Martin Kaste

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What The Suburban Brooklyn Center Actually Looks Like

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

We paint a portrait of the suburb where Daunte Wright, 20, was shot by police during a traffic stop at the start of the week.


Officer Who Shot And Killed Minnesota Man Claims She Confused Gun For Taser

Monday, April 12, 2021

Brooklyn Center police say the police officer who fatally shot a man during a traffic stop accidentally pulled her gun instead of her Taser. The death sparked clashes Sunday night.


Another Week Of Testimony Ends At Derek Chauvin's Trial

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Medical experts, including a forensic pathologist and a pulmonary specialist, testified this week about the death of George Floyd in the trial of Derek Chauvin.


State Looked For Official Cause Of Death On 10th Day Of Derek Chauvin's Murder Trial

Friday, April 09, 2021

On the 10th day of the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, the state tried addressed the official cause of death for George Floyd , the man Chauvin is charged with murdering last May.


On The 9th Day Of The Chauvin Trial, The Focus Was On The Science Of Breathing

Thursday, April 08, 2021

In the Derek Chauvin trial, prosecutors said Chauvin killed George Floyd last May by exerting pressure on his back and neck, bringing in a highly-respected pulmonologist to make that case to the jury.


Jury Heard About Standards Of Use Of Force On 8th Day Of Chauvin Trial

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

On the eighth day of the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, the jury heard more about standards of use of force in law enforcement.


Week 2 Of Testimony In Chauvin Trial Examines The Use Of Force

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Prosecutors focused on the use of force at the murder trial of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin. A key expert witness testified that Chauvin's use of force was "excessive" against George Floyd.


7th Day Of Chauvin Trial: Defense Builds Its Case That Rules Allowed Use Of Force

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

On day seven of the Chauvin trial, prosecution focused on the legality of the force used on Floyd. In cross-examination, the defense built its case that Chauvin didn't go beyond what the rules allow.


Police Continue To Investigate The Boulder Shooting

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

The latest on the investigation into the Boulder shooting, and a look at how police responded — using tactics they've had far too much practice developing in Colorado.


Fraudsters Still Claim Unemployment Relief, As Feds Pump Billions More Into System

Monday, March 22, 2021

Almost a year after identity thieves made off with tens of billions of dollars in COVID-19 unemployment relief, the system remains vulnerable. And scammers are coming to light now during tax time.


What Statistics Tell Us About Anti-Asian Bias Crimes

Thursday, March 18, 2021

There's growing concern about anti-Asian bias crimes since the pandemic started. Horrific cases of violence have shaken the community, but national statistics don't yet show a clear trend.


Did Record Gun Sales Cause A Spike In Gun Crime? Researchers Say It's Complicated

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

As experts compile last year's data for gun buying and shooting, the debate grows over whether the two are connected.


Officials See An Increase In Arson Fires During Coronavirus Pandemic

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Preliminary statistics for 2020 show a jump in the number of arson cases. As the pandemic continues, cities are taking measures to protect vacant or under-used structures.


After The Capitol Attack, Does Police MAGA Sentiment Cross The Line?

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Many in law enforcement have cheered on former President Donald Trump. After his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol, some say police expressions of that support threaten police legitimacy.


Police Departments Search For Political Extremism In Ranks Following Capitol Riot

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Police departments say they're looking for signs of political extremism in their ranks following the attack on the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters.


U.S. Capitol Mob Brings Questions, Fallout For Pro-Trump Police

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Some officers are being investigated over involvement at the protests, while others fought off protesters who once supported them.


How Much Support Did The Attack On The U.S. Capitol Have From Police?

Monday, January 11, 2021

Police departments are looking into whether some of their off-duty officers participated in the U.S. Capitol riot, adding to growing unease over the embrace of Trumpism by American law enforcement.


D.C.'s Acting U.S. Attorney Calls Scope Of Capitol Investigation 'Unprecedented'

Sunday, January 10, 2021

In an exclusive interview with NPR, the top federal prosecutor for the District of Columbia describes how investigators are building their case.


States Also See Protests — And Angry Responses — To D.C. Violence

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

While local police reported some arrests, many of the rallies remained peaceful.


Why Police Departments Are Reluctant To Enforce Public Health Orders

Thursday, December 17, 2020

As many states tighten pandemic public health rules again, what happens if you don't comply? We examine the hesitancy to enforce orders, especially where there's skepticism about COVID-19 rules.