ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The mayor of St. Paul is calling for a "full review" of the January arrest and use of a stun gun against a man who was sitting in a downtown skyway. Mayor Chris Coleman told The St. Paul Pioneer Press in a statement released yesterday that the city's Police-Civilian Internal Affairs Review Commission should investigate the incident. St. Paul police say Lollie resisted officers' orders.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Authorities have released the names of two Ramsey police officers involved in a fatal shooting outside a day care. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension identifies the officers as Officer Jerad Dixon, a nine-year veteran, and Officer Richard Webb, who has been with the Ramsey Police Department for seven years. The suspect involved in the altercation is identified as 21-year-old Chaz Havenor.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minneapolis City Council has voted to approve municipal consent of a $1.6 billion light rail project. The Star Tribune reports the council voted 10-3 Friday in the last local approval needed for the Southwest Metro Transit light rail. Some members were concerned about the route and the lack of urban bus amenities. Barb Johnson, Cam Gordon and Lisa Goodman voted against project.
WINONA, Minn. (AP) - Authorities across Minnesota will step up enforcement of Minnesota's "move over" law this weekend. KAGE-AM reports the law means if there are two or more lanes, motorists must move one full lane away from a stopped emergency vehicle with flashing lights.
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