St. Paul

National Guard Activated to Respond to Minneapolis Violence

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz called in the National Guard on Thursday as looting broke out in St. Paul and a wounded Minneapolis braced for more violence after rioting over the death of a handcuffed black man in police custody reduced parts of one neighborhood to a smoking shambles.

A man burns an upsidedown US flag as protesters gather in downtown Los Angeles on May 27,

21 Officers Injured as St. Paul Freeway Protest Turns Violent

Twenty-one officers from various Minnesota law enforcement agencies were injured and more than 102 protestors were arrested as a demonstration on the I-94 freeway in St. Paul turned violent Saturday night, with protestors hurling rocks, bottles. fireworks and bricks at law enforcement officers on the scene.