Minneapolis activists celebrate after 3rd Precinct lease deal falls through

It was a block party turned blocked party Wednesday evening along Minnehaha Avenue after organizers of what was supposed to be a protest pivoted the festivities into a celebration because the city of Minneapolis and a building owner ceased negotiations on a potential replacement for the Police Department’s 3rd Precinct.

What to expect: Major pre-trial hearing for 4 fired officers in George Floyd case

All four former Minneapolis police officers charged in connection to the death of George Floyd will be in Hennepin County District Court Friday for a motion hearing in the case. This will be the first time Derek Chauvin appears in court in-person after making his previous appearances over a video feed from the Oak Park Heights prison.