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Minnesota Governor Tim Walz said a truck driver who drove through marchers on a Minneapolis highway on Sunday appeared to do so unintentionally and was "frustrated" at the road closure for the protest over George Floyd's death.Minnesota Governor Tim Walz said a truck driver who drove through marchers on a Minneapolis highway on Sunday appeared to do so unintentionally and was "frustrated" at the road closure for the protest over George Floyd's death.

Minnesota trucker who drove through protesters was 'frustrated' at road closure, governor says - Reuters

The “out-of-state agitator” claims by public officials is contradicted by evidence in the public record and on social media, USA TODAY found.The “out-of-state agitator” claims by public officials is contradicted by evidence in the public record and on social media, USA TODAY found.

George Floyd protest agitators are mostly homegrown, not out of state

Developments in day seven of protests and riots connected with the death of George Floyd and the prosecution of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.Sunday night was relatively peaceful but a "suspicious" fire broke out at 44th and Penn Avenues North early Monday.

George Floyd protests in Minneapolis, St. Paul | kare11.com

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner described George Floyd’s death as a homicide, saying he went into cardiopulmonary arrest as a Minneapolis police officer kept his knee on the neck of the prone, handcuffed man.The Hennepin County Medical Examiner described George Floyd’s death as a homicide, saying he went into cardiopulmonary arrest as a Minneapolis police officer kept his knee on the neck of the prone, handcuffed man.

'Homicide': Medical examiner says police restraint, cardiopulmonary arrest killed Floyd | MPR News

Residents from across the region showed their support for members of the Minnesota National Guard Sunday, delivered cases upon cases of beverages, snacks and wipes for Guard members deployed toResidents from across the region showed their support for members of the Minnesota National Guard Sunday, delivered cases upon cases of beverages, snacks and wipes for Guard members deployed to

Last-minute request nets hundreds of donations for National Guard | News | southernminn.com

A soldier fired three rounds at a speeding vehicle deemed a threat, officials said.A soldier fired three rounds at a speeding vehicle deemed a threat, officials said.

Minnesota National Guard Opened Fire on a Vehicle, Commander Says

A National Guard soldier fired three rounds at an oncoming driver Sunday night in the area of I-35W and Washington Avenue in Minneapolis, according to the National Guard.A National Guard soldier fired three rounds at an oncoming driver Sunday night in the area of I-35W and Washington Avenue in Minneapolis, according to the National Guard.

An overnight curfew in St. Paul and Minneapolis and closures of major highways during the evening will continue tonight, Gov. Tim Walz announced Sunday.

Gov. Walz: Minneapolis, St. Paul curfews continue Sunday night. Highway closures started at 5 p.m. – Twin Cities

Further observations on the coming-apart of the place where we live.Further observations on the coming-apart of the place where we live.

A week that will live in ignominy - StarTribune.com

Which states activated the national guard?Which states activated the national guard?

Riots, protests: National Guard activated in Utah, California, more states - Deseret News

After six straight days of unrest, America heads into a new work week with neighborhoods in shambles, urban streets on lockdown and political leaders struggling...After six straight days of unrest, America heads into a new work week with neighborhoods in shambles, urban streets on lockdown and political leaders struggling to control the coast-to-coast outpouring of rage over police killings of black people

Live Updates: Trump Sending Military to Protect DC; Competing Floyd Autopsies Released – NBC 6 South Florida

A soldier with the Minnesota National Guard fired his weapon Sunday night at a moving vehicle in Minneapolis as street protests turned violent over the death of a man in police custodyA soldier with the Minnesota National Guard fired his weapon Sunday night at a moving vehicle in Minneapolis as street protests turned violent over the death of a man in police custody

National Guard involved in at least two shootings, one fatal, in response to protests throughout US - U.S. - Stripes

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Looting broke out on Sunday in Southern California, a tanker truck drove into marchers in Minneapolis and demonstrators clashed with police in Boston and Washington, DC as the United States struggled to contain chaotic protests over race and policing.MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Looting broke out on Sunday in Southern California, a tanker truck drove into marchers in Minneapolis and demonstrators clashed with police in Boston and Washington, DC as the United States struggled to contain chaotic protests over race and policing.

Protests over death of George Floyd turn violent again despite curfews, National Guard - Egypt Independent

The head of the Minnesota National Guard, Maj. Gen. Jon Jensen has announced that he will be arming his citizen-soldiers. The announcement was made after the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned him of a specific threat against members of the guard.The head of the Minnesota National Guard, Maj. Gen. Jon Jensen has announced that he will be arming his citizen-soldiers. The announcement was made after the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned

Jensen announces arming of National Guard | WCCO

Officials said out-of-state agitators made up a large part of those causing violence but local data indicates otherwise.Local arrest data indicate most recent arrests involve people who live in-state

Officials Blamed Out-of-Staters for Violence. Data Says Otherwise | Time

About 5,000 Guard personnel—including more than 375 Air Guardsmen—in 15 states and D.C. were activated in response to unrest following George Floyd's death.About 5,000 Guard personnel—including more than 375 Air Guardsmen—in 15 states and D.C. were activated in response to unrest following George Floyd's death.

15 States Activate Guard to Help Quell Unrest - Air Force Magazine

Minnesota DPS Commissioner John Harrington said many weapons confiscated were AR-15s.Minnesota DPS Commissioner John Harrington said many weapons confiscated were AR-15s.

Most arrests in Minneapolis last night were for weapons violations - Bring Me The News

Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Monday to extend the curfew in the Twin Cities. Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Monday to extend the curfew in the Twin Cities.

Gov. Walz Extends Curfew 2 Days, Shortens Nightly Duration – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Elected leaders in Minnesota have falsely claimed that out-of-state instigators are mostly to blame for the vandalism, looting, and violence in their state.Elected leaders in Minnesota have falsely claimed that out-of-state instigators are mostly to blame for the vandalism, looting, and violence in their state.

George Floyd Protests: Rioters Arrested in Minnesota Are Mostly Local Residents | National Review

Leaders in 23 states and the District of Columbia have activated 17,000 National Guard soldiers to help local and state law enforcement face mass protests in dozens of cities nationwide.Leaders in 23 states and the District of Columbia have activated 17,000 National Guard soldiers to help local and state law enforcement face mass protests in dozens of cities nationwide.

Governors activate 17,000 National Guardsmen in 23 states and DC amid riots

Today is the first day restaurants can reopen their patios amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Today is the first day restaurants can reopen their patios amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Some restaurants choose to delay opening patio amid unrest in Twin Cities - Bring Me The News

ST. PAUL -- He didn’t want to hurt anyone. The truck driver who drove into — or nearly into — a crowd of protesters on Interstate 35W in Minneapolis Sunday says he didn’t intend to do so, but rather found himself confused on a highway that he didn’t understand was closed — and certainly didn’t know would be occupied with thousands of people on foot.ST. PAUL -- He didn’t want to hurt anyone. The truck driver who drove into — or nearly into — a crowd of protesters on Interstate 35W in Minneapolis Sunday says he didn’t intend to do so, but rather found himself confused on a highway that he didn’t understand was closed — and certainly didn’t know would be occupied with thousands of people on foot.

Truck driver on Minneapolis highway slammed brakes, says he didn’t mean to hurt anyone, officials say | INFORUM

As law enforcement officials brace for another night of violent protests in Minneapolis, Minnesota National Guard members activated to support them are now armed and carrying ammunition, the general in charge said SundayAs law enforcement officials brace for another night of violent protests in Minneapolis, Minnesota National Guard members activated to support them are now armed and carrying ammunition, the general in charge said Sunday

Minnesota National Guard carrying guns and ammo in response to 'credible threat,' general says - Task & Purpose

Minnesota National Guard carrying guns and ammo in response to 'credible threat,' general says | Task & Purpose

Curfew will be in place 10 pm to 4 am Monday and Tuesday night in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Curfew will be in place 10 pm to 4 am Monday and Tuesday night in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Gov. Walz announces modified nighttime curfew for Monday, Tuesday

He noted that some peaceful protesters have remained out past the curfew the past two nights but appreciated how they respected law enforcement's orders ...He noted that some peaceful protesters have remained out past the curfew the past two nights but appreciated how they respected law enforcement's orders ...

Walz implements new curfew, praises law enforcement's work the past 2 nights | KSTP.com

Walz implements new curfew, praises law enforcement's work the past 2 nights

The National Guard is increasing its presence in the metro.The National Guard is increasing its presence in the metro.

National Guard says troops will be armed in Twin Cities after threat - Bring Me The News

"They walked right through it like it was butter," he said of the Saturday approach."They walked right through it like it was butter," he said of the Saturday approach.

Trump calls Minnesota "laughingstock" for initial response to unrest; praises Gov. Walz for Saturday's aggressive police response - Bring Me The News

A senior army official said the Minnesota National Guard has been armed following detection by the FBI of a “credible lethal threat,”A senior army official said the Minnesota National Guard has been armed following detection by the FBI of a “credible lethal threat,”

Minnesota Guard Carry Live Ammo After FBI Notes ‘Credible Threat’: General

Officials began to reckon with the toll of a weekend of protests and riots: looted stores, injured officers and demonstrators and hundreds of arrests.

Cities Look to Restore Order After Riots

The head of Minnesota's National Guard said Monday there will be fewer guardsmen on duty Monday now that Minneapolis and St. Paul have eased a curfew order put in place after last week's violent protests.The head of Minnesota's National Guard said Monday there will be fewer guardsmen on duty Monday now that Minneapolis and St. Paul have eased a curfew order put in place after last week's violent

National Guard scales back presence in Twin Cities | TheHill

The head of Minnesota's National Guard said Monday there will be fewer guardsmen on duty Monday now that Minneapolis and St. Paul have eased a curfew order put in place after last week's violent protests.The head of Minnesota's National Guard said Monday there will be fewer guardsmen on duty Monday now that Minneapolis and St. Paul have eased a curfew order put in place after last week's violent

National Guard scales back presence in Twin Cities | TheHill

The driver of a truck that barreled into Minnesota protesters decrying the death of George Floyd told authorities that a majority of the marchers protected him from being beaten.The driver of a truck that barreled into Minnesota protesters decrying the death of George Floyd told authorities that a majority of the marchers protected him from being beaten afterward, the

George Floyd protesters saved trucker who barreled into them

ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz held a press conference at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 31, to provide an update on the state’s response to protests and public safety concerns that have occurred in the Twin Cities.ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz held a press conference at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 31, to provide an update on the state’s response to protests and public safety concerns that have occurred in the Twin Cities.

Watch: Gov. Walz holds press conference to provide update on state’s response to protests, public safety concerns in Minnesota | Duluth News Tribune

You can watch the 11:30 a.m. news conference live on KTTC and on our website.

WATCH LIVE: Walz addresses state's response to protests, public safety concerns (11:30 a.m.)

In the days since George Floyd's final words — "I can't breathe" — thousands have poured onto the country's streets to protest his death and the deaths of unarmed black men and women who died before him at the hands of police.In the days since George Floyd's final words — "I can't breathe" — thousands have poured onto the country's streets to protest his death and the deaths of unarmed black men and women who died before him at the hands of police.

National updates: President Trump vows to deploy US military if states can't control violent protests

A homegrown rebellion across neighborhoods exposes the deep inequalities and endemic racism.A homegrown rebellion across neighborhoods exposes the deep inequalities and endemic racism.

Minneapolis Neighborhoods Defend Against Police and White Supremacists

Thousands of National Guard troops patrol US cities rocked by demonstrations over police killing of George FloydThousands of National Guard troops patrol US cities rocked by demonstrations over police killing of George Floyd

Trump threatens to designate Antifa terror group as protests boil over | The Times of Israel

A rapid, overwhelming response by the Minnesota National Guard and law enforcement, together with the willingness of many to heed an 8 p.m. curfew, helped restore order in the Twin Cities Saturday overnight into Sunday. After several nights of fires, looting and mayhem with Minneapolis at the center, state officials pushed back with a surge […]

Curfew compliance, law enforcement response eases the chaos - Albert Lea Tribune | Albert Lea Tribune

The previous few nights had caused destruction in Minneapolis and St. Paul as riots overwhelmed the cities ...The previous few nights had caused destruction in Minneapolis and St. Paul as riots overwhelmed the cities ...

Calmer morning in Twin Cities after 2nd night of curfew | KSTP.com