Brandt Williams

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Reasons Behind Low Rate Of Solving Homicides in Minneapolis

Monday, January 04, 2021

More than half the homicides in Minneapolis this year remain unsolved. Police say surging crime and depleted staff hurt their ability to arrest suspects — especially after George Floyd's death.


Police Departments Try To Walk The Line Between Reform, Public Safety

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

Minneapolis and other cities promised to cut police funding following this summer's racial justice protests, but rising violent crime has complicated efforts to overhaul police departments.


George Floyd Is Not The First Black Man To Die In Minneapolis Police Custody

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Outrage over the police treatment of a black man, who died after an officer kneeled on his neck and ignored his pleas that he couldn't breathe, follows a series of police killings in Minnesota.


How Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar's Constituents Are Reacting To Trump's Racist Comments

Monday, July 15, 2019

President Trump's racist tweets attacking members of congress are drawing strong reaction in those members' districts.


Super Bowl: Eagles Pull Out A Shocker, Beating Patriots 41-33

Monday, February 05, 2018

Philadelphia won the team's first championship since 1960 and their first Super Bowl by defeating New England. The underdog Eagles upset the defending champions in a record setting game.


As ICE Cracks Down, Minnesota County Invests in Legal Defense for Immigrants

Thursday, January 18, 2018

In Hennepin County, Minnesota, local officials are responding to an increase in immigration arrests by spending tens of thousands of dollars on legal defense.


911 Transcript Of Woman Killed By Minneapolis Police Made Public

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Officials released the transcript of the call that brought police to a city neighborhood Saturday night, a situation that ended with an officer shooting to death the woman who had called for help.


Minneapolis Officers Failed To Turn On Body Cameras Before Fatal Shooting

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk by police was the first since the city equipped cops with the cameras. Officers are required to turn them on prior to any use of force.


As Trump Aims for Sanctuary Cities, Minneapolis Holds the Line

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Minneapolis is looking to calm immigrants who fear the aggressive polices of the Trump Administration that target so-called "sanctuary cities."

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Philando Castile Remembered As Kind And Caring

Friday, July 08, 2016

In a Minneapolis suburb Wednesday night, 32-year-old Philando Castile was shot and killed by a police officer during a traffic stop. Family and friends are in mourning.


5 People Shot At Black Lives Matter Protest In Minneapolis

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Five people suffered non-life-threatening injuries when gunmen opened fire near the site of a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis Monday night. Two suspects have been arrested. ...


Milwaukee Police Makes An Effort To Hire More Minority Officers

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

The Minneapolis Police Department is replenishing its ranks after losing several dozen veteran officers to retirement this year. The department is not as racially diverse as the city as a whole.