put out the 3rd Precinct fire. But no move was made to put out the 3rd Precinct fire. In a strip mall across the street from the 3rd Precinct station, the windows in nearly every business had been smashed, from the large Target department store at one end to the Planet Fitness gym at the other. In a strip mall across the street from the 3rd Precinct station, the windows in nearly every business had been smashed, from the large Target department store at one end to the Planet Fitness gym at the other. “We’re burning our own neighborhood,” said a distraught Deona Brown, a 24-year-old woman standing with a friend outside the precinct station, where a small group of protesters were shouting at a dozen or so stone-faced police officers in riot gear. “They’re making money off of us,” he said angrily of the owners of the destroyed stores. “We’re burning our own neighborhood,” said a distraught Deona Brown, a 24-year-old woman standing with a friend outside the precinct station, where a small group of protesters were shouting at a dozen or so stone-faced police officers in riot gear. Please keep the focus on George Floyd, on advancing our movement and on preventing this from ever happening again,” tweeted St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, who is black. Chauvin, the officer who kneeled on Floyd’s neck, was fired Tuesday with three other officers involved in the arrest. Only the 24-hour laundromat appeared to have escaped unscathed. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez), Connect with the definitive source for global and local news. News > Crime/Public Safety Knezovich defends controversial Killology police training seminar set to be in Spokane area. The Guard said a “key objective” was to make sure fire departments could respond to calls, and said in a follow-up tweet it was “here with the Minneapolis Fire Department” to assist. Jeff Hargarten, Star Tribune. After calling in the Guard, Walz urged widespread changes in the wake of Floyd's death. In the first few days after George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police, rioters tore through dense stretches of … “Just spoke to Governor Tim Walz and told him that the Military is with him all the way. ... New mom killed when partner 'tried to beat train' and drove car onto tracks. Follow. But elsewhere in Minneapolis, thousands of peaceful demonstrators marched through the streets calling for justice. At one point, officers stood in line in front of a Target, trying to keep out looters, who were also smashing windows of other businesses. President Donald Trump has said he had asked an investigation to be expedited. Between the train line and Highway 55 is a city of tents: what is called a “homeless encampment” that has been going for two years now. After a second night of protests in the wake of George Floyd's death Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey called in assistance from the National Guard. Among the casualties of the overnight fires: a six-story building under construction that was to provide nearly 200 apartments of affordable housing. Protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody Monday, broke out in Minneapolis for a third straight night. Many protesters wore masks because of the coronavirus pandemic, but there were few attempts at social distancing. MINNEAPOLIS — Grief and anger have turned to violence and clashes with police in Minneapolis and Saint Paul as tense protests continue following … Minneapolis shut down nearly its entire light-rail system and all bus service through Sunday out of safety concerns. FIrefighters work to put out a fire that had gutted a building on Lake Street in Minneapolis by the morning of Thursday, May 28, 2020. Amid the violence in Minneapolis, a man was found fatally shot Wednesday night near a pawn shop, possibly by the owner, authorities said. UPDATED: Fri., June 5, 2020. “We don’t want to be here fighting against anyone. He laughed when asked if he had joined in the looting or violence. BuzzFeed News is keeping a running list of the false and misleading information. “We don’t want to be here fighting against anyone. A Wendy’s restaurant across the street was charred almost beyond recognition. No bail in federal jail, aggressive use of USC 2101 can take a lot of fun out of being an interstate Antifa rioter. The group marched peacefully for three hours before another confrontation with police broke out, though details were scarce. MINNEAPOLIS -- Cheering protesters torched a Minneapolis police station Thursday that the department was forced to abandon as three days of violent protests spread to nearby St. Paul and angry demonstrations flared across the U.S over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer kneeled on his neck. Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest? ... NYC commuters pushed onto train … He also appealed for the activation of the National Guard. Later, a building fire erupted nearby. He is not acting right.” Police said Floyd matched the caller’s description of the suspect. “Please stay home. A lot of Native people are houseless in Minneapolis, and this is where many of them live. He is not acting right.” Police said Floyd matched the caller’s description of the suspect. Protests first erupted Tuesday, a day after Floyd's death in a confrontation with police captured on widely seen citizen video. The METRO Blue Line offers fast, quiet light-rail service between downtown Minneapolis and Mall of America.. More than 20 feet tall, it had been intricately strung from the suspension cables above the Minneapolis Greenway’s pedestrian transit bridge. She said she had been at “every single protest” since Floyd’s death and worried about raising children who could be vulnerable in police encounters. A day earlier, demonstrators had taken to the streets in Los Angeles and Memphis. We don’t want to cause any damages,” she said. President Donald Trump has said he had asked an investigation to be expedited. “We just want the police officer to be held accountable.”. Associated Press writers Steve Karnowski, Jeff Baenen and Doug Glass in Minneapolis, and Gretchen Ehlke in Milwaukee contributed to this report. Please do not come here to protest. Among the casualties of the overnight fires: a six-story building under construction that was to provide nearly 200 apartments of affordable housing. At one point, a band playing in a parking lot across from the 3rd Precinct broke into a punk version of Bob Marley's “Redemption Song." “Just spoke to Governor Tim Walz and told him that the Military is with him all the way. It was an attempted robbery that the … In Minneapolis, records show 25 of the 312 people booked into the county jail since May 26 listed addresses outside the state. At one point, officers stood in line in front of a Target, trying to keep out looters, who were also smashing windows of other businesses. Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Tyner said fire crews could not safely respond to fires at the precinct station and some surrounding buildings. 24/7 coverage of breaking news and live events. Rohan, Barry. On the video, Floyd can be seen pleading as Officer Derek Chauvin presses his knee against him. May 29, 2020 at 8:01 AM EDT. The Guard said a “key objective” was to make sure fire departments could respond to calls, and said in a follow-up tweet it was “here with the Minneapolis Fire Department” to assist. The caller described the man as “awfully drunk and he’s not in control of himself.” Asked by the 911 operator whether the man was “under the influence of something,” the caller said: “Something like that, yes. Metro Transit, which operates light rail and buses in Minneapolis and St. Paul, shut down almost all services through Sunday. Minneapolis has imposed a citywide curfew and brought in the National Guard after mass rioting and looting broke out over what police say was misinformation about … Riots identical to the one in Minneapolis have erupted all over the country, in cities such as Madison, Portland, Seattle, and Houston. Protests have also spread to other U.S. cities. No one was hurt by the blazes. Others in the crowd saw something different in the wreckage. Late Thursday, President Donald Trump blasted the “total lack of leadership” in Minneapolis. “I didn’t break anything.”. The death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer who used a knee chokehold on him, has sparked protests all over the country. Protesters could be seen setting fire to a Minneapolis Police Department jacket and cheering. A protest in Minneapolis over the death of a black man in police custody turned violent Tuesday night, with demonstrators clashing with police and … Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the shooting starts,” he said on Twitter. Please do not come here to protest. A police spokesman confirmed late Thursday that staff had evacuated the 3rd Precinct station, the focus of many of the protests, “in the interest of the safety of our personnel” shortly after 10 p.m. Livestream video showed the protesters entering the building, where fire alarms blared and sprinklers ran as blazes were set. Nearby, demonstrators carried clothing mannequins from a looted Target and threw them onto a burning car. Erika Atson, 20, was among thousands of people who gathered outside government offices in downtown Minneapolis, where organizers had called a peaceful protest. “What that cop did was wrong, but I’m scared now,” Brown said. Also: we no longer have a pro-Antifa DOJ, as we did under Obama. Much of the Minneapolis violence occurred in the Longfellow neighborhood, where protesters converged on the precinct station of the police who arrested Floyd. In Louisville, Kentucky, police confirmed that at least seven people had been shot Thursday night as protesters demanded justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was fatally shot by police in her home in March. Floyd's death has deeply shaken Minneapolis and sparked protests in cities across the U.S. Local leaders have repeatedly urged demonstrators to avoid violence. Minneapolis, MN – Activists hoisted a massive banner reading “No KKKops, No Pipelines” above Hiawatha Avenue on Sunday, October 4. No one was hurt by the blazes. The next day, the mayor called for Chauvin to be criminally charged. The George Floyd protests in Minneapolis–Saint Paul are an ongoing series of protests that began on May 26, 2020. Minneapolis Tribune, July 22, 1967. The 3rd Precinct covers the portion of south Minneapolis where Floyd was arrested. The next day, the mayor called for Chauvin to be criminally charged. Chauvin, the officer who kneeled on Floyd's neck, was fired Tuesday with three other officers involved in the arrest. A Wendy’s restaurant across the street was charred almost beyond recognition. Hundreds of demonstrators returned Thursday to the Minneapolis neighborhood at the center of the violence, where the nighttime scene veered between an angry protest and a street party. UPDATE: Downtown Minneapolis Metro Transit light rail stations reopen after protests conclude UPDATE: Blue Line service back on schedule after train with mechanical issues caused delays In St. Paul, clouds of smoke hung in the air as police armed with batons and wearing gas masks and body armor kept a watchful eye on protesters along one of the city’s main commercial corridors, where firefighters also sprayed water onto a series of small fires. Thousands of protesters marched on Minneapolis’ third police precinct headquarters on Tuesday, carrying banners demanding justice for Floyd and his family. Light rail and bus transport in Minneapolis and St. Paul has been ordered to shut down as looting and riots following the death of a black man in police custody headed into the second day and threatened to spread. “This is where we live, where we shop, and they destroyed it.” No officers could be seen beyond the station. The caller described someone paying with a counterfeit bill, with workers rushing outside to find the man sitting on a van. Follow. The authorities in worst-hit Minneapolis have capitulated miserably in the face of lawlessness. The FBI is also investigating whether Floyd’s civil rights were violated. Hundreds of demonstrators returned Thursday to the Minneapolis neighborhood at the center of the violence, where the nighttime scene veered between an angry protest and a street party. She said she had been at “every single protest” since Floyd’s death and worried about raising children who could be vulnerable in police encounters. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cheering protesters torched a Minneapolis police station Thursday that the department was forced to abandon as three days of violent protests spread to nearby St. Paul and angry demonstrations flared across the U.S over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer kneeled on his neck. Fire crews responded to … Jared Goyette. "It is time to rebuild. No one yet knows the extent of the destruction in Minneapolis. Claim: Viral video shows a riot taking place in the Mall of America as protests erupted in response to the death of George Floyd in May 2020. As minutes pass, Floyd slowly stops talking and moving. Mayor Jacob Frey appealed for calm but the city’s response to the protests was quickly questioned as things started spiraling into violence. Sight of the banner was first reported at 9:30 a.m., and it continued flying […] The U.S. Attorney’s Office and the FBI in Minneapolis said Thursday they were conducting “a robust criminal investigation” into the death. The city on Thursday released a transcript of the 911 call that brought police to the grocery store where Floyd was arrested. Another post on Twitter falsely claimed the train was stolen from the mall: “Minneapolis trippin fr they stole the mall train,” said a tweet posted on May 28. Atson, who is black, described seeing her 14- and 11-year-old brothers tackled by Minneapolis police years ago because officers mistakenly presumed the boys had guns. Please keep the focus on George Floyd, on advancing our movement and on preventing this from ever happening again,” tweeted St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, who is black. Protesters could be seen setting fire to a Minneapolis Police Department jacket and cheering. “They’re making money off of us,” he said angrily of the owners of the destroyed stores. Others in the crowd saw something different in the wreckage. Associated Press writers Steve Karnowski, Jeff Baenen and Doug Glass in Minneapolis, and Gretchen Ehlke in Milwaukee contributed to this report. We don’t want to cause any damages,” she said. As minutes pass, Floyd slowly stops talking and moving. As dawn broke in Minneapolis, chaotic scenes erupted again as riot officers descended on the epicentre of unrest and clashed with rioters once more. The Guard tweeted minutes after the precinct burned that it had activated more than 500 soldiers across the metro area. Barr can freely use 18 USC 2101 (the Riot Act) to arrest and charge anybody who crossed a state line to participate in a riot. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cheering protesters torched a Minneapolis police station Thursday that the department was forced to abandon as three days of violent protests spread to nearby St. Paul and angry demonstrations flared across the U.S over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer kneeled on his neck. “I didn’t break anything.”. Minneapolis orders curfew starting at 8pm tonight after three days of violent riots over George Floyd’s death. The encampment was broken up by the city in December 2019, with promises to find them all housing. The Minnesota National Guard is being called upon to assist the city of Minneapolis to protect human life and property and to ensure citizens are able to demonstrate safely. He dismissed the idea that the destruction would hurt residents of the largely black neighborhood. Protests first erupted Tuesday, a day after Floyd’s death in a confrontation with police captured on widely seen citizen video. Light Rail Transit. Dozens of bus routes are timed to connect with trains at Blue Line stations, making it easy to get to work, to shopping or wherever you need to be. In New York City, protesters defied New York’s coronavirus prohibition on public gatherings Thursday, clashing with police, while demonstrators blocked traffic in downtown Denver. Earlier Thursday, dozens of businesses across the Twin Cities boarded up their windows and doors in an effort to prevent looting, with Minneapolis-based Target announcing it was temporarily closing two dozen area stores. Earlier Thursday, dozens of businesses across the Twin Cities boarded up their windows and doors in an effort to prevent looting, with Minneapolis-based Target announcing it was temporarily closing two dozen area stores. On Wednesday, May 15th a couple of University students were attacked on campus at the East Bank Train station by two Somali thugs. Fire crews responded to about 30 intentionally set blazes, and multiple fire trucks were damaged by rocks and other projectiles, the fire department said. Fire crews responded to about 30 intentionally set blazes, and multiple fire trucks were damaged by rocks and other projectiles, the fire department said. Much of the Minneapolis violence occurred in the Longfellow neighborhood, where protesters converged on the precinct station of the police who arrested Floyd. For the second time in three months, Minneapolis has found itself the scene of looting and property damage amid wider calls nationally for action against police brutality. “We just want the police officer to be held accountable.”. Hostile crowds have gathered in downtown Minneapolis after police say a man wanted in connection with a homicide Wednesday afternoon killed himself as … The Guard tweeted minutes after the precinct burned that it had activated more than 500 soldiers across the metro area. Minneapolis shut down nearly its entire light-rail system and all bus service through Sunday out of safety concerns. “Ain’t nothing left here so when we start coming to the suburbs, when we come to the government center, then what y’all gonna do?” said a rioter, according to the Daily Mail. Mayor Jacob Frey appealed for calm but the city’s response to the protests was quickly questioned as things started spiraling into violence. Minneapolis police order people on Hennepin Avenue in downtown to go home on Aug. 26, 2020, after Mayor Jacob Frey imposed a 10 p.m. curfew on the city to curb widespread looting. Only the 24-hour laundromat appeared to have escaped unscathed. As dawn broke in Minneapolis, chaotic scenes erupted again as riot officers descended on the epicentre of unrest and clashed with rioters once more. Later, a building fire erupted nearby. On the video, Floyd can be seen pleading as Officer Derek Chauvin presses his knee against him. 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