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Police ‘Executed’ Andrew Brown Jr. Now, Fox News Is Assassinating His Character

Community Protests In Elizabeth City, North Carolina Over Police Killing of Andrew Brown Jr.

The fatal police shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. is exposing just how many ways there are to add insult to literal injury.

Brown was “executed” when police shot the 42-year-old driver in the back of his head in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, his son said. Now, Fox News is attempting to assassinate Brown’s character in death.

Family members and their lawyers have seen a “snippet” of the bodycam video from the shooting last week and said Brown had both of his hands on his car’s steering wheel when multiple police officers opened fire on him following a crash into a tree.… Read more

Andrew Brown Jr. Autopsy Results Reveal ‘Kill Shot To The Back Of The Head’

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Attorneys for the family of Andrew Brown Jr. revealed on Tuesday the findings of an independent autopsy they commissioned in the wake of his police shooting last week in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

While it had already been announced that Brown — who was driving away from police when he was shot — was killed from a penetrating gunshot wound to the head, family attorneys broke down the autopsy results in detail.… Read more

St. Paul police training social workers to help handle crisis calls.

St. Paul police training social workers to help handle crisis calls

The St. Paul Police Department’s Mental Health Unit is expanding its reach. 

The unit is training social workers to help other police departments around the Twin Cities help handle crisis calls. 

Sgt. Jamie Sipes is the coordinator of the Community Outreach and Stabilization Unit (COAST). 

“Establishment of this program was really in response of the community saying ‘We want a change response to crisis-related calls for services,” Sipes said.

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The COAST Unit is training social workers to join the Maplewood, Blaine and Coon Rapids police departments to help in handling mental health crisis calls.… Read more

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Bodycam ‘Snippet’ Shows Andrew Brown Jr. Holding Steering Wheel When Cops Shot Him In The Head: Lawyer

Bodycam ‘Snippet’ Shows Andrew Brown Jr. Holding Steering Wheel When Cops Shot Him In The Head: Lawyer

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UPDATED: 4:30 p.m. ET

The family of a Black man killed in North Carolina was finally allowed to see video footage of the police killing him nearly a week after the fatal encounter in Elizabeth City last week. However, Andrew Brown Jr.‘s family was only permitted to see a 20-second edited and redacted video, according to reports.… Read more

Vaccine Teen Week Through May 1, 2021 at Mall of America

“Roll Up Your Sleeves, Teens” week runs through Saturday, May 1st. This week appointments are prioritized for 16- and 17-year-olds and their parents at Minnesota’s Mall of America Community Vaccination Site 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, Minnesota. This is an effort to control community infection rates. Getting vaccinated will help give Minnesota’s teens the best chance to learn in-person, participate in sports and activities, attend graduation and go to prom. Children under the age of 18 must have consent signed on their behalf by a parent or guardian when scheduling an online appointment.… Read more

Minnesota Attorney General on 60 Minutes

It’s about accountability, Minnesota’s Attorney General Keith Ellison told CBS’ Scott Pelley on the April 25th episode of 60 Minutes. He and key members of his prosecution team were featured on Sunday night’s telecast. We have excerpts of that interview here. https://kmojfm.com/wp/podcasts/